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Registered Nurse

Job No: 109192
Location: Barry's Bay

  • Challenging and rewarding opportunity for an experienced Registered Nurse! 
  • Finish each working day knowing you have truly made a difference!
  • Enjoy the incredible scenery and lifestyle of Barry's Bay.

About St Francis Memorial Hospital 

St. Francis Memorial Hospital (SFMH) is a 20-bed community hospital located in the village of Barry's Bay. Serving a catchment of approximately 10,000 people dispersed over a large geographic area we are a community healthcare hub that integrates all services in order to address our communities needs.

Our goal is to be a leader in rural health services that are patient centred, integrated, and responsive to community health needs. Through the expertise and enthusiasm of our close-knit team of dedicated staff, we are slowly but surely achieving this goal. 

For more information please see our website. 

About the Opportunity

St Francis Memorial Hospital is currently seeking an enthusiastic Registered Nurse to join their team in Barry's Bay, Ontario.

Reporting directly to the Nursing Care Facilitator and the Director of Patient Care Services/CNE, the Registered Nurse will carry out nursing responsibilities based on a focused body of knowledge specific to them. Functioning independently in a fast paced environment they will perform acts requiring knowledge, skill, and judgement in order to assess, develop, implement, and evaluate nursing care within both nursing units. The Registered nurse will work on a shift basis as mandated by a master schedule which will also dictate their float shifts between the inpatient unit and the medical unit. 

More specifically your responsibilities will include:

  • Systematically assessing the health status of the individuals in your care to ensure their needs are met.
  • Consulting with patients in order to perform relevant strategies and interventions. 
  • Floating between the inpatient unit and the medical unit as mandated by the master schedule.
  • Demonstrating leadership by providing, facilitating, and promoting the best care/service to your patient and the public at large. 
  • Contributing to and participating in the hospital-wide continuous quality improvement program by assisting to implement changes as required in order to improve services and enhance departmental efficiency.
  • Adhering to all departmental and hospital policies and procedures. 
  • Identifying, managing, and reducing risk when it comes to client safety. Subsequently reporting any incidents that do occur. 
  • Performing all work in accordance with the provisions of the Occupational Health and Safety Act and Regulations along with all SFMH policies and procedures related to Occupational Health and Safety.

To qualify for this role, you must be registered and in good standing with the College of Nurses of Ontario and have at least two years of recent all-encompassing emergency room experience. Certification in Trauma Nursing, Emergency Nursing Pediatrics, or an equivalent is also required while an Emergency Nursing Certificate is a significant asset. 

Our ideal candidate will possess Advanced Cardiac Life Support certification or an equivalent along with Neonatal Resuscitation Certification or an equivalent. You will also use your excellent problem-solving skills, strong clinical skills, and relevant knowledge to ensure a high duty of care for all of your patients. 

Candidates with excellent interpersonal skills, strong leadership capabilities, and who are an advocate for their patients will excel in this role. 

About the Benefits

For your hard work, you will be rewarded with a competitive remuneration based on skills and experience along with the following great perks:

  • Membership with the hospital of Ontario pension plan (HOOPP)
  • Shift premiums for evening and night shifts.
  • Up to 13% additional pay in lieu of benefits.
  • 6% vacation pay.
  • Educational fund scheme.
  • A highly active recreational committee supporting events such as the annual Christmas party, celebrations for nurses' week, and most recently we went Curling as a team.

If you're looking for a new career challenge where you will be welcomed into a supportive and friendly team culture, apply to join the St Francis Memorial Hospital team today! 

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