Reporting to the Program Manager, the registered nurse is responsible and accountable for the provision of safe, effective, patient focused nursing care to patients and families. In collaboration with the patient, family and other team members, the registered nurse is responsible for ongoing assessment and monitoring of the patient’s health status, identification of patient/family needs and the development of plans to meet those needs, the professional development of self and others, and in unit and hospital wide quality improvement initiatives. The registered nurse is responsible for the application of current theory and research in the delivery of care consistent with the vision and values of the hospital and the standards of relevant professional organizations. The registered nurse complies with the Occupational Health and Safety standards for the hospital and is proactive in promoting a safe work environment.
• Ability to work in an interdisciplinary program care delivery model
• 3-5 years Med/Surg experience, Complex Medical Care - preferred
• Thorough knowledge of nursing principles, procedures, and practice in accordance with the Standards of Nursing Practice of the College of Nurses and regulations of the Regulated Health Professions Act
• Previous experience in Long Term care preferred
• Good problem solving ability and ability to think analytically, innovatively, and independently
• Good interpersonal skills and effective communication abilities
• Ability to participate in nursing education programs and research projects
• General good health and a level of fitness appropriate for the demands of the position
• Ability to work effectively in a collaborative team environment
• French Language proficiency is an asset
• Our Organization strives to establish and maintain an inclusive workplace and believes that the diversity of our workforce is an invaluable asset. We are committed to following recruitment practices that ensure all candidates are given a fair opportunity for employment with our Organization
• Excellent communication skills with the command of the French language considered an asset.
• Hotel-Dieu Grace Healthcare is committed to providing accessible employment practices that follow the Accessibility for Ontarians with Disabilities Act and the Ontario Human Rights Code. Should you require accommodation during any phase of the recruitment process, please let our recruitment team know.
Education and/or Certification:
• Current Certificate of Registration issued through the College of Nurses of Ontario - required
• B.C.L.S. certification – required
• Fundamentals of Palliative Care - preferred
• Comprehensive Advanced Palliative Care Education (CAPCE) – preferred
• Learning Essential Approaches to Palliative Care (LEAP)
• Certificate in Gerontology preferred
• Behavioral Management in Working With Patients with Responsive Behaviours – preferred
FOR EXTERNAL APPLICANTS ONLY: As a condition of employment, you are required to submit proof of COVID-19 vaccination to the Hospital’s Occupational Health and Safety department