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Registered Nurse (RN) Full and Part time Opportunities - Intensive Care Unit

St. Joseph Healthcare
Hamilton, Ontario
Closing date
Apr 17, 2024

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Working at St. Joseph's Healthcare Hamilton...

We are one of Canada's leading academic hospitals and largest healthcare organizations known locally and globally for our committed and compassionate delivery of quality patient care. St. Joseph's Healthcare Hamilton is proud to provide exciting and rewarding career opportunities. Our people are the heart of our organization. At St. Joe's our determination to attract and retain the best and the brightest talent is reflected in our investment in the people who work here. Patient and staff safety, professional growth, leadership development, and Equity, Diversity and Inclusion are top priorities.

Your Mission...

The Registered Nurse functions as a professional within their professional scope of practice as defined by the College of Nurse of Ontario and the RHPA. The Registered Nurse functions as a professional by utilizing the nursing process in the delivery of all critical care related therapies and nursing care needs for patients requiring Critical Care services. The Registered Nurse is responsible for incorporating critical care standards and competencies into nursing practice as outlined by the Ministry of Health and Long Term Care Critical Care Standards, the Canadian Association of Critical Care Nursing Standards, and the College of Nurses of Ontario. As an integral member of the multidisciplinary team, the Registered Nurse participates in ongoing research, patient advocacy, ongoing education, and the provision of direct care

What Will Grab Our Attention...
  • Current registration with the College of Nurses of Ontario required
  • A minimum of 2 years' current acute medical/surgical (or equivalent) related nursing experience is essential
  • Basic arrhythmia interpretation preferred
  • Applicants with current acute or critical care nursing experience will be given preference
  • Current BCLS/HCP certification is required
  • Current ACLS certification and Critical Care certification preferred
  • Demonstrated knowledge, sensitivity and expertise in the care of seniors and their families
  • Gentle Persuasive Approach training preferred
  • Must have demonstrated an interest in ongoing education in Nursing. An interest and active participation in ICU research initiatives is an expectation. A willingness to learn special procedures as approved by the Hospital for Registered Nurses in the critical care area in keeping with the MOHLTC Critical Care Standards is an expectation. Maintaining certification(s) is a requirement
  • Demonstrated ability to organize related activities, to remain flexible, adapt to crisis situations and rapid change and to function effectively in co-operation with all disciplines of the Health Care Team
  • Demonstrated excellence in interpersonal, communication, leadership, teamwork and assessment skills
  • Applicants must be available for the total orientation program at the scheduled time
  • Good attendance and work record is essential
  • A resume regarding further education, special courses and relevant experience should accompany the application

Hours of Work...

Rotating shifts & extended hours - days, nights, weekends, holidays

St. Joseph's Nursing Vision is to make a difference in the lives of those we care for, our organization, and the future of our community through achievement of excellence in nursing and commitment to a culture of nursing innovation, empowerment, leadership and accountability.


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