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As part of the Cornwall Community Hospital (CCH), you will uphold the mission, vision and ICARE values in order to create a safe environment for patients, families, staff, physicians and volunteers, recognizing “Patient Safety” and “Our People” as priorities in creating a culture of safety and a culture of equity, diversity and inclusion. Cornwall Hospital is committed to providing an accessible work environment. Accommodations are available upon request for candidates taking part in the recruitment/selection process.
Emergency preparedness is a critical aspect of CCH operations. It is essential that all staff and physicians receive training and understand their roles and responsibilities in this field.
Summary of responsibilities
As a member of the interdisciplinary team, the role of Registered Nurse (RN) at CCH is to deliver safe, effective, patient-centered, ethical, and evidenced-based nursing care. The overall function of the RN is to assist our patients and community to manage clinical conditions and transitions and maximize their self-care abilities. The RN also acts as a resource for members of the care team as well as embody a culture of caregiver inclusion in the patient’s plan of care.
Requirements of the job
• Undergraduate degree (4 year) or community college diploma in nursing
• Certificate of registration from the College of Nurses of Ontario
• Current certification in Advanced Cardiac Life Support (ACLS)
• Valid Basic Life Support (BCLS) certification
• Is committed to living the Mission and Values of Cornwall Community Hospital
• Demonstrated regular, punctual attendance
• Demonstrated commitment to patient safety
• Clinical knowledge and skills with central lines
• Two (2) or more years Surgical experience (within the last 3 years)
• Two (2) or more years of Critical Care experience (within last 3 years)
• PACU course or enrolled and completed within 1 year of hire
• Completion of critical care self-learning modules
• Functional level in both official languages (oral and written in English; oral in French – and testing completed)
Key skills or competencies
• Superior interpersonal organizational and communication skills
• Ability to work within an interdisciplinary team.
• Leadership and decision-making skills
• Ability to work under pressure and to adapt to change
• Excellent patient assessment, critical thinking, communication (oral and written), and problem solving skills
• Ability to develop, implement, evaluate and adapt a therapeutic nursing plan (Care plan)
• Completes established curricula as required at the unit level