Specific Department and Program:NRT
Posted Date:Feb 14, 2023
Posting #: 2023-914603
Position: Registered Practical Nurse X2
Department: Nursing Resource Team
Status: Permanent Full-time
Hours: Monday – Sunday; Various rotating 12 hour shifts; 0730-1930 & 1930-0730 (Hours may be subject to change based on operational requirements)
Halton Healthcare’s vision of Exemplary patient experiences, always, goes beyond just the patient experience; it has shaped our entire culture and remains at the core of every interaction in our organization, from our patients & families to our staff, physicians and volunteers. We believe in exemplary PEOPLE experiences always!
At Halton Healthcare you will thrive in a healthcare culture and environment that embraces inclusion, diversity and belonging with ‘exemplary patient care, always’ at the heart of everything we do.
We empower our people to be the very best they can be so they can make a difference for our patients and the communities we serve.
Halton Healthcare takes great pride in providing quality, compassionate healthcare services to our rapidly growing communities. As a progressive and vibrant healthcare organization, we are committed to being an innovative center of excellence in community hospital care.
The Nursing Resource Team (NRT) describes a group of uniquely trained nurses who work in a variety of clinical areas in response to needs from the clinical areas related to short term absences or changes in acuity or volume.
The NRT is a group of RN’s and RPN’s deployed to in-patient departments at OTMH, MDH, and GH. Members of the Nursing Resource Team have the opportunity to be trained in specialty areas when needed such as ICU, ED, and Post-partum.
This is what you’ll be doing:
A Registered Practical Nurse assigned to Nursing Resource Team is primarily responsible for applying the nursing process to the care of patients in various clinical areas. You’ll be responsible and accountable for all elements of the practical nursing process when providing direct patient care. You’ll also be assessing, planning, implementing and evaluating care based on specific components. You’ll assume responsibility for the coordination of care focused on patient transition through the continuum of care, patient and family education, and supporting factors that impact customer satisfaction. You’ll administer medications and procedures per established policies and guidelines. You’ll also be documenting observations, assessments and changes in patient’s condition; collaborating with health team members to facilitate positive patient care outcomes as well as providing a full range of practical nursing care to patients.
This is what you’ll need to do it:
Halton Healthcare endeavors to hire individuals who are competent in their chosen profession and who exemplify our mission, vision and values of accountability, respect and compassion which guide our individual behaviours and attitudes.
Current registration in good standing with the College of Nurses of Ontario
Current Heart & Stroke approved Basic Life Support (BLS) certification required at time of hire
Recent practical nursing experience in acute medicine an asset
Excellent verbal and written communication skills
Caring attitude with patients, families and co-workers
Must be physically able to do the job that involves heavy lifting and intensive physical effort.
Strong physical assessment skills is required (preference will be given to applicants that have taken the physical assessment course)
Excellent critical thinking skills, with an ability to set priorities and work effectively in a fast-paced environment
Ability to work effectively and collaboratively in a team environment
Demonstrates commitment to continuing education.
Satisfactory employment and attendance record.
The ideal candidate is strong in patient centered care in a dynamic, rapidly changing environment and should be ready to drive change and innovation. We require a person with good communication skills with a clear patient focus with the ability to manage execution and to foster teamwork and cooperation.
Salary: $24.93 to $31.17 per hour
Date Posted: February 14, 2023
Internal Applications Due by: February 21, 2023
Please apply if you are passionate about what you do, motivated by a job well done, and as committed to excellence, quality and patient satisfaction as we are. Please submit your application via our website at www.haltonhealthcare.com directly to this posting and include a current copy of your resume.
We thank all those who apply but only those individuals selected for further consideration will be contacted.
In accordance with Directive #6, Halton Healthcare has implemented a COVID-19 Vaccination and Management Policy. All new hires must be fully compliant with our Policy as a condition of employment with Halton Healthcare. Successful applicants will be required to provide proof of vaccination or proof of a documented medical exemption as part of the hiring process.
In accordance with the Accessibility for Ontarians with Disabilities Act and the Ontario Human Rights Code, Halton Healthcare will provide accommodations throughout the recruitment and selection process. If you require an accommodation, we will work with you to meet your accommodation needs to ensure your equal participation.
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Halton Healthcare is a smoke free facility in and around all three sites. Smoking is not permitted on hospital properties. We thank everyone who works at or visits our hospitals for respecting this healthy initiative. We are also a scent-free environment for all employees and visitors to accommodate individuals’ health concerns arising from exposure to scented products. We ask for everyone’s cooperation in our efforts to accommodate health concerns.
All Halton Healthcare staff, professional staff and volunteers are encouraged to be vigilant about identifying and reporting safety incidents in their everyday practice. They also have a role in analysis, recommendations and follow through to implementation.