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Job Title:
FUTURE - Registered Nurse - Emergency

Posted Date:
12/30/2014
Closing Date:
None specified

Job Description


Registered Nurse - Emergency


File Number: 15FUTURE01
Location: All Sites
Wage Schedule: $32.21 - $46.11 per hour
Program: Emergency


The Emergency Program at Lakeridge Health is actively seeking nurses who want to provide high quality, innovative care for patients and families within our community, encompassing one of the busiest Emergency Departments in Ontario. Emergency Nurses respond to the needs of the community ranging from stable, ambulatory patients to the critically ill. As an Emergency Department Registered Nurse you will collaborate with all members of the multi-disciplinary team to provide optimum, holistic care to patients with diverse healthcare needs spanning all age groups. While certification or post basic education and experience in Emergency Nursing is preferred, we will consider qualified RN's with a commitment to continued education and lifelong learning.

Why Choose Lakeridge Health?

As an Emergency RN, you will be part of a dedicated team of nurses who have a strong commitment to providing excellent care to our patients - every moment, every day - and who embody our values of compassion, innovation, courage and trust. In return, you can expect support for full scope, evidence-based practice, research to generate new knowledge, innovative learning initiatives and educational programs to support knowledge transfer, plus career advancement opportunities.

LOCATION: Primarily Oshawa, but may also be assigned to the Port Perry or Bowmanville hospital site


DUTIES AND RESPONSIBILITIES:

Working 12-hour day/night shifts, the Emergency Department RN:

  • Provides professional nursing care within the Emergency Department.

  • Role models professionalism within nursing as evidenced by active engagement in unit and organizational activities.

  • Communicates effectively with good interpersonal skills with the health care team.

  • Demonstrates strong team work and adaptability and is seen as a resource person to the health care team.

  • Provides Consistently utilizes critical thinking skills, scientific judgment, and leadership in providing high quality care that meets the psychosocial, physical and psychosocial needs of patients

  • This position is accountable for the quality of nursing care services delivered by self, and as a self-regulated professional maintains competence and professionalism relevant to current nursing practice.


    QUALIFICATIONS:

    As a qualified Registered Nurse, you have a professional profile that includes:

  • Registration as an RN in good standing with the College of Nurses of Ontario;

  • BScN preferred.

  • Current BCLS;

  • Demonstrated commitment to maintaining Reflective Practice Standards as outlined by the College of Nurses of Ontario;

  • Recent significant Emergency / Critical Care experience, including paediatric experience, is preferred.

  • Successful completion of a patient assessment course and a dysrhythmia interpretation course including EKG interpretation.

  • Demonstrated I.V.therapy competencies.

  • Proven organizational, prioritization, critical thinking, problem-solving and teaching skills;

  • Excellent communication and interpersonal skills which include sound judgement, exceptional observation skills, compassion and empathy;

  • Commitment to successfully completing CNA Emergency Nursing Certification (ENC(C).

  • Critical Care, Emergency, PALS, TNCC, ACLS, and Triage Certification preferred;

  • Demonstrated ability to assume a charge or supervisory role;

  • Demonstrated understanding of, and commitment to, comprehensive safety programs and practices, including staff safety, patient safety and environmental safety, and participation in regular in-service education sessions.


    ABOUT US

    Learning. Leadership. Lifestyle. It's all right here. Lakeridge Health has everything you seek in your career and beyond. As one of Ontario's largest hospital networks and the dedicated cancer centre for the Central East LHIN, we foster a culture that promotes career advancement, learning opportunities and a great quality of life. Through our five hospital sites (Bowmanville, Oshawa, Ajax/Pickering, Port Perry and Whitby), and leading cancer, nephrology and mental health and addictions programs, we provide a broad range of healthcare services to a diverse population, with a focus on achieving excellence - every moment, every day.

    Fostering a culture of lifelong learning, we offer bursary and interest-free loan programs, flexible work schedules for those attending classes, and the support to achieve your personal and professional goals. For more information, visit our website at www.lakeridgehealth.on.ca.


    CONDITIONS OF EMPLOYMENT:

    The terms and conditions of employment are in accordance with the Collective Agreement between the Hospital and Ontario Nurses' Association.


    Lakeridge Health thanks all applicants, however, only those selected for an interview will be contacted.

    Accommodation will be provided in all parts of the recruitment and assessment process as required under Lakeridge Health's Employment Accommodation policy. Applicants need to make their needs known in advance.



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