Registered Practical Nurse

Hospital Kitchener Grand River Hospital Corporation

POSITION:
Unscheduled Part Time Registered Practical Nurse

HOURS OF WORK:
11.25 hour shifts
Days/Nights/Weekends

 

JOB SUMMARY:

The Registered Practical Nurse (RPN) will facilitate and provide care to a variety of surgical patients during the patient’s stay. The RPN will function within the Job Description of a Registered Practical Nurse and the College of Nurses Standards of Nursing Practice for Registered Practical Nurses. Contribute to ensuring there is a safe environment for patients, staff and visitors

 

QUALIFICATIONS:

• Current Registration Certificate of Competence with the College of Nurses of Ontario
• Collaboration and communication skills with patients and health professionals
• Ability to function effectively in clinical areas with rapid pace and high turnover
• Ability to adapt to various clinical settings and provide appropriate nursing care to patients whose acuity and degree of illness vary
• Preference will be given to a Registered Practical Nurse who has successfully completed Registered Practical Nurse Enhanced Skills Upgrade (e.g. Medication Administration, Clip and Suture Removal, Catheterization, etc.)
• Surgical experience preferred
• Flexibility, reliability and dependability
• Good attendance record

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