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London Health Sciences Centre

London Health Sciences Centre, Ontario’s largest employer and premier health facility, has an exciting and challenging career opportunity for an experienced mental health professional who wants to be challenged to make a difference in people’s lives through compassionate, high quality care and innovation. This is for you!

At London Health Sciences Centre (LHSC), which consists of Victoria Hospital, University Hospital, and the Children’s hospital, nothing is more important to us than our team of dedicated employees. LHSC focuses on creating and maintaining a workplace of choice, where our people are recognized and valued.


Position:  Registered Nurse, Operating Room

Region:  London and Middlesex, Oxford and Norfolk, Elgin, Huron and Perth, Grey and Bruce

Description:  London Health Sciences Centre is seeking for part-time and full-time Registered Nurses for the Operating Room at their University Hospital site.

The University and Victoria Hospital Operating Room provides patient care to the following services: Orthopaedics (Total Joints/Sports Medicine), General Surgery, Urology, Plastics, Liver (Living Related as well as Cadaveric) Transplants, Kidney (Living Related, Laparoscopic Living Related and Cadaveric) Transplants, Cardiac (Coronary Artery Bypass Grafts, Valve Replacement, and Robotic procedures), ENT, Dental, and Neurosurgery (including Aneurysms). The unit is active in education and research, in all discipline levels, in all programs, with emphasis in Anaesthesia, Cardiac, Multi-organ Transplantation, Neurosurgery, Orthopaedics, Sports Medicine, and Robotic Assisted Surgery.

Qualifications:

  • Current Certificate of Registration with the College of Nurses of Ontario
  • Community College Operating Room certification
  • Current Basic Life Support for Healthcare Providers course: BLS-HCP(C) for which you can provide proof upon request
  • Recent OR experience in a scrub and circulating role
  • Completion of Canadian Nurses Association Certification examination in Perioperative Nursing preferred
  • Proficient computer and keyboarding skills with programs such as PowerChart, Outlook and Intranet Explorer
  • Demonstrated excellent clinical skills and knowledge
  • Demonstrated excellent communication (verbal and written) and interpersonal skills
  • Demonstrated effective organizational skills involving time management and prioritization
  • Demonstrated initiative and ability to work both independently and as an effective team member
  • Demonstrated ability to function productively in a very demanding environment with a large patient turnover
  • Demonstrates problem solving and critical thinking skills in a variety of situations
  • Demonstrated commitment to professional development and self-directed learning
  • Demonstrated knowledge of and commitment to the principles of patient and family centred care
  • Demonstrated knowledge of and commitment to patient and staff safety at LHSC
  • Demonstrated ability to attend work on a regular basis

London Health Sciences Centre fosters a culture of patient and staff safety whereby all employees are guided by LHSC's Mission, Vision, Values and Code of Conduct.

As part of the assessment process applicants may be required to complete a written examination or test. Please be advised that a reference check may be conducted as part of the selection process.

Salary:  To be negotiated

Terms of Employment:  To Be Negotiated

Deadline for Application:  Tuesday, January 01, 2019

How to Apply:  Please submit your cover letter and resume online at www.lhsc.on.ca, or by email to miriam.gianotti@lhsc.on.ca.

Your interest in this opportunity is appreciated. Only those applicants selected for an interview will be contacted. Successful candidates, as a condition of job offer, would be required to provide a satisfactory police information check (original document) completed in the last 3 months.

We are committed to providing a safe, healthy and inclusive work environment that inspires respect. LHSC encourages applications from persons with disabilities and we are committed to providing accommodations upon request.


Location:  London

Profession Type:  Nurses (NP, RN and RPN)

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