Registered Nurse

Grey Bruce Health Services - Meaford, ON (6 months ago)

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Reporting to the Manager, the Registered Nurse in the Operating Room, Surgical Day Care and Post-Anaesthetic Care Unit is responsible for the supportive, preventative, therapeutic care needs of patients in the perioperative arenas.

Qualifications / Skills / Abilities:
Ontario College of Nurses registration or eligibility
Successful completion of the Operating Room certificate and/or at least 2 years OR experience in the last 3 years
Successful completion of the Post Anaesthetic Course within the last 3 years
Minimum 2 years PACU nursing experience within the past 5 years
2 years’ recent acute care nursing experience
Physical Assessment Course or equivalent
Coronary Care Certificate I or equivalent
PACU Certificate
Certification in Pneumatic Tourniquet

Current certification in:
venipuncture to start an IV
IV meds below the drip chamber
Demonstrated computer skills in MS Outlook and Cerner applications (PowerChart and SurgiNet) or equivalent
Ability to scrub and circulate in all services
Knowledge of the current ORNAC standards
Ability to adapt to a rapidly changing work environment
Ability to function as a team member
Ability to be flexible and adaptable to flex time to meet unit’s needs
Current experience with Surginet
Broad surgical experience required
Willingness to cross train and be scheduled in Day Surgery, PACU and Amb Care
Excellent assessment skills
Excellent communication and collaboration skills with patients, families and other healthcare professionals
Excellent leadership, problem-solving, decision-making and interpersonal skills
Commitment to continuous professional development and continuing education
Self-directed and able to work with minimal supervision
Recent satisfactory performance and attendance records
Knowledge of and adherence to GBHS ‘CARE’ Behaviours (Collaboration, Accountability, Respect, Excellence)
Advocates and supports a culture of patient safety and demonstrates an understanding of how the department service and assigned responsibilities contribute to overall patient safety at GBHS through patient safety knowledge, skills and attitudes


Baccalaureate degree in nursing

Additional Information:
Date of Posting: 2019-11-21
Closing Date: 2019-11-27