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Registered Nurse - Emergency Services

Durham Region, ON
Closing date
May 15, 2022

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Registered Nurse
Work Setting
Hospital / Health Centre
Area of Practice
Full-time, Part-time
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DD/NN; WEEKEND SCHEDULE; 12 HOUR SHIFTS; (Subject to change)
LAKERIDGE HEALTH OSHAWA & AJAX/PICKERING (Please indicate site preference)
SALARY $33.90 - $48.53 per hour
ONA - 2200000329

We are currently looking for enthusiastic new and experienced Registered Nurses to join our dynamic Emergency Services team.

The Emergency (ER) RN will report to the ER Managers and utilize nursing processes in providing a positive patient care experience. As an ER RN you will participate as a member of the Health Care Team and the Nursing Team as an individual practitioner to maintain competence and professionalism relevant to current RN practices. The ER RN will maintain nursing records and perform other related duties as assigned.

* Registration with the College of Nurses of Ontario (in good standing);
* Commitment to successfully complete CNA Emergency Nursing Certification (ENC(C); asset
* B.Sc.N and ACLS preferred;
* Critical Care/ER/PALS/TNCC Certificate preferred;
* Current B.C.L.S.;
* I.V. Certified and Defibrillation Certified;
* Successful completion of coronary care courses from an approved institution;
* Demonstrated commitment to maintaining Reflective Practice Standards as outlined by the CON;
* Recent Emergency/Critical Care experience: paediatric experience, preferred;
* Proven EKG interpretation, cardiac monitoring, trauma nursing and patient assessment skills;
* Proven organizational, prioritization, critical thinking, problem-solving and teaching skills;
* Effective communication and interpersonal skills;
* Sound judgement, good observation skills, tact and empathy;
* Demonstrated ability to assume a charge/supervisory role;
* Physically capable of lifting, turning, transferring patients manually and with mechanical aids;
* Must have a satisfactory performance record;
* Demonstrated commitment to our core values of Inclusion, Compassion, Innovation, Teamwork and Joy;
* Demonstrated understanding of and commitment to Lakeridge Health's comprehensive safety programs and practices including staff, patient and environmental safety and participation in regular in-service in this area; and
* Proven good attendance record with capabilities of maintaining this same standard.


The terms and conditions of employment are in accordance with the Collective Agreement between the Hospital and the Ontario Nurses Association (RN Bargaining Unit Local 051).

Accommodation will be provided in all parts of the recruitment and assessment process in accordance with the Accessibility for Ontarians with Disabilities Act (AODA). Applicants need to make their needs known in advance.

At Lakeridge Health we value inclusion and diversity. We are committed to fostering a culture that is respectful, inclusive and accessible and to employing a workforce that is representative of the diverse community we provide services to. As an equal opportunity employer we welcome applications from all qualified applicants.

Lakeridge Health is committed to providing a safe and healthy work environment and to preventing the transmission of COVID 19 infections among Lakeridge Health team members and our patients. New Lakeridge Health team members will be required to provide proof of full vaccination for COVID-19 during their Post-offer/Pre-employment Health Assessment, subject to any exemptions recognized under the Ontario Human Rights code.


With five hospitals, four emergency departments, three critical care units, a long-term care home, a full range of medical and surgical specialties, and more than 20 community health-care locations, Lakeridge Health offers some of the broadest and most comprehensive range of acute care, ambulatory care, and long-term care services in Ontario.

Lakeridge Health is home to several regional specialty centres and services, including the Central East Regional Cancer Program, R.S. McLaughlin Durham Regional Cancer Centre, The Shoulder Centre, and eye care and chronic kidney disease services. Additionally, we are proud to serve our community with a full suite of inpatient, ambulatory, and community-based mental health and addictions services, as well as provide safe, high-quality, compassionate care in our state-of-the-art long-term care home, Lakeridge Gardens.

Guided by our vision of One System. Best Health. and supported by a dedicated team of more than 7,700 staff, physicians, and volunteers, Lakeridge Health is focused on improving the overall health and wellness of people in Durham Region and beyond and fostering an accessible, inclusive, and equitable environment for all.

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1 Hospital Court
L1G 2B9
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