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Registered Nurse, Operating Room Meditech Expanse (Georgian Bay General Hospital)



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2019/10/07 12:00

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Registered Nurse, Operating Room Meditech Expanse (Georgian Bay General Hospital)
For over 20 years, Collingwood General & Marine Hospital (CGMH), Georgian Bay General Hospital (GBGH), Headwaters Health Care Centre (HHCC) and Royal Victoria Regional Health Centre (RVH) have been in partnership sharing a single Health Information System (HIS) – Meditech. This group has come to be known as the “Regional IT Partnership”.
The primary purpose of this partnership is to improve patient safety and quality of care by promoting, implementing and maintaining a one patient, one record vision through a single shared HIS. The Regional IT Partnership has identified information and technology as a key pillar to support a safe and efficient patient experience while driving clinical excellence. We are excited to be preparing for the implementation of a new health information system (Meditech Expanse) that will bring together a team of skilled clinical experts and stakeholders from the four partner hospitals.
The Registered Nurse (RN) 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 Georgian Bay General Hospital (GBGH), the College of Nurses of Ontario (CNO) and all relevant legislation. 
  • Maintain Standards of Practice in the provision of Perioperative Patient Care  
  • Perform all essential duties of the Perioperative Registered Nurse scope of practice, including Perioperative Circulating and Scrub responsibilities, lift and move instruments/equipment, lift and move patients, pushing, pulling, bending and stooping  
  • Participation in educational activities to maintain and advance competency and experience in all areas of Perioperative patient care  
  • Willingness to participate in preceptor programs  Ability to work and communicate effectively in a multi-disciplinary team setting  
  • Flexibility to accommodate changing assignments and workloads
  • Current Certificate of Competence from the College of Nurses of Ontario  
  • Current ACLS and BLS Certification  
  • Operating Room Course (including Clinical)  
  • Canadian Perioperative Nursing Certification an asset 
  • Coronary Care Course an asset  
  • CSAO Course an asset  
  • Current PALS certification  
  • Current experience in active General Operating Room 
  • Experience in PACU an asset  
  • Experience in Surgical Nursing an asset  
  • Professional Association Membership  
  • Ability and experience demonstrated through positive attendance, performance appraisal and work history
  • Demonstrated ability to maintain confidentiality  
  • Demonstrated ability to work co-operatively in a team setting  
  • Demonstrated ability to communicate effectively with others and strong interpersonal skills  
  • Demonstrated ability to maintain professional manner at all times, demonstrating flexibility, sound judgment and adaptability in decision making, problem solving and team building to function as an effective team member  
  • Clinical and leadership knowledge and experience consistent with a solid level of judgement, confidence, critical thinking, problem solving and organizational skills  
  • Demonstrated commitment to the concepts of Continuous Quality Improvement and Customer Service
  • Demonstrated commitment to the professional growth and development of self and others  
  • Computer literacy
For further information and to apply to this posting (Req #3603) please visit the careers page at www.rvh.on.ca

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