Registered Practical Nurse - Emergency

Hospital Toronto St Josephs Health Centre Toronto


Part Time Temporary
Availability for all shifts required
$27.812 to $30.186 per hour

Hours of Work: Availability for all shifts required including weekends and holidays. Must be available to work every day of the week and be flexible with scheduling

The RPN role in the Emergency Department includes provision of direct nursing care to patients in consultation with the RN. This includes participation in ongoing assessment of the patient’s condition, planning of care, and evaluation of outcomes of care. RPNs report changes in patient conditions to the RN, and may contribute to decisions regarding management of care.

Qualifications include:

1.Successful completion of a Practical Nursing Diploma Program. Candidates who are currently working as an RPN at the Health Centre with a medication administration certificate will be considered.
2.Current BLS Certificate
3.Successfully complete Coronary Care 1 course or equivalent within 6 months of hire.

Professional Registration
4.Currently registered as a Registered Practical Nurse with the College of Nurses of Ontario.

Required Experience
5.Recent acute general medicine/surgical nursing experience required.
6.Recent emergency department and mental health nursing experience preferred.

Required Skills/Competencies
7.Demonstrated clinical competence with general medicine, surgical and mental health nursing skills.
8. Excellent interpersonal and communication skills, both written and verbal.
9.Demonstrated ability to engage and educate patients and families.
10.Demonstrated understanding and commitment to patient and family-centred care.
11.Demonstrated ability to organize patient care demands and to set priorities in a rapidly changing environment.
12.Demonstrated physical assessment skills, critical thinking skills and problem solving skills
13.Commitment to professional training and development
14.Demonstrated ability to work collaboratively within an interprofessional team as well as independently.
15.Excellent computer skills.
16.Satisfactory attendance record.

How To Apply

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    Current St. Joseph’s Health Centre employees who wish to apply for the above position must submit an electronic transfer request to Human Resources.

    Electronic transfer requests can be submitted internally by choosing the position from this link, clicking "APPLY NOW", and completing the form. To access the Electronic Transfer Request system from outside the Health Centre, please click on the "For Staff" section of this site, found in the top right corner, and log-in to Access SJNet. Postings are located under the Human Resources Section of SJNet.

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