• Registered Practical Nurse

    Job Location CA-ON-Kitchener
    Posted Date 5 months ago(9/18/2019 11:53 AM)
    Job ID
    2019-1853
    Job Type
    Part time
    Program
    Medical
    Career Level
    Experienced
  • Job Description

    POSITION:
    Part Time Registered Practical Nurse
    Service 9

     

    HOURS OF WORK:
    11.25 hour shifts (2D/2N)

     

    JOB SUMMARY: 

    The Registered Practical Nurse is responsible for the coordination and primary nursing care of discharged patients within the medicine program. The RPN works closely with other nursing and allied staff, in maintaining standards for professional nursing practice within the clinical setting. They also contribute 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
    Experience with elderly patients an asset
    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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