Registered Practical Nurse TPT

Job Description

* Posting Number

* Job Title

Registered Practical Nurse - TPT
* Contract Type

* Job Type

Part Time
* Job Location

Brampton Civic Hospital
* Department

N. Medicine Respirology
* Union

* Posted Date

* Closing Date


Job Posting Details

William Osler Health System (Osler) is a multi-site hospital system serving 1.3
million people in one of the fastest-growing and most culturally-diverse
regions in Ontario.

With our new 2019-24 Corporate Strategic Plan, Going Beyond for Healthier
Communities as our roadmap, we are shifting traditional thinking and re-
imagining health care to help people live healthier lives, reduce chronic
disease and improve access to care.

At Osler, we are committed to providing safe, equitable, high-quality care in a
fulfilling work environment that inspires our staff, physicians and volunteers
to learn, innovate and grow. We are proud to be recognized, year after year, as
one of Greater Toronto s Top Employers and Canada s Best Diversity

Here you will work alongside a highly-committed and respected team that
understands what it means to go beyond to meet the health care needs of our

HOURS:Currently Days/Nights, 8 and 12 hours shift including weekend and
statutory holidays
(Subject to change in accordance with operational requirements)

DURATION: 12 months or until previous incumbent returns


The Registered Practical Nurse (RPN) is a regulated health care professional
who is accountable and responsible for providing quality patient focused
nursing care to patients who are identified as less complex, demonstrate more
predictable outcomes and are at lower risk for negative outcomes in the
Respirology Department. As part of the interprofessional health care team, the
RPN will practice according to the nursing practice expectations set by William
Osler Health System, the regulatory practice standards of the College of Nurses
and the legislative requirements set by the Regulated Health Professions Act

* Current registration, and in good standing, with the College of Nurses of
* Sound knowledge of nursing process, theory, and responsibilities to the
nursing profession
* BCLS required
* Medication Administration certificate and Patient Assessment Course
required for RPNs graduating prior to 2005
* Demonstrated excellent interpersonal, communication, problem-solving,
conflict-resolution and decision-making skills required
* Demonstrated ability to work collaboratively as a member of an inter-
professional team
* Demonstrated knowledge of patient and family-centred care
* Demonstrated experience with patient and family health teaching required
* Demonstrated leadership and facilitation skills required
* Demonstrated excellent customer service, organizational and critical-
thinking skills required
* Demonstrated commitment to continuous learning and professional
development as it applies to the profession and related field
* Demonstrated ability to work in a stressful environment
* Exemplary clinical practice within an inter-professional team to develop
appropriate strategies for patient care
* Ability to prioritize patient care needs and make autonomous decisions
* Excellent physical assessment skills required
* Ability to promote a healthy work environment and practice excellent
Client Safety guidelines
* Knowledge and understanding of the Occupational Health and Safety Act
* Must demonstrate Osler Values of Respect, Excellence, Accountability,
Diversity, Innovation
* May be required to travel and work between all Osler campuses
* Excellent attendance, punctuality and work record

* Safe nursing practice in all aspects of the nursing process: Assessment,
planning, implementation and evaluation of patient care
* Professional, patient-centred care to ensure patient safety and
physiological and psychological well-being
* Providing care in a compassionate and caring manner within a diverse
cultural environment.
* Practicing according to the infection control and prevention measures.
* Responding to emergency situations by recognizing changes in patient's
health status and consulting appropriately when necessary using Transfer
of Accountability principles
* Providing health teaching to patients and families including thorough
discharge instructions to ensure the continuity of care in the community

* Recent experience within the last 5 years, with a minimum of 2 years in
Acute Medicine or Respirology experience preferred
* Recent experience working with the geriatric patient preferred
* Knowledge of COPD (Chronic Obstructive Pulmonary Diseases) Inhaler and
nebulizer therapy
* Recent experience in care of patient with TPN, NG Tubes, Chest Tubes,
Tracheostomy, Wound care, Enteral Feeds, I.V. therapy, Blood collection
and Isolation preferred


Minimum: $28.35 per hour
Maximum: $30.66 per hour

Osler values inclusivity and diversity in the workplace. We welcome and
encourage applicants from diverse backgrounds. We are committed to providing
accessible employment practices that are in compliance with the Accessibility
for Ontarians with Disabilities Act. (AODA). If you require an accommodation at
any stage of the recruitment process, please notify Human Resources at

While we thank all applicants, only those selected for an interview will be
contacted. Any information obtained during the course of recruitment will be
used for employment recruitment purposes only, and not for any other purpose.
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