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Registered Practical Nurse (CUPE), Float Pool – Full Time Temporary (until approx May 2024) – Markham Site

Markham Stouffville Hospital

This is a Contract-Staffs position in Markham, ON posted January 11, 2023.

Land Acknowledgement:

Oak Valley Health honours the traditional territory of the closest Indigenous communities, the Chippewas (chi-puh-waas) of Georgina Island and the Mississaugas of Scugog Island. The Haudenosaunee (Ho-de-no-shau-nee) and Anishinaabe (Ah-nish-in-ah-beh) have lived, worked and existed on this land from time immemorial. This land is covered by Treaty 13 signed with the Mississaugas of the Credit, and the Williams Treaty signed with many Mississauga and Chippewa bands.

Forbes Canada Honouree

We are honoured to be recognized as one of Forbes Canada’s Best Employers for Diversity 2022. We ranked within the top 150 organizations across the country. Learn more about our commitment to EDI. https://www.oakvalleyhealth.ca/about-us/equity-diversity-and-inclusion

Who you are:

  • You encompass Oak Valley Health’s core values and live the words of Respect, Trust, Commitment, Compassion and Courage
  • You are a patient and/or client centered individual who performs at an exemplary standard
  • You are a team player with excellent communication, critical thinking and prioritization skills

What we are looking for:

As a Registered Practical Nurse you will become an integral member of the Interdisciplinary Health Care Team (IDHCT) responsible for the comprehensive care of patients through the Float Team. You will practice in an environment where the emphasis is on professional practice and customer satisfaction. Using your clinical expertise, you will, in collaboration with the IDHCT, be responsible for patients within any clinical area of hospital including admitted patients within the Emergency Department. You will also provide support to all Oak Valley Health sites including RCC. In addition, you will utilize your demonstrated clinical leadership skills, well developed analytical, problem solving, delegation and interpersonal skills to assist you in the provision of quality patient care. You will be accountable for the development of comprehensive patient care plans and patient education plans, which reflect your ongoing assessment focusing on the patient’s goals. Your excellent clinical leadership skills will assist you in working with the Interdisciplinary Health Care Team in the further development of programs to enhance and support patient care.

What you bring to the role:

  • Minimum 2 years of recent acute medicine nursing experience required.
  • Graduate from a recognized Registered Practical Nursing two year diploma program.
  • Current RPN registration with the College of Nurses of Ontario.
  • Experience on the LTC environment preferred.
  • Current BCLS certification.
  • Excellent organizational skills with an ability to set priorities.
  • Critical thinking and prioritization skills required.
  • Excellent organizational skills and ability to problem solve with the team.
  • Experience with patient health teaching.
  • Demonstrate competency in a variety of skills including (but not limited to), intramuscular injections, intravenous therapy initiation and discontinuation.
  • Demonstrate knowledge of IPAC practice and following outbreak protocols.
  • Demonstrate adherence to the organization’s code of conduct.
  • Advance Physical Assessment Skill is required.
  • Basic computer skills and Point Click Care experience is an asset.
  • Knowledge of community resources.
  • Excellent attendance and discipline free record required.

Work Schedule

Candidates will be required to work 12 hour rotating shifts, including days (0730h-1930h) and nights (1930h – 0730h) and weekends. Schedules may change based on operational needs.

Compensation:

BAND CU10: $31.88 – 33.04 per hour

Who we are:

Oak Valley Health is one of Ontario’s leading community healthcare organizations. Across our two sites (Markham and Uxbridge) and Reactivation Care Centre (RCC), we provide high quality, patient-centred care to more than 435,000 patients each year. We offer diagnostic and emergency services and deliver clinical programs in acute care medicine and surgery, addictions and mental health, and childbirth and children’s services. We are also proud to be part of the Eastern York Region North Durham Ontario Health Team (OHT).

Our 526 physicians, 28 midwives, 2,400 staff and 1,000 volunteers serve patients and families with an honoured to care mindset and are focused on delivering an extraordinary patient experience to the residents of Markham, Whitchurch-Stouffville, Uxbridge and beyond. We are dedicated to providing access to the right care, at the right time, in the right place by the right people and at the right cost. Are you ready to join us?

COVID Statement

As a result of the COVID-19 pandemic and the need to strengthen and promote health protection to patients, staff and members of the public attending in the hospital, prior to the first day of employment with the Hospital, all successful candidates are required to provide proof of COVID-19 vaccination (full vaccination is required). In order to provide you with fair & equitable accommodation, you must submit supporting medical exemption documentation or an affidavit detailing why your religion prohibits you from receiving the COVID-19 vaccine.

Oak Valley Health Diversity Statement

Oak Valley Health takes pride in serving some of Canada’s most diverse communities. We are committed to fostering an environment of equity and inclusivity where every person can work and receive care safely, openly and honestly. All qualified applicants will receive consideration for employment without regard to race, colour, religion, gender, gender identity or expression, sexual orientation, nation of origin, genetics, disability, age, veteran status, marital or family status, belief system, or other factors related to one’s personal identity and/or values. Furthermore, Oak Valley Health is committed to meeting the needs of all individuals in accordance with the Accessibility for Ontarians with Disabilities Act (AODA) and the Ontario Human Rights Code. Should you require accommodations during the recruitment and selection process, please contact Human Resources.


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