• Registered Nurse - ICU A

    Job Location CA-ON-Kitchener
    Posted Date 7 months ago(8/1/2019 9:21 PM)
    Job ID
    2019-1788
    Job Type
    Temporary part time
    Program
    Critical Care
    Career Level
    Experienced
  • Job Description

    POSITION:
    Temporary Part-Time Registered Nurse
    Until approximately November 22, 2020

     

    HOURS OF WORK:
    11.25 Hour Shifts (Days and Nights)


    JOB SUMMARY:

    Delivers highly skilled intensive nursing care within a family centered, team environment. This position is located in ICU A. Ongoing certification and involvement in educational events/conferences, unit activities to develop and maintain/advance critical care skills. Contributes to ensuring there is a safe environment for patients, staff and visitors. Grand River Hospital is committed to providing and fostering a respectful workplace for all employees, free from violence and harassment.

     

    QUALIFICATIONS:

    • Current Certificate of Competence from College of Nurses of Ontario – required
    • 2 years recent experience in Intensive Care nursing
    • Successful completion of Basic and Advanced Arrhythmia Interpretation and 12 lead ECG, and ACLS certification courses
    • Competency skills: venepuncture, IV initiation, administration of medications below the drip chamber, BG testing
    • Experience in the management of patients requiring the following: epidural and intrapleural catheter, chest tube, arterial line, central line(including hemodialysis line) pulmonary artery catheter, mechanical ventilation, pain and sedation assessment and intervention
    • Theoretical preparation/and or willingness to prepare for
    certification in:
           • Defibrillation
           • External pacemakers
           • Adjustments to TTP's
           • Utilization of medical directives for the administration of life saving drugs and IV initiation
    • Competency in assessment and interventions for various patient populations ranging from neonatal through to the geriatric patient
    • Demonstrated ability to work collaboratively with patients, families and other members of the multidisciplinary team
    • Participation in on-going education related to professional practice
    • Critical Care Certificate, Critical Care National Certificate preferred
    • Good attendance record

     

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