Registered Nurse - Integrated Medicine & Rehabilitation Services
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Job Number: J0622-1054
Job Title: Registered Nurse - Integrated Medicine & Rehabilitation Services
Department: Integrated Medicine & Rehab
Job Type: Temporary Full Time
Approximate End Date: July 23, 2023
Job Category: Nursing
Union: ONA
Open Positions: 1
Date Posted: August 4, 2022
Closing Date: August 18, 2022
Salary: $34.24 - $49.02/Hour
Hours of Work:
12 hours shifts, Days and Nights traditional

Orillia Soldiers’ Memorial Hospital (OSMH) is located in the City of Orillia - a beautiful community nestled along the shores of Lake Simcoe and Lake Couchiching. Orillia offers an environment where a health work/life balance is easy to achieve as exceptional urban amenities, natural resources, points of interest, and recreational opportunities abound.

People have always been OSMH’s greatest strength. Our committed team has helped our community for over a century. We offer an environment where each individual works interdependently towards common goals: we value Trust, Courage and Teamwork. We are an organization where individuals’ contributions are valued and there are many opportunities for personal growth and development.

Position Summary

As a member of an interdisciplinary team, the Registered Nurse on IMRS is responsible for providing direct patient care, care plan development, evaluation and co-ordination in accordance with the mission, vision, goals, objectives and policies of the hospital and the Patient Services Department. A dedicated professional, the Registered Nurse exhibits a positive attitude, excellent critical thinking skills and commitment to learning as well as patient/staff safety thus promoting a supportive, respectful and safe work environment.

Qualifications

• Current general class registration with the College of Nurses of Ontario (CNO) is required.
• Minimum two (2) years acute care experience preferred.
• Experience in Rehab, Seniors Care and/or Palliative Care preferred
• Member of the IV Team or willing to acquire within two (2) weeks of hire - required.
• Current certification in BCLS - required.
• Must demonstrate use of the nursing process, with a commitment to writing of
individualized patient care plans.
• Successful completion of Gentle Persuasive Approach (GPA) training or willing to complete -
required.
• Available to work all shifts, weekdays, weekends and holidays - required.
• Must be able to perform all the duties in the position description.
• Must be prepared and able to work within a fast-paced, highly stressful environment.
• Must demonstrate skills, ability and passion for caring for seniors and seniors’ health issues.
• Must demonstrate excellent organizational skills, professionalism, respect for confidentiality
and flexibility to adapt to crisis situations and change.
• Must be willing to complete all education required for employment on the unit within 6
months of hire.
• Previous work experience on an Acute Stroke Unit or Integrated Stroke Unit - preferred
• Certificate in Gerontology and/or Palliative Care from a recognized college, considered an
asset.
• Demonstrates proficiency in written and verbal communications skills in relation to working
with patients across the care continuum.
• Excellent work performance and attendance record - required.
• The successful candidate will have a proven commitment to professional development as
well as to the Mission and Vision of the Hospital.

Are you a New Graduate with outstanding student loans? OSMH is located in a community designated for Canada Student Loan forgiveness. You may be eligible for Canada Student Loan forgiveness if you meet other eligibility requirements. Please click here for more information.

Our Employees Enjoy

• a professional practice environment
• a collaborative atmosphere with emphasis on teamwork
• wellness initiatives
• continuing education grants
• employee recognition and assistance programs
• a competitive salary and benefits package
• equal opportunities for growth and development

Employment Equity

OSMH is committed to diversity and equity in the workplace and welcomes applications from all qualified individuals, including women, visible minorities, Indigenous peoples, persons with disabilities, LGBTQ2S persons and others who may contribute to a diverse workplace.

Accomodation in the Workplace

Orillia Soldiers’ Memorial Hospital is a respectful, caring, and inclusive workplace. We are committed to championing accessibility, diversity, equal opportunity and maintaining a barrier-free selection process for job applicants. Requests for accommodation can be made at any stage of the recruitment process providing the applicant has met the requirements for the open position. Applicants need to make their requirements known to the Human Resources department when contacted. All requests are handled confidentially.

Health & Safety Responsibilities

OSMH is committed to providing a safe, healthy and supportive working environment by treating team members and patients with compassion accountability respect and engagement.

All team members must adhere to OSMH’s Occupational Health and Safety policies, procedures and protocols, as well as the duties of workers as stipulated in the Occupational Health and Safety Act.

Team members must be able to perform all bona fide and essential duties of the position which may include cognitive and physical demands.

As a condition of employment, new employees are required to complete an employment health assessment and must be cleared by the Occupational Health and Safety Team prior to orientation.

As a condition of employment, you are required to submit proof of COVID-19 vaccination to the Hospital's Occupational Health and Safety department.

OSMH is a minimal fragrance workplace. We kindly ask all applicants to refrain from using scented products should they have the occasion to interview with the hospital. As a condition of employment OSMH requires professional references, verification of academic training, professional accreditation and evidence of course completion. It is also a condition of employment that all new employees will be required to present an original vulnerable sector check within 90 days of commencing employment and must sign an Offense Declaration upon receipt of an offer of employment.

If you are interested in joining our team, please apply online before 11:59 pm on the posting close date. Incomplete submissions will not be considered. We thank all applicants, however only those selected for an interview will be contacted.