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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 - 0A Oncology/Palliative Care
Job ID 130046
Job Type Part Time
Department 0A Oncology/Palliative Care
# of Positions 2
Division Regional Cancer Program
Date Posted 1/31/2013
Internal Deadline 2/7/2013
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
  • Oncology Nursing – Registered Practical Nurse (Post-Graduate) preferred
  • Current BCLS
  • Minimum of 2 years acute care medical/surgical experience required
  • A physical assessment course required
  • Recent experience with inpatient medicine, oncology and palliative patient care 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, central venous access devices (PICCs), blood glucose monitoring, nasogastric tubes, wound management skills, routine infection control practices, normal and abnormal blood values
  • Previous experience in providing and delivering patients and families with educational teaching
  • Demonstrates excellence in communication skills and interprofessional teamwork
  • Demonstrates strong attention to patient and family-centred care and establishing therapeutic relationships
  • Evidence of on-going professional development preferred
 
 
Salary rate - $24.8371 - $28.2612
                                                                                          
                                                   
Employees 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.
Date Added 1/31/2013
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 Part Time
Job Categories CUPE - Nursing
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