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Company: Kingston Health Sciences Centre
Location: Kingston, Ontario, Canada
Career Level: Entry Level
Industries: Healthcare, Pharmaceutical, Biotech

Description

 

Registered Practical Nurse, Temporary Full-Time, Satellite Dialysis Clinics

Hours of Work: Temporary Full-Time Position (approximately 16 months)

Rotating Shifts: Napanee - 1100-1900, Picton - 0700-1900, Belleville - 0700-1500 & 1500-2300

Pay Band: $27.679-$30.669

Union: CUPE

Location: Picton Satellite Dialysis Site, Belleville Satellite Dialysis Site, Napanee Satellite Dialysis Site

 

Please note, this posting identifies the current shifts that apply to the position control number. However, this does not guarantee the permanence of the shift time or work assignment for the position. The Hospital reserves its Management Rights under the CUPE Collective Agreement to make changes to shift time and work assignment as it deems necessary.

 

DESCRIPTION:

Under the direction of the Program Manager or delegate, the Registered Practical Nurse (RPN) is accountable to the public and responsible for ensuring that practice and conduct meets legislative requirements and the standards of the profession, as defined by the College of Nurses of Ontario. RPNs' practice will also comply with Kingston General Hospital's policies and procedures. The RPN autonomously provides care within a full scope of practice as outlined in the College of Nursing Standards of Practice

 

Within this role the RPN is accountable for contributing to the delivery of the Kingston General Hospital strategy.  As an employee, one must demonstrate an awareness of and be responsible for actively promoting and supporting patient and family centered engagement and care.

 

DUTIES INCLUDE:

Patient/Family Care – The RPN, as a member of the interdisciplinary team, and using the best available evidence, will assess, plan, implement, and evaluate the nursing care delivered to moderately acute/complex patients and families with predictable outcomes, identifying expected outcomes of specific interventions and modifying the plan of care, accordingly.

Team Relationships - The RPN is an integral part of the interdisciplinary team who collaborates with all team members about patient needs.

Quality Improvement - The RPN is involved in quality improvement initiatives, to meet the needs of our patients, families and groups.

Professional Development/Accountability - The RPN is responsible and accountable to identify and respond to personal professional development needs and opportunities.

Organizational Responsibilities - The RPN supports the mission, vision, values, and strategic priorities of the organization.

 

BASIC QUALIFICATIONS:

  • Graduate of a diploma Registered Practical Nurse program from a Community College.
  • A member in good standing with the College of Nurses of Ontario or eligible for and seeking registration with the College of Nurses of Ontario.
  • Demonstrated knowledge of the CNO standards that apply to the RPN scope of practice in the area of hire.
  • Excellent organization and communications skills
  • Sound problem solving, conflict resolution and decision making skills
  • Ability to function independently within scope of practice
  • Basic computer skills
  • Ability to cope with stressful work environment
  • Proven ability to attend work regularly.
  • Satisfactory criminal reference check required.

 

PHYSICAL REQUIREMENTS:

The applicant must be able to meet the physical demands of this position.

 

We thank all applicants, but only those selected for an interview will be contacted. Kingston Health Sciences Centre is committed to inclusive and accessible employment practices.

If you require an accommodation to fully participate in the hiring process, please notify the Recruitment Team


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