Registered Practical Nurse-General Medicine and Surgery in Mississauga, ON

Helping Hands Nursing Services Inc. is looking for highly professional, experienced Registered Practical Nurses qualified to provide direct care to stable and unstable patients under the supervision of the facility charge nurse. Duties and Responsibilities :- In collaboration with the client and RNs collects information about the health of the client to help assist in the determination of unmet specific needs.- Medication Administration- Monitoring, assessing, addressing, documenting and reporting symptoms and changes in patients' conditions- Delivering health education programs, providing health education, providing nursing care, Providing supportive counselling and life skills programming- All duties and responsibilities in the scope of practice for a Registered Practical Nurse Skills & Qualifications :- 2 years of (continuing) clinical experience- Proof of competency in clinical skills- Current registration and in good standing with the College of Nurses of Ontario- Able to work in the RPN scope of practice- Able to provide care and maintenance of Central Venous Access Devices which includes PICC line- Able to do dressing changes, flushing and PPD changes- Able to hang and monitor blood transfusions- Able to insert NG tubes- Able to administer IV medications (excluding IV push medications)- Certified to initiate PIVs- Demonstrated commitment to continuing education- Confident and adaptable to working in a variety of clinical settings and facilities- Able to handle stressful environments in a positive manner- Problem-solving skills- Ability to accurately assess patient health status and anticipate/respond to potential life threatening changes- Excellent communication skills- Excellent attendance record

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