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Royal Victoria Regional Health Centre

The ROYAL VICTORIA REGIONAL HEALTH CENTRE, proud recipient of the Healthy Hospital Innovators Award, is a state-of-the-art, 500,000 square-foot facility located in Barrie, Ontario, one of the fastest growing cities in Canada.

Our team of over 250 skilled physicians, 2155 caring staff members, and 1,100 dedicated volunteers provides outstanding healthcare specializing in Cancer Care, Surgical Care, Critical/Emergency Care, Medical Care, Mental Health as well as Women and Children’s programs. Annually the RVH admits more than 15,500 patients, delivers more than 2300 babies and handles more than 80,000 visits to the Emergency Room.

Position:  Registered Practical Nurse #876

Region:  Barrie & Area

Description:  The Registered Practical Nurse (RPN) is a professional caregiver who is responsible and accountable for providing quality patient care within a delivery model in accordance with the philosophy, policies and standards of care of the Royal Victoria Regional Health Centre, the College of Nurses of Ontario (CNO) and all relevant legislation. This role rotates within the Pre & Post Surgery units- Admissions, and Surgery Recovery

-Current Certificate of Registration from the College of Nurses of Ontario
-Current BCLS
-Additional formal educational requirements/certifications as required in department
-Post Diploma Education, Perianesthesia Nursing (RPN) Course essential- RPN Drug administration course essential
-Post Diploma Education, Patient Assessment essential
-Basic Computer skills an asset

-Two years current progressive experience in Surgical Nursing essential
-Pediatric Nursing experience an asset
-Geriatric Nursing experience an asset
-Ability and experience demonstrated through positive performance appraisals and work history
-Must be able to perform all essential duties of position description, which includes the ability to lift and move patients, pushing, pulling, bending and stooping
-Function within the Health and Safety guideline providing safe and supportive environment for all patients

-Sound problem solving, communication (oral and written), conflict resolution and decision making skills
-Excellent organizational skills
-Computer literacy in current software applications
-Demonstrated commitment to the professional growth and development of self and others
-Demonstrated commitment to the concepts of Continuous Quality Improvement and Customer Service
-Arrhythmia Interpretation

Salary:  $28.71 - $29.35/hour

Terms of Employment:  Casual

Deadline for Application:  Thursday, January 18, 2018

How to Apply:  Applications accepted only via, click on RVH Career Opportunities and search for Requisition #876.

Location:  Barrie, Ontario

Profession Type:  Nurses (NP, RN and RPN)

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