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Registered Nurse



Company Information

Caring for the Body, Mind & Spirit since 1869

From the shortest visit to the longest stay, we earn complete confidence in the care we provide, and make a lasting difference in the quest to live fully.
Renowned for compassionate care, St. Joseph's is one of the best academic health care organizations in Canada, dedicated to helping people live to their fullest, by minimizing the effects of injury, disease and disability through excellence in care, teaching and research.

More than 400,000 patients annually receive care from more than 4,500 physicians and staff at St. Joseph's.

Job Description

Operating Room
St. Joseph's Hospital

St. Joseph's Hospital is a unique ambulatory hospital specializing in minimally invasive same day and short stay inpatient surgery. 21,000 surgeries are performed a year at St. Joseph's, with most patients going home the same day as their procedure. Our surgical programs and areas of service include: The Ivey Eye Institute (cataract, retina and corneal transplant surgery), St. Joseph's Breast Care Program (breast and reconstructive plastic surgery), The Roth McFarlane Hand and Upper Limb Centre (arthroscopic and arthroplasty surgery), St. Joseph's Urology Centre (laser and minimally invasive robotic surgery), Otolaryngology (ear, nose, throat, head, face and neck surgery), gynecological surgery, dental and general surgery.

The operating room is comprised of 10 operating rooms and lithotripsy suite. Current schedules include primarily 8 hour days and evening shifts with on-call coverage expectations for nights and weekends on a rotational basis. Schedules are subject to change.

Essential Qualifications

  • Provide vaccination records or proof of immunity against measles, mumps rubella and varicella (chicken pox)
  • Provide documentation of the Tuberculosis skin testing
  • Current Registration as a Registered Nurse with the College of Nurses
  • Valid CPR certificate
  • Minimum 2 years recent experience in the Operating Room AND/OR successful completion of the O.R. course within the last 2 years
  • Knowledge of a Safety Culture in a Health Care Setting in compliance with the OHSA
  • Ability and commitment to act as a supervisor under OHSA
  • Excellent decision-making, critical thinking and problem-solving skills
  • Demonstrated effective collaborative, interpersonal and communication skills as part of an interdisciplinary team
  • Self-directed individual with leadership abilities

Preferred Qualifications

  • Laser certification

Contact Information

Posting Date: 20-Sep-2017Nursing/Healthcare Permanent, Part-Time Open 1 ASAP
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