Resource Nurse - Emergency Department - Permanent Full-Time (2021-292)

Collingwood General & Marine Hospital
Collingwood, Ontario
Closing date
May 25, 2022

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Registered Nurse
Work Setting
Hospital / Health Centre
Area of Practice
Emergency, General Nursing

Resource Nurse - Emergency Department


Choose Collingwood General & Marine Hospital:

Explore a role with Collingwood General & Marine Hospital (CGMH) and live your ideal lifestyle. Located on the shores of Georgian Bay, you have the opportunity to enjoy the 4-season recreational community.

CGMH is a 74-bed facility serving more than 60,000 permanent residents and 3.5 million annual visitors to the communities of Wasaga Beach, Collingwood, Clearview and the Blue Mountains. CGMH is an acute care hospital providing emergency care, diagnostic services including lab, imaging and cardio respiratory therapy, as well as two inpatient units (medicine and surgery). In addition, CGMH provides care in specialty areas including obstetrics, orthopaedics, intensive care and surgery. The Hospital also provides outpatient care including dialysis and a wide range of clinics including mental health and rehabilitation services. There are endless opportunities for families, adventure seekers, boaters, foodies and so much more.

Corporate Culture:

At Collingwood General & Marine Hospital, we are anchored by our vision, mission and values and guided by our strategic directions. If you exhibit the core values of CGMH; Inclusive, Caring, Accountable, Respect, Excellence, Teamwork, Adaptable, we want you to join us in providing exceptional services to our patient and their families.

Current Immunization Record required, including two doses of a COVID-19 vaccine series approved by Health Canada or the World Health Organization, short of an approved exemption on a ground pursuant to the Ontario Human Rights Code.


This position includes a comprehensive and competitive benefit plan, including but not limited to extended health and dental coverage, life and accident insurance, paid vacation and sick days, short and long term disability income protection plans, Healthcare of Ontario Pension Plan (HOOPP), Employee & Family Assistance Program and access to CGMH Perkopolis discounts.

The Opportunity:

The Resource Nurse supports the coordination and daily operations of the Emergency Department in a clinical leadership capacity in conjunction with the Manager, Critical Care Services. Reporting to the Manager, Critical Care Services, the Resource Nurse is a Registered Nurse who assumes a leadership role for the Patient Care Team. This position coordinates all patient care activities and is a liaison for the Emergency Dept. to ensure care can be delivered in an efficient and safe manner. The Resource Nurse appropriately delegates the workload and is a role model for evidence-based practice, mentoring, teamwork, leadership and professionalism on the unit.

Relocation support may be available for this opportunity. For more information, please speak with your recruitment representative when contacted for more information.

The Collingwood Area has qualified for the Government of Canada's partial Student Loan forgiveness program for eligible nurses who practice in under-served communities.


· Current Certificate of Registration as a Registered Nurse with the College of Nurses of Ontario

· Exhibits the core values of CGMH: Inclusive, Caring, Accountable, Respect, Excellence, Adaptable, Teamwork

· Current Certificate of Registration in good standing with the College of Nurses

· Minimum of 5 years of current experience in emergency nursing

· Demonstrated competence in applicable clinical nursing including current certification in ACLS, Coronary Care 1 and 2 or equivalent, CTAS, PALS, TNCC

· Demonstrated excellent clinical skills in emergency care nursing

· Demonstrated ability for critical thinking, effective problem solving and conflict resolution

· Demonstrated ability to work effectively and efficiently in stressful situations

· Demonstrated excellence in communication and interpersonal skills

· Demonstrated leadership qualities, communication skills necessary to promote positive interdisciplinary team dynamics

· Demonstrated team approach and professional attitude with internal and external team members/partners including a good working knowledge of community resources

· Demonstrated positive customer service behaviors and commitment to patient focused care

· Demonstrated reliability, dependability and adaptability

· Commitment to professional growth & development of self and others

· Completion of BScN Degree an asset

· Completion of applicable education in leadership or willingness to obtain considered an asset

Duties and Responsibilities:

Contributes within the scope of an RN as a team member in the assessment, treatment, provision of care and health promotion for all patients through supportive, therapeutic, palliative and rehabilitative means while adhering to the standards mandated by the College of Nurses of Ontario.

· Co-ordinates the daily care activities of the staff and ensures compliance with hospital standards, policies and procedures.

· Facilitates completion of ED cases and assists to help organize the add on cases in consultation with the ED manager, and the Physician lead.

· Promotes positive working relationships with inpatient units for best patient care.

· Fosters optimal customer service through role modeling and execution of positive intervention strategies.

· Acts as a clinical resource person and assists with patient care activities when clinical support is needed

· Possesses the abilities, skills, competencies and knowledge to assume care at any level in the Emergency Department. Be prepared to provide assistance to staff where needed during crisis times.

· Daily preparation and posting of nursing assignment, relief requirements, and additional charge duties after hours.

· Reassigning staff as needed to meet the patient care needs of the department and the hospital, being cognizant of workload and deploying support as required.

· In cooperation with the Staffing Office, endeavour to provide adequate staffing and staffing mix for each shift to provide safe patient care.

· Addresses and resolves patient/staff problems during his/her shift.

· Mediates conflicts between patients, families, staff, or physicians, along with the manager as required.

· Other duties as assigned

More Information:

Location: Emergency Department

Employment Group: ONA

Employment Type: Permanent Full-Time

Start Date: In line with next hospital intake

Hours of Work: Mostly, 8-hour day shifts; Monday to Friday, although based on staffing needs may require occasional evenings and/or weekends with possible on call coverage. Please be reminded that as a Hospital, in order to provide the necessary patient care, our operations run 24/7. Therefore, depending on the program for which you are applying, it may be an expectation that you are available to work weekdays and weekends, as well as all shifts - days, evenings, and nights.

Wage: $35.90 - $50.53


If you are interested in joining our inspiring team, please apply online before 11:59pm EST on the posting close date by submitting an updated copy of your resume and cover letter in PDF or Word format.

Due to the volume of applications, only those selected for an interview will be contacted. Please be advised that as part of the mandatory screening process CGMH requires professional references, verification of academic training, professional accreditation, plus a current Police Vulnerable Sector Check.

Collingwood General and Marine Hospital is committed to an inclusive, barrier-free selection process. We encourage all qualified individuals who may contribute to a diverse and inclusive workplace to apply. If contacted regarding a competition, please advise Human Resources of accommodation measures you may require during our selection process. Information received relating to accommodation needs of applicants will be addressed confidentially.

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