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REGISTERED PRACTICAL NURSE PT
Registered Practical Nurse - One (1) Part Time
Oncology Unit - Brampton Civic Hospital
HOURS: Currently, Days/Nights 8/12 hour shifts
(Subject to change in accordance with operational requirements)
" 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)
" Currently registered and in good standing with the College of Nurses of Ontario
" Oncology Nursing Certificate- Registered Practical Nurse (Post-Graduate) preferred
" Current BCLS
" Minimum of 2 years acute care medical/surgical/ Oncology experience required
" A physical assessment course required
" Recent experience with inpatient oncology, medicine, and palliative patient population preferred
" Current certification and proficient in: initiation and maintenance of IV therapy, and phlebotomy
" Demonstrates knowledge, experience and the ability to care for patients with the following: administration of medication above the drip chamber, blood glucose monitoring, nasogastric tubes management, wound management skills, routine infection control practices, normal and abnormal blood values.
" Have an in-depth understanding of the physiological nature of cancer and its effect on the human state.
" Previous experience in providing and delivering patients and families with Oncology educational teaching
" Demonstrates excellence in communication skills and team work
" Demonstrates strong attention to patient and family-centred care and establishing therapeutic relationships
" Evidence of on-going professional development preferred
" Demonstrated experience and knowledge with Meditech and computer skills preferred
To assist in the provision of care with patients in a team nursing model
INTERNAL APPLICATION DEADLINE:
Monday January 14, 2013
Monday January 7, 2013
*In order be considered for this position, you must include a current resume or detailed qualifications summary with your application.
**Only those selected for an interview will be contacted
Please apply online at www.williamoslerhc.on.ca