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Strathroy Middlesex General Hospital

Strathroy Middlesex General Hospital (SMGH) serves a population of approximately 35,000 residents in the second fastest growing township in Ontario. The hospital’s community includes the Town of Strathroy, a bustling urban centre of 12,500 with a vibrant downtown of quaint shops, restaurants and services. Surrounded by rich agricultural farmland, Strathroy is home to many London and Sarnia commuters and offers small town life amenities: a pleasant walk to many beautiful parks and nature trails; a strong sense of community; a mix of gracious century homes and modern housing; good schools and shopping. The hospital is only a short drive to London, Sarnia and the beautiful beaches of Lake Huron.

SMGH is a full service family-centred community hospital providing a comprehensive range of diagnostic and ambulatory services, as well as both primary and secondary care.

The hospital operates 54 acute care beds along with a comprehensive range of diagnostic and outpatient services. Medical staffing includes a number of active local family physicians, internists, surgeons and specialists. Total staffing for the hospital including full-time and part-time staff is approximately 300.


Position:  Registered Nurse

Region:  London and Middlesex

Description:  Strathroy Middlesex General Hospital it seeking a Registered Nurse for the Surgical Inpatients/Obstetrics Department. The successful candidate must be available for all shifts and rotations, including weekends and holidays. This position is available immediately.

Qualifications:

  • Must provide vaccination records or proof of immunity against measles, mumps rubella and varicella (chicken pox)
  • Must provide documentation of the Tuberculosis skin testing within the previous 12 months
  • Current registration with the College of Nurses of Ontario
  • Demonstrates skill, knowledge and ability to practice up to full scope in Ontario
  • Previous (2) year Obstetrical Nursing within the past 3 years preferred
  • Previous (2) year Medical Surgical Nursing within the past 3 years preferred
  • Current BLS-HCP required
  • Current NRP required
  • ACLS preferred
  • Experience in the management of complex surgical wounds and PICC lines
  • Demonstrated proficiency in IV initiation, assessment and documentation
  • Demonstrated awareness of CNO documentation standards with experience in Electronic Health Record environment
  • Demonstrated knowledge of medical directives and delegated medical acts
  • Demonstrated commitment to ongoing professional development, evidence-based practice and self-directed learning
  • Demonstrated effective interpersonal, communication, critical thinking and leadership skill
  • Demonstrated ability to both lead and collaborate as a team member in a patient family and centered care setting
  • Proficient computer skills in a Windows and Cerner based environment
  • Commitment to continuous improvement and ability to foster change
  • Demonstrated excellence in attendance
  • Demonstrated excellence in customer service
  • Understanding and demonstrated use of good body mechanics


Salary:  Based on proven relevant experience

Terms of Employment:  Temporary, part-time

Deadline for Application:  Thursday, November 15, 2018

How to Apply:  Qualified individuals interested in this opportunity may submit a resume online. Please ensure you are applying to position posting # 155 - 2018.

Only applicants selected for an interview will be contacted. Successful candidates,
as a condition of job offer, would be required to provide a satisfactory vulnerable sector police check (original document) completed in the last 12 months prior to commencing employment.

Accommodations are available on request for interviews and other selection processes.


Location:  Strathroy

Profession Type:  Nurses (NP, RN and RPN)

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