Rn - Pacu/day Surgery

Hospital Hamilton St Josephs Health care Center Hamilton

RN - PACU/Day Surgery

Posting #:15496 Location:Charlton Campus

Position Details

Openings Remaining:2 Time of Day:Reg/Temp/Casual:Regular Shift Length:Full/Part Time:Part Time Department:POST ANAESTHETIC ROOMUnion:ONA Open Date:16/07/20Hours of Work:Rotating Shifts & Extended Hours Closing Date:23/07/20



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 Colleges of Nurses of Ontario required
•Must have a minimum of 2 years related recent experience in critical care nursing (i.e. PACU intensive care and coronary care)
•Minimum 2 years post-operative surgical nursing preferred
•Current BCLS/HCP certification required
•ACLS preferred
•Demonstrated knowledge, sensitivity and expertise in the care of seniors and their families
•Gentle Persuasive Approach training preferred
•PACU course preferred
•Critical Care Course an asset
•Cardiac arrhythmia monitoring and interpretation experience preferred
•Documented ability to work under stress and function effectively in critical situations
•Willingness and ability to work the shifts as required in order to meet the needs of the unit for pre-booked and relief tours
•Demonstrated ability to function efficiently within a multi-disciplinary team
•Must be able to complete orientation as required
•A good attendance and work record demonstrating reliability and dependability is essential
•A resume regarding further education, special courses and experience should accompany the application
•Willingness and ability to cross-train and work in the Day Surgery Unit

Rotating shifts and extended hours: Days, evenings, nights, weekends, holidays and on-call

COMBINED PACU/DSU POSITION: The successful applicant’s primary assignment will be on PACU but will be assigned shifts in the DSU as needed following all applicable scheduling provisions of the Collective Agreement

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.

Internal applicants are encouraged to apply online via the SJHH Careers website (www.joinstjoes.ca or MyStJoes Intranet). Union staff applying via hard-copy application (ONA Transfer Request or CUPE Vacancy Form, including a current resume) must ensure their application is received by Recruitment before 4:00 p.m. on the Closing Date. Late applications will not be accepted.

All positions will comply and work in conjunction with the Mission, Vision and Core Values of St. Joseph’s Healthcare Hamilton. We foster a culture of patient and staff safety.

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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