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RPN Telemedicine Site Coordinator

  • Temporary / Contract
  • Nipigon
  • 2023-02-08

Website NIpigon District Memorial Hospital

The Registered Practical Nurse (RPN) Telemedicine Site Coordinator ensures the delivery of patient/resident care and professional practice is consistent with the principles of Patient/Resident and Family Centred Care as supported by the Philosophy, Mission, Vision and Values of Nipigon District Memorial Hospital and the scope of practice of the RPN as defined by the College of Nurses of Ontario.

The RPN Telemedicine Site Coordinator promotes a culture of workplace safety and ensures appropriate patient/resident safety best practices are implemented, within the scope of their job, in the delivery of quality healthcare to our patients and residents.

Qualifications & Experience

·      Current certificate of competence with the College of Nurses of Ontario

·      Current CPR

·      Telemedicine Coordinator Course is an asset

·      Demonstrated critical thinking skills

·      Proven desire and ability to work in a collaborative (RPN/RN) team practice

·      Successful completion of Medication Administration and Asepsis Courses

·      Demonstrates behaviours consistent with the College of Nurses’ and Hospital’s Codes of Conduct

Responsibilities & Abilities

·      Coordinate and administer the Telemedicine program for the hospital, serving as the primary contact

·      Ability to communicate in a sensitive and nonjudgmental manner, effectively and tactfully, both in person and by telephone

·      Works effectively as part of an interdisciplinary care team

·      Develop and maintain strong cooperative relationships with other OTN Sites; develop and maintain relationships with referring healthcare partners

·      Act as a liaison between referring physicians, patients/residents, staff, consultants, & health care partners

·      Coordinates, administers, supports or assists with programs (e.g. infection control and mask fit test)

·      Must possess excellent interpersonal skills including superior verbal communication abilities

·      Ability to work collaboratively as a significant member of the health care team

·      General nursing duties including but not restricted to Long Term Care, Acute Care and Emergency Unit

·      Excellent customer service, verbal and written communication skills

·      Ability to maintain composure while handling multiple tasks, frequent interruptions and stressful situations

·      Exceptional organizational and problem-solving skills, with ability to set own priorities, use critical thinking, and work with minimal supervision

·      Intermediate skills in Microsoft Office and email

To apply for this job email your details to cne@ndmh.ca.

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