Registered Practical Nurse – One (1) Part Time - Toronto -- Etobicoke General Hospital, Ontario

Part-Time
Posted On Mar 15

HOURS: Currently,8 & 12 hours, Days/Nights

 

(Subject to change in accordance with operational requirements)

 

 

 

POSITION SUMMARY:                         

 

The Registered Practical Nurse (RPN) is a regulated health care professional who is accountable and responsible for providing quality patient focused nursing care to patients who are identified as less complex, demonstrate more predictable outcomes and are at lower risk for negative outcomes in the 5th Level Mental Health Department. As part of the interprofessional health care team, the RPN will practice according to the nursing practice expectations set by William Osler Health System, the regulatory practice standards of the College of Nurses and the legislative requirements set by the Regulated Health Professions Act (RHPA).

 

 

 

 QUALIFICATIONS:                              

 

  • Recent experience within the last 5 years, with a minimum of 2 years Mental Health experiencer required
  • Knowledge of crisis intervention model
  • Knowledge of Mental Health Act
  • Ability to recognize and intervene in clinical and psychosocial situations where management of behaviours are required 

 

CORE COMPETENCIES:

 

  • Current registration, and in good standing, with the College of Nurses of Ontario
  • Sound knowledge of nursing process, theory, and responsibilities to the nursing profession
  • BCLS required
  • Medication Administration certificate and Patient Assessment Course required for RPNs graduating prior to 2005
  • Demonstrated excellent interpersonal, communication, problem-solving, conflict-resolution and decision-making skills required
  • Demonstrated ability to work collaboratively as a member of an inter-professional team
  • Demonstrated knowledge of patient and family-centred care
  • Demonstrated experience with patient and family health teaching required
  • Demonstrated leadership and facilitation skills required
  • Demonstrated excellent customer service, organizational and critical-thinking skills required
  • Demonstrated commitment to continuous learning and professional development as it applies to the profession and related field
  • Demonstrated ability to work in a stressful environment
  • Exemplary clinical practice within an inter-professional team to develop appropriate strategies for patient care
  • Ability to prioritize patient care needs and make autonomous decisions
  • Excellent physical assessment skills required
  • Ability to promote a healthy work environment and practice excellent Client Safety guidelines
  • Knowledge and understanding of the Occupational Health and Safety Act
  • Must demonstrate Osler Values of Respect, Excellence, Accountability, Diversity, Innovation
  • May be required to travel and work between all Osler campuses
  • Excellent attendance, punctuality and work record
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THE 5th LEVEL MENTAL HEALTH RPN IS RESPONSIBLE FOR:

 

  • Safe nursing practice in all aspects of the nursing process: Assessment, planning, implementation and evaluation of patient care
  • Professional, patient-centred care to ensure patient safety and physiological and psychological well-being
  • Providing care in a compassionate and caring manner within a diverse cultural environment.
  • Practicing according to the infection control and prevention measures.
  • Responding to emergency situations by recognizing changes in patient's health status and consulting appropriately when necessary using Transfer of Accountability principles
  • Providing health teaching to patients and families including thorough discharge instructions to ensure the continuity of care in the community
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SALARY:

Minimum: $27.90 per hour

Maximum: $30.18 per hour

 

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