• Registered Nurse -Intensive Care ICU A - Temporary Full Time Until March 10, 2021

    Job Location CA-ON-Kitchener
    Posted Date 2 months ago(1/8/2020 10:14 AM)
    Job ID
    2020-2051
    Job Type
    Temporary full time
    Program
    Critical Care
    Career Level
    Experienced
    Years of Experience
    1
  • Job Description

    POSITION: Temporary Full Time ONA Registered Nurse until March 10, 2021


    HOURS OF WORK: ONA 2D 2N

     

    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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