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Posting #: 2021-872504
Position: Registered Nurse
Status: Temporary Full-time for approximately 1 year
Hours: Various rotating 12 hours shifts, (Hours subject to change based on operational requirements)
Halton Healthcare takes great pride in providing quality, compassionate healthcare services to our rapidly growing communities. As a progressive and vibrant healthcare organization, we are committed to being an innovative centre of excellence in community hospital care in the Halton and Peel Regions. We are a distinctive centre of healthcare excellence that offers first-rate care in an innovative environment that supports the physical, mental, emotional and spiritual needs of the community.
The Emergency Department is a 54 bed unit that serves the communities of Halton, Halton Hills and the surrounding areas. Last year, we had approximately 78,000 visits although the number is estimated to climb to 81,000 this year.
Our ED serves patients of all ages and treats patients of every medical and mental health illness.
Our ED has uniquely built in a 5 bed mental health unit and a dedicated DI cluster to better service our patients.
Our roaming triage model helps us to quickly triage patients and deploy them to the most appropriate area of the department where they will be treated.
Our 24-hour staff are fortunate to be comprised of nurses, physicians, nurse practitioners, physician assistants and many other members of a very robust multidisciplinary team. Dedicated internal medicine in the ED working with two nurse practitioners helps to ensure comprehensive assessments of patients for timely referrals and/or admission.
This is what you'll be doing:
Functioning interdependently with members of the multidisciplinary team; assesses the needs of and provides treatment to adult and paediatric patients requiring care in the Emergency Department. Our Emergency Department includes a large stretcher treatment area including a RAZ unit and a Fast Track unit.
This is what you’ll need to do it:
Halton Healthcare endeavors to hire individuals who are competent in their chosen profession and who exemplify our mission, vision and values of accountability, respect and compassion which guide our individual behaviours and attitudes.
- Current Registration in good standing with the College of Nurses of Ontario
- Current BCLS Certification required at time of hire
- Previous Emergency Department experience required
- Experience in triage and in-charge responsibilities required.
- ACLS certificate required at time of hire and ongoing.
- Completion of an on-site sponsored course is required within one year of hire date
- Successful completion of Canadian Emergency Nursing Certification Exam would be an asset
- Successful completion of post-diploma Emergency courses, e.g. TNCC, ENPC, PALS, would be an asset
- Basic ECG interpretation and 12 lead ECG application and interpretation preferred
- Must be able to meet the physical demands of the position
- Satisfactory employment and attendance record required
Salary: $33.56 to $48.05 per hour
Date Posted: March 2, 2021
Internal Applications Due By: March 9, 2021
If you are passionate about what you do, motivated by a job well done, and as committed to excellence, quality and patient satisfaction as we are, we'd like to hear from you. Please submit your application via our website at www.haltonhealthcare.com directly to this posting and include a current copy of your resume.
We thank all those who apply but only those individuals selected for further consideration will be contacted.
In accordance with the Accessibility for Ontarians with Disabilities Act and the Ontario Human Rights Code, Halton Healthcare will provide accommodations throughout the recruitment and selection process. If you require an accommodation, we will work with you to meet your accommodation needs to ensure your equal participation.
All personal information is collected under the authority of the Freedom of Information and Protection of Privacy Act.
Halton Healthcare is a smoke free facility in and around all three sites. Smoking is not permitted on hospital properties. We thank everyone who works at or visits our hospitals for respecting this healthy initiative. We are also a scent-free environment for all employees and visitors to accommodate individuals’ health concerns arising from exposure to scented products, We ask for everyone's cooperation in our efforts to accommodate health concerns.
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