• Registered Practical Nurse - Acute Care of the Elderly

    Job Location CA-ON-Kitchener
    Posted Date 10 months ago(4/16/2019 1:21 PM)
    Job ID
    2019-1699
    Job Type
    Temporary part time
    Program
    Medical
    Career Level
    Experienced
  • Job Description

    POSITION:
    Temporary Part Time Registered Practical Nurse
    Until approximately November 29, 2019
    Service 9

     

    HOURS OF WORK:
    11.25 Hour Shifts
    Days, Nights & Weekends

     

    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 RPN 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
    • 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
    • Knowledgeable with oxygen equipment and set up
    • Basic computer skills
    • Good attendance record

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