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Job Title:
Registered Nurse

Posted Date:
2/11/2019
Closing Date:
3/4/2019
Functional Discipline:
PACU

Job Description

ONA

LAKERIDGE HEALTH

REGISTERED NURSE
PACU
SURGICAL PROGRAM
REGULAR PART TIME
8 hour Days, Evenings, Weekends, and On-Call Shifts (subject to change)
Lakeridge Health Ajax/Pickering
ONA-1800001980

JOB DESCRIPTION:
Reporting to Manager of OR, the successful candidate will be responsible for assessing, planning implementation and evaluating nursing care and practice activities in a multidisciplinary family centered care environment. Using an advanced level of nursing practice and excellent observation skills, the PACU nurse monitors post-operative patient progress while recovering from local, regional, or general anesthesia.

QUALIFICATIONS:
* Current certification with the College of Nurses of Ontario;
* Competent to perform CPR at a Basic Cardiac Life Support level;
* Advanced Cardiac Life Support (ACLS) and PALS (Paediatric Advanced Life Support);
* Critical Care Course required;
* 2 years recent critical care experience in an acute care setting;
* Current PACU experience preferred;
* Demonstrated and sound fundamental knowledge of critical care skills and concepts of Peri-operative care including cardiac monitoring, respiratory, and neurological signs;
* Evidence of sound organizational and prioritization skills with the ability to work well in stressful situations;
* Excellent interpersonal, communication, and documentation skills with the ability to work well with patients, families, all levels of staff and the community;
* Ability to work well independently and to exercise sound judgment;
* Ability to perform the essential duties of the position;
* Demonstrated commitment to our core values of Compassion, Innovation, Courage and Trust;
* Demonstrates a commitment to customer service when dealing with patients, colleagues, volunteers and other members of the community and public;
* Demonstrated understanding of and, commitment to Lakeridge Health's comprehensive safety program and practices including staff, patient, and environmental safety and participation in regular in-service education in this area; and,
* Demonstrated pattern of good attendance with the ability to maintain this same standard.

Salary: $32.660 - $46.760 per hour

CONDITIONS OF EMPLOYMENT:

This position is open to all qualified ONA staff throughout Lakeridge Health.

The terms and conditions of employment are in accordance with the Collective Agreement between the Hospital and the Ontario Nurses Association (RN Bargaining Unit Local 051).

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.