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Job Title:
Registered Nurse, RPT

Posted Date:
Closing Date:
None specified
Functional Discipline:
Complex Continuing Care
Ability to communicate in French - asset  -   -

Job Description

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Mission: One Team - Two Sites: Serving Chatham & Rural Kent
Vision: Together, Growing a Healthier Community
Values: CKHA CARES - Collaboration, Accountability, Respect, Excellence, Safety


Registered Nurse

Complex Continuing Care
Working on both Rehabilitation and Complex Continuing Care Units

Regular Part-Time


POSTING DATE: 17 January 2020
CLOSING DATE: 24 January 2020


ESSENTIAL QUALIFICATIONS (Knowledge, Skill, Experience)
-Member in good standing with a current Ontario Certificate of Registration with the College of Nurses of Ontario.
-BScN preferred.
-Minimum of 2 years recent clinical nursing experience.
-Current BCLS.
-Previous experience working with a Geriatric, Rehabilitation, Continuing Care population and care team.
-Knowledge and skill of wound care and enteral Feeding.
-Knowledge of the philosophy, function and operation of the Rehab/Complex Continuing Care Program.
-Completion of Palliative Care Level 1 and CAPCE certification.
-Certification in Geriatrics from the Canadian Nurses Association is an asset.
-Member of RNAO preferred.
-Satisfactory attendance.

ESSENTIAL COMPETENCIES (Personal Skills and Attributes)
-Interacts with effective interpersonal skills including written and verbal communication skills, negotiation, coaching, mentoring, teamwork and group dynamics skills.
-Works independently and interdependently with an interdisciplinary care team.
-Demonstrates excellent clinical assessment, decision-making ability and problem-solving skills.
-Analyzes, interprets and implements current knowledge in nursing theory, research and practice.
-Plan, implements and evaluates teaching/learning strategies for reflective practice.
-Collaborates effectively with all staff members, volunteers and physicians.
-Collaborates with other programs and services to achieve the strategic directions of the Alliance .
-Demonstrates organization, delegation and time management skills.
-Basic computer skills, such as Microsoft Office software and McKesson-CKHA applications.
-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 values of the Mission, Vision and Values statement of Chatham-Kent Health Alliance.

ACCOUNTABILITIES (Major Responsibilities of the Position)
-Conduct pre-admission patient assessments for admission eligibility to CCC.
-Conduct comprehensive geriatric and general patient assessments on all admitted and discharged CCC patients.
-Utilize interdisciplinary, evidenced-based and experiential-based practices to provide quality patient care to a medically complex population.
-Provide clinical leadership and support to the Registered Practical Nursing staff members.
-Facilitate the development of clinical expertise of nursing staff and sharing of knowledge with interdisciplinary team members.
-Act as an expert clinical nursing resource for patients, families and other health professionals.
-Implement any patient care beyond the scope of practice for enhanced RPN staff members.
-Implement best clinical practice for CCC nursing care for inpatients through protocols, processes, standards and/or consistent .procedures to ensure excellence in care, utilization, and efficiency.
-Participate in clinical staff educational opportunities.
-Utilize research and continuous quality improvement techniques.
-Participate in the decision-making process as a team member of the Rehab/CCC Program.

CKHA is an equal opportunity employer committed to fair and accessible employment practices. Should you require accommodation due to a disability during the recruitment process, please contact Human Resources.

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.