RN Ambulatory Services Sponsorship
Building healthy communities through outstanding care, innovative partnerships, and amazing people.
Join our team and together we will make progress on our Strategic Goals:
- Forge a new path to meet the changing needs of our growing communities
- Champion a culture of exemplary care and deliver clinical excellence
- Create an environment where the best experiences happen
- Own our role to improve the system
Through new partnerships, a relentless focus on quality and sustainability, and a dedication to the best patient and provider experience, Southlake will improve the health of our communities and shape the future of healthcare.
Southlake Regional Health Centre is offering to sponsor nurses registered with the College of Nurses of Ontario who are interested in working in the Ambulatory Surgical Services. Selected candidates would be required to attend a full-time Operating Room course both a Theory (3 weeks) and Clinical (5 weeks) component. Southlake will pay for tuition and full salaries for this program. Successful candidates will be required to commit and remain in the offered Ambulatory position for 24 months, following the effective date of hire. Both components of the course must be successfully completed. If not the candidate will return to their home unit.
The Registered Nurse (RN) role models clinical excellence and the core competencies of the practice standards of the College of Nurses of Ontario (CNO), as well as the policies and procedures of Southlake Regional Health Centre (Southlake). The RN works collaboratively as a member of the health care team. The RN provides direct patient care to patients based on the three-factor framework as outlined in the College of Nurses of Ontario standard, RN Practice: The Client, Nurse and the Environment. These three factors have an impact on decision making related to care-provider assignment as well as the need for consultation and collaboration among care providers. All nurses make a commitment to lifelong learning.
The areas which the RPN will be assigned are in Endoscopy suites, Ambulatory Day Care and Eye Institute. You will provide care to patients receiving such procedures as Cystoscopies, Bronchoscopies, Endoscopies, Respirology, minor procedures such as ENT, Gyne, LEEPS, Plastics as well cataract procedures and some Paediatric procedures.
The successful candidate will be motivated, self-directed and a key member of a dynamic interdisciplinary team with a defined role focused on quality patient care and patient flow. The successful candidate will be responsible to provide excellent care to a diverse acute medical patient population in a fast-paced setting.
Skills & Abilities
• Three (3) years recent Operating Room nursing experience preferred
• Excellent physical assessment skills
• Demonstrates excellent problem solving, decision making and critical thinking skills
• Demonstrates excellent organizational and time-management skills
• Demonstrates initiative and the ability to function both independently and as an interprofessional team member in a fast paced demanding environment
• Excellent interpersonal, communication and public relations skills
• Demonstrates excellent clinical skills and professional leadership capabilities with a focus on collaborative teamwork, patient flow and quality improvements
• Demonstrates understanding and complies with patient and staff safety policies and procedures that foster a safe and inclusive environment for all
• Good working knowledge of Electronic Documentation
• Commitment to providing an exceptional experience for patients, family and staff
• Demonstrated commitment to, and understanding of the principles of diversity, equity and inclusion
• Models behaviour that is aligned with the values of Southlake Regional Health Center
*If applicants do not meeting the above qualifications, applicants will be considered for a SPONSORSHIP OPPORTUNITY. AORN OR Education will be offered In-House based on the following qualifications:
• Current RN Certificate of Registration from the College of Nurses of Ontario
• Minimum 1-3 years of recent medical and or surgical nursing experience
• BCLS current certification
• Current ACLS preferred
• Demonstrated critical thinking and problem solving skills
• Demonstrated leadership abilities
• Demonstrated Critical Thinking
• Innovative and willing to learn
• Demonstrated excellence in communication, both written and verbal
• Demonstrated problem assessment skills
• Demonstrated commitment to customer service and teamwork
• Must pass the interview process with a minimum of 70%
• You must pass the theoretical portion of the AORN to advance to advance to the clinical placement
• You must pass the clinical placement and to advance in the sponsorship position
• Failure to pass the theoretical or clinical placement would result in you being returned to your home unit or terminated if an external hire
New graduates are welcome to apply and will be consider for the position
• Registered and in good standing with the College of Nurses of Ontario (CNO) as a Registered Nurse
• Current BCLS certificate required
• Current ACLS certificate preferred
At Southlake, we are committed to fostering an inclusive and accessible environment. We are dedicated to building a workforce that reflects the diversity of the community in which we live and serve, including those with disabilities. Southlake is committed to providing accommodations in all parts of the hiring process. If you require an accommodation, we will work with you to meet your needs.
It is the responsibility of all Southlake employees to work in a safe manner and promote health and safety in the workplace.
• Provides patient and family focused care within the RN scope of practice, based on the three factor framework of the College of Nurses of Ontario
• Functions in accordance with established hospital policies and procedures, including emergency codes.
• Ensures that practice is consistent with entry to practice competencies, standards of practice, guidelines and legislation.
• Communicates effectively with patients, families and all members of the healthcare team.
• Practices collaboratively with members of the healthcare team to provide elements of care for patients/clients with complex health issues.
• Practices collaboratively with other members of the interprofessional health care team.
• Provides consultation and/or clinical support to peers as needed
• Contributes to the assessment and documentation of each patient's health status on an ongoing basis.
• Assists in the orientation/preceptorship of new staff members and students to the clinical units.
• Acts as a role model and champion to identify and integrate safe, best practices into daily activities to foster the delivery of safe and exemplary care.
• Assumes charge nurse role when assigned
• Effectively utilizes human and material resources
• Provides consultation and/or clinical support to peers as needed
• Other duties as assigned by Manager/delegate.
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