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Job Title:
Registered Practical Nurse

Posted Date:
2/11/2019
Closing Date:
3/6/2019
Functional Discipline:
Surgical Suite

Job Description

CUPE

LAKERIDGE HEALTH

REGISTERED PRACTICAL NURSE
OR MAIN
SURGICAL PROGRAM
REGULAR PART TIME
8 hour; Days, Evenings, Weekends, and on-call (subject to change)
Lakeridge Health Ajax/Pickering
CUPE-1800002636/2637

DESCRIPTION:
Reporting to the Manager, OR you will assist in preparing operating rooms for surgery. Responsibilities will include having surgical instruments, sterile supplies and linens, needed fluids, and other equipment ready. Scrub nurse role incorporating pre-operative, intraoperative and post-operative duties with regard to the booked surgical procedures, assisting physicians with instruments, counting sponges and needles before and after the operation. Limited circulating duties during more predictable cases to include: charting, room preparation, specimen processing, and transfer of patients to Recovery.

QUALIFICATIONS:
* Current certification with the College of Nurses of Ontario as a Registered Practical Nurse;
* Current BCLS certification;
* Postgraduate certificate in R.P.N. Operating Room Nursing;
* Evidence of continuing education activities related to nursing and / or Perioperative nursing;
* Demonstrates problem-solving skills;
* Ability to work independently with minimal supervision in a team environment;
* Current experience in the perioperative environment;
* Demonstrated excellence in the scrub nurse role within the perioperative setting;
* Excellent interpersonal, communication and documentation skills;
* Proven ability to work effectively within a multi-professional team;
* Evidence of sound organizational and prioritization skills with the ability to work well in stressful situations;
* Demonstrated knowledge of sterile technique;
* Assists with lifting, transferring, ambulation, etc. of patient required;
* Sitting, standing reaching, bending required;
* Demonstrates a commitment to customer service when dealing with patients, colleagues, volunteers and other members of the community and public;
* Demonstrated commitment to our core values of Compassion, Innovation, Courage and Trust;
* Demonstrated understanding of and commitment to Lakeridge Health's comprehensive safety programs and practices including staff, patient and environmental safety and participation in regular in-service in this area; and,
* Proven good attendance record with capability of maintaining this same standard.

SALARY: $28.82 - $30.42 per hour

CONDITIONS OF EMPLOYMENT:

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

The terms and conditions of employment are in accordance with the Collective Agreement between the Hospital and C.U.P.E Local 6364 (Clerical Bargaining Unit).

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.