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Job Title:
FUTURE - Registered Nurse - Medicine

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

Job Description


FUTURE - Registered Nurse - Medicine

File Number: 15FUTURE09
Position: Registered Nurse - Medicine
Locations: Oshawa/Bowmanville/Port Perry/Ajax Pickering

Position Summary

As a Registered Nurse at Lakeridge Health 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. You will collaborate with all members of the healthcare team to provide optimum, holistic care to patients with diverse healthcare needs. As a Registered Nurse you will use your strong critical thinking and leadership skills in providing high quality care that meets the physical and psychosocial needs of patients while maintaining competence and professionalism relevant to current nursing practice.

Qualifications

" Registration with the College of Nurses of Ontario (or eligibility for registration)
" current BCLS
" significant recent general medicine experience or equivalent related experience
" significant recent experience in caring for patients with infectious diseases
" knowledge of infection control and health and safety practices and procedures
" BScN (preferred)
" demonstrated competence in central line management, IV therapy, wound care management, tracheostomy care, pulmonary assessment, infection control and care for the elderly (preferred)
" physically able to perform the essential duties of the position
" demonstrated commitment to maintain Reflective Practice Standards as outlined by CNO
" 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
" demonstrated ability to assume a leadership and supervisory role and to perform appropriately in emergency situations.

Conditions of Employment

The terms and conditions of employment are in accordance with the Collective Agreement between the Hospital and the Ontario Nurses Association (RN Bargaining Unit).

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, Port Perry, Ajax/Pickering 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.

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.