Full Time Support
Hours of Work:
Rotating Shifts & Extended Hours
Time of Day:
Days, Nights, Weekends, Holidays
Open Date::Closing Date::
The Registered Nurse functions as a professional within their professional scope of practice as defined by the College of Nurse of Ontario and the
RHPA. The Registered Nurse functions as a professional by utilizing the nursing process in the delivery of all critical care related therapies and
nursing care needs for patients requiring Critical Care services. The Registered Nurse is responsible for incorporating critical care standards and
competencies into nursing practice as outlined by the Ministry of Health and Long Term Care Critical Care Standards, the Canadian Association
of Critical Care Nursing Standards, and the College of Nurses of Ontario. As an integral member of the multidisciplinary team, the Registered
Nurse participates in ongoing research, patient advocacy, ongoing education, and the provision of direct care.
For the ICU/MSCCU Support position:
The successful applicant will provide support and coverage to the Critical Care (ICU/MSCCU) program. The purpose of this role is to provide RN coverage for long term vacancies within the ICU and MSCCU units. Episodic unit coverage may also be required while following all applicable scheduling provisions of the Collective Agreement. This position is open to new graduates.
- Current registration with the College of Nurses of Ontario required
- A minimum of 2 years' current acute medical/surgical (or equivalent) related nursing experience is essential
- Willingness and ability to cross train and work on the Medical Step-Down unit (MSU-CCU)
- Basic arrhythmia interpretation preferred
- Applicants with current acute or critical care nursing experience will be given preference
- Current BCLS/HCP certification is required
- Current ACLS certification and Critical Care certification preferred
- Demonstrated knowledge, sensitivity and expertise in the care of seniors and their families
- Gentle Persuasive Approach training preferred
- Must have demonstrated an interest in ongoing education in Nursing. An interest and active participation in ICU research initiatives is an
expectation. A willingness to learn special procedures as approved by the Hospital for Registered Nurses in the critical care area in keeping with
the MOHLTC Critical Care Standards is an expectation. Maintaining certification(s) is a requirement
- Demonstrated ability to organize related activities, to remain flexible, adapt to crisis situations and rapid change and to function effectively in cooperation
with all disciplines of the Health Care Team
HOURS OF WORK:
- Demonstrated excellence in interpersonal, communication, leadership, teamwork and assessment skills
- Applicants must be available for the total orientation program at the scheduled time
- Good attendance and work record is essential
- A resume regarding further education, special courses and relevant experience should accompany the application
Rotating shifts and extended hours - days, nights, weekends, holidays
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.
Internal applicants are encouraged to apply online via the SJHH Careers website (www.joinstjoes.ca or MyStJoes Intranet). Union staff applying
via hard-copy application (ONA Transfer Request or CUPE Vacancy Form, including a current resume) must ensure their application is received
by Recruitment before 4:00 p.m. on the Closing Date. Late applications will not be accepted.
All positions will comply and work in conjunction with the Mission, Vision and Core Values of St. Joseph’s Healthcare Hamilton. We foster a
culture of patient and staff safety.
Vaccines (COVID-19 and others) are a requirement of the job unless you have an exemption on a medical ground pursuant to the Ontario Human Rights Code.
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.