St. Michael's Hospital

Registered Nurse - Trauma & Neurosurgery (BB-08CDE)

Found in: Talent CA

Description:
The RN works within a changing environment and in inter-professional teams to advocate for and promote wellness while ensuring the delivery of safe, effective and ethical nursing care. The RN shares his/her knowledge and expertise with others and contributes to the advancement of nursing practice excellence. The RN continually enhances his/her practice and competencies through ongoing learning, education, experience and reflective practice.RESPONSIBILITIES:The primary role of the RN is to provide holistic, evidence-based, culturally appropriate, patient-centred quality care in accordance with the College of Nurses of Ontario standards and SMH’s mission, vision, values and policies. The RN optimizes the patient’s experience and care outcomes by:• Being accountable for one’s decisions and professional practice; • Establishing a therapeutic relationship with the patient; • Collaborating with other members of the patient’s care team; and, • Coordinating and communicating patient care activities.The RN has 4 key areas of responsibility:Patient Care: • Acquires information to assess patient care and learning needs • Develops a plan of care and integrates nursing activities with other inter-professional activities • Engages in critical inquiry and reflection to select evidence-based interventions • Organizes nursing care and assigns or changes nursing care activities where appropriate• Evaluates the effectiveness of the plan of care and adjusts the plan as needed • Anticipates, recognizes and addresses rapidly changing situations• Provides health education to patients and their families using effective teaching strategies • Documents observations, assessments and care provision • Contributes to discharge and transition planning • Refers patient to other agencies or services as neededCollaboration & Coordination • Serves as the primary resource for organizing and coordinating patient care activities • Establishes and maintains respectful, collaborative, therapeutic and inter-professional relationships • Coordinates and communicates patient care activities for a safe and seamless transition and appropriate transfer of accountability • Participates in hospital committees and other groupsLeadership • Aligns behavior with SMH’s vision, mission and values and Code of Conduct• Supports the advancement of professional practice • Utilizes effective judgment in assigning patient care activities • Engages in self-reflection, performance review and ongoing learning • Participates in mentoring, teaching and /or coaching students, co-workers and other regulated and unregulated health professionals • Embraces change that leads to improved nursing practice and better patient outcomes • Advocates for a safe and healthy work environmentResearch • Participates in or supports research projects • Supports and participates in evidence based practice implementation and quality improvement initiativesQUALIFICATIONS: Must have Current General Class (Practising) Registration with the College of Nurses of OntarioBLS CertificationRecent experience in managing the care of adult post-surgical patientsNeurosurgical experience preferredNeuroscience Certification or Advanced Trauma Care Course preferredAbility to work collaboratively with other professions / disciplines in a team environmentExcellent communication skillsProven planning, time management, organization and coordination skills

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