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Posting #: 2021-878784

CUPE 815

Position:  Registered Practical Nurse 

Department:  Surgical Program - 7C Inpatient Surgery

Status: Permanent Part-time (Must provide availability of 0.5 FTE)

Hours:  Monday - Sunday; Days and Nights; Various rotating; 12 hour shifts (subject to change based on operational requirements)

Site:  Oakville

Halton Healthcare takes great pride in providing quality, compassionate healthcare services to our rapidly growing communities. As a progressive and vibrant healthcare organization, we are committed to being an innovative centre of excellence in community hospital care in the Halton and Peel Regions.   We are a distinctive centre of healthcare excellence that offers first-rate care in an innovative environment that supports the physical, mental, emotional and spiritual needs of the community. 

This is what you’ll be doing:

Functions as an active member of a multidisciplinary team in the provision of patient-focused care for the Inpatient Surgical Unit. The successful candidate will collaborate with other health care professionals in the planning and implementation of care for a wide variety of Surgical cases.

This is what you’ll need to do it:

Halton Healthcare endeavors to hire individuals who are competent in their chosen profession and who exemplify our mission, vision and values of accountability, respect and compassion which guide our individual behaviours and attitudes.  

  • Current registration in good standing with the College of Nurses of Ontario required
  • Current BCLS Certification required at time of hire
  • Recent surgical experience required
  • Required skills include aseptic technique, wound care, ostomy care, CBI care, NG tube insertion and management, foley catheter insertion and management, IV care and management.
  • Experience in medication administration
  • Organized and an ability to work in a team environment
  • Caring, compassionate and patient- and family-centered
  • Ability to function in a fast-paced environment
  • Sound knowledge of nursing process, theory, and responsibilities to the profession
  • Sound problem-solving, conflict resolution and decision making skills
  • Functions independently within scope of practice
  • Maximizes utilization of resources
  • Evidence of continuing education/learning
  • Aware of multicultural issues affecting health care needs
  • Basic computer skills- Order Entry module of Meditech required
  • Must be able to meet the physical demands of the position
  • Satisfactory employment and attendance record required

The ideal candidate is strong in patient centered care in a dynamic, rapidly changing environment and should be ready to drive change and innovation. We require a person with good communication skills with a clear patient focus with the ability to manage execution and to foster teamwork and cooperation.

Salary: $24.93 - $31.17 per hour

Date Posted: June 15, 2021

Internal Applicants due By: June 22, 2021


If you are passionate about what you do, motivated by a job well done, and as committed to excellence, quality and patient satisfaction as we are, we'd like to hear from you.  Please submit your application via our website at directly to this posting and include a current copy of your resume. 

We thank all those who apply but only those individuals selected for further consideration will be contacted.  


In accordance with the Accessibility for Ontarians with Disabilities Act and the Ontario Human Rights Code, Halton Healthcare will provide accommodations throughout the recruitment and selection process.  If you require an accommodation, we will work with you to meet your accommodation needs to ensure your equal participation.


All personal information is collected under the authority of the Freedom of Information and Protection of Privacy Act.


Halton Healthcare is a smoke free facility in and around all three sites. Smoking is not permitted on hospital properties. We thank everyone who works at or visits our hospitals for respecting this healthy initiative. We are also a scent-free environment for all employees and visitors to accommodate individuals’ health concerns arising from exposure to scented products, We ask for everyone's cooperation in our efforts to accommodate health concerns.

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