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Registered Nurse

Hamilton, ON

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  • Full time
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Unit Summary

Emergency Services at all Hamilton Health Sciences sites provides acute care for both adults and children. Hamilton General supports adult trauma, burns, cardiology and cardiovascular programs.

Position Summary

As a member of the healthcare team, the Registered Nurse coordinates and evaluates patient care and provides nursing care according to the job description and Standards of Practice for Registered Nurses in the Emergency Department.

Schedule Work Hours

days, evenings, nights, weekends, holidays

1. Current Certificate of Registration with the College of Nursing of Ontario as a Registered Nurse
2. Demonstrated current knowledge of assessment and management in a broad range of disease processes involving all age groups; eg. critically ill, injured, episodic and non-urgent patients
3. Demonstrated knowledge of the community and hospital resources, including regional programs
4. Demonstrated current knowledge of and experience in Emergency and Critical Care Nursing in caring for adults and children
5. Demonstrated expertise in physical assessment, ECG interpretation, health teaching, clinical decision without a prior diagnosis of emergency presentations in all age groups
6. Demonstrated current knowledge of cardiac and respiratory arrest procedures
7. Demonstrated proficiency in working with patients, families, peers and multidisciplinary healthcare teams, both in the hospital and in the community
8. Demonstrated excellent problem-solving and communication skills, both written and verbal
9. Demonstrated strong leadership ability and organizational skills, ongoing professional development
10. Ability to perform well in high stress situations
11. Certification for Emergency Nursing preferred
12. Critical Care Certificate preferred
13. ACLS/BCLS/ATLS preferred
14. PALS, TNCC, ENPC preferred

As a condition of employment, you are required to submit proof of full COVID-19 vaccination to Employee Health Services.

Guidelines for submitting an Application ~ UNION staff, who choose to submit their application through hard-copy mail, fax or email will need to have their application (ONA & OPSEU: with accompanying skills profile) available to the Recruitment Staff before 4 p.m. on the day the posting closes (day-7). ALL JOB SEEKERS, including UNION staff, who use the Career's Website to apply for job postings will have until 11 p.m. on the day the posting closes (day-7). ***INTERNAL JOB SEEKERS - Please ensure that both your ID# and last name are entered exactly as you see it on your most recent pay stub, otherwise you will be treated as an external candidate.***

Hamilton Health Sciences fosters a culture of patient and staff safety, whereby all employees are guided by our Mission, Vision, Values, and Values Based Code of Conduct. Hamilton Health Sciences is a teaching hospital and all staff and physicians are expected to support students and other learners.

To be considered for this opportunity applicants must apply during the posting period. All internal and external applicants may ONLY apply via the Careers website.

Hamilton Health Sciences is an equal opportunity employer and we will accommodate any needs under the Canadian Charter of Rights and Freedom, Accessibility for Ontarians with Disabilities Act and the Ontario Human Rights Code. Hiring processes will be modified to remove barriers to accommodate those with disabilities, if requested. Should any applicant require accommodation through the application processes, please contact HR Services at 905-521-2100, Ext. 46947 for assistance. If the applicant requires a specific accommodation because of a disability during an interview, the applicant will need to advise the hiring manager when scheduling the interview and the appropriate accommodations can be made.

This competition is open to all qualified applicants, however, qualified internal applicants will be considered first. Past performance will be considered as part of the selection process. If you are a previous employee of Hamilton Health Sciences, please note: the circumstances around an employee's exit will be considered prior to an offer of employment

Proficiency in both Official Languages, French and English, is considered an asset

If this position is temporary, selection for this position will be as per the outlined Collective Agreements:

Article 30 (k), CUPE Collective Agreement

Article 10.7 (d), ONA Collective Agreement

Article 13.01 (b) (ii), OPSEU 273 Collective Agreement

Article 14.04, OPSEU 209 Collective Agreement

Article 2.07 and Article 13, PIPSC RT Collective Agreement

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