Wilson Memorial General HospitalWilson Memorial General Hospital

RN

REGISTERED NURSE

JOB SUMMARY:

The Registered Nurse is under the direct supervision of the Chief Nursing Officer. S/he is responsible for the direct care of clients in the clinical areas assigned within the scope of practice as outlined by the College of Nurses of Ontario. These areas include Acute Care, Emergency, Labour, Delivery and Newborn Care, Pediatrics and Long-term Care. The Registered Nurse will alternate being "in charge" on his/her shifts. S/he will assign duties to the RN, RPN, and Nursing Support Worker under her/his supervision.

QUALIFICATIONS:

  1. Holds current Certificate of Competence from the College of Nurses of Ontario
  2. Holds current CPR Certificate as a Basic Rescuer from the Heart and Stroke Foundation
  3. Proven ability to work well with others both internally and externally
  4. Experience and/or increased education in the various clinical areas mentioned is an asset
  5. Bilingualism an asset
  6. Computer and keyboarding skills and asset

RESPONSIBILITIES:

  1. Plan and implement direct care to clients in various clinical areas according to the Standards of Practice from the College of Nurses of Ontario
  2. Administer medications, IV fluids, O2 therapy, special treatments and dressings as ordered by the Medical Staff according to Hospital policy
  3. Document client care consistent with charting guidelines and audit standards
  4. Use wquipment, supplies, other Hospital resources and community agencies to corrdinate and maximize the quality of client care
  5. Participate in staff development by attending in services, reading journals, attending mock codes and taking courses, etc., to ensure continuous quality improvement in client care
  6. Keep within appropriate channels all confidential and privileged information about clients colleagues and other Helath Care personnel
  7. Member of one of the various Hospital committees (i.e. Quality Assurance, Obstetrics, Emergency, Long Term Care, etc.)
  8. Work as part of the Client Care Team and assume charge responsibilities as required

CHARGE RESPONSIBILITIES:

  1. Coordinate the delivery of care within the Hospital and other outside agencies during the shift
  2. Organize workload and delegation of duties to other members on the shift (i.e. RN, RPN, Nursing Support Worker).
  3. Arrange staff replacement as necessary
  4. Ensure completion of all required reports for the shift (i.e. Census, GRASP, Unusual Occurance, etc.)
  5. Ensure replacement of stock in various areas as well as completion of checklists, audits, etc., as per Hospital policy

OTHER

Perform other duties as assigned by the Chief Nursing Officer

APPLY TO:
Human Resources Department
Wilson Memorial General Hospital
26 Peninsula Road
P.O. Bag "W"
Marathon, ON P0T 2E0

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