Job Title Registered Practical Nurse, Emergency Department FT 2023 5344

Cambridge Memorial Hospital
Cambridge, Ontario
Closing date
Dec 10, 2023

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Join a hospital where everyone makes a difference! Cambridge Memorial Hospital (CMH) is a thriving community hospital that proudly provides acute care services including: Emergency, Surgery, Medicine, Women's and Children's Health, Intensive Care, Mental Health, and Inpatient Rehabilitation.
Our vision is to creating healthier communities together. Our dedicated and skilled staff are passionate about providing outstanding patient-centred care, and an exceptional patient experience to residents of the Waterloo Region and beyond.
Why Should You Apply to CMH?

Healthcare of Ontario Pension Plan (HOOPP)
Group Benefits, including Health & Dental, for full time employees
Employee & Family Assistance Program
Career Development & Education Grant
Wellness & Wellbeing Program
Diversity, Equity & Inclusion Initiatives

Come be part of our vision as CMH leads in innovation and compassion! To learn more about CMH, please visit our website at

Job Description

$35.365 - 35.970
Days, Nights, Rotating weekends, Rotating Holidays
12 Hours
Expected Hours
Position Summary: As a key member of the Emergency Department Team, the Registered Practical Nurse participates in the delivery of exceptional health care to patients by performing a variety of treatments and procedures, assessments, monitoring, interdisciplinary reporting and documenting changes in patient's overall state within the framework of the Registered Practical Nurse. Additional responsibilities include assisting the patient with activities of daily living and providing both the patient and family with relevant information/education. The successful incumbent will demonstrate the application of nursing knowledge through patient assessment and utilizes the Three Factor Framework to manage the full scope of practice for patient care, demonstrate professional responsibility, and is accountable for own practice. The physical demands of the role may include but are not limited to sitting, standing, walking, pushing, pulling, lifting and bending. Duties as per job fact sheet.
Posted hours do not constitute a guarantee that shifts will not be subject to change.
Skills and Qualifications:

College of Nurses of Ontario Certificate of Registration in good standing, required
RPN Diploma or equivalent required
Current CPR certificate required
Medication administration required
Excellent physical assessment skills required
Minimum of one-year recent medical/surgical/mental health experience within a hospital setting, required
Emergency nursing experience preferred
Demonstrated evidence of ongoing professional education required in related clinical area
Demonstrated knowledge of discharge planning and appropriate use of community resources, required
Demonstrated ability to work in a patient centered, multi-disciplinary team environment is essential
Excellent communication (verbal and written) problem-solving and negotiating skills required
I.V. trained and certified or willing to obtain within 3 months of hire required
Must demonstrate familiarity with monitoring patients receiving blood products
Must demonstrate psychosocial skills and relevant experience with offering supportive emotional care to the patient and their family/significant others from all cultural backgrounds
Experience with Meditech system modules preferred
Demonstrated ability to attend work on a regular basis is required

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, Cambridge Memorial Hospital requires that all staff have received all required doses of a COVID-19 vaccine approved by Health Canada.
The successful external applicant is required to provide the applicable criminal record check, as requested by Human Resources, in accordance with federal and provincial legislation. Valid criminal record checks are in original format and dated with two months from date of conditional offer from CMH.
CMH Inclusion Statement
At Cambridge Memorial Hospital (CMH), community matters to us. We acknowledge and are grateful for the opportunity to meet, work and offer healthcare on what is the traditional territories for the Anishinaabe, the Haudenosaunee and the Chinnonton.
We are committed to providing and fostering a respectful, caring, and inclusive workplace; one that generates belonging. We want a work culture where people are free to express their authentic selves and are able to bring their best daily. That includes a workplace that is free from violence, harassment and discrimination of any kind.
We welcome all applicants and encourage members of equity-deserving groups including Indigenous and LGBTQ2SIA+ communities regardless of race, gender, sexual orientation, gender identity or expression, lifestyle, age, educational background, national origin, religion, neurodiversity or physical ability. We promise to ask if needed, and to provide reasonable accommodation to you during the recruitment and selection process to ensure an equitable experience.
To support all of us in this journey, Cambridge Memorial Hospital is an employee partner with the Canadian Centre for Diversity & Inclusion (CCDI) and provides access to all CMH members to CCDI resources and education. We encourage you to reflect upon our inclusive commitment to you as we welcome and encourage you to explore a promising future career at CMH.
Mari Iromoto Executive Champion Diversity, Equity and Inclusion
Susan Toth, Director of Human Resources
We thank all those who apply, however only those selected for an interview will be contacted.

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