Maternal Newborn Services (RPN)

Registered Practical Nurse
Ajax Pickering Campus, Part 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 is gaining a reputation in the health care industry for our innovative and sustained approach to the enterprise‐wide deployment of Lean thinking as the fundamental philosophy underpinning our transformation efforts. As part of our new Strategic Plan‐on‐a‐Page and commitment to continuous improvement, the Hospital will provide all of its staff and physicians with the knowledge, tools, and support required to lead the industry in defining and delivering the best healthcare experience. Rouge Valley is committed to the deployment of Lean thinking as the fundamental philosophy underpinning our transformation efforts. 

The Registered Practical Nurse is responsible for assessing, planning, implementing and evaluating nursing care in a multidisciplinary, family centred care environment. The ideal candidate will bring a confident and resourceful attitude in the face of challenges, and have the motivation to deliver results in a complex and demanding environment.

REQUIREMENTS:

  • Current certification with the College of Nurses of Ontario as a registered practical nurse.

  • Registered Practical Nurse Diploma from a recognized community college

  • 1 – 2 years recent (within last two years) obstetrical experience [Ante Partum, Post Partum (Combined Care), Special Care Nursery].

  • Current Basic Cardiac Life Support certification (Ontario Heart & Stroke guidelines preferred).

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

  • Breastfeeding course or demonstrated experience an asset.

  • Completion of Neonatal Resuscitation, Health Assessment and Medication courses.

  • Demonstrated experience in performing electrocardiograms (ECGs) an asset.

  • Demonstrated experience in performing venipuncture an asset.

  • Demonstrated skills in providing patient education and sharing knowledge of expected outcomes and care.

  • Demonstrated ability to set priorities and provide care in a fast paced, high pressure environment.

  • Demonstrated excellent interpersonal and communication skills, with ability to communicate effectively and collaborate well with patients, families, other care providers and the community.

  • Demonstrated ability to relate to patients and family members representative of a diverse community setting.

  • Demonstrated commitment to and practice of excellent customer service with patients, colleagues, volunteers and other members of the community and public.

  • Demonstrated excellent documentation skills.

  • Demonstrated ability to effectively work - independently and within a multidisciplinary team.

  • Demonstrated ability to exercise sound judgement.

  • Demonstrated ability to perform the essential duties of the position.

  • Demonstrated ability to perform all RPN nursing and related duties to the full scope of their practice preferred.

  • Demonstrated pattern of good attendance and reliability.

  • Demonstrated understanding of and commitment to Rouge Valley's comprehensive safety programs and practices including staff safety, patient safety, infection control and environmental safety and participates in regular in-service education in this area.

  • Demonstrated commitment to ongoing professional development.

  • Commitment to the use of Lean principles, methodologies and tools in support of providing the best healthcare experience possible to our patients.

  • Exposure to and understanding of Lean principles, methodologies and tools is an asset.

 

Reference #: RPN-MNS.RVHS

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