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Job Title:
Registered Nurse

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Job Description



Days/Nights/Evening/Weekend Schedule; 12, 8 & 4 hour shifts (subject to change)
Lakeridge Health Port Perry
SALARY: $33.56 - $48.05 per hour

Utilizing the nursing process to provide safe, competent care to assigned patients; using a systematic problem-solving approach to assess the condition and identify the needs of the patient; observing and enforcing aseptic technique and infection control principles required in the prevention of nosocomial and communicable diseases; developing a plan of care for patients in collaboration with the multidisciplinary team and perform other related duties as assigned.

* Registration with the College of Nurses of Ontario (within good standing and must provide annual registration);
* Current BCLS;
* Must have Coronary Care I course (Cardiac Rhythm Interpretation) OR be willing to enrol in course within 3 months of commencing position;
* Recent related clinical experience in general medicine and surgical care nursing;
* Recent experience in an acute medical/surgical/cardiology unit preferred
* Proven cardiac rhythm and patient assessment skills (tested)
* Critical Care Certificate course or equivalent experience preferred
* Demonstrated wound management and pain management skills;
* Knowledgeable regarding the application of health and safety and infection control principles as it applies to the role of RN;
* Sound knowledge and application of nursing skills as listed in the C.N.O. "Standards of Nursing Practice";
* Proven organizational, critical thinking, problem-solving and teaching skills;
* Able to assume a charge/resource role;
* Sound judgment, good observation and patient assessment skills; flexibility/adaptability to work assignments, tact and empathy;
* Effective communication and interpersonal skills;
* Able to perform appropriately in emergency situations;
* Physically capable to lift, turn, transfer patients manually and with mechanical aids;
* Previous Cardiac Monitoring course and/or Critical Care Certificate course or equivalent experience preferred;
* Must have a satisfactory performance record;
* Demonstrated commitment to our core values of Inclusion, Compassion, Innovation, Teamwork and Joy;
* Demonstrates an understanding of and commitment to Lakeridge Health's comprehensive safety programs and practices including staff safety, patient safety, environmental safety and participates in regular inservice education in this area;
* Emergency/Maternal/Child care and birthing suite experience an asset; and
* Proven good attendance record with capabilities of maintaining this same standard.


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 in accordance with the Accessibility for Ontarians with Disabilities Act (AODA) . Applicants need to make their needs known in advance.

At Lakeridge Health we value inclusion and diversity. We are committed to fostering a culture that is respectful, inclusive and accessible and to employing a workforce that is representative of the diverse community we provide services to. As an equal opportunity employer we welcome applications from all qualified applicants.