Career Opportunities

Ref #:885637

Specific Department and Program:0171-340861000


Number of positions required:1

Posted Date:Oct 7, 2021

Posting #: 2021-885637


Position: Registered Nurse

Department: Nephrology Burlington Dialysis Centre

Status: Temporary Part-time for approx. 4 months (Must provide availability of up to 0.6 FTE)

Hours: Monday to Sunday - Various rotating; 8 and 12 hour shifts. Some on call responsibilities required. (Hours subject to change based on operational needs). 

Site: Burlington. May be required to work at Joseph Brant Hospital and other Halton Healthcare sites based on operational needs.

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!

This is what you’ll be doing:

The successful candidate will be required to provide high-quality nursing care to patients requiring acute and chronic hemodialysis treatments across various clinical settings as well as work on standby as per departmental needs.

Care of chronic hemodialysis patients. Involves patient teaching. Initiation and discontinuation of dialysis, preparation of dialysis machines, accessing venous accesses and central lines, monitoring of dialysis treatments, troubleshooting, primary nursing follow-up of chronic patients. Other duties as required.

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.
  • Preference will be given to those individuals possessing Cneph Certification
  • Must have experience with acute hemodialysis
  • Must be good with equipment and possess basic computer skills
  • Strong patient assessment skills and patient education skills
  • Must be able to work under pressure
  • Must enjoy working with chronic patients
  • Must have excellent problem solving skills
  • Must possess excellent documentation skills
  • Must be able to meet the physical demands of the position
  • Satisfactory employment and attendance record required

The ideal candidate is strong in patient centred 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:  $33.90 to $48.53 per hour

Date Posted: October 7, 2021

Internal applications due by: October 14, 2021

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 Directive #6, Halton Healthcare has implemented a COVID-19 Vaccination 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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