Clinical Extern (Nursing)

Company

Lakeridge Health

Location

All Sites

Duties

Job Description

LAKERIDGE HEALTH:

CLINICAL EXTERN
TEMPORARY FULL-TIME & TEMPORARY PART TIME POSITIONS AVAILABLE
8 and 12 Hour Shifts: DAY/EVENING/NIGHT/WEEKEND SHIFTS (Subject to change)
Positions available in various departments
Positions available at LHO, LHB, LHPP, LHAP, LHW

SALARY: $22.22 - $22.79 per hour

CUPE 2100002777

Externs may work full time hours for up to three weeks initially and then transition to part time hours with scheduling accommodation for academic activities.

POSITION SUMMARY:
The Clinical Extern Program is an extraordinary, real-world opportunity available to nursing students enrolled in an accredited nursing program prior to entering into their last years of their nursing program. This program will allow the Clinical Extern to work as an Unregulated Health Care Worker in one of our clinical areas while gaining hands-on experience in performing fundamental patient care duties.

Assigned within the nursing team to an identified Staff Nurse and reporting to the Manager, the Clinical Extern will gain an understanding and appreciation for the role of the RN and RPN, as well as assist with the functioning of the nursing team at the patient care level. The Clinical Extern will adhere to strict confidentiality and contribute as an enthusiastic and patient-focused mature reliable student towards a positive patient and family experience.

Requirements

QUALIFICATIONS:

*Currently enrolled in an accredited School of Nursing
*Current BCLS;
*Proven ability to maintain strict confidentiality;
*Strong communication, critical thinking and organizational skills with proven ability to take initiative;
*Ability to work all shifts as necessary;
*Must have a satisfactory performance record;
*An official school transcript will be required if you are invited to be interviewed for this position;
*Demonstrated commitment to our core values of Inclusion, Compassion, Innovation, Teamwork and Joy;
*Demonstrated understanding of and commitment to Lakeridge Health's comprehensive safety programs and practices including staff safety, patient safety, environmental safety and participation in regular in-service education in this area; and
*Proven good attendance record with capability of maintaining this same standard;

CONDITIONS OF EMPLOYMENT:

The terms and conditions of employment are in accordance with the Collective Agreement between the Hospital and C.U.P.E Local 6364.

Accommodation will be provided in all parts of the recruitment and assessment process in accordance with the Accessibility for Ontarians with Disabilities Act (AODA) . Applicants need to make their needs known in advance.

At Lakeridge Health we value inclusion and diversity. We are committed to fostering a culture that is respectful, inclusive and accessible and to employing a workforce that is representative of the diverse community we provide services to. As an equal opportunity employer we welcome applications from all qualified applicants.

Lakeridge Health is committed to providing a safe and healthy work environment and to preventing the transmission of COVID 19 infections among Lakeridge Health team members and our patients. New Lakeridge Health team members will be required to provide proof of full vaccination for COVID-19 during their Post-offer/Pre-employment Health Assessment, subject to any exemptions recognized under the Ontario Human Rights code.

Start Date

2022-01-11

Contact

Name

Human Resources

Address

1 Hospital Court, Oshawa, ON L1G2B9

Telephone

905-576-8711

Email

askhr@lh.ca

Other Email

askhr@lh.ca

Job Posting Link

Lakeridge Healthwebsite

Display Date

2022-01-07

Expiry Date

2022-02-11