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Registered Nurse - Nursing Resource Team

Hamilton Health Sciences
Hamilton, Ontario
Closing date
Apr 17, 2024

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Registered Nurse
Work Setting
Hospital / Health Centre
Area of Practice
General Nursing
NRT staff are valued members of HHS and respond to needs based on patient acuity, replacement for sick time, vacation, and known vacancies. As a NRT Nurse, you receive exposure to a wide range of patient populations including medical/surgical, pediatrics and women's health, perioperative, and critical care. All new NRT nurses are set up for success and go through a comprehensive onsite orientation program, led by experienced health care professionals and educators. NRT provides opportunities to grow your skills and expertise and prides itself on growing and mentoring our nurses.
  • Current Certificate of Registration with the College of Nurses of Ontario as a Registered Nurse
  • Current Basic Cardiac Life Support certification
  • Recent clinical nursing experience in acute medical/surgical (within the last 5 years) preferred
  • Demonstrated knowledge of the current nursing assessment and management of patients, including the nursing care plan
  • Demonstrated commitment to interdisciplinary care and a nursing professional practice model
  • Demonstrated ability to utilize problem-solving and critical-thinking techniques
  • Demonstrated interpersonal, communication, teamwork and conflict management skills
  • Ability to set priorities and organize work in response to patient care needs
  • Ability and willingness to regularly work in varying hospitals sites and departments
  • Demonstrated ability to be flexible and adapt positively to constantly changing clinical environments, patient populations and situations
  • Demonstrated commitment to quality improvement initiatives, continuous learning and professional development

Candidates interested in Critical Care (in addition to the qualifications above)
  • Critical Care Certificate preferred
  • Advanced Cardiac Life Support and Advanced Trauma Life Support certifications preferred
  • Recent experience in ECG interpretations, pressure monitoring, airway management and mechanical ventilators preferred

Candidates interested in Emergency (in addition to the qualifications above)
  • Certification for Emergency Nursing preferred
  • Pediatric Advanced Life Support (PALS) certification preferred
  • Trauma Nursing Core Competency (TNCC) course completion preferred
  • Emergency Nursing Pediatric Course (ENPC) completion preferred

Candidates interested in Pediatrics (in addition to the qualifications above)
  • Neonatal Resuscitation Program (NRP) certification preferred
  • Pediatric Advanced Life Support (PALS) certification preferred
  • Enrollment or Certificate in Neonatal/Perinatal nursing or equivalent preferred
  • Breastfeeding Certificate Course completion preferred

As a condition of employment, you are required to submit proof of full COVID-19 vaccination to Employee Health Services.

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