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Registered Practical Nurse - Haemodialysis

Toronto, ON
  • Number of positions available : 1

  • To be discussed
  • Starting date : 1 position to fill as soon as possible

Position Profile

Humber River Health. Lighting New Ways In Healthcare.

 

Since opening our doors in 2015 as North America’s first fully digital hospital and we remain unwavering in our belief that we can change the hospital where we work, the community where we live, and the world of healthcare beyond our borders. Serving a community of 850,000 residents in North West Toronto, Equity Inclusivity and active participation in the North West Toronto Ontario Health Team are key initiatives important to our Team.  At Humber River Health, we use a custom combination of technology and clinical expertise to rebuild elements of care. We make technology work for staff and physicians; giving them more time to spend with patients, to eliminate inefficiencies, and to reduce the chance of errors. Humber River Health is formally affiliated with both the University of Toronto and Queen’s University and committed to becoming a community academic hospital. Clinical Excellence, Optimizing Care through Technology and Community Connection frame our Research Strategy.   

 

At Humber River Health, we’re not hoping for a renaissance, we are making it happen. As part of our dynamic team, you can lead the way, as we continue our journey towards high reliability care!

 

As an integral team member of the Nephrology Program, there is an opportunity to participate within the Program by utilizing a chronic disease prevention and management (CDPM) and self-management approach and philosophy, as the Program continues to achieve the deliverables under the Ontario Renal Network, and strives to achieve the targets of the Ontario Renal Plan III:

  • Empower and support patients to be active in their care
  • Integrate patient care throughout the kidney care journey
  • Improve patient access to kidney care

 

Right now we are looking for a  Registered Practical Nurse to work with our Haemodialysis Unit, Nephrology Program.

 

Position Responsibilities:

  • All aspects of care for patients receiving hemodialysis with a primary nursing focus
  • Providing education and follow-up to all hemodialysis patients
  • Must participate in quality assurance activities
  • All other RPN responsibilities set out by the department

Qualifications:

  • Graduate from a recognized Registered Practical Nursing two year diploma program
  • Current RPN registration with the College of Nurses of Ontario
  • Current BCLS certification
  • Minimum one year acute Medical / Surgical experience, required.
  • Minimum one to two years Hemodialysis experience is required.
  • Nephrology courses preferred or commitment to complete within an agreed period of time.
  • Demonstrate competency in a variety of skills including (but not limited to), intramuscular injections, intravenous therapy initiation and discontinuation, blood transfusion, wound care dressing, medication administration, etc.
  • Ability to prioritize and complete assignments in a reasonable length of time;
  • Demonstrated sound judgment, good observation and patient assessment skills, tact and empathy;
  • Demonstrated ability to perform appropriately in emergency situations;
  • Proven ability to perform a preceptorship role;
  • Physically capable of performing the essential duties of the position;
  • Demonstrated understanding of and commitment to Humber's comprehensive safety programs and practices, including staff patient, and environmental safety, and participation in regular in-service education in this area
  • Demonstrated effective interpersonal and communication skills required
  • Knowledge of a second language as asset
  • Basic computer skills and Meditech experience is an asset
  • Excellent attendance and discipline free record required.

     

Reporting Relationship: Manager, Haemodialysis Unit

Hiring Salary Range: $34.641 - $35.145

Hours of work: Available to work 8 rotating shifts including weekends, day and evening shifts.

Location: Humber River Health - Wilson Site

Union:  NOWU

 

Why choose Humber River Health?

 

At Humber River Health, our staff, physicians, and volunteers are lighting new ways in healthcare. We are proud to be recognized as a part of Greater Toronto’s Top Employers by Mediacorp Canada Inc. We support employees by providing evidence-based leadership and cultivating a culture that consistently wows as a Huron Consulting hospital. We are a member of the Toronto Academic Health Science Network (TAHSN) and are deeply involved in research and academic collaboration. We are dedicated to high-quality patient care and demonstrate our values of compassion, professionalism, and respect.

 

Attracting and retaining a workforce that represents the diverse communities surrounding Humber River Health, is a priority.  We encourage applicants from all equity-deserving groups, including but not limited to, individuals who identity as Indigenous, racialized, seniors, persons living with disabilities, women, and those who identify as 2SLGBTQ.

 

Applicants will not be discriminated against on the basis of race, creed, sex, sexual orientation, gender identity or expression, age, religion, disability, medical condition, or any protected category prohibited by the Ontario Human Rights Code and Accessibility for Ontarians with Disabilities Act.

 

Accommodations are available throughout the recruitment process as well as during employment at Humber River Health. Please direct any accommodation requests to our recruitment team.

 

Please be advised that in order to be eligible for employment at Humber River Health, all new hires must have received a complete COVID-19 vaccination series approved by Health Canada AND have received their most recent dose of the COVID-19 vaccine at least 14 days prior to their first date of employment. Medical exemptions or any other kind of requested exemption based upon the Hospital’s obligations pursuant to the Ontario Human Rights Code will be considered on a case-by-case basis.

 


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