Registered Nurse - Intensive Care Unit

  • Orillia Soldiers' Memorial Hospital
  • Orillia, ON, Canada
  • Jun 25, 2018
Full time

Job Description

Registered Nurse - Intensive Care Unit 

Company Biography 
Orillia Soldiers’ Memorial Hospital (OSMH) is located in the City of Orillia - a beautiful community nestled along the shores of Lake Simcoe and Lake Couchiching. Orillia offers an environment where a health work/life balance is easy to achieve as exceptional urban amenities, natural resources, points of interest, and recreational opportunities abound.

People have always been OSMH’s greatest strength. Our committed team has helped our community for over a century. We offer an environment where each individual works interdependently towards common goals: we believe in Compassion, Accountability, Respect and Engagement. We are an organization where individuals’ contributions are valued and there are many opportunities for personal growth and development. 

Position Summary 
The Registered Nurse in the Intensive Care Unit (ICU) is responsible for providing direct patient care in accordance with the mission, vision, goals, objectives and policies of the hospital and the Patient Services Department. 

Qualifications 
• Current general class registration with the College of Nurses of Ontario (CNO) required. 
• Completion of Coronary Care I & II (or equivalent), proficiency of arrhythmia analysis 
within previous two (2) years to ACLS standards required. Must be able to demonstrate 
arrhythmia interpretation during orientation period. 
• Defibrillation and External pacemaker to departmental standards required. 
• Successful completion of exam to administer life saving medication required within 
orientation period. 
• Current Patient Assessment Course within three (3) years required (exempt if newly 
graduated within the past. three years). Timeline extended if currently using assessment 
skills in a Critical Care environment. 
• Demonstrates competency of initiation, administration and management of IV therapy 
including IV med administration. 
• Commitment to develop knowledge, skill and ability to care for patients with Ventilators, Bi 
pap, Special line care, peritoneal dialysis & CVP required. Previous experience preferred. 
• Two (2) years medical/surgical experience required 
• BSCN preferred 
• Preference given to nurses with ACLS, Certified Coronary Care Courses, and Critical Care 
Certificate from a college or hospital based program in keeping with CCSO Standards. 
Canadian Critical Care Certification an asset. 
• Must be able to work in fast-paced changing environment in intensivist lead model and 
multidisciplinary care team. 
• Supports the development and coaching of the Critical Care Outreach Team (CCOT). 
• Proficient work performance and excellent attendance record required 
• The successful candidate will have a proven commitment to professional development as 
well as to the Mission and Vision of the Hospital with participation in unit or organizational 
committees or teams. Demonstrates proficiency in written and verbal communications 
skills in relation to working with patients across the care continuum. 

Our Employees Enjoy 
• a professional practice environment
• a collaborative atmosphere with emphasis on teamwork
• wellness initiatives
• continuing education grants
• employee recognition and assistance programs
• a competitive salary and benefits package
• equal opportunities for growth and development 

Closing Statement 
OSMH is a minimal fragrance workplace. We kindly ask all applicants to refrain from using scented products should they have the occasion to interview with the hospital.

As a condition of employment new employees will be required to present an original vulnerable sector check within 90 days of commencing employment and must sign an Offense Declaration upon receipt of an offer of employment. Incomplete submissions will not be considered. 

Employment Equity 
OSMH is committed to providing accessible employment practices that are in compliance with the Accessibility for Ontarians with Disabilities Act (AODA). If you require accommodation for disability during any stage of the recruitment process, please advise the Human Resources Department. 

Job Category

Registered Nurse