RN - Nephrology
The Registered Nurse (RN) is a regulated health care professional who adheres to and role models the Standards and Guidelines of the College of Nurses of Ontario; the SJHH mission, vision and values, policies and procedures; and applicable specialty standards. The RN provides patient/client-centred and evidence-informed care to promote health and assess the need for the provision of care and the treatment of health conditions by supportive, preventative, therapeutic, palliative and rehabilitation means in order to attain or maintain optimal patient/client function. The RN collaborates with the inter-professional team and assumes a leadership role in delivering a full range of care and treatment to patients/clients including those with complex needs, high acuity and less predictable outcomes.
-Current registration with the College of Nurses of Ontario required
-Previous general medical/surgical nursing experience
-Previous experience in nephrology, urology, peritoneal or hemodialysis, or transplant nursing will be given preference
-Central line management is an asset
-Telemetry training preferred
-Current BCLS/HCP certification required
-Demonstrated knowledge, sensitivity and expertise in the care of seniors and their families
-Gentle Persuasive Approach training preferred
-Demonstrated knowledge of the ethical issues around caring for this patient population
-Previous experience working within a multidisciplinary team setting
-Demonstrated excellence in communication skills
-Experience in total patient care is an asset
-Demonstrated expertise in teaching/patient education
-Commitment to the use of the nursing process and individualized care plans
-Demonstrated commitment to own professional development and ongoing education
-Willingness and ability to work the shifts as required in order to meet the needs of the unit for pre-booked and relief tours
-A good attendance and work record demonstrating reliability and dependability is essential
-A resume regarding further education, special courses and experience should accompany the application
HOURS OF WORK:
Extended hours and rotating shifts.
St. Joseph’s Nursing Vision is to make a difference in the lives of those we care for, our organization, and the future of our community through achievement of excellence in nursing and commitment to a culture of nursing innovation, empowerment, leadership and accountability.
St. Joseph’s Healthcare Hamilton (SJHH) is an equal opportunity employer and strives for equity, inclusiveness, and diversity in all our programs, practices, facilities, and people.
Applications must be received online by 12:00 midnight on the Closing Date - late applications will not be accepted. We thank all applicants for their interest, however, only those selected for an interview will be contacted. SJHH is committed to a barrier-free recruitment and selection process - please inform us should accommodation be required at any point in the recruitment process.
We foster a culture of patient and staff safety where all positions comply and work in conjunction with the Mission, Vision, and Core Values of SJHH.
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