Transitional Care Unit (TCU) on 3 East, Hospital has an opportunity for a
ONA Hourly Pay Rate : $32.21 - $46.11
Transitional Care Unit (TCU) on 3 East Hospital cares for patients who are awaiting discharge to an alternative level of care setting and are preparing them for discharge.
The philosophy of the unit is to maintain health, wellness and function while awaiting placement in an appropriate client centered environment.
Responsibilities include but are not limited to :
Provides sound clinical knowledge and assessment skills, acts as clinical expert and resource and provides comprehensive, quality client / family centred health care services from admission, through transfers and discharge
Plans for, delivers and evaluates nursing interventions, including medications, as well as treatments which fall within the RN’s scope of practice
Provides client-centred care within interdisciplinary care team to meet the personal care, activation, recreation and spiritual needs of clients
Participates actively in the teaching programs for nurses and nursing students
Qualifications include but are not limited to :
Current registration, in good standing, from the College of Nurses of Ontario ( CNO’) is required
Current Basic Cardiac Life Support ( BCLS’) certificate, Level C - Automated External Device ( AED’) is required
Demonstrated ability to take professional accountability for leading, organizing, providing and delegating care activities for clients and families
Psychogeriatric experience, i.e. mental health assessment and intervention and working with responsive behaviours preferred
Excellent interpersonal, communication and problem solving skills
Basic computer skills Meditech, Microsoft Word and Excel preferred