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Posting #: 2020-864676


Position: Registered Nurse

Department: Surgical Program - Dual Unit between Post Anesthetic Care Unit (PACU) and Surgical Day Care (SDC) - **must provide availability up to 0.5FTE in PACU and 0.5FTE in SDC**

Status: Full-Time

Hours: Monday to Sunday - All Shifts (8, 10 and 12 hour shifts, on-call, days, evenings and weekends; 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:  

Assessment of patients to establish priorities and create a plan of care; administration of medications and treatments as prescribed by a physician according to established policies and protocols; proficient in educating patients/families about specific surgical procedures and the required care involved in such procedures both pre and post operative. The successful incumbent will also instruct patients and families on topics regarding health education and promotion across the continuum of care.  Collaborate with members of an interdisciplinary health team to plan, implement, coordinate and evaluate patient care in consultation with patients and their families. 

Registered nurse who applies all aspects of the nursing process in a professional manner within a multi-disciplinary team. This nurse will support the care of the Surgical patient during both preop preparation and post-operative recovery.

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 with College of Nurses of Ontario
  • Current BCLS certification required at time of hire
  • Current ACLS certification required at time of hire and ongoing
  • Five years of PACU or Critical Care experience required
  • Experience with arterial and central lines, epidurals and PCAs
  • Problem solving abilities and critical thinking skills
  • Excellent organizational skills and flexibility
  • Ability to function as part of a team in a rapidly changing environment
  • Diplomacy, public relation and conflict resolution skills required
  • Demonstrated commitment to professional development and a strong knowledge of policy and practice standards
  • Satisfactory employment and attendance record

Salary: $33.56 to $48.05 per hour

Date Posted: October 8, 2020

Application Deadline for Employees: October 15, 2020

Please submit your application via directly to this posting and include a current copy of your resume.

Halton Healthcare is committed to providing accommodations [for people with disabilities].  If you require an accommodation, we will work with you to meet your needs.

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.  Halton Healthcare is 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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