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RN - Operating Room



Company Information

Guelph General Hospital is a dynamic 182-bed acute care hospital with over 1,300 dedicated staff members. The hospital uses state-of-the-art technology and equipment to provide a full range of services to the residents of Guelph and Wellington County. Current areas of specialty include 24-hour emergency services, intensive care, ambulatory care, general medicine, surgery, paediatrics, family birthing, and diagnostic and laboratory services.

Guelph is a beautiful and vibrant university city with a growing community of over 120,000 located in the heart of southwestern Ontario, within close proximity to larger centers such as Toronto, London and Hamilton. Guelph offers many prosperous manufacturing, service and high technology enterprises. Guelph and area also offers a wide variety of educational, cultural, recreational and sporting activities. With our local universities and colleges, festivals, theatres, parks, trails, sport fields and facilities, tournaments, cafes, restaurants, unique shops and larger retail centers, there is truly something for everyone.

If you are excited about working as part of a dynamic team, in an energized, fast-paced and progressive organization which values its staff, physicians and volunteers, we want to hear from you!  While we appreciate all applications, only those candidates selected for an interview will be contacted.

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Guelph General Hospital is committed to fostering a safe and healthy work environment which provides equal opportunities to people with disabilities.

All positions will contribute to ensuring there is a safe environment for patients, staff and visitors.

Job Description

Position:                            Registered Nurse

Department:                      Operating Room              

Position Available:             Regular Part-time

Current Shifts:                   Days, Evenings, On call Nights and Weekends


Position Summary: 

The primary role of the RN is to provide high quality, safe, effective and evidence-based care in partnership with patients and families, in accordance with the College of Nurses of Ontario standards and GGH’s mission, vision, values and policies. The RN optimizes the patient’s experience and care outcomes by:

  • Being accountable for one’s decisions and professional practice;
  • Establishing a therapeutic relationship with the patient and family;
  • Collaborating with other members of the patient’s care team;
  • Coordinating, communicating and documenting patient care activities.


Qualifications, Experience, Skills and Abilities:

  • Certificate of registration as a Registered Nurse with the College of Nurses of Ontario
  • BCLS certification
  • Recent Operating Room experience
  • Post-graduate O.R. Course completed
  • Completion of Arterial Line Review
  • Ability to function completely as a surgical team member in either scrub or circulating role involving all services
  • Competency in laparoscopic approach to surgical intervention preferred
  • Member of O.R. Nurse’s Association an asset
  • Demonstrated commitment to best practice, nursing standards and life-long learning
  • Excellent interpersonal and communication skills, both verbal and written
  • Strong organizational and time management skills
  • Strong critical thinking, problem solving and decision-making skills
  • Demonstrated excellent assessment skills
  • Demonstrated ability to work independently as well as collaboratively within a team in a fast-paced and ever-changing environment
  • Demonstrated commitment to excellent customer service when interacting with patients, families, colleagues and physicians

Contact Information

Posting Date: 28-Sep-2017Nursing/Healthcare Permanent, Part-Time Open 1 ASAP
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