Hours of Work:
Rotating Shifts & Extended Hours
Time of Day:
Days, Nights, Weekends, Holidays
The Chest Unit is a 37 bed, acute surgical unit that provides care for a variety of surgical patients. The unit houses the Regional Thoracics Centre for our area, as well as our Head and Neck and the Surgical Stepdown Units (SSDU). Specialty medical and surgical services support patients with newly diagnosed disease including thoracic and head and neck cancer, reconstructive and plastic surgery and, the care of patients with progressive illness. Our 8-bed SSDU provides care for acutely ill surgical patients including those undergoing thoracic, orthopaedic, urology, gynecology, GI and General Surgical procedures. Our highly skilled and dedicated interprofessional team provide patient and family focused care and work to restore and maintain function in a highly collaborative and therapeutic care environment.
HOURS OF WORK:
- Current registration with the College of Nurses of Ontario required.
- A minimum of one year’s recent acute surgical/medical nursing experience, including arrhythmia interpretation and cardiac monitoring experience preferred
- Current BCLS/HCP certification required
- Demonstrated knowledge, sensitivity and expertise in the care of seniors and their families
- Gentle Persuasive Approach training preferred
- Critical care certificate would be an asset
- Recent critical care and/or surgical step down nursing experience with cardiac monitoring experience will be given preference
- Experience in the field of thoracic, head and neck, cardio-vascular surgery and plastic surgery will be given preference
- Must be able to complete the orientation as required
- Must complete critical care orientation and be successful within 2 years' of hire date
- Good attendance and work record are essential
- A resume regarding further education, special courses and experience should accompany the application
Extended hours and rotating shifts.
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.