Registered Nurse - Intensive Care

  • London Health Sciences Centre
  • Aug 09, 2019
Part time

Job Description

We’re Hiring  Registered Nurses - Come and join our team!

At London Health Sciences Centre (LHSC), which consists of Victoria Hospital, University Hospital, and the Children’s hospital, nothing is more important to us than our team of dedicated employees. LHSC focuses on creating and maintaining a workplace of choice, where our people are recognized and valued.

Registered Nurse -  Intensive Care

The ICU at University Hospital is comprised of two distinct units: the Medical-Surgical ICU (MSICU) which has 25 beds and the Cardiac Surgery Recovery Unit (CSRU) which has 14 beds. The (MSICU) is a level three critical care unit that specializes in the care of various patient populations such as: neurosurgical, transplantation, medical and general surgery patients. The CSRU specializes in the post-operative care of patients who have had cardiovascular surgery such as bypass and valve replacements and heart transplants. 

Together the MSICU and CSRU provides exemplary continuous care of all critically ill patients requiring intensive technological, pharmacological and paramedical support delivered in a cohesive, cooperative, integrated manner. The physical and psychosocial needs of the patient and family are supported on an ongoing basis. The ICU supports and participates in ongoing research, quality improvement and multidisciplinary activities. 

Regular Full -Time positions available.

Rate of Pay:                  $32.21 per hour - $46.11 per hour

  • Current Certificate of Registration with the College of Nurses of Ontario
  • Current BLS for Healthcare Providers course: BLS-HCP(C) for which you can provide proof upon request
  • Advanced Cardiac Life Support (ACLS) certification preferred
  • Minimum two years of recent Surgical/Medical nursing experience
  • Current Critical Care Level 3 experience preferred
  • Critical Care Certification CNCC(C) is preferred
  • Demonstrated knowledge of Cerner or an electronic health record preferred
  • Demonstrated competency in ECG Interpretation
  • Demonstrated excellence in clinical practice
  • Demonstrated commitment to maintain and advance unit certifications
  • Demonstrated communication (verbal and written) and interpersonal skills
  • Ability to establish effective relationships with patients, families and members of the healthcare team
  • Proven ability to work independently as well as a member of an interdisciplinary team
  • Demonstrated effective organizational skills involving time management and prioritization
  • Demonstrated ability to manage change in a dynamic environment
  • Demonstrated behaviours supporting our Core Values of Respect, Trust and Collaboration and commitment to the values of each hospital organization
  • Demonstrated knowledge of and commitment to the principles of patient and family centred care
  • Demonstrated knowledge of and commitment to patient and staff safety at LHSC
  • Demonstrated ability to attend work on a regular basis

Immunization Requirements:

  • Provide vaccination records or proof of immunity against measles, mumps, rubella and varicella (chicken pox), Hepatitis B, Tetanus/ Diphtheria/Polio; Meningitis.  
  • Provide documentation of the Tuberculosis skin testing (two step)

London Health Sciences Centre fosters a culture of patient and staff safety whereby all employees are guided by LHSC's Mission, Vision, Values and Code of Conduct.

We are committed to providing a safe, healthy and inclusive work environment that inspires respect.  LHSC encourages applications from persons with disabilities and we are committed to providing accommodations upon request.

Your interest in this opportunity is appreciated. Only those applicants selected for an interview will be contacted. Successful candidates, as a condition of job offer, would be required to provide a satisfactory Police Information Check (original document) completed in the last 3 months.

If you are interested in this position please visit our website and apply to the "Intensive Care" Position
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Job Category

Registered Nurse


London, Ontario