Graduation from an accredited School of Nursing and current registration with the provincial licensing body. The position also requires a solid knowledge of the principles, practices and methods of infusion nursing.
Proven IV skills that include PIVs, CVADs and PICC lines. Evidence of current ACLS will be seen as an asset. Experience with reading ECGs; experience with administering chemotherapy or willingness to learn more about oncology is important.
Other Skills and Abilities
- Exceptional interpersonal skills and ability to handle difficult situations in an objective consistent format;
- ability to work independently and as part of an interdisciplinary 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 and sitting if needed;
- 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.