Registered Nurse

St. Thomas, ON

POSITION: REGISTERED NURSE

UNIT: 2M - SURGICAL IN-PATIENT

SALARY: $33.90 - $48.53

 

POSITION DESCRIPTION:

The day-to-day activity of this 20 bed Surgical In-Patient Unit is ever changing! This Unit is comprised of 15 surgical beds with an additional 5 Medical Surgical bed capacity. A multi-disciplinary team approach is used to deliver quality health care to our patients.

The RN is responsible for establishing therapeutic relationships with patients and their families through application of specialized knowledge, skill and judgement, both in assessing health needs and in planning, implementing and evaluating patient care. 

HOURS:

Must be available for all 11.25 and 7.5 hour tours applicable to the department/unit, and other tours as assigned by the hospital, 24 hour rotation, seven (7) days per week. In addition, the successful candidate must be available on a pre-determined basis for at least four (4) tours per bi-weekly pay period, and either one (1) weekend in two (2) or three (3) weekends in six (6). 


SKILLS & QUALIFICATIONS REQUIRED:

  • Registered Nurse, currently registered with the College of Nurses of Ontario
  • Graduate of a BSc in Nursing or education and experience that allows the RN to practice at full scope
  • Preference will be given to those with at least one (1) year surgical experience within past three (3) years
  • Current BCLS certification
  • Medication administration inclusive of IV medication administration, with a physician’s order
  • Experience with initiating IV site and solution, blood transfusions, chest tubes and underwater seals, chest auscultation, PCA and Epidural Analgesia, complicated dressing changes, gastro-intestinal care, airway management, and continuous bladder irrigation
  • Ability to assess, adapt and respond within a constantly changing environment
  • Demonstrated commitment to ongoing/continuous professional development
  • Basic computer skills (Outlook email, Cerner, Electronic Patient Record)
  • Proven ability to work independently utilizing strong organizational, leadership, and problem-solving skills.
  • Excellent attendance record in accordance with STEGH’s Attendance at Work Program required

Successful candidates must provide evidence of a fully completed COVID-19 vaccination status prior to your first day of work. Any candidate entering the facility to attend an interview will be required to provide evidence of a fully completed COVID-19 vaccination status. To be considered fully immunized, individuals need to have received their second dose of a COVID-19 vaccine at least 14 days earlier than the date they arriving to an interview or to begin work at STEGH.

 

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