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Operating Room Nurse -RN CReATe Fertility Centre

Category: Nursing
Province: Toronto, Ontario
Position: Operating Room Nurse
Deadline: February 28, 2022
Posted: January 5, 2022

Job Description / Duties

• Act as scrub and recovery room nurse in the procedure room and may perform circulating nurse duties EXCEPT for the administration of IV sedation medication(s)
• Safe administration of medications within scope of practice
• Starting, monitoring and discontinuation of IV
• Reprocessing of medical devices – infection control practices
• Maintenance of equipment for sterilization, patient monitoring, aspiration pump and vacuum pump
• Procedure scheduling and generation of Daily Procedure list
• Communication with multidisciplinary team members for the efficient and safe operation of the procedure rooms including scheduling of cases
• Participate as a member of a multidisciplinary team to provide optimum patient care. To communicate with the multidisciplinary team, including physicians, business office, administrative staff, ultra-sonographers, laboratory technicians, embryologists, complementary medicine practices, interdepartmental units at WCH and Sunnybrook to facilitate patient care
• Monitoring of vital signs, blood sugar levels
• Management of specimens
• Ensure the rights, confidentiality and privacy of the patient are protected at all times
• Provide patients with advice and support as necessary, throughout their treatment
• Practice evidence-based nursing, applying accepted and validated research
• Practice in accordance with the code of ethics and standards as set by the College of Nurses of Ontario, the CFAS and CReATe Fertility Centre
• Communicate and liaise with medical staff from Satellite units for booking procedures
• Ensure patient’s safety and well-being at all times
• Provide emotional support in an unbiased manner
• Health teaching
• Exercise tact and compassion in dealings with patients and relatives in accordance with patient’s cultural and spiritual needs
• Ensure that the correct control, storage and administration of drugs and medicines (not IV medications) is undertaken in accordance with CReATe Fertility Centre’s policies
• Ensure accurate and safe reconciliation of supplies including stock medication
• Ensure that all records are kept in a clear, accurate and legible manner, and that all entries are signed and dated
• Participate in training as required including fire safety, WHMIS, infection control, hand hygiene and emergency response & disaster planning
• Maintain competency through education and research
• Take an active role in department policies, processes and procedures by monitoring and maintaining standards of care in conjunction with other team members
• Maintain the Quality System as it pertains to the processes perform in O.R. unit
• Adhere to the terms and conditions of employment as stated in the Employee Handbook
• Attend and participate in staff meetings as required
• Active role in monitoring and improving patient safety as it applies to my duties and responsibilities

Qualifications / Required Skills

• Current CNO registration, RPNAO registration and BCLS
• Advanced practice nursing skills –preferred experience in gynecology, operating room, obstetrics, counseling, adult education experience, IV/venipuncture course
• Preferred: Member of CFAS and Member of CFAS nursing special interest group
• Preferred: 1-2 years nursing experience

Additional Information

• Full time 40+ hours per week with flexible start and end times depending on patient acuity and nursing staff preference
• Rotating weekends and holidays
• Vacation planning is done to ensure clinic coverage
• Willingness to maintain competency by attending courses and seminars as recommended by the Director of Nursing

Salary: Negotiable

Contact Information

1100 - 790 Bay Street,
Toronto, ON, M5G 1N8,
T: 1 (416) 323-7727
F: 1 (416) 323-7334

Employer Profile

CReATe stands for Canadian Reproductive Assisted Technology. Proudly headquartered in Toronto, Ontario, we are internationally renowned for our specialized fertility services and ground-breaking research.

We are committed to provide personalized, comprehensive, cutting-edge care for every fertility journey. You can rely on our experienced team, our state-of-the-art laboratory facilities, and our pioneering research scientists to give you the best options for creating your family. We are in this together.