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Registered Practical Nurse, Medicine - Clinical Teaching Unit (CTU)

Registered Practical Nurse, Medicine - Clinical Teaching Unit (CTU)

Job ID 
2017-1175
Job Location 
CA-ON-Kitchener
Job Type 
Part time
Program 
Medical
Career Level 
Experienced
Years of Experience 
2
Posted Date 
6/27/2017

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Job Description

HOURS OF WORK:


11.25 Hour Shifts
Days, Nights & Weekends

 

JOB SUMMARY:

 

The Registered Practical Nurse assists in the co-ordination of total nursing care for an assigned group of patients including telemetry patients. The RPN works closely with other nursing staff and patient team personnel, in maintaining standards for professional nursing practice within the clinical setting. Contributes to ensuring there is a safe environment for patients, staff and visitors.

 

QUALIFICATIONS:

 

• Current registration with College of Nurses of Ontario
• Acute Medicine experience preferred
• Demonstrates communication skills necessary to interact with interdisciplinary team, patients, significant others, and general public
• Ability to catheterize, monitor IV’s and use aseptic technique
• Demonstrates knowledge and skill in caring for medical patients
• Skilled in BG testing, 12 lead EKG’s
• Must obtain basic cardiac arrhythmia course within 4 months of accepting the position
• Knowledgeable with oxygen equipment and set up
• Basic computer skills
• Good attendance record