Career Opportunities

Ref #:851900

Specific Department and Program:Intensive Care Unit


Number of positions required:10

Posted Date:Nov 26, 2019

We’re Recruiting Intensive Care Nurses in Oakville and Milton!

Join Our Team! We’re hiring for multiple nursing positions posted within our hospitals (part-time and full-time).

At Halton Healthcare you’ll thrive in a culture and environment that embraces high performance, inclusion and flexibility with exemplary patient care, always at the heart of everything we do. We empower our people to be the very best they can be so they can make a difference for our patients and the communities we serve. We endeavor to hire individuals who are competent in their chosen profession and who exemplify our mission, vision and values of compassion, accountability and respect. Join us in our state-of-the-art facilities with modern equipment right here in your community. Access our staff-only gyms, award-winning wellness program and much more. We know that taking care of you means a good experience for our patients.

Our Intensive Care Units:

Oakville Trafalgar Memorial Hospital (OTMH) 

Level 3 Closed Intensive Care Unit. We are a 21 bed unit, with the capacity to surge up to 24 beds within our own space. We have a CCOT Rapid Response Team and serve a diverse population of critical cardiac, surgical, medical and respiratory patients. We operate on a self-scheduling basis.

Milton District Hospital (MDH)

The Intensive Care Unit (ICU) at Milton District Hospital provides both Intensive Care and Coronary Care. The ICU provides intensive care for a wide range of complex and rapidly changing medical, surgical and cardiac disorders. The Intensive Care Team provides expertise for patients requiring advanced respiratory and cardiac support, including hemodynamic monitoring.

Our Commitment to You: 

  • You will be supported by specialist physicians (Intensivists and Cardiologists), registered nurses, charge nurses, professional practice clinicians, registered respiratory therapists, pharmacists, dietitians, physiotherapists, occupational therapists, speech language pathologists, unit clerks, ward aides, spiritual care staff, ethicists and many other members of a very robust multidisciplinary team to ensure comprehensive assessments of patients for timely referrals and/or admissions.
  • Modern, state-of-the-art facilities and equipment, amenities, cafeteria, onsite pharmacy and subsidized parking.
  • A compassionate and inclusive workspace.
  • Learning, development and growth opportunities.
  • Access to Kailo, our in-house holistic, award-winning wellness program and fitness center.

This is what you’ll need to do it:

Halton Healthcare endeavors to hire individuals who are competent in their chosen profession and who exemplify our mission, vision and values of accountability, respect and compassion which guide our individual behaviours and attitudes.

  • Current Registration with the College of Nurses of Ontario
  • Current BCLS certification required at time of hire
  • Current ACLS certification required at time of hire and ongoing
  • Critical Care Certificate required (or in progress)
  • 1 year in the Critical Care setting an asset
  • Must be able to interpret advanced arrhythmias and 12 lead ECG
  • Must be comfortable with equipment i.e. monitors, pumps ECG machines, phlebotomy, invasive pressure monitoring ventilators
  • Must possess excellent decision making & problem solving skills
  • Must have strong leadership & assessment skills
  • Must possess excellent documentation skills
  • Must be able to work well under stress
  • Must have a history of ongoing professional development and be a self-directed learner
  • Knowledge and skill of PRISMA machine an asset
  • Must be able to meet the physical demands of this position
  • Satisfactory employment and attendance record required

Salary: ONA $33.23 to $47.57 per hour

If you are passionate about what you do, motivated by a job well done, and as committed to excellence, quality and patient satisfaction as we are, we'd like to hear from you.  Please submit your application via our website at directly to this posting and include a current copy of your resume. 

We thank all those who apply but only those individuals selected for further consideration will be contacted.  

In accordance with the Accessibility for Ontarians with Disabilities Act and the Ontario Human Rights Code, Halton Healthcare will provide accommodations throughout the recruitment and selection process.  If you require an accommodation, we will work with you to meet your accommodation needs to ensure your equal participation.

All personal information is collected under the authority of the Freedom of Information and Protection of Privacy Act.

Halton Healthcare is a smoke free facility in and around all three sites. Smoking is not permitted on hospital properties. We thank everyone who works at or visits our hospitals for respecting this healthy initiative. We are also a scent-free environment for all employees and visitors to accommodate individuals’ health concerns arising from exposure to scented products, We ask for everyone's cooperation in our efforts to accommodate health concerns.