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Reporting to Manager of OR, the successful candidate will be responsible for assessing, planning implementation and evaluating nursing care and practice activities in a multidisciplinary family centred care environment. Using an advanced level of nursing practice and excellent observation skills, the PACU nurse monitors post operative patient progress while recovering from local, regional, or general anesthesia.
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- Current certification with the College of Nurses of Ontario
- Competent to perform CPR at a Basic Cardiac Life Support level
- Advanced Cardiac Life Support (ACLS) plus PALS (Paediatric Advanced Life Support)
- Critical Care Course required
- 2 years recent critical care experience in an acute care setting
- Current PACU experience
- Demonstrated and sound fundamental knowledge of critical care skills and concepts of Peri-operative care including cardiac monitoring, respiratory, and neurological signs
- Evidence of sound organizational and prioritization skills with the ability to work well in stressful situations
- Excellent interpersonal, communication, and documentation skills with the ability to work well with patients, families, all levels of staff and the community
- Ability to work well independently and to exercise sound judgement
- Ability to perform the essential duties of the position
- Demonstrates initiative and the ability to function both independently and as an interprofessional team member in a fast paced demanding environment
- Utilize protective equipment provided and identify and reports hazards
- Engages in ethical conduct and strives to understand and appreciate the diversity of our patient/staff population and community
- Demonstrated excellent pattern of attendance and work record
- Demonstrates values consistent with SHN’s Code of Conduct and is committed to fostering a healthy and positive work environment in accordance with Health & Safety policy and legislation.
- Demonstrates an understanding of and commitment to SHN's comprehensive safety programs and practices including staff safety, patient safety, and environmental safety and participates in regular in-service education in this area.
- Demonstrates excellent work performance and attendance record
Scarborough Health Network (SHN) embraces and celebrates our community’s unique multicultural heritage and diversity. SHN is an equal opportunity employer, dedicated to a culture of inclusiveness and diversity reflecting our diverse patients, staff and community alike. We are committed to providing barrier-free and accessible employment practices in compliance with the Accessibility for Ontarians with Disabilities Act (AODA). Should you require accommodation through any stage of the recruitment process, please make them known when contacted and we will work with you to meet your needs.
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