Registered Nurse - Quebec, QC
Division: Health Care
Job Type: Casual
Employment Status: Contract
Years of Experience: 2
Number of Positions: 5
Contact Email: firstname.lastname@example.org
Bayshore is an Equal Opportuity Employer. We encourage all candidates who have the right mix of skills, abilities and a passion for excellence to apply.
Bayshore HealthCare is one of the country's leading providers of home and community health care services and a Canadian-owned company. Its services are purchased by government care programs, insurance companies, workers' compensation boards, health care organizations, the corporate sector and the public. The Bayshore brand extends across four business divisions: Bayshore Home Health (medical and non-medical home care and staffing services), Bayshore Specialty Rx (specialty pharmacy, infusion and pharmaceutical patient support services), Bayshore Therapy & Rehab (physiotherapy and rehabilitation services) and Bayshore Dialysis (dialysis centers). The company's goal is to enhance the quality of life, well-being, dignity and independence of Canadians of all ages. Bayshore HealthCare has been a recipient of Canada's 50 Best Managed Companies award since 2006.
The Registered Nurse, under the direction of the immediate Supervisor, establishes, monitors and delivers nursing care to clients as directed by the nursing care plan and in accordance with all required internal and external professional practice standards. As required, s/he provides support and direction to Licensed/Registered Practical Nurses and unlicensed staff involved in direct client care.
Duties and Responsibilities
Arrange and/or provide client care by utilizing the skills of observation, assessment, nursing diagnosis, counseling and health teaching; report any unusual circumstances to the branch office or to the immediate supervisor
Develop and review nursing care plans that are individualized to each client.
Provide care according to the established care plan ensuring that, on an ongoing basis, the emotional, spiritual, physical comfort and safety of clients are met to the greatest possible extent; care must be within the scope of practice of a Registered Nurse.
Perform routine nursing duties in accordance with company policies and procedures and Standards of Nursing
Practice as defined by the provincial regulating body; perform specialized nursing procedures for which recognized training and current competency can be demonstrated. Perform specialized nursing procedures for which recognized training and current competency have been completed.
Observe and document client conditions according to Bayshore Home Health standards.
Receive and transcribe physician’s orders.
Provide direction, support and delegation to Licensed/Registered Practical Nurses and unlicensed Field employees as appropriate.
Understands and implements infection prevention practices.Participate in ongoing internal and/or external continuing education activities.
Adhere to Bayshore Policies and Procedures.
Participate in quality activities and continuous improvement initiatives in keeping with the company’s Quality Management System.
Participates in proactive Health & Safety activities while performing all duties. Is responsible to notify immediate Supervisor of any Health & Safety risks or concerns.
Maintains confidentiality of client and corporate information and discusses same only with appropriate Bayshore personnel.
Complete other tasks as requested.
At least two years of recent experience, preferably in an acute hospital setting; ICU and/or ER will be seen as an asset.
Graduation from an accredited School of Nursing and current registration with the provincial licensing body (OIIQThe position also requires a solid knowledge of the principles, practices and methods of community nursing.
Legally entitled to work in Canada (status)
CPR and ACLS updated
Proven ability to effectively communicate with all levels of clinical and non-clinical Field employees and interpret company policies; strong track record in health teaching. Exceptional interpersonal skills and ability to handle difficult situations in an objective consistent format; ability to work independently and as part of a team; able to perform and prioritize multiple functions and tasks; able to stand, bend, squat, kneel and reach freely; able to freely lift 23 kilograms; able to assist clients with standing, walking, sitting and rolling in bed; able to read and interpret technical instructions related to client care; able to visually and auditorially observe and assess clients; able to travel locally from assignment to assignment; evidence of current CPR certification; a valid driver’s license. For consideration for assignment to specialty cases, nurses require corresponding specialty skills/competencies i.e. IV therapy certification that include PIVs, CVADs and PICC lines.
Chemotherapy / Biotherapy administration skills is a plus. Experience with administering chemotherapy or a willingness to learn more about oncology is important
Flexible availability Monday through Friday
Only qualified applicants will be contacted.
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