Cambridge Memorial Hospital

  • Registered Nurse - NRT

    Posted Date 5 months ago(11/28/2017 2:39 PM)
    Job ID
    # Positions
    Nursing Float Pool
    Job Type
    Full Time
    Closed Date
  • Overview

    We are a large acute care, community hospital serving Cambridge, North Dumfries and the Region of Waterloo with 280 physicians, 1100 full- and part-time professional health care staff and more than 400 active volunteers. Our vision is to provide exceptional healthcare by exceptional people, with an emphasis on giving patients and their families an exceptional experience when they visit our hospital. With help from our Foundation partners and our supportive community, we purchase over $4 million of medical equipment each and every year to help ensure you will work with the best tools possible when caring for your patients. In collaboration with universities and colleges, we are also a teaching and placement site for medical, nursing and allied health programs. To learn more about Cambridge Memorial Hospital (CMH), please visit our website at


    You will join CMH as we embrace a new era of care, expanded services and innovation. Construction is underway of a modern 5-storey tower and total renovation of all existing inpatient care and clinical support areas. Completion of our brand new hospital is set for 2019 and will include:

    • Patient care areas that are doubling in size, including larger surgical suites to accommodate advanced minimally invasive surgical equipment and an Emergency Department with dedicated treatment areas for mental health and different surgical subspecialties.

    • A patient-centred building design that promotes healing and intuitive wayfinding, while maximizing natural lighting and sight lines to the natural beauty of the Grand River

    • An increase in beds from 143 to 197 to accommodate expanded services like Surgery, Mental Health and Intensive Care. About 80% of inpatient rooms will be single occupancy to meet the latest infection control and building code standards for hospitals

    Job Description



    This is an exciting opportunity to gain a broad range of exposure by working in various programs throughout the hospital. The successful incumbent is resilient and flexible and thrives in an ever changing environment. Orientation and training will be provided and skill development is a focus in this area.  This is a full-time position to work all shifts. The physical demands of the role may include, but are not limited to sitting, standing, walking, pushing, pulling, lifting and bending. This position contributes to ensuring there is a safe environment for patients, staff and visitors. 


    Posted hours do not constitute a guarantee that shifts will not be subject to change.


    Skills and Qualifications:



    • Current registration with the College of Nurses of Ontario.
    • BCLS
    • Two (2) years’ current experience in medicine / surgery units
    • Intravenous and epidural certifications
    • Excellent physical assessment skills
    • Excellent critical thinking and crisis intervention skills
    • Demonstrated ability to attend work on a regular basis


    • BScN
    • ACLS / PALS
    • Two (2) years’ current experience in a Critical Care setting
    • Critical Care Certificate
    • Must be flexible regarding assignment location, and willing to float to all areas of the hospital

      Willingness to attend educational training to ensure competency in specialty areas and Delegated Medical Acts & Advanced Practice Skills

    • Must demonstrate commitment to a multidisciplinary, team-centered patient care environment

    • Keyboarding skills and knowledge of Meditech and Omni Cell an asset



    * As per the O.N.A. Collective Agreement, all O.N.A. members (full-time, part-time & casual) are eligible to apply for this position.


    Cambridge Memorial Hospital is committed to providing and fostering a respectful workplace.  All reasonable accommodation will be made to support participation in the recruitment process.  Where needed, accommodations for disabilities will be provided, on request, to support participation in all aspects of the recruitment process.



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