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Brockville General Hospital

Position Summary:
Under the supervision of the Unit Director and/or Manager, the Consult Nurse will promote the palliative concept of care, which embraces total care, symptom control, emotional, social and spiritual support, anticipatory grief and bereavement care.
The consult nurse will provide assessment, clinical consultation, counseling and teaching to palliative care patients and families referred to Hospice Palliative Care Service. As well, she/he will provide clinical consultation support and education services to health care providers who care for palliative care patients. 
She/he will promote an environment that reflects the mission, vision and guiding principles of the organization, and support best practice. As well, effectiveness and efficiency are promoted by monitoring and evaluating quality indicators.

Position:  Palliative Care Consult Nurse 2018-167

Region:  Leeds & Grenville

Description:  Requirements:
Education and Experience:

  • Current registration as a Registered Nurse with the College of Nurses of Ontario
  • Level 1 & 2 Palliative Care Course (fundamentals and enhanced)
  • BscN is considered an asset
  • Palliative Care Certification preferred
  • Certified in CRP and First Aid and IV Certification
  • Previous experience in Palliative Care nursing in the hospital and/or community setting

Skills and Abilities:
  • Excellent communication, assessment skills as well as strong organizational and leadership skills
  • Demonstrated ability to prioritize patient workload and work well within an interdisciplinary team structure
  • Computer literacy and teaching experience an asset
  • The candidate must possess a valid unrestricted driver’s license
  • Availability to work flexible hours including occasional evenings and weekends in the hospital and community setting
  • Ability to work effectively both independently and as a member of interprofessional team.
  • Demonstrated assessment and counseling skills
  • Good attendance and availability

Salary:  To be determined

Terms of Employment:  Casual

Deadline for Application:  Monday, May 21, 2018

How to Apply:  Please send your current résumé quoting the above Competition Number to:

Brockville General Hospital – Human Resources Department

75 Charles Street
Brockville, Ontario, K6V 1S8

Fax: (613) 345-8305

We thank everyone for their interest in the above position, only candidates selected for an interview will be contacted

Location:  Brockville

Profession Type:  Nurses (NP, RN and RPN)

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