Registered Nurse, ICU/CCU

<strong>Oak Valley Health, a leading community healthcare organization in Ontario, serves patients through Markham Stouffville Hospital, Uxbridge Hospital, and the Reactivation Care Centre. With a patient-centered approach, Oak Valley Health provides high-quality care to over 437,000 individuals annually. Services encompass diagnostics, emergencies, acute care medicine, surgery, addictions and mental health, and childbirth and children&rsquo;s programs.<br /><br /></strong>Requisition Number:&nbsp;JR100172

Markham, Ontario

Oak Valley Health

<strong>Oak Valley Health, a leading community healthcare organization in Ontario, serves patients through Markham Stouffville Hospital, Uxbridge Hospital, and the Reactivation Care Centre. With a patient-centered approach, Oak Valley Health provides high-quality care to over 437,000 individuals annually. Services encompass diagnostics, emergencies, acute care medicine, surgery, addictions and mental health, and childbirth and children&rsquo;s programs.</strong> https://www.oakvalleyhealth.ca/

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Part time

Overview: <p><strong>Land acknowledgement:</strong></p> <p>Oak Valley Health honours the traditional territory of the closest Indigenous communities, the Chippewas (chi-puh-waas) of Georgina Island and the Mississaugas of Scugog Island. The Haudenosaunee (Ho-de-no-shau-nee) and Anishinaabe (Ah-nish-in-ah-beh) have lived, worked and existed on this land from time immemorial. This land is covered by Treaty 13 signed with the Mississaugas of the Credit, and the Williams Treaty signed with many Mississauga and Chippewa bands.</p> <p>&nbsp;</p> <p><strong>Who you are:</strong></p> <ul> <li>You encompass Oak Valley Health&rsquo;s core values and live the words of respect, trust, commitment, compassion and courage.</li> <li>You are a patient and/or client centered individual who performs at an exemplary standard.</li> <li>You are a team player with excellent communication, critical thinking and prioritization skills.</li> </ul> <br /><strong>What we are looking for:</strong> <p>We are looking for a registered nurse, who will become an integral member of the interprofessional team responsible for the comprehensive care of ICU/CCU patients.<br /><br /><br /></p> <p><strong>Work schedule:</strong></p> <p>The successful candidate will do a rotation of 12-hour Days and Nights. Please note schedules may change due to operational needs.</p>
Responsibilities: <ul> <li>We are looking for a registered nurse, who will become an integral member of the interprofessional team responsible for the comprehensive care of ICU/CCU patients.</li> <li>The Critical Care Unit at Oak Valley Health is an exciting area work in, having recently launched the CCRT (Critical Care Response Team).</li> <li>The unit includes acute medical/surgical critical care and stepdown beds. It is open to Critical and accepts life or limb patients. Over the next year the department is expected to grow with the launch of dialysis within the unit.</li> <li>As the unit continues to grow, there are many development opportunities for all team members within the unit.</li> <li>As the successful candidate, you will practice in an environment where the emphasis is on professional practice and customer satisfaction. Using your clinical expertise, you will, in collaboration with the interprofessional team, be responsible for the development, implementation and evaluation of a comprehensive care plan for each of your patients in the delivery of individualized patient/family-centred care.</li> </ul> <br /> <p>In addition, as part of your professional practice, you will be expected to:</p> <ul> <li>Be a member/participant in committees, task forces, unit projects, so that you can actively partake in the development and enhancement of your patient care unit. Such activities might include participation in the ongoing development/revision of patient care unit policies and procedures, development of standards of care, patient teaching programs, chairing team meetings, etc.</li> <li>Be responsible for identifying and pursuing your own educational needs using the resources available to you.</li> </ul>
Requirements: <ul> <li>Completion of the Critical Care Certificate program required.</li> <li>Current Certificate of Registration with the College of Nurses.</li> <li>Current BCLS and ACLS certifications.</li> <li>Recent ICU/CCU nursing experience.</li> <li>RNAO membership is preferred.</li> <li>Advanced physical assessment skills.</li> <li>Proficient computer skills.</li> <li>Demonstrated commitment to a patient/family-centred care environment.</li> <li>Demonstrated excellent critical thinking and problem-solving skills.</li> <li>Demonstrated ability to work effectively within an interprofessional team as well as independently.</li> <li>Well-developed organization, communication, interpersonal and teaching skills.</li> <li>Evidence of ongoing professional development, continuing education and leadership experience.</li> <li>Demonstrated good attendance and performance record with the ability to maintain this same standard.</li> <li>Demonstrated commitment to a healthy and safe workplace for self and others (staff, patients, families, etc.) by taking all reasonable precautions and working in compliance with hospital-related policies, health and safety legislation and best practices and completing relevant mandatory education as required.</li> </ul> <br /><br /> <p><strong>Who we are:</strong></p> <p>Oak Valley Health is one of Ontario&rsquo;s leading community healthcare <span class="WOY2">organizations.&nbsp;Across</span> our two sites (Markham and Uxbridge) and Reactivation Care Centre (RCC), we provide high quality, patient-centred care to more than 468,000 patients each year. We offer diagnostic and emergency services and deliver clinical programs in acute care medicine and surgery, addictions and mental health, and childbirth and children&rsquo;s services. We are also proud to be part of the Eastern York Region North Durham Ontario Health Team (OHT).</p> <p>&nbsp;</p> <p>Our 542 physicians, 35 midwives, over 3,000 staff and 1,000 volunteers serve patients and families with an honoured to care mindset and are focused on delivering an extraordinary patient experience to the residents of Markham, <span class="WOY2">Whitchurch-Stouffville,</span> Uxbridge and beyond. We are dedicated to providing access to the right care, at the right time, in the right place by the right people and at the right cost. Are you ready to join us?</p> <p>&nbsp;&nbsp;</p> <p><strong>COVID Statement</strong></p> <p><em><strong>As a result of the COVID-19 pandemic and the need to strengthen and promote health protection to patients, staff and members of the public attending in the hospital, prior to the first day of employment with the Hospital, all successful candidates are required to provide proof of COVID-19 vaccination (full vaccination is required). In order to provide you with fair &amp; equitable accommodation, you must submit supporting medical exemption documentation or an affidavit detailing why your religion prohibits you from receiving the COVID-19 vaccine.</strong></em></p> <p>&nbsp;</p> <p><strong>Oak Valley Health diversity statement&nbsp;</strong></p> <p>Oak Valley Health takes pride in serving some of Canada&rsquo;s most diverse communities. We are committed to fostering an environment of equity and inclusivity where every person can work and receive care safely, openly and honestly.&nbsp;All qualified applicants will receive consideration and we encourage applications from Indigenous peoples, members of sexual minority groups, members of racialized groups, persons with disabilities, and all others who may contribute to the further diversification of Oak Valley Health. Furthermore, Oak Valley Health is committed to meeting the needs of all individuals in accordance with the Accessibility for Ontarians with Disabilities Act (AODA) and the Ontario Human Rights Code. Should you require accommodations during the recruitment and selection process, please contact Human Resources.</p> <p>&nbsp;</p> <p>We are honoured to be recognized as one of&nbsp; <a href="https://www.forbes.com/lists/canada-best-employers-diversity/?sh=5b3cb8144569" target="_blank" rel="noopener noreferrer">Forbes Canada's Best Employers for Diversity 2023</a>. We ranked within the top 150 organizations across the country.&nbsp;<a href="https://www.oakvalleyhealth.ca/about-us/equity-diversity-and-inclusion" target="_blank" rel="noopener noreferrer">Learn more about our commitment to EDI</a>.&nbsp;</p> <p><strong><a href="https://youtu.be/PV2TybgOqvA" target="_blank" rel="noopener noreferrer">Learn more about our Honoured to care culture</a><span class="WOY2">:&nbsp;&nbsp;&nbsp;&nbsp;&nbsp;&nbsp;&nbsp;</span> &nbsp;&nbsp;</strong></p> <p>&nbsp;</p> <p><a href="https://youtu.be/PV2TybgOqvA" target="_blank" rel="noopener noreferrer"><span class="WOY2">https://youtu.be/PV2TybgOqvA</span></a></p>