Ross Memorial Hospital - Kawartha Lakes
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RN Registered Nurse

Job Number:
Job Title:
RN Registered Nurse
Job Type:
Permanent Full Time
City, Province, Country:
Lindsay, Ontario, Canada
Float Pool
Open Positions:
Date Posted:
December 5, 2022
Closing Date:
December 11, 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

Nursing Float Pool is a Unit that functions to support Ross Memorial Hospital with filling nursing staff vacancies that occur on a day to day basis. This group of high functioning, self-directed RN’s are assigned upon arrival of their shift to areas that require additional or replacement of staff. The nurses are assigned to vacancies in clinical areas including Surgical Unit, Medical Unit, Functional Enhancement and Rehab Unit, Palliative Unit, Geriatric Engagement Unit, Emergency Unit, and Mental Health. Other specialty areas are considered based on the certificates held by the employee, ensuring that they have the knowledge skill and ability for those areas for i.e. ICU and OBS. Each shift brings a variety of experiences and challenges. Staff work collaboratively with the multidisciplinary team of all clinical areas. The staff are flexible and adapt to a fast changing pace and assignment throughout their shift. Coronary Care 1 is a requirement of all RN’s within the Nursing Float Pool Unit within the first few months of hire.

The Nursing Float Pool takes pride in our participation in the education of new nurses as we mentor students from both colleges and universities.

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

Position Summary

The Nursing Float Pool is currently seeking a Permanent Full-Time Registered Nurse to join their team.

Effective Date: August 1, 2022

Essential Qualifications

• Current Certificate of Registration with the College of Nurses of Ontario in good standing
• Current BCLS and ACLS certification
• Current I.V. certification
• Able to do ambulance transfers
• Coronary Care 1 course or equivalent
• Demonstrated ability to deal effectively and co-operatively with all levels of staff, patients and the public
• Demonstrated problem solving, communication, teamwork, and critical thinking skills
• Demonstrated organizational and time management skills
• Must be able to fulfill physical requirements of the job, as per current Physical Demands Analysis

Preferred Qualifications

• BScN preferred
• Palliative training

Hours of Work

Must be available to work twelve hour day and night shifts, 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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