Registered Practical Nurse - BR Emergency
Position Type: Part-time
Position Status: Permanent
Union Affiliation: CUPE PT
Closing date: 31-Jul-2014
Reporting to the Patient Care Manager, the Registered Practical Nurse (RPN) is a professional caregiver who is responsible and accountable for providing assessment, planning, implementation and evaluation of patient care within a total patient care delivery model in accordance with the standards of practice and competencies of the College of Nurses of Ontario, the Regulated Health Professions Act, The Scarborough Hospital (TSH) and the Canadian Triage Acuity Scale (CTAS) guidelines.
The RPN will be part a busy department providing service across the spectrum of all emergencies including: a high patient population for paediatrics, cardiology, obstetrics/gynecology, moderate trauma, oncology, dialysis, medicine and psychiatry. The RPN will practice independently within his/her scope of practice
In this role, the RPN will engage in ethical conduct and will provide high quality nursing care to patients and their families, based on the philosophy and conceptual framework of Nursing Practice at TSH. The RPN will strive to understand and appreciate the diversity of our patient population and workforce.
TSH offers a culture that fosters Integrity, Compassion, Accountability, Respect and Excellence (ICARE). We embrace and celebrate our community’s unique multicultural heritage and diversity. TSH is committed to providing accessible employment practices, in compliance with the AODA. Requests for accommodation can be made at any stage of the recruitment process, applicants are asked to make their needs/requirements known