Registered Nurse - Float - Regional Women & Children Program

  • Orillia Soldiers' Memorial Hospital
  • Sep 15, 2021
Part time

Job Description

Registered Nurse - Float - Regional Women & Children Program

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 Regional Women and Children Program (RWCP) Float Team will be comprised of Registered Nurses who will be responsible to provide nursing resources and specialty direct patient care for patients in Paediatrics, Neonatal Intensive Care Unit and Obstetrics.

The RWCP Float Nurses will be responsible for responding to increasing acuity needs in the above departments, in collaboration with the Resource Nurse and/or Program Manager.

• Current registration with the College of Nurses of Ontario (CNO) as Registered Nurse
• Current BCLS Certification required
• Current Neonatal Resuscitation Provider certificate required
• Paediatric Advanced Life Support required
• Breastfeeding certificate required
• Minimum of one (1) year experience working in a paediatrics department/with newborns in a Level 2 or 3 or combined care unit required.
• Minimum of one (1) year experience working in an obstetrics department/antenatal triage/labour and delivery/combined care unit in a level 2 or 3 center required.
• Demonstrated ability to work with flexibility under ever changing environment.
• Demonstrated ability to organize, prioritize and multi task efficiently.
• Demonstrated ability to care for complex patients within an interprofessional team.
• Demonstrated strong interpersonal communication skills in English, both written and verbal.
• Demonstrated skill in patient education and promotion of patient independence using principles of adult learning.
• Demonstrated appreciation and respect for protocol, professionalism, and confidentiality.
• Demonstrated accountability for decision-making.
• Demonstrates commitment to continued professional and personal growth and development through Continuing Education Programs and Self Directed Learning Opportunities.

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

Employment Equity
OSMH is committed to diversity and equity in the workplace and welcomes applications from all qualified individuals, including women, visible minorities, Indigenous peoples, persons with disabilities, LGBTQ2S persons and others who may contribute to a diverse workplace.

Accomodation in the Workplace
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.

Health & Safety Responsibilities
OSMH is committed to providing a safe, healthy and supportive working environment by treating team members and patients with compassion accountability respect and engagement.

All team members must adhere to OSMH’s Occupational Health and Safety policies, procedures and protocols, as well as the duties of workers as stipulated in the Occupational Health and Safety Act.

Team members must be able to perform all bona fide and essential duties of the position which may include cognitive and physical demands.

As a condition of employment, new employees are required to complete an employment health assessment and must be cleared by the Occupational Health and Safety Team prior to orientation.

As a condition of employment, you are required to submit proof of COVID-19 vaccination to the Hospital's Occupational Health and Safety department.

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 OSMH requires professional references, verification of academic training, professional accreditation and evidence of course completion. It is also a condition of employment that all 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.

If you are interested in joining our team, please apply online before 11:59 pm on the posting close date. Incomplete submissions will not be considered. We thank all applicants, however only those selected for an interview will be contacted.

Job Category

Registered Nurse