NURSE / RPN
- Rate $RPN - $25per hr. per hour
London, ON Canada
Kitchener, ON Canada
Hamilton, ON Canada
- Type of project Health Nurse
- Duration ONGOING ongoing
- Education required College/University
- Years of experience Less than 2 years
- Area of Specialization Medical and Health Professions
- Languages required English Workhoppers Home London ONKitchener ONHamilton ON
RPN Job - POSITION OVERVIEW
Operating within their full scope of practice, the RPN will work collaboratively with all members of the Family Health Care Team/Organization in the, promotion of patient health, and the prevention of disease.
Duties of the RPN will be divided into three categories- clinical duties, health care team responsibilities, and maintenance of the practice environment.
DUTIES and RESPONSIBILITIES
Your job responsibilities include the following:
*Triage incoming patient calls. Assess patient’s health needs, discuss test results and respond to questions pertaining to health promotion and disease prevention
*Initiate the Electronic Medical Record (EMR) of the patient visit, purpose, history and health care needs. Record patient vitals and prepare patient and room for examination
*Educate patients regarding different tests, if needed.
*Maintain the EMR to recall patients for health promotion and disease prevention follow-up such as immunizations, pap smears, mammograms, FOB testing, bone density and diabetes care
*Administer and record immunization. Educate patients of possible side effects.
*Perform blood pressure follow-ups that include assessing the patient’s response to medications and providing patient education and self management strategies as per FHT program guidelines
*Maintain the INR monitoring and management system
*Complete pre-operative and MTO physical forms
*Maintain accurate, concise and confidential EMR documentation pertaining to patient history and encounter data
*Perform suture/staple removal, ear syringe and assist physician with minor clinic procedures.
KEY QUALIFICATIONS and EDUCATION REQUIREMENTS
-Current certificate of Registration from the College of Nurses of Ontario (RPN)
-Excellent patient assessment and triaging skills
-Knowledge of Immunization guidelines in Ontario
-Knowledge of and working experience with EMR systems and applications
-Excellent verbal and written communication skills
-Ability to work collaboratively as a member of multi-disciplinary team
-At least 1 to 3 years Primary Care Experience
We are an equal opportunity employer. We are situated in a multi-cultural neighborhood and are committed to attracting and retaining a diverse and inclusive workforce who will work together to create & sustain a vibrant, healthy, safe and caring community.
While we thank all applicants, only those under consideration will be contacted for an interview. In Accordance with The Accessibility for Ontarian with Disabilities Act (AODA), our team will provide accommodation, accessible formats and communication supports for the interview upon request.
-August 29, 2020
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