|Medical/Surgical Unit & Complex Continuing Care Unit
There are temporary part time and casual positions available on this unit. Please indicate your preference in your application. Thank you!
The Renfrew Victoria Hospital (RVH) is a 55-bed, fully accredited facility located just 45 minutes west of Ottawa, serving a catchment area of over 60,000. Part of the Renfrew and Area Health Village, RVH provides medical, surgical and complex continuing care as well as extensive ambulatory care with over 30,000 emergency and clinic visits per year. We work with EPIC EMR, which connects us to most hospitals in our region, and training is provided.
RVH provides a number of perks for staff, including up to $800 in education funds every year, an on-site modern gym open 24/7, and regular staff recognition, appreciation and wellness activities. We have a unique nursing bursary program that provides RVH nurses with thousands of dollars each year to further their education and certifications.
But what really makes us proud to be part of RVH is our culture. We are people who provide excellent care for patients and their families, who support each other and our teams, keep each other safe, and are committed to our reputation as a model of excellence in health care. We are very proud of our high retention of staff and are continuously grateful for the amazing support of our community.
We have a number of units on which our RNs work: dialysis, ER, oncology and Medical Daycare, OR, Regional Assault Care Program, Medical/Surgical, Complex Continuing Care (CCC) (formerly known as Chronic Care) and ICU. The RVH ICU is a Level 2 Special Care Unit (SCU).
For opportunities on the Medical/Surgical unit, the ideal candidate will have experience with adult medical and surgical care and experience in care of critically ill patients. You will have your current ACLS and CPR certification and current competence in cardiac monitoring as demonstrated with a coronary care/cardiac management course. It is preferred if you have your IV certification and experience in geriatric assessment. If you have your CNA certification in Medical Surgical or Critical Care Nursing it would be a definite asset.
For opportunities on our Complex Continuing Care unit, the ideal candidate will have experience with gerontology and related skills and judgment, the ability to provide family support and leadership skills to direct nursing staff and coordinate interdisciplinary plans of patient care, along with current CPR and IV certification. PIECES and Gentle Persuasive Approach (GPA) training is preferred. If you have your CNA certification in Gerontological Nursing Practice it would be a definite asset.
Our Med/Surg/SCU and CCC units provide care 24/7 and all our nurses may be scheduled days, evenings, nights and weekends. Applicants must be able to work independently and perform duties within the physical demands of the work area.
All RNs are part of the Ontario Nurses Association (ONA) and salary ranges from $35.52 - $50.85/ hourly.
We participate in the Community Commitment Program for Nurses (CCPN) – if you are new to practice in Ontario and work full time hours with us for 2 years, CCPN provides $25,000 in grants to you.