Registered Nurse - Inpatient Surgery

Grand River Hospital
Kitchener, Ontario
Closing date
Jul 11, 2023

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Registered Nurse
Work Setting
Hospital / Health Centre
Area of Practice
Full-time, Part-time

Job Details

JOB SUMMARY:         

Provides direct care for patients whose conditions are complex and whose outcomes are unpredictable.  The Registered Nurse will manage patient care continuum for an episode of surgical care for all surgical patients. Promotes collaborative team practice through analysis of outcomes on an ongoing basis.  Utilizes evidence-based practice as a base in the promotion of professional accountability.  The Registered Nurse acts as a role model and provides consultation and intervention with other members of the health care team.  Demonstrates leadership in effective, efficient utilization of resources.  Contributes to ensuring there is a safe environment for patients, staff and visitors.


  • Current Registration and in good standing with College of Nurses of Ontario; or demonstrated eligibility to register
  • Demonstrated surgical expertise in Orthopedics, or General Surgery or Gynecology nursing preferred Demonstrated ability to adapt to various clinical settings and provide appropriate nursing care to patients whose acuity and degree of illness vary.

Upon individual request, the hospital will endeavour to remove any barrier to the hiring process to accommodate those candidates with disabilities.  Should any applicant require accommodation through the application, interview or selection processes, please contact Human Resources or your Recruitment Specialist for assistance.

Grand River Hospital is committed to fair and equitable employment and in our recruitment and selection practices.  We strongly believe in inclusion and diversity within our organization, and welcome all applicants including, but not limited to: racialized communities, all religions and ethnicities, persons with disabilities, LGBTQ2S+ persons, Indigenous people, and all others who may contribute to the further diversification of our Hospital community.  We are committed to providing and fostering a respectful workplace for all employees, free from violence and harassment.  Grand River Hospital is a proud member of the Canadian Centre for Diversity and Inclusion (CCDI).




Grand River Hospital is a hospital located in Kitchener, Ontario, Canada. The hospital operates two campuses, Kitchener-Waterloo Health Centre and Freeport Health Centre, which were independent hospitals that merged to form Grand River Hospital in April 1995.



Here are some quick facts about GRH

Number of beds: 680+
Number of clinical programs: 15
Cancer care Childbirth Children's
Complex continuing care Critical care Emergency
Laboratory Medical imaging Medicine
Mental health and addictions Pharmacy Rehabilitation
Renal Stroke Surgery
Annual volumes and activity (2021-2022)
Admissions 25,875
Emergency visits 72,765
Births 4,327
Inpatient surgery cases 7,503
Ambulatory visits 265,066
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