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
Medical Unit
Open Positions:
Date Posted:
November 29, 2022
Closing Date:
December 5, 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 Medical Inpatient Unit is an acute care unit supported by a patient-centered multi-disciplinary team which respects patients' confidentiality, rights, and choices. All patients requiring medical care can be admitted to the medical program. The most common types of patients admitted to the unit are: acute coronary syndromes (heart attacks, angina), congestive heart failure, chronic obstructive pulmonary disease (COPD), diabetes, and pneumonia.

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

Position Summary

The Medical Unit is currently seeking a Temporary Full-Time Registered Nurse to join their team.

Effective Date: June 6, 2022, 2022
Ending on or before: July 18, 2023

Essential Qualifications

• Current Certificate of Registration with the College of Nurses of Ontario in good standing
• Current BCLS certification, on hire
• Current IV certification
• Coronary Care 1 at a post graduate level or obtain within six months of hire
• Physical Assessment courses at a post graduate level
• Strong understanding of cardiac rhythm interpretation (Tested)
• Minimum 3 years acute medical experience
• Demonstrated ability to deal with effectively and co-operatively with all levels of staff, patients and the public
• Demonstrated problem solving, communication, team work and critical thinking skills
• Demonstrated organizational and time management skills
• Strong patient teaching skills that demonstrate a broad knowledge of medical care
• Attendance record in line with the norm outlined in the RMH attendance awareness program
• Demonstrated skill in safe/correct techniques for transferring and positioning patients
• Strong understanding of both the Total Care Model and Program Management
• Demonstrated commitment to continuous learning and professional development
• Demonstrated support of program development (i.e. committee work, team meeting attendance...)
• Must be participating in the CNO quality assurance program
• Strong understanding and demonstrated practice of the CNO professional standards
• Must be able to fulfill physical requirements of the job, as per Physical Demands Analysis

Preferred Qualifications

• BScN
• Post Graduate Medical Certification

Hours of Work

Must be available to work twelve hour days and nights, Monday to Sunday. 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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