Full Time Support
Hours of Work:
Rotating Shifts & Extended Hours
Time of Day:
Days, Nights, Weekends, Holidays
The Registered Nurse is responsible for incorporating the College of Nurses of Ontario and unit-specific standards and competencies into nursing practice and is an integral member of the multidisciplinary team practicing as an advocate, educator and direct caregiver
Current registration with the College of Nurses of Ontario required.
Applicants who have current acute Surgical experience in Gynecology, Bariatric and GI will be given preference. Preference will be given to applicants with acute GI Medical experience.
Experience in specific skills is preferred i.e. PCA’s, epidurals, TPN, ostomy care, initiation and management of IV therapy.
Committed to the use of the nursing process and individualized care plans.
Current BCLS/HCP certification required
Demonstrated knowledge, sensitivity and expertise in the care of seniors and their families
Gentle Persuasive Approach training preferred
Demonstrated organizational abilities.
Demonstrated commitment to ongoing professional development and continuing education.
Good attendance and work record is essential.
A resume regarding further education, special courses and experience should accompany the application.
Base practice on nursing science and on content relevant to nursing from other sciences and humanities. The Registered Nurse continues to learn throughout his/her professional life, demonstrating ongoing knowledge of evidence-based practice.
Employs advanced nursing knowledge in clinical practice, decision making, critical thinking, leadership, research utilization and resource management.
Applies critical thinking to integrate knowledge and technical skills in the provision of care to diverse patient populations as assigned.
Meet the ethical and legal requirements of professional practice.
Coordinates and participates in discharge planning.
Ensures effective communication between and among all relevant parties.
Uses teaching/learning principles effectively to engage in patient and family education.
Delivers care in a manner that preserves and protects patient autonomy, dignity and rights.
Promotes a safe environment and brings forward areas of concern and resolutions. This includes anticipating adverse events and preventing same or responding appropriately to minimize them.
Participates in hospital, programme and unit based meetings, councils and activities to support the mission, vision, philosophy and goals of the organization, SJHH nursing and assigned area.
Coordinates care with CCAC when patient discharged to ensure care is adequately maintained.
Promotes a welcoming and safe learning environment for the orientation and ongoing education of new staff and learners through preceptorship/mentorship, conferences and presentations.
HOURS OF WORK:
Rotating shifts and extended hours - days, evenings, nights, weekends, and holidays
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. Joe’s fosters an environment where we celebrate diversity, where teams reflect the diversity of the community in which we serve, enhancing the connection to patients, clients, community, and each other.
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.