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Job Title:
Registered Nurse

Posted Date:
12/1/2012
Closing Date:
None specified
Functional Discipline:
Women & Children's Health
Languages:
Ability to communicate in French - asset  -   -

Job Description


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Mission: Together, advancing compassionate, quality care.
Vision: An Exceptional Community Hospital - Setting Standards, Exceeding Expectations.
Values: Respect, Teamwork, Compassion, Trust, Knowledge, Accountability.


POSITION:
Registered Nurse

DEPARTMENT:
Women & Children's Health

BARGAINING UNIT:
ONA

ESSENTIAL QUALIFICATIONS (Knowledge, Skill, Experience)
-Current Certificate of Competence as a Registered Nurse with the College of Nurses of Ontario.
-BScN preferred.
-Current BCLS.
-3-5 years experience (within the last 2 years) in Perinatal care (OB triage, labour & delivery skills, intrapartum, post partum), Paediatric & Level II Nursery
-Certification and experience within last 2 years in Fetal Health Surveillance and Neonatal Resuscitation.
-Completion of Breastfeeding Education Course
-IV certification.
-Certification in added nursing skills required for caring for Perinatal/Paediatrics patients.
-Demonstrated problem solving skills.
-Certification in Paediatric advanced life support (PALS) preferred.
-Perinatal Education course preferred.
-Canadian Nurses Association Perinatal Nursing Certification preferred.
-Satisfactory Attendance

ESSENTIAL COMPETENCIES (Personal Skills and Attributes)
-Evidence of commitment to self-directed learning with identification of own learning needs.
-Ability to work independently and as a member of the inter-professional team.
-Strong personal commitment to continuous quality improvement.
-Demonstrated ability to support and embrace the philosophy of Service Excellence and Patient and Family Centred Care.
-Ability to work in a fast paced environment with rapidly changing priorities
-Demonstrated principles of adult learning are reflected in patient education
-Demonstrated skills in inter-professional collaboration to meet the needs of patients and their families.
-Demonstrated ability to support and embrace the philosophy of Service Excellence and Patient and Family Centred Care.
-Demonstrated participation in building a culture of safety and partnering with each other to improve the safety of patient care processes and systems.
-Demonstrated performance reflecting the Mission, Vision, Values and Code of Conduct of Chatham-Kent Health

ACCOUNTABILITIES (Major Responsibilities of the Position)
-Provision of nursing care to meet the Standards of Practice of the Ontario College of Nurses
-Effectively communicates and collaborates with the inter-professional team to plan, implement and evaluate patient care, involving the patient and family
-Act as a liaison for patients/families with members of the health care team
-Embrace and participate in timely implementation of change initiatives
-Maintain a safe environment for patients/families, visitors, staff, volunteers and physicians
-Actively participates on various unit, program and hospital committees supporting our goals & objectives in addition to initiatives that support continuous quality improvement.
-Adheres to CKHA's attendance standards by maintaining personal health and ensuring regular and prompt attendance at work.

According to the French Language Services Implementation Plan, priority consideration will be given to qualified candidates who possess knowledge of Canada's two official languages.