Registered Nurse, Acute Care of Elderly (ACE)

Job Location CA-ON-Kitchener
Posted Date 2 months ago(12/27/2017 11:23 AM)
Job ID
2017-1321
Job Type
Unscheduled part time
Program
Medical
Career Level
Experienced

Job Description

HOURS OF WORK:
11.25 hour shifts, Days and Nights

 

JOB SUMMARY:
The ACE unit is an evidence based model of care that is specifically designed to address the needs of hospitalized older adults, to improve clinical outcomes for older patients by preventing functional decline and other complications. The RN within the ACE unit coordinates care of acute medical patients, and contributes to ensuring there is a safe environment for patients, staff and Visitors.

 

QUALIFICATIONS:

• Current Registration with College of Nurses of Ontario
• Current Medical Nursing experience
• BCLS
• Demonstrated ability to care for complex acutely ill adults
• Demonstrated ability to coordinate total patient care for acutely ill patients
• Expertise in acute medical assessment skills
• Knowledgeable regarding the scope of practice for various job categories
• Excellent verbal/written communication skills
• Ability to collaborate effectively with interdisciplinary team, patients, families, and general public
• Basic computer skills
• Hemisphere education & STAND training would be an asset
• Good attendance record

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