Registered Practical Nurse – 4D Medicine in Canada

  • Contract
  • Canada

Trillium Health Partners

Position: Registered Practical Nurse

Dept: 4D Medicine, Inpatient Medicine Program

Posting ID: 2023-33445

Role Level: CUPE 09 ($29.716-$31.801)

Status: Permanent Full Time

Site: Mississauga Hospital Site

Shift: 12-hour shifts (Day/Night shift rotation, including weekends)

Date Posted: June 13, 2023

Internal Deadline: June 20, 2023

*The location of any vacancy/position may be changed or reassigned as per operational needs

Trillium Health Partners (THP) is one of the largest community-based acute care facilities in Canada. Comprised of the Credit Valley Hospital, the Mississauga Hospital, the Queensway Health Centre, and the Reactivation Center at Humber. Trillium Health Partners serves the growing and diverse populations of Mississauga, West Toronto and surrounding communities and is a teaching hospital affiliated with the University of Toronto.

Our Mission: A New Kind of Health Care for a Healthier Community

Our Values: Compassion, Excellence, Courage

Our Goals: Quality, Access, Sustainability

Our Enablers: People, Education, Innovation, Research

Job Description:

The Inpatient Medicine & ICU Program at THP consists of a total of more than 350 beds across the CVH & MH and is staffed by large interprofessional teams who support the care of complex medicine patients within the Mississauga-Halton LHIN. Our in-patient units offer first-rate care in an innovative environment supporting the physical, mental, emotional and spiritual needs of our patients. We are dedicated to building a diverse workforce that reflects the community in which we live and serve.

Reporting to a Clinical Manager, the ideal candidate will be focused on providing excellent patient centered care in a dynamic environment where he/she will be given the opportunity to deliver care with compassion, excellence and courage.

Required Qualifications:

  • Graduate of a recognized college or school of nursing or equivalent (e.g. certificate RPN with added courses in medication administration, phlebotomy, and health assessment)

  • Current registration with the College of Nurses of Ontario (CNO) is required and in good standing

  • Able to function to the full scope of practice as per CNO

  • Acute care medical/surgical experience required

  • Current Basic Life Support certification

  • If working in an area with telemetry, successful candidates responsible for obtaining formal certification within six months of hire

  • Medication Administration Certificate and experience with administration of medication within the last year required

  • Demonstrated knowledge, experience and the ability to care for acute patients with the following care needs: initiation and maintenance of IV therapy, administration of medication above and below the drip chamber, patient controlled analgesia, Enteral feeds, TPN, transfusion of blood products, central venous access devices, blood glucose monitoring, naso-gastric tubes, wound management skills, skin care, foot care, routine infection control practices, normal and abnormal blood values

  • Computer skills including typing, sending and receiving email and working with Microsoft applications such as Word

  • Consistent attendance and positive work record

Preferred Qualifications:

  • Physical assessment course

  • Experience working with acute care medicine patient populations, including respirology, nephrology, cardiology patients requiring telemetry monitoring and geriatric patients

  • Experience in providing and delivering patients and families with educational teaching

  • Demonstrates effective interpersonal, communication, organizational and problem solving skills

  • Demonstrates patient and family-centred care values

  • Evidence of on-going professional development

  • Experience and knowledge with Meditech and/or Sunrise Clinical Manager clinical application systems

Job Responsibilities:

  • Provision of nursing care for patients within an interprofessional environment, including assessment, treatment, teaching and education

  • Teaching and coaching to patients and families

  • Commitment to a healthy, safe and respectful workplace

  • Practicing in compliance with provincial legislation, hospital policies and procedures; professional regulatory standards; and best practices within the nursing profession

  • Maintaining professional competence by completing regular professional development (including annual training/education as indicated)

To pursue this career opportunity, please visit our website: www.trilliumhealthpartners.ca

Candidates are selected on the basis of their skill, ability, experience and qualifications.

Where these factors are relatively equal seniority shall govern providing the successful applicant.

Trillium Health Partners’ (THP) is an equal opportunity employer who values the importance of antiracism work and is committed to integrating antiracism, diversity, equity and inclusion best practices throughout THP operations, policies and culture. Therefore, we ask that even if you do not see yourself fully reflected in every job requirement listed on this posting, we still encourage you to reach out and apply. Research has shown that candidates from underrepresented groups often only apply when they feel 100% qualified. We encourage all applicants who are members of groups that have been marginalized on any grounds enumerated under the Ontario Human Rights Code based on race, gender identity or expression, sex, sexual orientation, disability, political belief, religion, marital or family status, age, and/or status as a First Nations, Métis or Inuk/Inuit person to consider this opportunity.

In accordance with the Accessibility for Ontarians with Disabilities Act, 2005 and the Ontario Human Rights Code Trillium Health Partners will provide accommodations throughout the recruitment and selection process to applicants with disabilities. If selected to participate in the recruitment and selection process, please inform Human Resources of the nature of any accommodation(s) that you may require in respect of any materials or processes used to ensure your equal participation.

All personal information is collected under the authority of the Freedom of Information and Protection of Privacy Act.

Trillium Health Partners is identified under the French Language Services Act.

We thank all those who apply but only those selected for further consideration will be contacted.

External Company URL: www.thp.ca

Post End Date: 6/20/2023

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