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Position Available: REGISTERED NURSE (4 Positions Available)

Status:Temporary Full-Time

Department: Intensive Care Unit

Union: O.N.A.

Shifts: Days, Evenings, Nights, Weekends, Extended Tours                                                            


ABOUT JOSEPH BRANT HOSPITAL:

Joseph Brant Hospital (JBH) is a full-service community teaching hospital located in the growing and thriving community of Burlington, Ontario, serving more than 185,000 residents in Halton, Hamilton, Waterdown, Flamborough, Milton and Stoney Creek. It is honoured to be recognized as one of Hamilton Niagara’s Top Employers for five (5) consecutive years, with a skilled staff of 194 physicians, 1,911 full- and part-time staff and more than 700 volunteers.

JBH is a Clinical Education site in conjunction with McMaster University, and designated as an Academic Community Teaching Hospital. Its expanded campus includes the state-of-art Michael Lee-Chin & Family Patient Tower, featuring a new Emergency Department, 172 acute inpatient beds, 9 new Operating Rooms and post-anaesthetic care unit to support expanded medical, surgical and outpatient services. JBH is also a partner member of the Burlington Ontario Health Team.

JBH inspires and empowers a culture of caring and this is demonstrated in many ways including our commitment to the health, safety and wellbeing of our people. For more information, visit www.josephbranthospital.ca.

Position Summary:

The Intensive Care Unit at Joseph Brant Hospital is an innovative and rapidly changing environment providing quality care based on the latest guidelines and best practices aligned with the Critical Care Services Ontario (CCSO) strategy. We are seeking individuals who possess excellent communication skills, and are strong advocates for patient and family centered care.   The successful candidate will be joining a very dynamic inter professional team that fosters collaboration and service excellence. 


QUALIFICATIONS:

  • Current Certificate of Registration with the College of Nurses of Ontario as a Registered Nurse.
  • Recent Medical/Surgical experience of at least 2 years required.  Preference will be given to candidates with current critical care nursing experience.
  • Consideration will be given to candidates with, or enrolled in, post diploma courses in Critical Care nursing, I.V. therapy, physical assessment or other related educational courses
  • ACLS and PALS preferred.
  • Demonstrated skill and knowledge of I.V. Therapy and venipuncture is required.
  • Demonstrated ability to function effectively in emergency situations.
  • Demonstrated clinical assessment and patient/family teaching skills.
  • Demonstrated ability to function effectively in a multidisciplinary team.
  • Demonstrated effective communication skills.
  • Demonstrated reliable attendance, punctuality, availability and performance is required.
     

To be considered for this exciting opportunity please visit the JBH Careers page to apply to posting #201674. We ask that you please include the posting number in the subject line of any email correspondence. No phone calls please. We thank all applicants and only those selected for interview will be contacted.

Any information obtained during the recruitment process will be used for employment recruitment only, and not for any other purpose.

At Joseph Brant Hospital, we are committed to diversity and inclusion as we continue and expand our efforts to become a more inclusive workplace. We welcome and encourage applicants from all diverse and underrepresented groups to apply.

Should you require an accommodation under the Ontario Human Right Code (OHRC) and /or the Accessibility for Ontarians with Disabilities Act (AODA) during any stage of the recruitment process HR will work with you to remove any barriers, please do not hesitate to let us know by contacting HR for assistance at careers@josephbranthospital.ca or ext. 4129.