Registered Nurse - Nursing Float Pool (Ref 178)

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

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 Temporary Full Time RN in our Nursing Float Pool.  Required September 17, 2018. Temporary Full Time ending on or before September 15, 2019.

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.

The Float R.N. will report to the Unit Manager - Medical The Manager on Call will be responsible for the assignment of the Float R.N. who has not been placed by Staffing Office or if there is a discrepancy in placements.

All nursing departments [Medical, Surgical, CCP 1, CCP 2, Emergency, Palliative, ICU (if stable patients)] will be supported by the Float R.N. with the exception of Obstetrics and the OR/PAR.

Orientation will be based on the individual needs of the successful candidate.


Must be available for 12 hour shifts, days and nights, Monday to Sunday. 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 (College of Nurses)
  • Current BCLS and ACLS certification
  • Current I.V. certification
  • Able to do ambulance transfers
  • Coronary Care 1 course or equivalent
  • Demonstrated ability to deal effectively and co-operatively with all levels of staff, patients and the public
  • Demonstrated problem solving, communication, teamwork, and critical thinking skills
  • Demonstrated organizational and time management skills
  • Must be able to fulfill physical requirements of the job, as per current Physical Demands Analysis
  • Must meet expectations for appropriate, respectful and professional conduct, as set out in the RMH Code of Conduct


  • BScN preferred
  • Palliative training

Reference # 1819/178-TFT

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

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