• Temporary Full Time Registered Nurse (Acute Care of Elderly)

    Job Location CA-ON-Kitchener
    Posted Date 5 months ago(9/27/2019 1:13 PM)
    Job ID
    2019-1867
    Job Type
    Temporary full time
    Career Level
    Experienced
  • Job Description

    POSITION:
    Temporary Full Time Registered Nurse
    Until approximately January 1, 2020

     

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

     

    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
    • Gentle Persuasive Approach (GPA) training considered an asset
    • Good attendance record

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