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registered practical nurse (R.P.N.)


Source: Job Bank

Location

Barrie, ON
L4N1L2

Salary

$37.00 hourly

Additional Information

  • Work Term: Permanent
  • Work Language: English
  • Hours: 35 to 40 hours per week
  • Education: College/CEGEP
  • Experience: 1 year to less than 2 years

Work setting

  • Hospital/medical facility or clinic
  • Nursing home/home for the aged
  • Private residence
  • Retirement home

Tasks

  • Prepare patients for surgery by washing, shaving and sterilizing operative areas
  • Provide technical assistance to surgeons by laying out instruments, setting up equipment, assisting surgical teams with gowns and gloves and passing instruments to surgeons
  • Provide pre-operative and post-operative personal and comfort care
  • Monitor established respiratory therapy and intravenous therapy
  • Provide safety and health education to individuals and their families
  • Provide nursing services, within defined scope of practice, to patients based on patient assessment and care planning procedures
  • Monitor patients' progress, evaluate effectiveness of nursing interventions and consult with appropriate members of healthcare team

Certificates, licences, memberships, and courses 

  • CPR Certificate
  • Licensure as a Registered Psychiatric Nurse by provincial authorities
  • First Aid Certificate

Work conditions and physical capabilities

  • Fast-paced environment
  • Work under pressure
  • Repetitive tasks
  • Physically demanding
  • Manual dexterity
  • Attention to detail
  • Ability to distinguish between colours
  • Sound discrimination
  • Combination of sitting, standing, walking
  • Standing for extended periods

Personal suitability

  • Accurate
  • Client focus
  • Dependability
  • Efficient interpersonal skills
  • Excellent oral communication
  • Flexibility
  • Initiative
  • Interpersonal awareness
  • Judgement
  • Organized
  • Reliability
  • Team player
  • Values and ethics

Screening questions

  • Are you available for shift or on-call work?
  • Are you currently legally able to work in Canada?
  • Are you willing to relocate for this position?
  • Do you currently reside in proximity to the advertised location?
  • Do you have previous experience in this field of employment?
  • Do you have the above-indicated required certifications?

Government programs

  • Recognized employer

Health benefits

  • Dental plan
  • Health care plan
  • Vision care benefits

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