Registered Practical Nurse, Temp RPT

  • Chatham-Kent Health Alliance
  • Chatham-Kent, ON, Canada
  • 08 Apr, 2021

Job Description

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Mission:One Team - Two Sites: Serving Chatham & Rural Kent
Vision:Together, Growing a Healthier Community
Values:CKHA CARES - Collaboration, Accountability, Respect, Excellence, Safety


Registered Practical Nurse

Medicine, Chatham

Temporary Regular Part-Time
(ASAP to July 2021)


POSTING DATE: 1 April 2021


As part of the candidate assessment process, applicants may be required to complete a written and oral examination and provide a record of educational activities (including e-learning report) over the last 2 years during interview.

ESSENTIAL QUALIFICATIONS (Knowledge, Skill, Experience)
-Current Certification of Competence as a Registered Practical Nurse with the Ontario College of Nurses.
-RPN Diploma preferred.
-Current BCLS certification.
-2 years recent hospital nursing experience on a medical unit.
-Computer Skills - Intranet, Microsoft Office, Care Manager, STAR, Solcom, Risk Monitor Pro.
-Palliative Care and Geriatric experience.
-Practice level consistent with the full scope of practice as outlined by the College of Nurses of Ontario, which includes but is not limited to:
-Evidence of the successful, administration and management of blood
& blood products
-Evidence of the successful completion and/or practice in processing
physician orders, administration of oral, subcutaneous, IM, suppository,
aerosol and IV medications, venipuncture and IV initiation and management
-Demonstrated adherence to the expectations of nursing practice at CKHA
-Member of RPNAO preferred

ESSENTIAL COMPETENCIES (Personal Skills and Attributes)
-Strong leadership and communication skills
-Personal commitment to excellence in patient care
-Demonstrated commitment to continuous learning and professional development with identification of own learning needs
-Excellent clinical physical assessment skills which includes pain assessment
-Ability to work in a fast paced environment with rapidly changing priorities
-Demonstrated principles of adult learning are reflected in patient education
-Demonstrated skills in inter-professional collaboration to meet the needs of patients and their families.
-Demonstrated ability to support and embrace the philosophy of Service Excellence and Patient and Family Centred Care.
-Demonstrated participation in building a culture of safety and partnering with each other to improve the safety of patient care processes and systems.
-Demonstrated performance reflecting the Mission, Vision, Values and Code of Conduct of Chatham-Kent Health Alliance.

ACCOUNTABILITIES (Major Responsibilities of the Position)
-Provision of nursing care to meet the Standards of Practice of the Ontario College of Nurses
-Effectively communicates and collaborates with the inter-professional team to plan, implement and evaluate patient care, involving the patient and family
-Act as a liaison for patients/families with members of the health care team
-Work collaboratively to identify and implement process improvements to better meet the needs of patients and families
-Understands and embraces change by actively participating in successful implementation
-Maintain a safe environment for patients/families, visitors, staff, volunteers and physicians
-Actively participates on various unit, program and hospital committees supporting our goals & objectives in addition to initiatives that support continuous quality improvement.
-Adheres to CKHA's attendance standards by maintaining personal health and ensuring regular and prompt attendance at work.



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