Registered Practical Nurse

Oakville, ON Full-time $29.00/hour
Job description


Responsibilities:

  • Provides direct nursing care for specified patients, including appropriate supportive care and administration of treatments as prescribed.
  • Performs nursing assessments and triage of patient care needs for new and ongoing patients. Provides education to patients, families, and significant others; acts as an information resource to students, health care professionals, patients, and the public.
  • Provides family support as required, including applicable referrals and counseling.
  • Follows established NeuPath policies, procedures, and objectives, continuous quality improvement objectives, and safety, environmental, and/or infection control standards.
  • May train and guide other nursing and support staff engaged in clinical activities; may participate in research and related activities.
  • Performs miscellaneous job-related duties as assigned.

Qualifications:

  • Ability to maintain emotional stability to cope with human suffering, emergencies, and other stresses.
  • Ability to maintain quality, safety, and/or infection control standards.
  • Knowledge of medical treatment procedures, facilities, and equipment.
  • Knowledge of supportive care principles and techniques for patients.
  • Ability to educate patients and/or families as to the nature of the disease and to provide instruction on proper care and treatment.
  • Knowledge of related accreditation and certification requirements.
  • Ability to perform nursing assessments and patient triage.
  • Patient assessment and referral skills.
  • Proficient in I.V initiation and management
  • Diploma in Nursing
  • Minimum one (1) year of related work experience
  • Registered and in good standing with the College of Nurses of Ontario
  • Hold a current BCLS

Job Types: Full-time, Permanent

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