Full-Time, Temporary (Approx. 3 months)
Owen Sound

Reporting to the Manager of Critical Care & Respiratory, the Registered Nurse focuses on the promotion of health and the assessment of, the provision of care of, and the treatment of health conditions by supportive, preventative, therapeutic means to critically ill adults and occasionally children, during the critical phase of their illness in order that the client may to return to, attain or maintain optimal function.

 

Qualifications / Skills / Abilities:

Required:

  • Ontario College of Nurses registration
  • Current BCLS
  • ACLS
  • Current PALS or willingness to obtain
  • Coronary Care Course Level I and II
  • Post Anaesthesia Course
  • Physical Assessment Course or equivalent
  • Recent critical care experience within the last 2 years
  • Demonstrates an ability to think critically and respond effectively in emergency situations
  • Excellent communication, customer service and collaboration skills with patients, families and other healthcare professionals
  • Excellent leadership, problem solving, decision making and interpersonal skills
  • Ongoing participation with College of Nurses Reflective Practice
  • Willingness to routinely participate in staff meetings and unit specific projects
  • Completion of all unit specific certifications and Delegated Medical Acts or willingness to do so within allotted time frame
  • Commitment to continuous professional development and continuing education
  • Self-directed and able to work with minimal supervision
  • Recent satisfactory attendance and performance record
  • Knowledge of and adherence to GBHS ‘CARE’ Behaviours (Collaboration, Accountability, Respect, Excellence)
  • Advocates and supports a culture of patient safety and demonstrates an understanding of how the department service and assigned responsibilities contribute to overall patient safety at GBHS through patient safety knowledge, skills and attitudes

Preferred:

  • Baccalaureate degree in nursing
  • Coronary Care Certificate
  • Critical Care Certificate (CNA or College approved)

Additional Information:

Date of Posting: 2018-08-31
Closing Date:
2018-09-06

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