Registered Nurse

St. Thomas, ON

POSITION: REGISTERED NURSE

DEPARTMENT: CONTINUING CARE CENTRE

STATUS: PART TIME - A

SALARY: $34.24 - $49.02

 

POSITION DESCRIPTION: 

The Continuing Care Centre (CCC) is committed to compassion and excellence in the provision of complex care and rehabilitation services. We strive to meet the physical, emotional, social and spiritual needs of each person. We believe in treating each person with respect, dignity and compassion.

Three levels of care are provided in our CCC unit that include:
  • Activation / Restoration – with a functional goal of progression (i.e. exercise and recreational activities) to increase and strengthen independence.  The average length of stay in this program is 56 to 72 days.
  • Short Term Complex Medical Management – with a functional goal of stabilization and progressions (i.e. medically complex and specialized services) to help avoid further loss of function, increase activity tolerance, and progress. The average length of stay in this program is up to 90 days.
  • Long-term Complex Medical Management – with a functional goal of maintenance (i.e. medically complex and specialized services over an extended period of time) to maintain/slow the rate of, or avoid, further loss of function.

The RN is responsible for establishing therapeutic relationships with patients and their families through application of specialized knowledge, skill and judgement, both in assessing health needs and in planning, implementing and evaluating patient care. 

HOURS:

Must be available for all 11.25 and 7.5 hour tours applicable to the department/unit, and other tours as assigned by the hospital, 24 hour rotation, seven (7) days per week. In addition, the successful candidate must be available on a pre-determined basis for at least four (4) tours per bi-weekly pay period, and either one (1) weekend in two (2) or three (3) weekends in six (6). 

SKILLS & QUALIFICATIONS REQUIRED:

  • Registered Nurse, currently registered with the College of Nurses of Ontario
  • Graduate of a BSc in Nursing or education and experience that allows the RN to practice at full scope
  • Preference will be given to those with at least one (1) year Continuing Care experience within past three (3) years
  • Current BCLS certification
  • Palliative Care Fundamentals (Level 1) preferred
  • Current Safe Management Training Certification preferred
  • Continuing education in geriatric nursing preferred
  • Medication administration inclusive of IV medication administration, with a physician’s order
  • Ability to assess, adapt and respond within a constantly changing environment
  • Demonstrated commitment to ongoing/continuous professional development
  • Basic computer skills (Outlook email, Cerner, Electronic Patient Record)
  • Proven ability to work independently utilizing strong organizational, leadership, and problem-solving skills.
  • Excellent attendance record in accordance with STEGH’s Attendance at Work Program required

Successful candidates must provide evidence of a fully completed COVID-19 vaccination status prior to your first day of work. Any candidate entering .the facility to attend an interview will be required to provide evidence of a fully completed COVID-19 vaccination status. To be considered fully immunized, individuals need to have received their second dose of a COVID-19 vaccine at least 14 days earlier than the date they are arriving to an interview or to begin work at STEGH.

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