Registered Practical Nurse (CUPE), Medicine Cardiology (9745)

<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’s programs. </strong><BR><BR>External Closing Date: 10/13/2023

Markham, ON

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

$31.88 - $33.04 per hour

Overview: <strong>Full Job Title: Registered Practical Nurse (CUPE), Medicine Cardiology - Part-Time - Markham Site</strong><br /> <br /><strong> Tracking Code: 9745</strong><br /> <br /><strong> External Closing Date: 10/13/2023</strong><br /> <br /> <br /> <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> <p>&nbsp;</p> <p><strong>What we are looking for:</strong></p> <p>As a Registered Practical Nurse (RPN), you will become an integral member of the interprofessional team in partnership with the Registered Nurse (RN) and a patient support assistant (PSA) responsible for the comprehensive care of medical and cardiac patients including cardiac monitoring.<br /><br /></p> <p><strong>Work Schedule:</strong></p> <p>The successful candidate will work 12-hour shifts (0730-1930 and 1930-0730) weekday, weekend and holidays.</p> <p>Please note schedules may change due to operational needs.</p> <p>&nbsp;</p> <p><strong>Compensation:</strong></p> <p>Salary Grid: Band CU10:</p> <p>$31.88 - $33.04 per hour</p>
Responsibilities: <ul> <li>You will practice in an environment where the emphasis is on professional practice and customer satisfaction.</li> <li>Using your clinical expertise, you will, in collaboration with the interprofessional team, be responsible for comprehensive assessment, care planning, patient education and discharge planning to support the continuity of care throughout the patient&rsquo;s stay on Acute Medicine/Cardiology Unit.&nbsp;</li> <li>You will play a critical role in the coordination and development of interprofessional plans of care, which reflect patient needs.</li> <li>In addition, you will utilize your nursing assessment and evidence-based nursing intervention skills to assist you in the provision of quality patient care.&nbsp;</li> <li>You will be accountable for the development of comprehensive patient care plans that demonstrate professional practice skills which reflect your ongoing assessment focusing on the patient&rsquo;s goals.&nbsp;</li> <li>Your consultative collaborative partnerships will assist you in working with the interprofessional team in the further development of programs to enhance and support patient care.</li> </ul> <p>&nbsp;</p>
Requirements: <ul> <li>Current Certificate of Registration with the College of Nurses in good standing.</li> <li>Current BCLS certification required.</li> <li>Completion of an accredited college Coronary Care 1 program or proof of demonstrated current enrollment or equivalent required, or willing to obtain within 3 months of hire.</li> <li>Minimum of 2 years of recent experience in medicine with an emphasis on cardiology (within the last 5 years).</li> <li>Previous experience in a telemetry/CCU Step Down or Coronary Care Unit will be a benefit, as you will be working in an autonomous telemetry setting.</li> <li>Certificate in Cardiology Nursing would be an asset.</li> <li>RPNAO membership is preferred.</li> <li>Excellent 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 records with the ability to maintain these same standards.</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&nbsp;organization-related policies, health and safety legislation and best practices and completing relevant mandatory education as required.</li> </ul>