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Registered Nurse, Medicine

Cambridge Memorial Hospital
Cambridge, Ontario
Closing date
May 21, 2022

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Registered Nurse
Work Setting
Hospital / Health Centre
Area of Practice
General Nursing
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Join a hospital where everyone makes a difference! Cambridge Memorial Hospital (CMH) is a thriving community hospital that proudly provides acute care services including: Emergency, Surgery, Medicine, Women's and Children's Health, Intensive Care, Mental Health, and Inpatient Rehabilitation.

Our vision is to provide exceptional healthcare by exceptional people. Our dedicated and skilled staff are passionate about providing outstanding patient-centred care, and an exceptional patient experience to residents of the Waterloo Region and beyond.

Why Should You Apply to CMH?
  • Healthcare of Ontario Pension Plan (HOOPP)
  • Group Benefits, including Health & Dental, for full time employees
  • Employee & Family Assistance Program
  • Career Development & Education Grant
  • Wellness & Wellbeing Program
  • Diversity, Equity & Inclusion Initiatives

Come be part of our vision as CMH leads in innovation and compassion! To learn more about CMH, please visit our website at

As a key member of the Medicine Team, the Registered Nurse delivers exceptional patient care through the application of the nursing process which includes assessment, planning, implementing and evaluating. The successful incumbent will collaborate with multidisciplinary health care professionals to provide nursing care in accordance with hospital policies and best practice nursing standards. Additional responsibilities may include coordinating patient care according to the Three Factor Framework, discharge planning, patient and family education, and charge nurse duties.

The physical demands of the role may include but are not limited to sitting, standing, walking, pushing, pulling, lifting and bending. This position contributes to ensuring there is a safe environment for patients, staff and visitors. Other duties as per job fact sheet.

Posted hours do not constitute a guarantee that shifts will not be subject to change.

Skills and Qualifications:
  • Current Certificate of Registration with the College of Nurses in Ontario (CNO) as a Registered Nurse in good standing required
  • Diploma or Baccalaureate degree in Nursing required
  • Current CPR certificate required
  • Excellent physical assessment skills required
  • Minimum of one recent year medical experience within a hospital setting, required
  • Telemetry and/or oncologic and palliative nursing experience preferred
  • Demonstrated evidence of ongoing professional education required in related clinical area
  • Demonstrated ability to integrate discharge planning and appropriate use of community resources into client's care plan required
  • Demonstrated ability to work in a patient centered, multi-disciplinary team environment is essential
  • Excellent communication (verbal and written) and negotiating skills required
  • I.V. trained and certified or willing to obtain within 6 months of hire required
  • Certification in central line care required or willing to obtain within 6 months of hire required
  • Must demonstrate familiarity with blood products and protocols, including the indication and use of special filters for transfusions
  • Experience and demonstrated ability in CADD pump programming and maintenance or willing to obtain within 6 months of hire preferred
  • Knowledge, experience and competence in managing complex pain and symptoms related to disease processes and palliation preferred
  • Must demonstrate psychosocial skills and relevant experience with offering supportive emotional care to the patient and their family/significant others from all cultural backgrounds
  • Experience with Meditech system modules preferred
  • Demonstrated ability to attend work on a regular basis is required.

* As per the O.N.A. collective agreement all O.N.A. members (full-time, part-time and casual) are eligible to apply for this position.

As part of our commitment to the health and safety of our patients, staff and community from COVID-19, subject to any accommodation required by applicable human rights legislation, Cambridge Memorial Hospital requires that all staff have received all required doses of a COVID-19 vaccine approved by Health Canada.

The successful external applicant is required to provide the applicable criminal record check, as requested by Human Resources, in accordance with federal and provincial legislation. Valid criminal record checks are in original format and dated with two months from date of conditional offer from CMH.

Cambridge Memorial Hospital is committed to providing and fostering a respectful workplace. All reasonable accommodation will be made to support participation in the recruitment process. Where needed, accommodations for disabilities will be provided, on request, to support participation in all aspects of the recruitment process.

Cambridge Memorial Hospital is a respectful, caring, and inclusive workplace. We are committed to championing accessibility, diversity and equal opportunity. We welcome all applicants, including but not limited to: all religions and ethnicities, LGBTQ2s+, BIPOC, persons with disabilities, and all others who may contribute to the further diversification of ideas. Applicants may make requests for accommodations at any stage of the application, interview, or selection process by contacting Human Resources.

We thank all those who apply, however only those selected for an interview will be contacted.
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