Registered Nurse – Nursing Resource Team (COVID-19 Support)

Hamilton Health Sciences Corporation - Hamilton, ON (30+ days ago)

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Job Number: 81162
Job: Nursing
Primary Location: Ontario-Hamilton
This position will be located at: Hamilton General Hospital, Juravinski Hospital, Juravinski Cancer Centre, McMaster University Medical Centre, St. Peter's Hospital, Main Street West Urgent Care Centre, West Lincoln Memorial Hospital
Organization: Quality & Value Improvement
Status: Casual Job Part-time
Hours per week: 0.01
Union Code: ONA
Minimum Salary: 33.2300 Biweekly
Maximum Salary: 47.5700
Post Date: Apr 23, 2020, 7:01:23 PM
Close Date (Period for Applying) - External: Apr 30, 2020, 3:59:00 AM

Unit Summary

We currently have a number of opportunities available on our Nursing Resource Team at Hamilton Health Sciences.

The Nursing Resource Team (NRT) operates within the Quality & Performance (Q&P) Portfolio, under the strategic leadership of the Director of Clinical Resource. Clinical Managers provide day-to-day leadership and direction for the team and supporting staff. Clinical Education and Development Clinicians support the educational and developmental needs of the team. The interdisciplinary Nursing Resource Team is a vital partner in meeting staffing needs across a variety of clinical areas on the basis of patient acuity and volume surges. The NRT is composed of clusters of clinical units including medical/surgical, pediatrics, women's health, perioperative, and critical care.

Position Summary

As a member of the Nursing Resource Team, the Registered Nurse will successfully complete a competency based orientation and master/maintain the applicable set of competencies in the clusters to which they will be aligned. The Registered Nurse will provide high quality nursing care to patients and families and will participate in continuing education, identification of future clinical/career goals and complete learning plans to achieve those goals.

Nurses are aligned to clusters, specific sites, and/or programs based on their interest, expertise and learning needs.

Schedule Work Hours

Days, evenings, nights, weekends, holidays

This position is temporary until August 2020.


1. Current registration with the College of Nurses of Ontario
2. Current BCLS certification
3. Candidates with experience and interest in Acute Care nursing, preferred
4. Candidates with Critical Care Certificate and ACLS/ATLS or with Certificate in Emergency Nursing and PALS, TNCC, ENPC, preferred
5. Recent experience in ECG interpretations, pressure monitoring, airway management and mechanical ventilators
6. Demonstrated knowledge of the current nursing assessment and management of patients
7. Demonstrated commitment to interdisciplinary care and a nursing professional practice model
8. Demonstrated knowledge of the nursing care plan
9. Demonstrated ability to utilize problem-solving and critical-thinking techniques
10. Demonstrated interpersonal, communication and teamwork skills
11. Demonstrated commitment to continuous learning and professional development
12. Ability and willingness to work in different environments

Hamilton Health Sciences fosters a culture of patient and staff safety, whereby all employees are guided by our Mission, Vision, Values, and Values Based Code of Conduct. Hamilton Health Sciences is a teaching hospital and all staff and physicians are expected to support students and other learners.

To be considered for this opportunity applicants must apply during the posting period. All internal and external applicants may ONLY apply via the Careers website.

Hamilton Health Sciences is an equal opportunity employer and we will accommodate any needs under the Canadian Charter of Rights and Freedom, Accessibility for Ontarians with Disabilities Act and the Ontario Human Rights Code. Hiring processes will be modified to remove barriers to accommodate those with disabilities, if requested. Should any applicant require accommodation through the application processes, please contact HR Services at 905-521-2100, Ext. 46947 for assistance. If the applicant requires a specific accommodation because of a disability during an interview, the applicant will need to advise the hiring manager when scheduling the interview and the appropriate accommodations can be made.

This competition is open to all qualified applicants, however, qualified internal applicants will be considered first. Past performance will be considered as part of the selection process. If you are a previous employee of Hamilton Health Sciences, please note: the circumstances around an employee's exit will be considered prior to an offer of employment

Proficiency in both Official Languages, French and English, is considered an asset

If this position is temporary, selection for this position will be as per the outlined Collective Agreements:

Article 30 (k), CUPE Collective Agreement
Article 10.7 (d), ONA Collective Agreement
Article 13.01 (b) (ii), OPSEU 273 Collective Agreement
Article 14.04, OPSEU 209 Collective Agreement
Article 2.07 and Article 13, PIPSC RT Collective Agreement