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Nurses: Registered Nurse, Temporary Full Time Critical Care Float (ER/ICU)

Reference #00004
PostedTuesday, November 5th, 2019 at 10:00am
ScopePublic Applications Accepted
PositionRegistered Nurse, Temporary Full Time Critical Care Float (ER/ICU)
TermTemporary Full-time

POSITION:                              Temporary Full-time Registered Nurse

Critical Care Float



The successful incumbent will meet the requirements of the position description for Registered Nurse emergency/ICU and act as a team member with specific responsibility for performance of professional nursing care to a patient or group of patients as assigned.


  • Currently registered with the College of Nurses of Ontario, BScN preferred

  • Possess current BCLS and ACLS

  • Critical Care or Emergency certificate or with a commitment to complete in 18 months (mandatory)

  • OHA triage training if qualified, demonstrated knowledge of CTAS (tested)

  • Previous experience in a critical care or emergency setting, 2 years preferred

  • NRP or must obtain within 6 months

  • TNCC and ENPC preferred

  • Minimum 2 years Medical surgical experience

  • Demonstrated ability to interpret cardiac rhythm strips (tested)

  • Demonstrated knowledge of ACLS drugs (tested)

  • Demonstrated ability to use crisis prevention intervention (tested)

  • Demonstrated excellent communication skills and experience dealing with the general public

  • Experience in working as part of a interprofessional team

  • Critical thinking skill set (tested)

  • Follows safe and healthy work practices and maintains a safe and healthy work environment through attendance at educational programs, use of established mechanisms for injuries and hazards and adherence to health and safety related policies and procedures.



  • Ability to work in an active, rapidly changing, stressful environment with multiple demands

  • Ability to make decisions and prioritize effectively

  • Ability to focus on complex instructions and tasks in an environment with many distractions

  • Intense visual concentration required for processing doctor’s orders, carrying out medication administration routines and interpreting electronic physiological monitoring equipment

  • Physical ability to lift, pull, push, carry, reach and physically support patients with assistance, as required

  • Ability to stand for prolonged periods of time with repetitive bending.

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