Registered Practical Nurse, Acute Care

William Osler Health System invites you to answer the call to make a difference as a Registered Practical Nurse in our Acute Care Department. Your community needs your skills, your compassion, and your energy, now more than ever. In order to meet new demands, we need more hands, more heads, and more hearts. 

Brampton, ON

William Osler Health System

William Osler Health System (Osler) is one of Canada&rsquo;s largest community hospitals serving the diverse and growing communities of Etobicoke, Brampton and surrounding regions of the Central West Local Health Integration Network (LHIN). As a regional referral centre, Osler provides programs and services to over 1.3 million residents across the LHIN. Osler has three unique sites, each providing a wide range of services: <br /><br />Brampton Civic Hospital provides care to Osler's most complex and seriously ill or injured patients through a mix of inpatient and outpatient services.<br /><br /> Etobicoke General Hospital is a traditional community hospital that provides all aspects of care from emergency medicine to surgery and specialist visits.<br /><br />Peel Memorial Centre for Integrated Health and Wellness is an outpatient hospital (opened February 2017), providing urgent care, day surgery and specialty clinics, and focuses on helping individuals with chronic conditions manage their disease better. <br /> https://www.williamoslerhs.ca/

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Overview: <p>William Osler Health System invites you to answer the call to make a difference as a Registered Practical Nurse in our Acute Care Department. Your community needs your skills, your compassion, and your energy, now more than ever. In order to meet new demands, we need more hands, more heads, and more hearts.&nbsp;</p> <p>The COVID-19 pandemic is an evolving situation, and above all else, we value our people. Practical training for working safely and effectively in a fast-paced, challenging environment is our priority.&nbsp;</p> <p>William Osler Health System is a multi-site hospital system that serves 1.3 million residents of Brampton, Etobicoke, and surrounding communities within the Central West Local Health Integration Network. Osler&rsquo;s emergency departments at Brampton Civic Hospital, Etobicoke General Hospital and Peel Memorial Centre for Integrated Health &amp; Wellness are among the busiest in Ontario. We have been named one of Canada&rsquo;s Best Diversity Employers for 2019 for its exceptional workplace diversity and inclusiveness programs and one of Greater Toronto's Top Employers for the eighth time in 2019.</p> <p><strong>Ready to join?</strong>&nbsp;As a Registered Practical Nurse (retired or otherwise) we can offer you valuable experience in a hospital setting, the chance to continue to grow and develop your skills, and an opportunity to mentor new nurses.&nbsp;</p>
Responsibilities: <p><strong>How you will make an impact:</strong></p> <ul> <li>Practice safe, patient-centred, nursing across all aspects of the process: Assessment, planning, implementation and evaluation of patient care.</li> <li>Provide care in a compassionate and caring manner within a diverse cultural environment, ensuring patient safety and physiological and psychological well-being, associated with creating a therapeutic relationship and environment.</li> <li>Adhere strictly to infection control and prevention measures.</li> <li>Respond to emergency situations by recognizing changes in patient's health status and consulting appropriately when necessary using Transfer of Accountability principles.</li> <li>Provide health teaching to patients and families including thorough discharge instructions to ensure the continuity of care in the community.</li> </ul>
Requirements: <p><strong>You have:</strong></p> <ul> <li><strong>The education and certification.</strong>&nbsp; Current good standing status or eligibility for registration, with&nbsp; BCLS required. Medication Administration certificate and Patient Assessment Course required for Registered Practical Nurses graduating prior to 2005 Nursing Assessment course preferred.</li> <li><strong>The practical experience.</strong>&nbsp;Sound knowledge of nursing processes, theory, and responsibilities to the nursing profession. Ideally, you have two years of hands-on experience in the following areas:&nbsp; <ul> <li>Acute Medicine.</li> <li>Working with geriatric patients</li> <li>COPD, inhaler and nebulizer therapy</li> <li>In care of patients with TPN, NG Tubes, Chest Tubes, Tracheostomy, Wound care, Enteral Feeds, I.V. therapy, Blood collection and Isolation.</li> </ul> </li> <li><strong>The compassion, communication, and relationship-building skills.</strong> <ul> <li>Passion for helping others and playing a key role in the health and well-being of your community members.</li> <li>Willingness to follow directives and help where needed.</li> <li>An ability to thrive in a collaborative practice model as part of - and with - multi-disciplinary teams.</li> <li>Excellence in decision-making and critical thinking.</li> <li>Flexibility and the ability to pivot in a rapidly changing environment.</li> <li>Exceptional verbal, comprehension, and written skills in English.</li> <li>Outstanding attention to detail and a keen understanding of accuracy.</li> <li>A drive to fulfill expectations around attendance, punctuality and performance.</li> </ul> </li> </ul> <p><strong>Your community thanks you for considering this role.&nbsp;</strong></p> <p><strong>Apply now. Please express your interest here. We promise to consider all applications.</strong></p> <p><strong>Come live our values - Respect, Excellence, Accountability, Diversity, Innovation - with us.</strong></p> <p>Osler values inclusivity and diversity in the workplace. We welcome and encourage applicants from diverse backgrounds. We are committed to providing accessible employment practices that are in compliance with the Accessibility for Ontarians with Disabilities Act. (AODA). If you require an accommodation at any stage of the recruitment process, please notify Human Resources at&nbsp;<a href="http://human.resources@williamoslerhs.ca/">human.resources@williamoslerhs.ca</a>.</p>