Registered Nurse, Renal Clinic

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

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Registered Nurse
Work Setting
Hospital / Health Centre
Area of Practice
General Nursing
Union: ONA Nursing

Location: KW Campus , Freeport Campus, Guelph Satellite (Multiple Positions)

Work Type: Unscheduled Part Time , Unscheduled Full Time, Temporary Unscheduled Part Time available

Shift: ONA 2D 2N


The successful candidate's primary focus will support early management of Chronic Kidney Disease (CKD) which includes CKD identification, prevention and the concepts of patient self care management. Responsibilities also include patient screening, preparation and promotion of independent modalities. These responsibilities will be in collaboration with the Nephrologists, the Allied Health team and the CKD clinic nurses within a mentorship environment. The candidate will contribute to ensuring there is a safe environment for patients, staff and visitors.

Other information:
  • Current Certificate of Competence - College of Nurses of Ontario in good standing, BSCN preferred.
  • Minimum 5 years current clinical experience in an outpatient Nephrology/CKD clinic preferred.
  • Current certification in nephrology nursing
  • BCLS
  • Certification in blood bank administration, IV drug therapy
  • Must be able to work independently and be self directed.
  • Excellent critical thinking skills with experience in case management.
  • Demonstrated knowledge and skill in the areas of patient adult education, Health promotion, Chronic Kidney Disease Management and Chronic Disease Management.
  • Demonstrated knowledge of General Medicine/Nephrology, Peritoneal dialysis, hemodialysis, diabetes education and hypertension.
  • Demonstrated effective communication skills showing the ability to work with complex patients, their families, the multidisciplinary team, CCAC and other health care facilities.
  • Demonstrated experience in continuous quality improvement initiatives
  • Good attendance record
  • Valid Driver's License
  • Evaluation method may be required as part of the selection process

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, Grand River Hospital requires that all staff have received all required doses of a COVID-19 vaccine approved by Health Canada.


Please include a resume with your application in order to ensure that your qualifications are appropriately considered in the hiring process.

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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