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Job Title:
Registered Nurse-FT Operating Room

Posted Date:
Closing Date:
Education Level:
None specified

Job Description


                                                                                 Ref# 19ONA327

                                                                  1 ‑ Full Time ‑ Registered Nurse

                                                                                Operating Room



Reporting to the Manager ‑ Perioperative Services, you will be responsible for providing quality nursing care to

patients including complex patient populations whose outcomes are not predictable. As part of a multidisciplinary

health care team, you will practice within the Standards of the College of Nurses of Ontario, the Philosophy and

Values of Nursing Services and the policies of the Health Sciences Centre.


Applicants must have the following qualifications:

*  Current registration as a Registered Nurse with the College of Nurses of Ontario

*  Current certification in BCLS

*  Current competencies for Perioperative Nursing added nursing skills

*  Two years experience in Perioperative Nursing

*  Certification from a formal Perioperative Nursing Course or demonstrated continuing education in Perioperative



Applicants must have skill and experience in the following elements of nursing practice:

*  Physical Assessment

*  Intravenous Therapy and Intravenous Initiation

*  Central Venous Line Management

*  Aseptic Technique and Body Substance Precautions

*  Practicing as a partner on multidisciplinary teams

*  Patient and family teaching

*  Critical thinking, problem solving and conflict resolution


In addition to the above qualifications, preference will be given to applicants who:

*  Are competent in circulating and scrubbing for a variety of surgical procedures

*  Have experience in sterile technique and maintaining the sterile environment

*  Are knowledgeable in wound management and infection control

*  Have skill and experience in laser technique

*  Have skill and experience in hemodynamic monitoring

*  Have certification in perioperative procedures

*  Have skill and experience in pneumatic tourniquets

*  Have skill and experience in electrosurgical units


On‑call availability is a requirement for these positions.



Salary Range:  $33.230 to 47.570



The Health Sciences Centre strives to ensure the safety and security of the patients, visitors, employees and assets

financial and otherwise.  As one tool in the recruitment screening process, all offers of employment to external

candidates shall be conditional upon a satisfactory Vulnerable Sector Check (VSC) to ensure the absence of relevant

criminal convictions.



The Health Sciences Centre (HSC) is committed to delivering healthcare in a manner that is consistent with Patient

and Family Centred Care.  Applicants are required to have a demonstrated knowledge, understanding and

commitment to this care philosophy.


Candidates will have demonstrated adherence to the Hospital's Code of Conduct.  Regular attendance at work is

imperative, therefore, all applicants will have to demonstrate a good attendance record to be considered for this




We are an equal opportunity employer.  Upon request, accommodations due to a disability are available throughout

the selection process.


As a proposed designation position under the French Language Policy (HR‑esa‑12) Level 2 ‑ French

Language Skills are required.



If there are no qualified applicants for the above position, the Hospital may, at their discretion, train unqualified



Interested applicants must submit a resume outlining relative previous experience and training no later than

11:59p.m. on Thursday, 19 September, 2019.


Internal applicants may apply via the job posting page on the iNtranet.  External applicants must apply through our




Posted:  September 12, 2019