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Job Title:
RN-PTF(.5) 3B Surg Inpt Unit

Posted Date:
Closing Date:
Education Level:
None specified

Job Description


                                                                                 Ref# 20ONA219

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

                                                                       3B Surgical Inpatient Unit


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


Reporting to the Manager of Surgical 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 Professional Standards of the College of Nurses of Ontario, the Philosophy of

patient and family centered care, mission vision, values      and the policies of Thunder Bay Regional Health Sciences



Applicants must have the following qualifications:

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

*  Current certification in BCLS

*  Recent knowledge in Surgical Nursing with experience caring for pre and postoperative surgical patients with TPN,

Neuraxial Analgesia, Patient Controlled Analgesia, Sequential compression device

*  Ability to use the Nursing Process (assessment, planning, implementation, evaluation) in conjunction with her/his

basic and ongoing knowledge to arrive at individualized care planning and delivery

*  Collaborates and provides consult to Registered Practice Nurse's when patients assigned to the RPN become

unstable or have outcomes that are not as expected

*  Knowledge relevant to surgical nursing practice

*  Identify and recognize abnormal or unexpected patient responses and take appropriate action

*  Ability to simultaneously manage multiple nursing interventions

*  Strong interprofessional and communication skills


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

*  Have a certification, or recent continuing education in Surgical Nursing

*  Have a certification in Wound Care



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 committed to fostering an inclusive, equitable, and accessible environment supporting diversity in our work

environment to provide quality care where all feel valued, respected, and supported. We are dedicated to building a

workforce reflective of the communities in which we live and serve and encourage Indigenous people, visible

minorities, and persons with disabilities to apply and self‑identify. 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, 7 July, 2020.


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




Posted:  June 30, 2020