Registered Nurse, Regular Part-Time, Surgical Services

Job No: 2024147
Location: Parry Sound

Registered Nurse
Surgical Services 
Job Posting: ONA 2024-147
Temporary Full-Time Position (May 2024 to approximately September 2024)

About the Organization

Located on the coast of beautiful Georgian Bay, our facility boasts the best that both nature and technology can offer. We work in one of Canada's most modern health care facilities and live in one of the country's top outdoor adventure destinations. You can get from desk to dock in 10 minutes!

West Parry Sound Health Centre (WPSHC) has always employed an innovative planning approach aimed at integrating services. Faced with the challenges of rural care delivery, WPSHC has partnered in regional alliances and created internal programming solutions that have benefited patient care and improved services throughout the catchment area.

Today our uniquely integrated health care organization includes: Lakeland Long Term Care, six Nursing Stations delivering care to rural communities, management of District ambulance services and dispatch, and a full range of in-patient and out-patient programs associated with a 90-bed acute care hospital.

As well as being recognized as a "pace-setter" hospital for its unbroken string of balanced budgets, WPSHC's innovative approach to integration has benefited the community through more seamless local delivery of services, improved access to primary care, a wider understanding of local needs and the ability to respond as these needs continue to evolve. Additionally, these initiatives have resulted in cost savings through co-location and improved 'point-of-service' for clients.

For more information on WPSHC, please visit our website.

About the Opportunity

We are looking for a Registered Nurse (RN) to join our interdisciplinary team of skilled professionals.  Reporting to the Clinical Manager, the incumbent is responsible for providing excellent quality patient care and leadership to members of the health care team within the nursing units of the Health Centre.

The hours of work will be all shifts, including weekends, and being on-call as required.

About the Benefits

In return for your dedication, you will be rewarded with an attractive hourly salary of $39.07- $56.00 based on experience. In addition, you can look forward to the following array of benefits:

  • Healthcare of Ontario Pension Plan (HOOPP)
  • Relocation Assistance ($2,500 -$5,000)
  • Employee & Family Assistance Program (EFAP)
  • Wellness Program & onsite gym

Best of all, you will be welcomed into a supportive interdisciplinary team environment that will allow you to develop a wide breadth of skills. This is an opportunity to grow in an established and highly respected organization, using your experience and skills to inspire a direct and positive impact on the community.

More About You

To qualify for the role, you will must have a current Certificate of Competence from the College of Nurses of Ontario. You will also need to have 

  • Successful completion of a post-graduate peri-operating nursing course and/or equivalent experience;      
  • Certification with the Canadian Nurses Association in peri-operative Nursing or prepared to complete;                                                         
  • Recent and relevant Operating Room and Post Anesthetic Care experience with demonstrated competency in all advanced nursing practices relevant to Operating Room nursing;
  • Demonstrated knowledge of various computer applications and software related to healthcare programs;  
  • Demonstrated satisfactory attendance levels, work performance, disciplinary history, and positive work references;
  • Bachelor of Science in Nursing would be an asset;
  • A.C.L.S. Certification would be an asset;
  • Experience in all areas of surgical services and ability to practice in all areas of surgical services would be an asset.

The ideal candidate's work will exemplify WPSHC's core values: compassion, accountability, rights and responsibilities, excellence, and safety.

Please note: For the safety and well-being of our clients and employees, we require proof of COVID-19 vaccination before commencing employment. Accommodations will be made for those exempt from the COVID-19 vaccination, based on grounds protected by relevant human rights law. 

Don’t miss this opportunity to expand your skills in a collaborative working environment - Apply Now! 

West Parry Sound Health Centre is committed to providing accommodations throughout the recruitment and selection process to applicants with disabilities to ensure equal participation. If selected to participate in the recruitment and selection process, please inform Human Resources of the nature of any accommodation(s) that you may require in respect of any materials or processes.

Personal information submitted will be used for the purpose of this competition only.

Please be advised the WPSHC property is smoke-free.

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About Parry Sound

Parry Sound is a beautiful town, located on the shores of an inland “ocean”, Georgian Bay. The area boasts many beautiful beaches, parks and trails. It is ideally situated just off highway 400, in the Southermost part of Northern Ontario. This charming waterfront town is within a UNESCO Biosphere Reserve, and home to 6,500 residents in the town itself, and over 14,000 in the immediate area. In summer, the population grows to nearly 100,000 people with seasonal residents, making for a very interesting dynamic! The area boasts several Provincial Parks and unlimited water for boating, canoeing/kayaking, fishing and things to do. In the winter, Parry Sound has a thriving snowmobiling, ice fishing, skiing and snowshoeing industry. The lakes generally freeze by January, and snow abounds in the area! In the summer the area swells with cottagers and visitors, who have discovered the beauty and hospitality of the region.
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