Ross Memorial Hospital - Kawartha Lakes
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RN Registered Nurse

Job Number:
Job Title:
RN Registered Nurse
Job Type:
Temporary Full Time
City, Province, Country:
Lindsay, Ontario, Canada
Surgical/OBS - 1st floor
Open Positions:
Date Posted:
September 22, 2022
Closing Date:
September 28, 2022
$34.240 - $48.170/Hour

Ross Memorial Hospital (RMH) is an active, acute-care community hospital located in the heart of the City of Kawartha Lakes. Among our acute and continuing care services, our team cares for 45,000 patients per year in the 24/7/365 emergency department, provides orthopedics and ophthalmology, operates a dialysis unit, and is renowned for its mental health programs and restorative seniors care. The Ross family takes pride in providing compassionate, quality patient care.

Department/Unit/Program Description

The Woman & Child Health Program, Obstetrics Unit provides a homelike environment to make the birthing experience more relaxed and comfortable. This is a family-centered concept of labour and delivery. The mother's partner or any support person she chooses may remain with her during her Hospital stay. There is no nursery in this unit. Babies are cared for by their mother and family, and will only leave their mother if a test needs to be done or if there is a clinical need to more closely observe the baby.

This unit is comprised of both obstetrical and surgical beds. Surgical cases range from women’s health to orthopedics. The OBS unit is LDRPs with the operating room completing the cesarean section cases

***Ross Memorial Hospital qualifies for the Government of Canada's Student Loan Forgiveness Program***

Position Summary

The Surgical/OBS Unit is currently seeking a Temporary Full-time Registered Nurse to join their healthcare team.

Effective Immediately
Ending on our before: November 14, 2022

Essential Qualifications

• Current certificate of registration in good standing with the College of Nurses of Ontario
• Must be compliant with College of Nurses quality assurance standards
• 3-5 years recent OBS experience
• Current CPR Certification essential, on hire
• Current I.V. Therapy and Medications certifications essential
• Current certification in Neonatal Resuscitation (N.R.P.), Advanced Fetal Monitoring, and offer internal Breastfeeding education, or position conditional upon obtaining within six months of hire
• Coronary Care 1 at a post graduate level or position is conditional upon obtaining within six months of hire - online
• Completion of MORE OB or willingness to start the tree year program within six month of hire
• Current Perinatal experience, including well mother and baby assessment, management and teaching; resuscitation, stabilization and transfer of the "at risk" neonate; management of labour & delivery (low and high risk); Anti-partum assessment and surveillance; Electronic Fetal Monitoring
• Demonstrated ability to deal effectively and co-operatively with all levels of staff, patients and the public
• Demonstrated good communication, organizational and time management skills
• Must meet expectations for appropriate, respectful and professional conduct, as set out in the RMH Code of Conduct
• Must be able to fulfill physical requirements of the job, as per current Physical Demands Analysis

Preferred Qualifications

• BScN preferred

Hours of Work

Must be available to work twelve hour shifts including days, nights, and weekends. Shifts and hours may change according to departmental requirements and as per the ONA collective agreement.

Employment Equity

Ross Memorial Hospital is committed to meeting the needs of persons with disabilities. Accommodation will be provided throughout the hiring process at the request of the applicant.

Employees must meet expectations for appropriate, respectful and professional conduct, as set out in the RMH Code of Conduct.

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10 Angeline St. North
Lindsay, ON K9V 4M8


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