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Lakeridge Health
Jan 19, 2019
Part time
Registered Nurse - Surgical Program LAKERIDGE HEALTH Position: REGISTERED NURSE Department: CORPORATE SURGICAL PROGRAM Status: REGULAR AND TEMPORARY PART TIME Programs: PACU and OR Schedules: 4, 8 and 12 hour shifts; Days, Evenings, Nights, Weekends, and On-Call Sites Available: Lakeridge Health Oshawa, Ajax Pickering, Bowmanville, and Port Perry DUTIES AND RESPONSIBILITIES: PACU: Your duties include assessing, planning implementation and evaluating nursing care and practice activities in a multidisciplinary family centered care environment. Using an advanced level of nursing practice and excellent observation skills, the PACU nurse monitors post-operative patient progress while recovering from local, regional, or general anesthesia OR: Your duties will include immediate pre-operative, intraoperative and immediate post-operative care with regard to booked surgical procedures, assisting physicians, and other related duties. DEPARTMENT SPECIFIC QUALIFICATIONS: PACU**: * Critical Care Course required * Minimum 2 years recent experience in Post Anaesthesia Care or ICU required; * Canadian Peri-anesthesia Nursing Certification preferred; * Knowledge of NAPAN standards * Advanced Cardiac Life Support (ACLS) and Paediatric Advanced Life Support (PALS) (required for Ajax Pickering) OR/SURGICAL SUITE**: * Recognized Operating Room course * Significant recent experience in the Operating Room; * CNA Perioperative Nursing Certificate, preferred; * Knowledge of ORNAC standards of practice; ** Additional department specific preferred qualifications available on full posting** PROGRAM QUALIFICATIONS: * Registration with the College of Nurses of Ontario (in good standing); * Demonstrated commitment to maintain Reflective Practice Standards as outlined by the CON; * Current BCLS certificate required; ACLS certificate is preferred; * B.Sc.N preferred; * Able to communicate information in an understandable, relevant and accurate manner; * Ability to work independently on occasional shifts including on call; * Proven organizational, interpersonal, problem-solving and teaching skills; * Sound judgement, excellent observation and patient assessment skills, tact and empathy; * Able to perform appropriately in emergency situations; * Ability to assess and provide related health education to patients and/or families and the health care team; * Ability to foster good public relations and effective working relationships using knowledge, tact, and empathy in a patient centered care environment; * Demonstrated commitment to life-long learning in areas of patient assessment, patient education, leadership and related clinical specialties; * Demonstrated ability to adapt to change in patient care assignments, patient care units and hospital sites within the Surgical Program; * Ability to lift, turn, transfer patients manually and with mechanical aids; * Ability to wear personal protective equipment as regulated; * Demonstrated commitment to our core values of Compassion, Innovation, Courage and Trust; * Demonstrated understanding of and commitment to Lakeridge Health's comprehensive safety programs and practices including staff, patient and environmental safety; and, * Proven good attendance record with capability of maintaining the same standard.
Northwest Territories Health and Social Services Authority
Jan 18, 2019
Full time
The Northwest Territories Health and Social Services Authority (NTHSSA) is the single provider to all health and social services in the Northwest Territories (NWT), with the exception of Hay River and Thlicho regions, covering 1.2 million square kilometers and serving approximately 43,000 people, including First Nations, Inuit, Metis and non-aboriginals. Health and social services includes the full range of primary, secondary and tertiary health services and social services including family services. protection services, care placements, mental health, addictions, and developmental activities, delivered by more than 1,400 health and social services staff. Located within the Fort Resolution Community Health Centre, the NP reports administratively to the Nurse in Charge - Fort Resolution. Clinically the NP reports to the Regional Manager, Primary Care and is a member of a NTHSSA team of NP's with varying levels of experience, skills and abilities. This team of NP's may be working within a variety of government and non-government community based locations in Yellowknife, Dettah, N'Dilo, Fort Resolution and Lutsel K'e and the hospital in Yellowknife. As a practitioner, the NP will provide comprehensive nursing care to clients including; health promotion, illness and injury prevention, supportive, curative, rehabilitative and palliative care. The incumbent will also be required to collaborate with community health care providers to increase the capacity for self-care and direction as an educator, leader, researcher and advanced clinical practitioner. The NP will consult and/or refer to other health professionals as appropriate at any point in the assessment of the client, or when planning, implementing or evaluating client care when the client's condition is such that: diagnosis and/or treatment plan is unclear or beyond the scope of the NP to determine; care that is required approaches or reaches the limits of the scope of practice of the NP; it is potentially life-threatening; or a chronic health problem destabilizes. The degree to which the physician becomes involved may vary from: providing an opinion and recommendation; an opinion, recommendation and concurrent intervention; and/or assuming primary responsibility for the care of the client. Typically, the above qualifications would be attained by:   The successful completion of a Nursing Degree, certification as a Nurse Practitioner and 2 years of recent nursing experience. ADDITIONAL REQUIREMENTS   NTHSSA-Yellowknife Regional Requirements The NP must be able to acquire within a reasonable time frame, and remain current with, the following training and certifications: WHMIS CPR Transportation of Dangerous Goods, Standard X-ray processing (chest and extremities), and Pharmaceutical process and provedures Immunization Certification IAP, CPR, PALS, BTLS, and TNCC would be an assest, as well as training in emergency response. Canadian Nursing Association Certifications are an asset Salary range for the position is $104,618 - $124,898 with a yearly Northern Allowance of $9,547 
Northwest Territories Health and Social Services Authority
Jan 18, 2019
Full time
The Northwest Territories Health and Social Services Authority (NTHSSA) offers challenging and exciting careers in health and social services delivery and administration in Canada’s North. The Territorial Authority has service locations in communities across the territory and a staff of more than 1,600 serving over 43,000 residents of the NWT and 5,900 residents of the Kitikmeot Region of Nunavut. Challenging work, welcoming communities, and expanded opportunities are some of the benefits offered to employees of the NTHSSA. The Cancer Nurse Navigator (Navigator) is a specially trained Registered Nurse (RN) with oncology expertise who will work to coordinate and navigate the care of persons and families affected by cancer in the Northwest Territories (NWT) across their cancer journey. As the case manager for persons affected by cancer, this position will act as a resource and nurse mentor to Family Practitioners (FPs), Registered Nurses (RNs) in the community Health Centres, Nurse in Charge (NICs) and other health care professionals, both within Yellowknife and across the communities of the Northwest Territories (NWT). The Navigator is focused on supporting enhanced access to cancer support services to both external providers, patients and families by acting as a single point of contact during key transitions points along the cancer care continuum, including: initial connection and access to cancer care at initial diagnosis, transitioning to active treatment, transitions at end of treatment (palliative care, survivorship, return to primary care), and acting as a key contact to re-establish connection to cancer care for providers. The Navigator will provide direct and in-direct nursing care to cancer patients ranging from pediatric to geriatric. The incumbent has a sound knowledge of nursing process, theory and responsibility, demonstrating sound problem solving, communication, prioritizing, conflict resolution and decision making skills and excellent organizational skills. The Navigator promotes a holistic and comprehensive approach to planning, organizing, teaching and relationship development that will best meet the needs of the patient; acts as a patient advocate, facilitating communication between the patients, their family, Family Practitioners (FPs), specialists and other health care professionals; engages in direct cancer patient care during various inpatient and outpatient departments at Stanton Territorial Hospital; respects the patient and family through supporting and maintaining confidentiality of patient information; and recognizes the supportive association within the cancer care trajectory to promote emotional self-care. Knowledge, Skills & Abilities Required Knowledge of, and ability to apply advanced oncology and nursing processes. In depth knowledge of cancer care, including both clinical and supportive care. In depth knowledge of the Territorial and community based cancer support services. Skilled in the provision of mentorship, education, training, advice and assessment using specialized equipment, medications, tools and techniques (including but not limited to chemotherapy equipment, chemotherapy and biotherapy medications, chemotherapy and biotherapy spill management, etc.). Skilled in the operation of standard and specialized medical equipment (such as but not limited to: CVC lines, IV pumps and lines, stretcher, thermometers, sphygmomanometer, blood glucose monitors, suction tubes, sharps, cytotoxic materials, pulse oximeter, etc.). Skilled in the discernment of financial, human and material resources. Ability to develop and maintain networks and resources at the local and territorial and inter-provincial level in order to ensure support of patients and their families. Able to be innovative and creative in order to develop strategies that successfully meet the needs of diverse patient, family, and provider populations. Ability to work effectively in a cross-cultural setting. The Cancer Nurse Navigator requires a baccalaureate Degree in Nursing and a completion or willingness to complete an oncology nursing program along with a minimum of 5 years nursing experience. Salary range for this position is  $87,263 - $104,208 along with an annual Norther Allowance of $3,450
Northwest Territories Health and Social Services Authority
Jan 18, 2019
Full time
A Truly Spectacular Career Opportunity! The Northwest Territories Health and Social Services (NTHSSA) in the Yellowknife region is seeking a Primary Health Care Nurse Practitioner.  Nurse Practitioners are important members of a team working out of the Primary Care Centre that includes physicians, midwives, public health, nurse and mental health and addictions practitioners that provide programs and services in the communities of Dettah, Fort Resolution, ¿utselk'e, Ndil¿ and Yellowknife.  This position is based in Yellowknife with limited to no travel to the outlying communities. In this role you will be responsible for providing clients with advanced health assessment, diagnosis, interventions and appropriate follow up to ensure NWT residents receive a high quality of health care. Nurse Practitioners have the option to work anywhere; here are a few reasons why we think you should choose Yellowknife, NT: Generous Leave Allowances  - Employees earn 16.5 days off during their first year of employment, this is on top of mandatory leave, special leave and even winter bonus days! Training Opportunities  - Team members are offered regular on the job training and additional professional development is available on a case by case basis. Competitive Salary and Pension  - This role offers a salary range of $105K - $125K plus additional allowances.  Employees are part of a defined pension plan administered by the Government of Canada. Additional Allowances  - On top of a Northern Living Allowance of $3,450 in Yellowknife, there are additional allowances paid out for uniforms and laundry, education, and specialized training. Incredibly Short Commutes -  Most Yellowknife residents enjoy some of the shortest (8 - 12 minute) commute times in the country, even during summer construction season! Relocation Assistance  – We will arrange and pay for your move to Yellowknife. To be successful in this role we are looking for candidates certified as a nurse practitioner and two years of directly related experience.  This role is located in Yellowknife, a city situated on the Canadian Shield on the shores of Great Slave Lake, the tenth largest lake in the world.  The city has a population of about 20,000 residents who enjoy some of the shortest commutes to work in the country.  You’ll find all of the amenities of a big city, without the traffic and an abundance of fresh air.  There are year-round outdoor (and indoor) activities, and a wide variety of individual and team sports leagues.  Upon moving to Yellowknife you’ll find a welcoming community that quickly becomes home. For information about living and working in the City of Yellowknife please visit  www.yellowknife.ca  or  http://spectacularnwt.com/destinations/yellowknife
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