Registered Nurse - Medical (Ref 180)

  • Ross Memorial Hospital
  • Kawartha Lakes, ON, Canada
  • Jul 13, 2018
Full time

Job Description

Ross Memorial Hospital (RMH) is an active, acute-care community hospital located in the heart of the City of Kawartha Lakes.   Among our acute and continuing care services, our team cares for 45,000 patients per year in the 24/7/365 emergency department, provides orthopedics and ophthalmology, operates a dialysis unit, and is renowned for its mental health programs and restorative seniors care. The Ross family takes pride in providing compassionate, quality patient care.

RMH is currently seeking a Temporary Full Time RN in our Medical Department.  Required September 3, 2018.  Temporary Full Time ending on or before September 1, 2019.

The Medical Program Inpatient Unit is an acute care unit supported by a patient-centered multi-disciplinary team which respects patients' confidentiality, rights, and choices.  All patients requiring medical care can be admitted to the medical program. The most common types of patients admitted to the unit are: acute coronary syndromes (heart attacks, angina), congestive heart failure, chronic obstructive pulmonary disease (COPD), diabetes, and pneumonia.

Ross Memorial Hospital is committed to meeting the needs of persons with disabilities. Accommodation will be provided throughout the hiring process at the request of the applicant.

Must meet expectations for appropriate, respectful and professional conduct, as set out in the RMH Code of Conduct.


Must be available to work 12 hour shifts including every other weekend, days and nights. Shifts and hours may change according to departmental requirements and as per the ONA Collective Agreement.


  • $32.21 to $45.31 per hour


  • Current Certificate of Registration (CNO)
  • Current BCLS certification, on hire
  • Current IV certification
  • Coronary Care 1 at a post graduate level or obtain within six months of hire
  • Physical Assessment courses at a post graduate level
  • Strong understanding of cardiac rhythm interpretation (Tested)
  • Minimum 3 years acute medical experience
  • Demonstrated ability to deal with effectively and co-operatively with all levels of staff, patients and the public
  • Demonstrated problem solving, communication, team work and critical thinking skills
  • Demonstrated organizational and time management skills
  • Strong patient teaching skills that demonstrate a broad knowledge of medical care
  • Attendance record in line with the norm outlined in the RMH attendance awareness program
  • Demonstrated skill in safe/correct techniques for transferring and positioning patients
  • Strong understanding of both the Total Care Model and Program Management
  • Demonstrated commitment to continuous learning and professional development
  • Demonstrated support of program development (i.e. committee work, team meeting attendance...)
  • Must be participating in the CNO quality assurance program
  • Strong understanding and demonstrated practice of the CNO professional standards
  • Must be able to fulfill physical requirements of the job, as per Physical Demands Analysis


  • BScN
  • Post Graduate Medical Certification

Reference #1819/180-TFT

Posted: July 13, 2018
Closing: July 19, 2018
This is a union position posted under the ONA Collective Agreement.

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