Registered Nurse (RN), Acute Care of the Elderly

Grand River Hospital
Kitchener, Ontario
Closing date
Jun 5, 2023

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Registered Nurse
Work Setting
Hospital / Health Centre
Area of Practice
Acute Care, General Nursing
Location: Kitchener

Union: ONA Nursing

Work Type: Full time, part time, temporary positions

Shift: ONA

At Grand River Hospital we are building a world class health care system supporting healthier lives for the communities we serve. We value people above all else and the experiences of our patients and their families, our team members, and our partners are at the very top of our agenda.

Through our values of:
  • CARE

we leverage the collective talents and strengths of our GRH team, our community, and our partners to innovate and accelerate the transformation of health care delivery.

We currently have a number of opportunities for Registered Nurses (RN) to join our ACE teams.

How Registered Nurses (RN) support our ACE teams at Grand River Hospital:

The ACE unit is an evidence based model of care that is specifically designed to address the needs of hospitalized older adults, to improve clinical outcomes for older patients by preventing functional decline and other complications.

At Grand River Hospital, our Registered Nurses (RN) are key members of our interdisciplinary teams. Delivering exceptional care to our patients and ensuring a safe, supportive and welcoming environment, our RNs also:
  • Coordinates care for acute medical patients
  • Support and promote collaborative team practices
  • Utilize evidence-based practices and analysis of outcomes to identify opportunities for improvement and promote professional accountability
  • Act as role models to our nursing and support team members
  • Effectively manage unit resources
  • Consult with our multidiscipline teams to ensure our patients receive the highest level of care and support

At Grand River Hospital, our Registered Nurses (RNs):
  • Hold registration with the College of Nurses of Ontario (CNO), or have demonstrated eligibility to become registered
  • Have successfully completed Basic cardiopulmonary life support (BCLS) training
  • Experience in responding to emergency situations; rapidly identifying priorities and complex patient care needs
  • Demonstrate exceptional assessment skills and the ability to function independently
  • Teach, support and coach our care team members to promote continuous improvement and learning
  • Develop, create and utilize research based teaching and resource material

Please note that additional qualifications and experience may be required for specific units and specialties. During your application process, our Specialized Nursing (RN) Recruiter will discuss your areas of interest and your current qualifications, as well as how Grand River Hospital can support you to reach your nursing career goals.

At Grand River Hospital we support our Registered Nurses with:
  • A thorough onboarding and orientation program
  • Ongoing training and development opportunities
  • Access to our Ongoing Education Fund
  • Career mentorship
  • Wellness programs

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).

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


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