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FUTURE - Registered Nurse - Surgical

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FUTURE - Registered Nurse - Surgical

File Number: 15FUTURE10
Position: Registered Nurse - Surgical (Inpatient/Operating Room/ PACU)
Location: Oshawa/ Ajax Pickering/Bowmanville/Port Perry

Position Summary

As a Registered Nurse at Lakeridge Health you will be part of a dedicated team of nurses who have a strong commitment to providing excellent care to our patients - every moment, every day - and who embody our values of compassion, innovation, inclusion, teamwork and joy. You will collaborate with all members of the healthcare team to provide optimum, holistic care to patients with diverse healthcare needs. As a Registered Nurse you will use your strong critical thinking and leadership skills in providing high quality care that meets the physical and psychosocial needs of patients while maintaining competence and professionalism relevant to current nursing practice.


* Registration with the College of Nurses of Ontario (or eligibility for registration)
* Current BCLS
* Two years recent experience in acute surgical care
* Experience with PCA's, Epidural management, central lines/TPN, chest tubes, complex wounds, ostomy care and management and acute orthopedic care
* BScN (preferred)
* Successful completion of peri-operative certificate is required for the OR
* PALS or Critical Care courses are preferred for PACU
* Physically able to perform the essential duties of the position
* Demonstrated commitment to maintain Reflective Practice Standards as outlined by CNO
* Proven organizational, prioritization, critical thinking, problem solving and teaching skills
* Excellent communication and interpersonal skills which include sound judgement, exceptional observation skills, compassion and empathy and the ability to foster good public relations and working relationships
* Demonstrated ability to assume a leadership and supervisory role and to perform appropriately in emergency situations.

Conditions of Employment

The terms and conditions of employment are in accordance with the Collective Agreement between the Hospital and the Ontario Nurses Association (RN Bargaining Unit).

About Us

Learning. Leadership. Lifestyle. It's all right here. Lakeridge Health has everything you seek in your career and beyond. As one of Ontario's largest hospital networks and the dedicated cancer centre for the Central East LHIN, we foster a culture that promotes career advancement, learning opportunities and a great quality of life. Through our four hospital sites (Bowmanville, Oshawa, Port Perry, Ajax/Pickering and Whitby), and leading cancer, nephrology and mental health and addictions programs, we provide a broad range of healthcare services to a diverse population, with a focus on achieving excellence - every moment, every day.

Fostering a culture of lifelong learning, we offer bursary and interest-free loan programs, flexible work schedules for those attending classes, and the support to achieve your personal and professional goals. For more information, visit our website at

Lakeridge Health thanks all applicants, however, only those selected for an interview will be contacted.

Please note that accommodation is available if requested during the recruitment and assessment process.