Registered Nurse – Surgery Program – PACU

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    Halton Healthcare
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    negotiable / monthly
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    2 days ago
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    Health Care

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Nov 20, 2018
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Position : Registered Nurse
Department : Surgery Program – PACU
Status : Temporary Part-time for approx: 9 Months (must provide availability up to 0.6 FTE)
Hours : Monday to Sunday, various rotating shifts 8 hour shifts (subject to change based on operational requirements)
Site : Oakville
Halton Healthcare takes great pride in providing quality, compassionate healthcare services to our rapidly growing communities. As a progressive and vibrant healthcare organization, we are committed to being an innovative centre of excellence in community hospital care in the Halton and Peel Regions.
We are a distinctive centre of healthcare excellence that offers first-rate care in an innovative environment that supports the physical, mental, emotional and spiritual needs of the community.
This is what you’ll be doing:
Assessment of patients to establish priorities and create a plan of care; administration of medications and treatments as prescribed by a physician according to established policies and protocols; proficient in educating patients/families about specific surgical procedures and the required care involved in such procedures both pre and post operative. The successful incumbent will also instruct patients and families on topics regarding health education and promotion across the continuum of care.
Collaborate with members of an interdisciplinary health team to plan, implement, coordinate and evaluate patient care in consultation with patients and their families.
Registered nurse who applies all aspects of the nursing process in a professional manner within a multi-disciplinary team. This nurse will support the care of the Surgical patient during both preop preparation and post-operative recovery.
This is what you’ll need to do it:
Halton Healthcare endeavors to hire individuals who are competent in their chosen profession and who exemplify our mission, vision and values of accountability, respect and compassion which guide our individual behaviours and attitudes.
Current registration with College of Nurses of Ontario
Current BCLS certification required at time of hire
Current ACLS certification required at time of hire and ongoing
Five years of PACU or Critical Care experience required
Experience with arterial and central lines, epidurals and PCAs
Problem solving abilities and critical thinking skills
Excellent organizational skills and flexibility
Ability to function as part of a team in a rapidly changing environment
Diplomacy, public relation and conflict resolution skills required
Demonstrated commitment to professional development and a strong knowledge of policy and practice standards
Satisfactory employment and attendance record
Salary : $32.66 to $46.76 per hour
Date Posted: November 20, 2018
Application Deadline for Employees: November 27, 2018
If you are passionate about what you do, motivated by a job well done, and as committed to excellence, quality and patient satisfaction as we are, we’d like to hear from you. Please submit your application via our website at
directly to this posting and include a current copy of your resume.
We thank all those who apply but only those individuals selected for further consideration will be contacted.
In accordance with the Accessibility for Ontarians with Disabilities Act and the Ontario Human Rights Code, Halton Healthcare will provide accommodations throughout the recruitment and selection process. If you require an accommodation, we will work with you to meet your accommodation needs to ensure your equal participation.
All personal information is collected under the authority of the Freedom of Information and Protection of Privacy Act.
Halton Healthcare is a smoke free facility in and around all three sites. Smoking is not permitted on hospital properties. We thank everyone who works at or visits our hospitals for respecting this healthy initiative. We are also a scent-free environment for all employees and visitors to accommodate individuals’ health concerns arising from exposure to scented products. , We ask for everyone’s cooperation in our efforts to accommodate health concerns.