Career Opportunities

Ref #:851701

Specific Department and Program:CardioRespiratory - Heart Function Clinic


Number of positions required:1

Posted Date:Nov 12, 2019

Posting #:  2019-851701


Position: Registered Nurse

Department:  Heart Function Clinic (must provide availability of .6 FTE)

Status: Part-time

Hours:  Monday to Friday - 8 hour days (hours are subject to change based on operational needs).

Site:  Oakville

This is what you’ll be doing:

The Heart Function Clinic Registered Nurse is responsible for performing assessments, developing a plan of care and implementing and evaluating the care of patients with Heart Failure in coordination with the Cardiologist and Pharmacist.

  • Performing clinical assessments of the new and returning patients to the clinic
  • Utilize the physical assessment and critical thinking in assessing patient symptoms or lifestyle changes in conjunction with heart failure guidelines and protocol to determine appropriate patient care plan
  • Coordinate the plan for patient care between the Cardiologist and Pharmacist assessments
  • Provide education to the patients regarding lifestyle and dietary adjustments associated with the heart failure conditions
  • Work collaboratively with the patient and the patient family to promote the appropriate condition management
  • Document the assessment information in the clinic specific information management systems according to the given guidelines for patient information management

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-HCP certification required at time of hire
  • Demonstrated clinical expertise in care of patients with Cardiovascular disease is required
  • Demonstrated knowledge of Heart Failure is required
  • Demonstrated knowledge of ECG interpretation is an asset
  • Demonstrated initiative and organizational skills
  • Demonstrated teaching skills
  • Experienced in verbal and communication skills
  • Satisfactory attendance and performance record
  • Physically able to perform the job

Salary:  $33.23 to $47.57 per hour

Date posted:  November 12, 2019

Internal applications due by:  November 19, 2019

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 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