Registered Practical Nurse - Operating Room

Hospital Cambridge Cambridge Memorial Hospital

Registered Practical Nurse - Operating Room

Posted Date1 day ago(10/15/2020 4:53 PM)
Job ID
# Positions
Operating Rooms
Job Type
Part 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 the Perioperative Services department, we are searching for a part-time scrub RPN position to work various shifts in the Operating Room and Cystoscopy Clinic. The successful incumbent must be available to be on-call for nights. 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:

  • College of Nurses of Ontario Certificate of Registration in good standing required  
  • RPN Diploma or equivalent required
  • Successful completion of the RPN Operating Room nursing certificate required
  • Current BCLS certification required
  • Recent experience in the Operating Room required
  • Laser certification required
  • Knowledge of keyboarding and Meditech system modules an asset
  • Excellent communication skills (both written and verbal)
  • Commitment to customer service and teamwork
  • 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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