Registered Practical Nurse D2

  • Company:
    Sunnybrook Health Sciences Centre
  • Location:
  • Salary:
    negotiable / month
  • Job type:
    Full-Time
  • Posted:
    2 days ago
  • Category:
    Nursing

Summary of Duties

Responsible for providing person centred care in the acute care setting of D2 (Internal Medicine & Nephrology 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 & Nephrology 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
  • Qualifications/Skills

  • 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
  • 6 -12 months recent acute care nursing experience preferred or recent RPN experience plus successful completion of the Sunnybrook Advanced Assessment Course for RPN’s at Humber within the last 2 years.
  • 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