Career Opportunities

Ref #:895306

Specific Department and Program:3South Respirology


Number of positions required:1

Posted Date:Jun 23, 2022


Posting #: 2022-895306


Position: Clinical Resource Nurse

Department: Inpatient Medicine – 3S Respirology

Status: Temporary Full-time for approx. 18 months

Hours: Monday to Sunday - 8 & 12 hour day shifts (hours subject to change based on operational requirements)

Site: Oakville

Halton Healthcare takes great pride in providing quality, compassionate healthcare services to our rapidly growing communities. As a progressive and vibrant healthcare organization, we take healthcare to a new level to meet the urgent needs of our community's growing and aging population. We are a distinctive centre of healthcare excellence that offers first-rate care in an innovative environment that supports the physical, mental, emotional and spiritual needs of the community.

Halton Healthcare’s vision of Exemplary patient experiences, always, goes beyond just the patient experience; it has shaped our entire culture and remains at the core of every interaction in our organization, from our patients & families to our staff, physicians and volunteers. We believe in exemplary PEOPLE experiences always!


3S Respirology is a 36 bed medicine unit.  We provide exemplary patient and family centered care to patients with a respiratory diagnosis and other patients with general medicine diagnoses. We have a multi-disciplinary team including physicians, nurses, physiotherapists, occupational therapists, pharmacists, dietitian and discharge planner who collaborate to provide safe, high quality care in a timely fashion to our patient population

This is what you’ll be doing:

The Clinical Resource Nurse has demonstrated clinical expertise in the Respiratory patient populations. Since the 3S clinical leader is responsible and accountable for all aspects of clinical patient care, the successful candidate will work in collaboration with the Patient Care Manager and Professional Practice Clinician, providing leadership and coaching for the nursing staff.  The goal is to create a safe, evidence-based clinical practice environment through the development and maintenance of critical thinking skills, leadership skills, and clinical expertise in the nursing staff to enhance their ability to provide competent, safe, evidence-based and effective patient and family centred care.

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 in good standing with the College of Nurses of Ontario
  • Current BCLS Certification required at time of hire.
  • Previous clinical leadership experience
  • Evidence of commitment to continuing education. BScN preferred or in progress.
  • Proven clinical and leadership skills
  • Previous experience with Tracheostomy and BiPaP care preferred
  • Chronic Ventilator experience preferred
  • Completion of Coronary Care 1 (or commitment to complete within 6 months) or equivalent
  • Minimum of 3 - 5 years of clinical experience with 2 years demonstrated clinical expertise in practice area
  • CNA certification in a related practice area preferred
  • Excellent communication and interpersonal skills at the unit and organizational levels
  • Charge Nurse or In Charge experience required
  • Working knowledge of adult learning principles
  • Must be able to meet the physical demands of the position
  • Satisfactory employment and attendance record required

The ideal candidate is strong in patient centered care in a dynamic, rapidly changing environment and should be ready to drive change and innovation. We require a person with good communication skills with a clear patient focus with the ability to manage execution and to foster teamwork and cooperation.

Salary: $35.74 to $50.34 per hour

Date Re-posted:  June 23, 2022

Internal applications need not re-apply

Please apply 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. 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 Directive #6, Halton Healthcare has implemented a COVID-19 Vaccination and Management Policy.  All new hires must be fully compliant with our Policy as a condition of employment with Halton Healthcare.  Successful applicants will be required to provide proof of vaccination or proof of a documented medical exemption as part of the hiring process.

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.

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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.