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Job Title:
RN-PTF(.5) 3E Intensive Care Unit

Posted Date:
Closing Date:
Education Level:
None specified

Job Description


                                                                                 Ref# 19ONA392

                                                                     1 ‑ Part Time (.5) ‑ Float ‑ RN

                                                                           3E Intensive Care Unit


**Float = this position does not have a master rotation.


Reporting to the Manager of Critical Care 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 (RN) with the College of Nurses of Ontario (CNO)

*  Critical care experience within the past 2‑years

*  Specialty certification in critical care nursing and/or completion of an accredited critical care course

*  Current basic life support (BLS)


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

*  Experience in physical assessment

*  Clinical competency in central venous access devices (CVADs)

*  Clinical competency in intravenous (IV) therapy

*  Excellent interpersonal and communication skills, both written and oral

*  Excellent problem‑solving, decision making, and critical thinking skills

*  Excellent organizational and time management skills


In addition to the above qualifications, preference will be given to applicants who possess the skill or have the

experience with the following:

*  Current Advanced Cardiac Life Support (ACLS)

*  Current Paediatric Advanced Life Support (PALS)

*  Current Trauma Nursing Core Course (TNCC)

*  Clinical competency in ECG interpretation

*  Clinical competency in arterial blood pressure monitoring

*  Clinical competency in cardiac arrest response

*  Care of the patient receiving inotropes, vasoactive, and/or antiarrythmic medications

*  Clinical competency in epidural and neuraxial analgesia


The successful applicant is required to complete the comprehensive Durham Critical Care Course as part of the




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 Tuesday, 12 November, 2019.


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




Posted:  November 5, 2019