(ANM-859) Registered Practical Nurse

(ANM-859) Registered Practical Nurse

01 Jul
Hamilton Health Sciences

01 Jul

Hamilton Health Sciences


The Nursing Resource Team (NRT) operates within the Quality & Performance (Q&P;) Portfolio, under the strategic

leadership of the Director of Clinical Resource. Clinical Managers provide day-to-day leadership and direction for the team

and supporting staff. Clinical Education and Development Clinicians support the educational and developmental needs

of the team. The Nursing Resource Team is a staffing team that plays a vital role in the provision of nursing services

across patient care programs at Hamilton Health Sciences. It is comprised of full-time and part-time nurses, health care

aides and social workers whose shifts are assigned to various clinical areas to meet appropriate staffing requirements.

Resource team staff will respond to needs based on patient acuity, replacement for sick time, vacation, and known

vacancies. The NRT is composed of clusters or groups of clinical units including medical/surgical, pediatrics, women's

health, perioperative, and critical care.

As a member of the NRT, the Registered Practical Nurse will provide high quality nursing care to patients and will

participate in continued education and completion and maintenance of certifications associated with the identified

cluster(s), identify future clinical and career goals and complete learning plans to achieve those goals. Nurses are aligned

to a cluster or multiple clusters to support staffing needs throughout all HHS sites and Satellite Health Facilities (SHF).

1. Current Certificate of Registration from the College of Nurses of Ontario as a Registered Practical Nurse

2. Current certificates or current community college studies in asepsis, wound care, airway management, complex wound care, physical assessment, urinary catheterization, administering enteral feeds, medication administration, and transcribing physician orders

3. Documented completion of a recognized IV administration and IV Management, Venipuncture and Blood and Blood Products Administration course

4. Current CPR Certificate

5. Recent, relevant nursing experience (within the last 2 years) in acute medical/surgical

6. Demonstrated ability to function within an interdisciplinary team including nursing collaboration with RN and other members of the health care team

7. Demonstrated ability to function in environments that are fast-paced and that have moderately complex care requirements

8. Ability to communicate (written and verbal) effectively with patients, families, and other members of the health care team

9. Ability to set priorities and organize work in response to patient needs

10. Demonstrated knowledge of transfers and lifts protocols/practices

Hamilton Health Sciences fosters a culture of patient and staff safety, whereby all employees are guided by our Mission, Vision, Values, and Values Based Code of Conduct. Hamilton Health Sciences is a teaching hospital and all staff and physicians are expected to support students and other learners. To be considered for this opportunity applicants must apply during the posting period.

All internal and external applicants may ONLY apply via the Careers website. Hamilton Health Sciences is an equal opportunity employer and we will accommodate any needs under the Canadian Charter of Rights and Freedom, Accessibility for Ontarians with Disabilities Act and the Ontario Human Rights Code. Hiring processes will be modified to remove barriers to accommodate those with disabilities, if requested. Should any applicant require accommodation through the application processes, please contact HR Services at (phone hidden), Ext. 46947 for assistance. If the applicant requires a specific accommodation because of a disability during an interview, the applicant will need to advise the hiring manager when scheduling the interview and the appropriate accommodations can be made.

This competition is open to all qualified applicants, however, qualified internal applicants will be considered first. Past performance will be considered as part of the selection process.

If you are a previous employee of Hamilton Health Sciences, please note: the circumstances around an employee's exit will be considered prior to an offer of employment.

Proficiency in both Official Languages, French and English, is considered an asset.

If this position is temporary, selection for this position will be as per the outlined Collective Agreements:

Article 30 (k), CUPE Collective Agreement,

Article 10.7 (d), ONA Collective Agreement

Article 13.01 (b) (ii), OPSEU 273 Collective Agreement,

Article 14.04, OPSEU 209 Collective Agreement,

Article 2.07 and Article 13, PIPSC RT Collective Agreement

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