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Registered Practical Nurse (SCHOOL SHIFT)

Location: Hamilton - Wentworth
Job Code: 24717
Status: PARTTIME

Date Posted: August 04, 2022

We are currently hiring Part Time School Nurses - Registered Practical Nurse (RPN) in Hamilton

Commencing September 2022

We are seeking dynamic, passionate Registered Practical Nurses (RPN), who wants to be part of our school nursing team. You will also be part of a diverse and collaborative care team that will provide services to children at school. You will use evidence-informed nursing knowledge, skill, and judgment and work in optimal RPN scope of practice to provide holistic nursing care to meet the physical, safety, emotional, and spiritual needs of clients.

Why is the School Nurse role right for you!!

  •  No weekends, no stat holidays, no evenings, no nights, no on-calls

  • School hours 9am-3pm, ideal for nurses with children or other commitments

  • Free parking at school

  • Schools can be located close to home, save on gas

  • Summers off – unless you want to work in the summer and then we have work for you!

  • Supportive environment

  • Low case load with 1-4 children max

  • Education and development opportunities

  • No loss of skills as children’s needs are complex and provide opportunities for education and growth as a nurse

Responsibilities:

  • Complete comprehensive client assessments, develop care plans, implement and evaluate care based on best evidence/practices and on client’s unique needs

  • When designated as a primary provider for a client caseload, you will be the point of care lead accountable for their care while working in collaboration with other care team members and the support functions.

  • Support the client through care transitions by collaborating and connecting the client with community support services in their local community.

There are many reasons why you will want to bring your talent to our team:

  • Competitive Compensation.  Our Total Rewards package includes a competitive salary, group benefits, RRSP pension, and exclusive perks/discounts available only to SE Health staff.

  • Develop yourself with SE.  We have education bursaries, Tuition Assistance Programs, continuing education, training, and professional development to support your life-long learning

  • Grow your career.  SE health is a large national organization with diverse healthcare business lines.  You’ll have an opportunity – and will be supported – to do different types of patient-facing nursing roles in different locations if that is what you’re interested in.  Or you can pivot to supporting or leadership positions where you use your nursing skills as a foundation to contribute and make an impact in different ways.

  • Subsidized RPNAO memberships

Requirements:

  • Current registration with the College of Nurses of Ontario

  • Canadian Nurses Association (CNA) specialty certification an asset

  • Enthusiasm and love of community care and passion for evidence-informed practice & excellence in care

  • Pediatric experience preferred

  • Ability to be flexible and adaptable with excellent organizational skills

  • Ability to take initiative and adaptable to rapidly changing demands

  • Excellent interpersonal, communication (oral and written) and critical thinking skills

  • Demonstrated skills working independently and in a team environment

  • A demonstrated appreciation for Quality Improvement processes

  • A current CPR certificate is required

  • A valid driver’s license and vehicle (travel required)

  • Updated immunization records, clear criminal background check, and Vulnerable sector check are required upon hire.

  • A willingness to attain required Saint Elizabeth certifications.

  • Availability to workdays, evenings, nights and every other weekend.

  • Strong computer skills in MS Word, MS Excel, Email, etc.

  • This is a physically demanding position and requires hand, arm and shoulder dexterity, sensory ability, lifting to a maximum of approximately fifty-five (55) pounds, walking, climbing stairs, standing, bending, reaching, and frequent movement

SE Health is committed to the success of all its employees. If you feel you need accommodations because of illness or disability, please do not hesitate to contact Human Resources at  humanresources@sehc.com  at your earliest convenience.

Please apply online jessicapehme@sehc.com

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