Registered Nurse – Operating Room

  • 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.

UH Operating Room

The University Hospital Operating Room provides patient care to the following services: Orthopaedics (Total Joints/Sports Medicine), General Surgery, Urology, Plastics, Liver (Living Related as well as Cadaveric) Transplants, Kidney (Living Related, Laparoscopic Living Related and Cadaveric) Transplants, Cardiac (Coronary Artery Bypass Grafts, Valve Replacement, and Robotic procedures), ENT, Dental, and Neurosurgery (including Aneurysms). The unit is active in education and research, in all discipline levels, in all programs, with emphasis in Anaesthesia, Cardiac, Multi-organ Transplantation, Neurosurgery, Orthopaedics, Sports Medicine, and Robotic Assisted Surgery.

Rate of Pay:                $33.23 per hour - $47.57 per hour

Full Time and Part time positions available

  • Current Certificate of Registration with the College of Nurses of Ontario
  • Community College Operating Room certification
  • Current Basic Life Support for Healthcare Providers course:  BLS-HCP(C) for which you can provide proof upon request
  • Recent OR experience in a scrub and circulating role
  • Completion of Canadian Nurses Association Certification examination in Perioperative Nursing preferred
  • Proficient computer and keyboarding skills with programs such as PowerChart, Outlook and Intranet Explorer
  • Demonstrated knowledge of Cerner or an electronic health record preferred
  • Demonstrated excellent clinical skills and knowledge
  • Demonstrated excellent communication (verbal and written) and interpersonal skills
  • Demonstrated effective organizational skills involving time management and prioritization
  • Demonstrated initiative and ability to work both independently and as an effective team member
  • Demonstrated ability to function productively in a very demanding environment with a large patient turnover
  • Demonstrates problem solving and critical thinking skills in a variety of situations
  • Demonstrated commitment to professional development and self-directed learning
  • 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 "Operating Room" Position
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Job Category

Registered Nurse


London, Ontario