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Organization Overview Trillium Health Partners is a newly merged hospital serving Mississauga, West Toronto and the surrounding communities. It is one of Ontario’s largest community-based academic health networks and has a teaching affiliation with the Mississauga Academy of Medicine at the University of Toronto Mississauga.
Industry Healthcare and Medical Services
Site/Location Credit Valley Hospital
City Mississauga
Province Ontario [ON]
Job Title Registered Practical Nurse - 2B Medicine
Job ID 130878
Job Type Casual
Department 2B Medical
# of Positions 1
Division Medicine/ICU
Date Posted 1/9/2014
Internal Deadline 1/16/2014
Position Description

Qualifications:

  • Candidate will be a diploma graduate of a recognized college or school of nursing or equivalent (i.e., certificate RPN with added courses in medication administration, phlebotomy, and health assessment)
  • Current certification or eligibility for certification of competence from the College of Nurses of Ontario is required
  • Current BCLS
  • Minimum of 1 year acute care medical/surgical experience required
  • A physical assessment course required
  • Recent experience with inpatient medicine and renal patient population preferred
  • Demonstrates knowledge, experience and the ability to care for patients with the following: initiation and maintenance of IV therapy, administration of medication above the drip chamber, blood and blood product administration, blood glucose monitoring, nasogastric tubes, wound management skills, routine and additional infection control precautions, normal and abnormal lab values
  • Previous experience in providing and delivering patients and families with educational teaching
  • Demonstrates excellence in communication skills and intra-disciplinary team work
  • Demonstrates ability to facilitate patient and family-centred care and establish therapeutic relationships
  • Evidence of on-going professional development
  • Demonstrated experience and knowledge with Meditech and computer skills preferred
 
Salary rate – $25.2665 - $28.7499
 
Internal Candidates who believe they possess the necessary qualifications and experience for this position and who have been in their current position for at least six (6) months are encouraged to apply.
 
To pursue this career opportunity, please visit our website: www.trilliumhealthpartners.ca
Statement  
Trillium Health Partners is committed to fostering a healthy and positive work environment in accordance with applicable legislation, including the Occupational Health and Safety Act and Regulations, as well as the organizations policies and procedures. We will accommodate your needs under the Ontario Human Rights Code.
 
Applicants must be eligible to work in Canada.
 
Trillium Health Partners is identified under the French Language Act.

We would like to thank all applicants for their interest in this position, however, only those selected for an interview will be contacted
Job Classification Casual
Job Categories Nursing - ONA
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