Rn (Charge Nurse) - Operating Room

Hospital Hamilton St Josephs Health care Center Hamilton

RN (Charge Nurse) - Operating Room

Posting #:15426 Location:Charlton Campus

Position Details

Openings Remaining:1 Time of Day:Reg/Temp/Casual:Temporary Shift Length:Full/Part Time:Full Time Department:OPERATING ROOMUnion:ONA Open Date:14/07/20Hours of Work: Closing Date:21/07/20


Temporary Assignment - approximately 24 weeks

The Registered Nurse (RN) is a regulated health care professional who adheres to and models the Standards and Guidelines of the College of Nurses of Ontario; the SJHH mission, vision and values, policies and procedures; and applicable specialty standards. The RN provides patient/client-centred and evidence informed care to promote health and assess the need for the provision of care and the treatment of health conditions by supportive, preventative, therapeutic, palliative and rehabilitation means in order to attain or maintain optimal patient/client function. The RN collaborates with the inter-professional team and assumes a leadership role in the delivering a full range of care and treatment to patient/clients including those with complex needs, high acuity and less predictable outcomes.

•Current registration with the College of Nurses of Ontario required
  Minimum of 5 years current O.R. experience related to CVT, Gynecology, General Surgery, Orthopedics, H&N, Urology and Plastics
  Previous leadership experienced preferred.
•Current BCLS/HCP certification required
•Demonstrated knowledge, sensitivity and expertise in the area of peri-operative nursing
•RNAO, CNA or other professional association membership preferred.
•Demonstrated knowledge, skills and judgement required to provide a full range of care and treatment in the clinical area of practice to patients/clients including those with complex needs, high acuity and less predictable outcomes required
•Demonstrated ability to communicate (written and verbal) effectively with members of the interdisciplinary team, patients/clients and families required
•Demonstrated ability to practice collaboratively and communicate clearly with members of the interdisciplinary team to provide care for a full range of patients/clients required
•Demonstrated ability to set priorities and organize work in response to patient/client and departmental needs
•Demonstrated commitment to ongoing learning, professional development and continuous quality improvement required.
•Demonstrated basic skill level with computers, MS Word, incident reporting systems, internet searches, data entry and patient information systems required
•Demonstrated knowledge and skill related to crisis intervention and conflict resolution required
•Demonstrated strong leadership, problem solving, critical thinking, team building and interpersonal skills required

Operating Room-specific Qualifications:
•Operating Room nursing certificate required
•Laser certification would be an asset
•Canadian Perioperative Nursing Certification an asset

Hours of work will include rotating shifts. Shifts vary from 7.5 to 10 hours and include weekends, evenings and nights, holidays and on-call.   Cross training to SJHH King Campus Surgery Centre required

St. Joseph’s Nursing Vision is to make a difference in the lives of those we care for, our organization, and the future of our community through achievement of excellence in nursing and commitment to a culture of nursing innovation, empowerment, leadership and accountability.

St. Joseph’s Healthcare Hamilton (SJHH) is an equal opportunity employer and strives for equity, inclusiveness, and diversity in all our programs, practices, facilities, and people.

Applications must be received online by 12:00 midnight on the Closing Date - late applications will not be accepted. We thank all applicants for their interest, however, only those selected for an interview will be contacted. SJHH is committed to a barrier-free recruitment and selection process - please inform us should accommodation be required at any point in the recruitment process.

We foster a culture of patient and staff safety where all positions comply and work in conjunction with the Mission, Vision, and Core Values of SJHH.

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