As part of the Cornwall Community Hospital, you will uphold the mission, vision and ICARE values in order to create a safe environment for patients/clients, families, staff, physicians and volunteers, recognizing ‘Patient Safety’ and our hospital’s ‘Senior Friendly Strategies’ as a top priority in creating a culture of safety and ‘The Workplace of Choice’. Cornwall Hospital is committed to providing an accessible work environment. Accommodations are available upon request for candidates taking part in the recruitment/selection process.
Summary of responsibilities
This opportunity provides the nurse comprehensive training that will provide the nurse the skills, knowledge, and experience to work in CCU. The candidates will be supported throughout by experienced resources.
The overall function of the RN is to assist our patients, caregivers and community to manage clinical conditions and transitions, maximise the patient’s self-care abilities, as well as embody a culture of caregiver inclusion in the patient’s plan of care.
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 maximise their self-care abilities. The RN also acts as a resource for members of the care team.
Requirements of the job
• Holds current Certificate of Competence from the College of Nurses of Ontario
• Certificate of registration from the College of Nurses of Ontario
• Valid Basic Life Support (BLS) certification
• Is committed to living the Mission and Values of Cornwall Community Hospital
• Demonstrated regular, punctual attendance
• Demonstrated commitment to patient safety
• Functional proficiency in both official languages (oral and written in English; oral in French – and testing completed)
• Clinical competencies as related to the patient population served on the unit/program of employment
• Current certification in ACLS
• Two (2) or more years acute care experience
• Emergency and/or Critical Care Certificate