Cardiac Care (Arrhythmia Services)

Registered Nurse
Centenary site with cross-site duties, Full-Time

 


The best at what we do. Rouge Valley Health System is an innovative leader committed to delivering the best patient/family experience in its two hospital sites—Rouge Valley Centenary, and Rouge Valley Ajax and Pickering. Focused on improving the health of our community, we are committed to learning, innovation and providing the best patient care experience for our patients and their families. Join our team as we meet the needs of our growing communities.


Rouge Valley's Lean approach to continuous improvement puts our patients first in everything we do. Through our Lean philosophy, Rouge Valley respects our staff's talents, skills and diversity and seeks to optimize value for patients. Help us lead transformation in health care. Our commitment to providing the best patient care and an effective workplace has resulted in many well-earned awards by our team of staff, physicians and volunteers: CBC's The Fifth Estate “A” rating, based on research by the Canadian Institute for Health Information and in 2013; Exemplary standing, the top rating from national hospital surveyors by Accreditation Canada.

As a member of the interdisciplinary team, the incumbent will focus on improving clinical outcomes and standards of care for cardiac patients with a focus on Arrhythmia illnesses through patient assessment, follow-up, coordination of patient care for all aspects of the patient experience including participation with implantation of devices and EP/Ablation interventions.  The incumbent will be able to perform device management, including interrogation during implants and on follow up clinic visits.       

  
REQUIREMENTS:

  • BScN Preferred

  • Current certification with the College of Nurses of Ontario

  • Competent to perform CPR at a Basic Cardiac Life Support level

  • ACLS is required

  • Minimum 3 years experience with Arrhythmia services

  • Minimum 2 years experience with comprehensive device management and  confidence in interrogation of both Pacemaker and ICD required

  • IHBRE certification preferred

  • Experience in program planning and implementation an asset

  • Commitment to the quality of care of our patients, evidence based practice, and a clear understanding of professional standards

  • Demonstrated ability to provide professional practice leadership, to challenge and motivate others and to provide adaptive clinical care sensitive to cultural and ethnoracial diversity

  • Knowledgeable and committed to promoting healthy work environments

  • Ability to manage change and to foster an environment which promotes shared governance and accountability

  • Evidence of sound organizational and prioritization skills with the ability to work well in stressful situations

  • Excellent communication, negotiation, teaching and interpersonal skills with the ability to work well with patients, families, all levels of staff and the community

  • Ability to work well independently and to exercise sound judgement

  • Promotes and encourages professional development in self and others

  • Ability to perform the essential duties of the position

  • Demonstrated pattern of good attendance and work record

  • Computer skills should include competency with word, Excel, Power Point, Meditech

     

    Reference #:  RN-ARRHY. RVHS

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