Registered Nurse - Surgical Services (PACU) - Permanent Part-Time (2021-201)

Collingwood General & Marine Hospital
Collingwood, Ontario
Closing date
May 23, 2022

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

Registered Nurse - Surgical Services


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 70-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, orthopedics, 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 also includes 6% vacation pay and 13% (or 9% + HOOPP) pay in lieu of benefits as well as access to the Employee & Family Assistance Program and access to CGMH Perkopolis discounts. CGMH endorses the Health Care Providers Group Insurance Plan which provides Group Benefits for you and your eligible dependents by enrollment only.

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.

The Opportunity:

Working in both the Surgical day care and the Recovery room, the registered nurse will prepare the surgical patient for their operative procedure, including IV initiation, review of documents, answer patient questions and assist with health teaching and educating family members. Post operative care in Phase I and II recovery, including monitoring patients, documentation and education on post op recovery and discharge plans and medication review.


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

· Minimum of two years of recent critical care nursing experience required

· Current BCLS certification required

· Current ACLS certification required

· PACU Certificate required or willingness to obtain

· Excellent nursing assessment, communication, critical thinking, organization, documentation and problem solving skills

· Strong conflict resolution skills when dealing with staff, physicians, patients and family members.

· Ability to multi- task and function at a fast pace, while maintaining an adaptable attitude towards any last minute changes as required during the day

· Attention to detail and accuracy.

· Excellent interpersonal, facilitation and communication skills.

· Strong analytical and critical thinking skills.

· Ability to exercise good judgement in recognizing situations that may require immediate attention of appropriate person/people.

· Ability to provide educational opportunities for clients and family, other health care providers and health care students.

· Knowledge of and adherence to Occupational Health and Safety and Infection Control Practices, College of Nurses Standards of Practice, and Health Centre policy and procedures

· Must strive to continuously provide a safe and supportive environment for patients, staff, physicians, and volunteers

· Must adhere to the duties of workers, as stipulated in the Occupational Health and Safety Act

· Must have an ability to effectively communicate (written and verbal) in the English language in order to provide excellent communication with team members, patients and families. Ability to communicate in additional language(s) is considered an asset.

· Must have basic computer skills

· Must be dedicated to professional growth & development

· Must be able to perform all bona fide and essential duties of the position, which may include physical demands such as moving/transferring patients, pushing, pulling, bending, etc.

· Must have demonstrated excellent attendance/performance record

· Excellent organization and prioritization skills

· Ability to work independently and effectively communicate with other members of the health care team

· Knowledge of current ORNAC and NAPAN standards an asset

Duties and Responsibilities:

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

More Information:

Location: Surgical Services - PACU/SDC, may include Endoscopy

Employment Group: ONA

Employment Type: Permanent Part-Time

Start Date: November 2021

Hours of Work: 7.5 hr shifts including days, evening, and on call required. Please be reminded that as a Hospital, our operations run 24/7. Therefore, it is an expectation that you are available to work week days and weekends, as well as all shifts - days, evenings, and on call shifts for after hour cases.

Available on a predetermined basis for up to 22.5 hours per week (48/pay).

Wage: $33.90 - $48.05


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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