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Clinical Resource Nurse - PFT - SDC/PACU/Amb Care

Halton Healthcare Services
Georgetown, Ontario
Closing date
May 15, 2022

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Registered Nurse
Work Setting
Hospital / Health Centre
Area of Practice
Clinical Care, General Nursing
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Posting #: 2022-896854

Position: Clinical Resource Nurse

Department: Surgical Day Care /PACU/ Ambu Care

Status: Full-time

Hours: Monday to Friday - Primarily 8 hour days (Hours are subject to change based on operational requirements). On-Call evenings and weekend rotation to support the PACU (subject to change based on operational requirements). Potential development of this role may include administrative on-Call responsibilities in the place of clinical on-call support.

Site: Georgetown

Halton Healthcare takes great pride in providing quality, compassionate healthcare services to our rapidly growing communities. As a progressive and vibrant healthcare organization, we take healthcare to a new level to meet the urgent needs of our community's growing and aging population. We are a distinctive centre of healthcare excellence that offers first-rate care in an innovative environment that supports the physical, mental, emotional and spiritual needs of the community.

Halton Healthcare's vision of Exemplary patient experiences, always , goes beyond just the patient experience; it has shaped our entire culture and remains at the core of every interaction in our organization, from our patients & families to our staff, physicians and volunteers. We believe in exemplary PEOPLE experiences always!

  • Performs direct patient duties.
  • Reports on a daily basis to the Patient Care Manager, providing expert clinical support to the staff and in the care of surgical patients and their families.
  • Works with the Patient Care Manager to co-ordinate the daily activity of the unit.
  • In collaboration with the Patient Care Manager facilitates the assessment, care and flow of surgical patients.
  • Responsible for scheduling for the department and the daily staffing assignment.
  • Ensures adequate coverage of the department and liaisons with SDC/PACU regarding weekly staffing.
  • Assists the PCM with ongoing management of the Attendance Management Program
  • Assists the Patient Care Manager in the hiring of staff, in the performance appraisal processes, budgetary planning, monitoring and management; utilization management; quality program development and indicator monitoring. Accepts and completes special projects as assigned.
  • Responsible for payroll submission in collaboration with the PCM
  • Demonstrates fiscal responsibility in the management of human and material resources
  • Facilitates the learning needs of the Surgical Daycare Unit/PACU in collaboration with the PPC and PCM of surgery
  • Models professional practice related to clinical practice standards and interpersonal skills.
  • Promotes the use of evidence based and best practice in collaboration with the PPC and PCM of surgery.
  • Participates in ongoing monitoring of quality indicators and identifying improvement strategies in consultation with the PCM.
  • Represents the PACU/SDC at formal and informal committees in consultation with the PCM (Leadership)


Halton Healthcare Services is seeking individuals who are competent in their chosen profession; patient/customer focused; team players; effective communicators; caring and respectful and are fiscally responsible.
  • Current Registration with the College of Nurses of Ontario and BCLS Certification required
  • BScN as asset.
  • Critical Care Nursing course and/or PACU course required
  • Perioperative Nursing Certification or willingness to obtain an asset
  • 5 years+ current PACU experience
  • Experience with administering IV drugs below the drip chambers, central lines, epidural/PCA pump experience required
  • Experience with phlebotomy, paracentesis, and other ambulatory care procedures
  • Demonstrated commitment to clinical excellence with an ability to support and lead others
  • Demonstrated commitment to patient and family centered care
  • Previous nursing leadership experience, including change and conflict resolution skills
  • Excellent teaching, mentoring, interpersonal and public relations skills
  • Exceptional problem solving skills and critical thinking skills
  • Strong verbal and written communication skills
  • Able to work as a team member with peers, Program Leader, Patient Care Manager, Physicians and other multidisciplinary professionals
  • Demonstrated ability to support Program leader, Patient Care Manager, Physicians and other multidisciplinary professionals and Halton Healthcare Services with managing change
  • Contemporary thinking with positive progressive vision
  • Proficiency with Microsoft Word and Excel programs an asset
  • Satisfactory employment and attendance record
  • Must be able to meet the physical demands of the position

Date Posted: April 12, 2022

Internal Applicants Due By: April 19, 2022

Please apply if you are passionate about what you do, motivated by a job well done, and as committed to excellence, quality and patient satisfaction as we are. Please submit your application via our website at directly to this posting and include a current copy of your resume.

W e thank all those who apply but only those individuals selected for further consideration will be contacted.

In accordance with Directive #6, Halton Healthcare has implemented a COVID-19 Vaccination and Management Policy. All new hires must be fully compliant with our Policy as a condition of employment with Halton Healthcare. Successful applicants will be required to provide proof of vaccination or proof of a documented medical exemption as part of the hiring process.

In accordance with the Accessibility for Ontarians with Disabilities Act and the Ontario Human Rights Code, Halton Healthcare will provide accommodations throughout the recruitment and selection process. If you require an accommodation, we will work with you to meet your accommodation needs to ensure your equal participation.

All personal information is collected under the authority of the Freedom of Information and Protection of Privacy Act.

Halton Healthcare is a smoke free facility in and around all three sites. Smoking is not permitted on hospital properties. We thank everyone who works at or visits our hospitals for respecting this healthy initiative. We are also a scent-free environment for all employees and visitors to accommodate individuals' health concerns arising from exposure to scented products. We ask for everyone's cooperation in our efforts to accommodate health concerns.
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