Registered Practical Nurse, Surgical Day Care

Cambridge Memorial Hospital - Cambridge, ON (30+ days ago)

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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:
This position will work days and evenings in Surgical Day Care (including Endoscopy and Minor Procedures), PreAnesthestic Clinic and Pain Clinic. 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:
Must be a graduate of a recognized School of Nursing
RPN Diploma or equivalent required
Completion of a Perioperative Nursing Certification Program required
Current BCLS certification required
IV certification required
Excellent assessment skills required
Current experience in Surgical Day Care required
Experience in the endoscopy suite and with minor surgical procedures required
Strong medical/surgical background required
Previous pain clinic experience is essential
Knowledge of keyboarding and Meditech and PICIS system modules an asset
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.