Position: Registered Nurse (Internal Candidates Only) Job Code: 3507 Location: St. Thomas # of Openings: 1 Position Status: Full Time Union: ONA Service: Acute Medical Unit Closing Date: 20/02/20 Pay Range: $33.23 – $47.57 Description POSITION DESCRIPTION: Internal Candidates Only The registered nurse is responsible for establishing therapeutic relationships with patients and their families through application of specialized knowledge, skill and judgment, both in assessing health needs and in planning, implementing and evaluating patient care. The 50 bed acute medical unit cares for patients with a wide variety of medical diagnoses, including strokes. A multi-disciplinary team approach is used to deliver quality health care to our patients. HOURS: Must be available for 7.50 and 11.25-hour day, night, weekend and statutory holiday tours, and other tours assigned by the hospital. SKILLS & QUALIFICATIONS REQUIRED: Registered Nurse, currently registered with the College of Nurses of Ontario Graduate of a BSc in Nursing or education and experience that allows the RN to practice at full scope Previous one (1) year Acute Medical Care experience within the last three (3) years preferred Ability to assess changing situations quickly and respond accordingly Proven ability to work independently utilizing strong organizational, leadership and problem-solving skills Proven assessment, planning, implementation and evaluation skills related to acute medical nursing Continuing education in heart & stroke preferred Continuing education in geriatric nursing preferred Palliative Care Fundamentals (Level 1) preferred Basic computer skills (Cerner, Outlook) Excellent attendance record in accordance with the Attendance at Work Program. CONTINUING EDUCATION REQUIRED: Maintain competencies to ensure they are relevant and up to date on a continuing basis Maintain and continuously enhance competencies through continuous learning in order to base practice on knowledge and skills relevant to client health needs Reflect on competencies in relation to changes occurring in the surrounding society and health environment in order to acquire and develop new competencies on an ongoing basis Responsibility for educational support for competent nursing practice is shared among individual nurses, professional nursing organizations, employers, education institutions and governments as they make decisions that affect the common goal of quality care Foster a culture of patient and staff safety guided by STEGH’s Mission, Vision, Values and Code of Conduct If you completed your on-line Transfer Registry since January 1, 2020, you will automatically be considered for this position. We Value, Compassion, Accountability, Respect, Excellence and Safety Our Vision is to deliver an excellent patient care experience, in a safe and compassionate environment, in collaboration with our healthcare partners.We foster a culture of patient and staff safety where all positions comply and work in conjunction with the Mission, Vision and Values of St. Thomas Elgin General Hospital. Applications must be received online by midnight on the closing date listed on the posting. Late applications will notbe accepted. We thank all applicants for their interest, however, only those selected for an interview will be contacted. In accordance with Freedom of Information and Protection of Privacy Act, personal information will only be used for candidate selection. St. Thomas Elgin General Hospital is committed to a barrier-free respectful, accessible and inclusive work environment. Upon individual request, the Hospital will endeavour to remove any barrier to the hiring process to accomodate those candidates with disabilities.Please inform us should accommodation be required at any point in the recruitment and selection process. IMPORTANT NOTES FOR ALL APPLICANTS Police Vulnerable Sector Search As part of our hiring requirements and as a condition of employment all new staff must provide a Police Vulnerable Sector Search which includes a disclosure of criminal records and information including pardoned sexual offenses. This document must be recent, within six (6) months in order for it to be accepted by the Hospital. The fee for this is paid for by the candidate and is not reimbursed by St. Thomas Elgin General Hospital. You will learn more information pertaining to this from your Human Resources Consultant if you are selected to continue with the recruitment process. 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