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Job Title:
Registered Nurse Psychiatric ER

Posted Date:
4/12/2019
Closing Date:
None specified
Functional Discipline:
Corporate Emergency Program

Job Description

ONA
LAKERIDGE HEALTH

REGISTERED NURSE, PSYCHIATRIC ER SERVICES
CORPORATE EMERGENCY PROGRAM
FULL-TIME
DAYS/NIGHTS/WEEKENDS SCHEDULE; 12 HOUR SHIFTS; (Subject to change)
LAKERIDGE HEALTH OSHAWA

ONA-1800002702

We are currently looking for enthusiastic and experienced Registered Nurses to join our team. In this position you will have the opportunity to use your extensive knowledge and expertise to help us develop, implement and maintain innovative Emergency Department practices that will meet the current and future needs of Lakeridge Health.

DUTIES AND RESPONSIBILITIES:
As a member of the Emergency (ER) team the ER Services Psychiatric RN will report to the ER Manager and utilize nursing processes to provide a positive patient care experience in accordance with relevant legislations/standards while meeting the legal and ethical requirements of the nursing profession. The ER Services Psychiatric RN will oversee the care of psychiatric patients in collaboration with a multidisciplinary team within the ER. The ER Services Psychiatric RN will have the unique opportunity to gain ER experience coupled with psychiatric nursing and will maintain nursing records and other related duties as assigned.

The ER RN Development program will provide funding to the ER Services Psychiatric RN that includes paid tuition for the Critical Care Nursing program Certificate and reimbursement of salary while completing ACLS, PALS and TNCC Certification with a commitment of 24 months working in the ED as a permanent employee.

QUALIFICATIONS:
* Registration with the College of Nurses of Ontario (in good standing);
* Current B.C.L.S.;
* Demonstrated commitment to maintaining Reflective Practice Standards as outlined by the CNO;
* 3-5 years' experience in an Acute Mental Health and/or Emergency Department setting required;
* Proven EKG interpretation, cardiac monitoring, trauma nursing skills, an asset;
* I.V. Certified and Defibrillation Certified;
* Proven organizational, prioritization, critical thinking, problem-solving, patient assessment and teaching skills;
* Effective communication and interpersonal skills;
* CPI certification in Non Violent Crisis Intervention, preferred;
* GPA certification, preferred;
* Critical Care/ER/PALS/TNCC Certificate an asset;
* B.Sc.N and ACLS preferred;
* Physically capable of lifting, turning, transferring patients manually and with mechanical aids;
* Must have a satisfactory performance record;
* 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 capabilities of maintaining this same standard.

SALARY: $33.23 - $47.57 per hour

CONDITIONS OF EMPLOYMENT:

Lakeridge Health thanks all applicants, however, only those selected for an interview will be contacted.
If you are qualified for the above position, please apply online:

https://careers.lakeridgehealth.on.ca

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