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Job Title:
RPN-Cas Operating Room

Posted Date:
Closing Date:
Education Level:
None specified

Job Description


                                                                                   Ref# 19SEI203

                                                                                4 ‑ Casual ‑ RPN

                                                                                Operating Room


                                                          This position has no set schedule, casual call‑ins



This position will involve working the day, evening, night, weekend shifts.  The shift is not to be interpreted as a




Reporting to the Manager Perioperative Services, you will be responsible for assisting in the care of patients in the

perioperative area; and are directly responsible for specific duties as they relate to scrubbing for surgical procedures.

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 should have the following qualifications:

*  Current registration as a RPN with the College of Nurses of Ontario

*  Current certification in BCLS

*  Two years recent experience in Perioperative nursing

*  Perioperative Nursing certification


In addition, applicants must have skill and experience in the following elements of nursing practice:

*  Knowledge of instruments, procedures, and equipment necessary for multiple specialties

*  Maintaining the sterile field

*  Body Substance Precautions

*  Dexterity in Care and Handling of instruments

*  Safe handling of medications within the sterile field

*  Problem solving and conflict resolution


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

*  Are competent in scrubbing for a variety of surgical procedures

*  Have demonstrated experience in Sterile technique

*  Have skill and experience in safely utilizing electrocautery within the sterile field

*  Effectively work as a member of the multi‑disciplinary team to provide safe and efficient patient care

*  Have excellent communication skills



Salary Range:  $29.577 to 30.361



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.  Additionally we are identified as an English/French speaking health sciences centre and

encourage bilingual candidates to apply.




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 Monday, 28 October, 2019.


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




Posted:  October 21, 2019