Working to promote nursing excellence, quality patient/client-centered care and high professional standards, the Registered Nurse will be responsible for the assessment, nursing diagnosis, integrated care plan development, implementation and evaluation of nursing care. The objective of the Registered Nurse is to provide safe and competent care through the application of nursing knowledge, the technical aspects of professional practice and the demonstration of compassion, professionalism and respect
o Current registration with the College of Nurses of Ontario.
o One year related clinical experience in the past three years in a medical environment.
o Current BCLS certification.
o Performs to the full scope of practice as outlined by the College of Nurses of Ontario.
o Demonstrated knowledge and skill in physical assessment.
o Demonstrated proficiency in IV Therapy Initiation and use of IV pumps.
o Demonstrated knowledge of and skill with CVADs, CADD pumps, VAC therapy and enteral feeds.
o Demonstrated ability to develop an integrated plan of care.
o Applies Niagara Health values and professional practice standards to patient/client care and service.
o Demonstrated commitment to patient/client centred care.
o Applies leadership skills by providing, facilitating and promoting quality patient care.
o Demonstrated ability to perform effectively as most responsible nurse in a total patient care model.
o Demonstrated commitment to patient and family education and the ability to promote health and wellness.
o Evidence of accurate, timely and appropriate documentation according to best practice guidelines and CNO standards.
o Demonstrated ability to facilitate patient discharges.
o Applies knowledge, skills, judgment and competencies required for safe practice as outlined by the College of Nurses of Ontario.
o Integrates reflection, critical thinking, education and relevant practical experience in problem solving.
o Proficiency in both official languages (English and French) will be considered an asset.
o Consistent and regular attendance required.
o Vaccines (COVID-19 and others) are a new hire requirement of the job unless you have an exemption based on medical or on a ground pursuant to the Ontario Human Rights Code
We are especially interested in connecting if you,
Value diversity, equity and inclusion;
Are excited about being part of a respectful and hard-working team in the beautiful Region of Niagara;
Identify as a member of one or more of the following equity-deserving groups: Indigenous persons, racialized, persons with disabilities, persons of diverse sexual orientations and gender identities and all others who may contribute to the further diversification of ideas.
Have background or expertise in the healthcare environment, supporting patient care and providing extraordinary customer-service.
In accordance with the Accessibility for Ontarians with Disabilities Act, 2005 and the Ontario Human Rights Code, Niagara Health will provide accommodations through the recruitment 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.