The Ministry of Education, W. Ross Macdonald School for the Blind, requires a General Duty Nurse, to provide nursing and emergency health care services for blind, visually impaired, deafblind and multi-needs students.What can I expect to do in this role?In this role you will:• assess student conditions, • implement medical treatment plans, • administer/monitor medications;• maintain health records; • provide health care information and resources.• Work on an on-call as needed basis.How do I qualify?Mandatory• current registration as a Registered Nurse in Ontario• current certification in First Aid and CPRKnowledge and Skills:• knowledge of general nursing theory, practices, procedures and College of Nurses of Ontario Standards of Practice• knowledge of relevant legislation including Regulated Health Professions Act and Health Care Consent Act • sound judgement/organization/planning skills • communication and interpersonal skills to communicate effectively and resolve conflict• ability to communicate effectively with staff and students in a diverse environment• ability to work independently and in a multi-disciplinary team• knowledge of special needs students• the ability to lift while transferring /assisting students• the ability to work shift work NOTE: The successful candidate will be required to provide an original, satisfactory Criminal Reference Check, Vulnerable Sector Screening (dated within the last six months) as deemed suitable by the Employer, prior to the commencement of employment.
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