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Job Title:
RPN-FT 3C Surgical

Posted Date:
Closing Date:
Education Level:
None specified

Job Description


                                                                                   Ref# 19SEI163

                                                                              1 ‑ Full Time ‑ RPN

                                                                 3C Surgical/Neuro Inpatient Unit



This position will involve working the day, evening and weekend shifts.  The shift is not to be interpreted as a




Reporting to the Manager ‑ Surgical Services, you will be responsible for providing quality nursing care to a patient

population with predictable outcomes. As part of a multidisciplinary health care team, you will practice within the

Standards of the College of Nurses of Ontario, the Philosophy and Values of Nursing Services and the policies of the

Health Sciences Centre.


Applicants must have the following qualifications:

*  Current registration as a Registered Practical Nurse with the College of Nurses of Ontario

*  Surgical Care experience within the last 2 years

*  Current certification in BCLS

*  Completion of the Meditech Training Course in Order Entry

*  Completion of a recognized Assessment Course

*  Completion of a recognized Medication Administration Course


In addition, applicants must have skill and experience in the following elements of nursing practice:

*  Care planning, Team meetings and Patient Teaching

*  Assessment of vital signs including oxygen saturation monitoring and glucometer testing

*  Administration of medications

*  Pre and post operative surgical care

*  Epimorph monitoring and assessment

*  Specimen collection

*  Wound care including dressings, drain shortening and removal, emptying, measuring and removal of drainage

devices and suture and staple removal

*  Chest tube monitoring

*  Urinary catheterization, bladder irrigation and ostomy care

*  Oral and tracheostomy suctioning

*  Intravenous therapy including monitoring of the site and discontinuing the IV

*  Application and monitoring of restraints

*  Enteral nutrition including monitoring, changing bags and tubing, adding solution

*  Isolation techniques

*  Documentation on an electronic record



Salary Range:  $29.577 to 30.361



The Health Sciences Centre strives to ensure the safety and security of the patients, visitors, employees and assets

financial and otherwise.  As one tool in the recruitment screening process, all offers of employment to external

candidates shall be conditional upon a satisfactory Vulnerable Sector Check (VSC) to ensure the absence of relevant

criminal convictions.



The Health Sciences Centre (HSC) is committed to delivering healthcare in a manner that is consistent with Patient

and Family Centred Care.  Applicants are required to have a demonstrated knowledge, understanding and

commitment to this care philosophy.


Candidates will have demonstrated adherence to the Hospital's Code of Conduct.  Regular attendance at work is

imperative, therefore, all applicants will have to demonstrate a good attendance record to be considered for this




We are an equal opportunity employer.  Upon request, accommodations due to a disability are available throughout

the selection process.


As a proposed designation position under the French Language Policy (HR‑esa‑12) Level 2 ‑ French

Language Skills are required.



If there are no qualified applicants for the above position, the Hospital may, at their discretion, train unqualified



Interested applicants must submit a resume outlining relative previous experience and training no later than

11:59p.m. on Tuesday, 17 September, 2019.


Internal applicants may apply via the job posting page on the iNtranet.  External applicants must apply through our




Posted:  September 10, 2019