Registered Practical Nurse – Acute Care Resource Team – Full Time (181991)
Posted: 07/10/2018 12:09:12 PM
We currently have an opportunity
for a Regular Full Time Registered Practical Nurse with the Acute Care Resource Team located at the Bayview Campus.
Summary of Duties
Responsible for providing person centred care in the acute care setting of C4 (Internal Medicine & Stroke patients), within the RPN scope of practice The RPN works independently and interdependently as part of the interprofessional health care team to provide excellent culture-sensitive nursing care to patients with varying health needs in a rapidly changing, practice environment. The RPN works collaboratively with Registered Nurses (RNs) in a consultative relationship to provide elements of care to Internal Medicine & Stroke patients with complex health issues and with less predictable outcomes.
Responsibilities include but are not limited to:
Care processes which include identifying the needs of patients and families
Completing assessments, planning and continuously reassessing care
Implementing evidence based interventions, and evaluating patient outcomes and the patient experience
Demonstrate commitment to quality improvement, ongoing professional development and reflective practice
Current registration in good standing with the College of Nurses of Ontario with no restrictions to practice as a Registered Practical Nurse
Current Heart and Stroke Foundation CPR
RPN diploma preferred
12 months recent acute care nursing experience required
successful completion of the Sunnybrook Advanced Assessment Course for RPN’s at Humber within the last 2 years preferred
Successful completion of pre-interview knowledge assessment tool.
Demonstrated commitment to Person-Centred Care
Demonstrated critical-thinking, decision-making, and problem solving skills in a fast a fast-paced, high turnover environment
Demonstrated interpersonal, communication and teamwork skills
Evidence of ongoing commitment to professional practice and support of a quality practice setting environment
Demonstrated knowledge of and commitment to safe, high quality, ethical care
Demonstrated ability to identify when care needs of patient and family have changed and require a broader scope of knowledge, skill and judgment
Demonstrated ability to plan and provide patient education to support discharge planning
Demonstrated ability to organize and prioritize patient care assignments within the RPN scope of practice collaboratively with RNs and other members of the inter-professional team
Qualified candidates are invited to submit their resumes and cover letters in one document quoting 181991 to:
Sunnybrook Health Sciences Centre
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