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Registered Practical Nurse, Telemetry/Integrated Stroke Unit, Temporary Full-time x2, Stratford

Stratford, ON

  • 29.39 to 31.17 $ per hour according to experience
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  • As soon as possible

POSTING DATE: December 22, 2021                                                                                 POSTING #844-21 (CUPE Service)
EXPIRY DATE: December 29, 2021
REVISED EXPIRY DATE: March 9, 2022

                                                                                         HURON PERTH HEALTHCARE ALLIANCE
                                                                                                               NOTICE OF VACANCY
                                                                                                                           REPOSTED

POSITION: REGISTERED PRACTICAL NURSE
Telemetry/Integrated Stroke Unit
Primary Site: Stratford
Temporary Full-time x2

REPORTS TO: Manager, ICU, Telemetry, Stroke and Cardiorespiratory Program

DATE REQUIRED: As soon as possible

SALARY: $29.39 to $31.17 per hour

QUALIFICATIONS:
- Current Certificate of Registration in good standing with the College of Nurses of Ontario
- Current BCLS Certification

EXPERIENCE:
- Minimum of two (2) years recent nursing experience in an acute care setting preferred with the ability to work to full scope of practice as defined by the Huron Perth Healthcare Alliance
- Recent clinical experience (minimum two years) in Cardiac Care and Acute Stroke/Stroke Rehab Nursing
- Recent related courses, in-services in Cardiac Care Nursing and Acute Stroke/Stroke Rehab Nursing

SKILLS/ABILITIES:
- Ability to plan, organize and exercise effective decision making
- Excellent critical thinking, communication and problem solving skills
- Ability to prioritize and function both independently and interdependently with the inter-professional care team
- Evidence of ongoing professional development and continuing education
- Ability to engage patient and family partners in patient education promoting vascular health
- Ability to meet the physical demands of the position
- Working knowledge of or the ability to quickly comprehend the Meditech Information System and personal computer applications
- Excellent physical assessment skills

Required Learning:
- Recent Basic Cardiac Arrhythmia course (current experience)
- Recent 12 lead ECG interpretation course (current experience)
- National Institutes of Health Stroke Scale (NIHSS)
- Acute Stroke Unit Orientation Course (eLearning modules)
- Stroke Rehabilitation Unit Orientation (eLearning modules)
- Completion of IV Therapy Initiation and IV Therapy Discontinuation course

Preferred Learning:
- Gentle Persuasive Approach (GPA) Training
- AlphaFIM and FIM Certification
- Swallowing screening
- Apex Innovations Canadian Hemispheres Stroke Competency Certification

**Applicants may be eligible for Canada Student Loan Forgiveness and Tuition Support Program for Nurses programs**

Please be advised that we are no longer accepting emailed or paper-based resumes. Please submit a complete resume by visiting our job opportunities page on our website: www.hpha.ca

As a part of our commitment to the health and safety of our patients, staff and community from COVID-19, the Huron Perth Healthcare Alliance requires that all staff have received the required doses of COVID-19 vaccine approved by Health Canada.

The Huron Perth Healthcare Alliance is an equal opportunity employer that strives to create a respectful, accessible and inclusive work environment. We know that we are strengthened by a diverse workforce and encourage applications from all equity-seeking groups, including but not limited to: Indigenous persons, visible minorities, persons with visible and/or invisible disabilities, persons who identify as women and persons of marginalized sexual orientation and gender identities. Upon individual requests, hiring processes will be modified to remove barriers to accommodate those with disabilities. Should Any applicant require accommodation through the application, interview or selection process, please contact Human Resources for assistance.


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