Registered Practical Nurse, Covid-19 Assessment & Testing Centre

Hospital Cambridge Cambridge Memorial Hospital

Registered Practical Nurse, COVID-19 Assessment & Testing Centre

Posted Date15 hours ago(9/16/2020 1:01 PM)
Job ID
# Positions
COVID-19 Assessment & Testing Centre
Job Type
Full Time
Closed Date


Cambridge Memorial Hospital (CMH) is a thriving community hospital that proudly provides acute care services including: Emergency, Surgery, Medicine, Women’s and Children’s Health, Intensive Care, Mental Health, and Acute Inpatient Rehabilitation.

Our vision is to provide exceptional healthcare by exceptional people. Our dedicated and skilled staff are passionate about providing outstanding patient-centred care, and an exceptional patient experience to residents of the Waterloo Region and beyond.

Join CMH as it leads in innovation and compassion!  With a beautiful and caring community like no other, you are not just expanding our career; you are enhancing your life!  To learn more about CMH, please visit our website at

Job Description

Position Summary:

As a key member of our COVID-19 interdisciplinary team, the Registered Practical Nurse responsibilities include, but are not limited to; respiratory assessment and vital signs for patients of all ages, specimen collection, patient education, and collaboration with the clinical team. The RPN will demonstrate a proven ability to work independently as well as part of an interdisciplinary team.


This is a full-time position to work shifts including days and evenings, as well as weekends and holidays. 


The physical demands of the role may include but are not limited to prolonged sitting, standing, walking, bending, lifting, pushing and pulling. This position contributes to ensuring there is a safe environment for patients, staff and visitors.


Posted hours do not constitute a guarantee that shifts will not be subject to change.


Skills and Qualifications:

  • Must be a graduate of a recognized School of Nursing
  • RPN Diploma or equivalent required
  • Current BCLS certification required
  • Minimum 2 years’ experience in medical/surgical nursing required
  • Excellent assessment skills required
  • Demonstrated ability to work with a variety of patient populations
  • Working knowledge of routine practices related to Infection Control required
  • Ability to work in a fast-paced environment, multi-task, prioritize, and be flexible
  • Demonstrated ability to attend work on a regular basis is required

The successful external applicant is required to provide the applicable criminal record check, as requested by Human Resources, in accordance with federal and provincial legislation. Valid criminal record checks are in original format and dated with two months from date of conditional offer from CMH.


Cambridge Memorial Hospital is committed to providing and fostering a respectful workplace.  All reasonable accommodation will be made to support participation in the recruitment process.  Where needed, accommodations for disabilities will be provided, on request, to support participation in all aspects of the recruitment process.


We thank all those who apply, however, only those selected for an interview will be contacted.


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