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Job Title:
RN-CAS Operating Room Gen IP

Posted Date:
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Education Level:
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Job Description


                                                                                 Ref# 20ONA261

                                                                                 2 ‑ Casual ‑ RN

                                                                                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 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 Centre.


Applicants must have the following qualifications:

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

*  Current certification in BCLS

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


*  Recent knowledge in Perioperative Nursing with experience in circulating and scrubbing for a variety of surgical

procedures, sterile technique and maintaining the sterile environment, wound management and infection control,

laser technique, hemodynamic monitoring, pneumatic tourniquets, and electrosurgical units

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

*  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

*  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 Perioperative Nursing


On‑call availability is a requirement for these positions.



Salary Range:  $33.560 to 48.050



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.  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 Wednesday, 5 August, 2020.


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




Posted:  July 29, 2020