|Medical/Surgical Unit & Special Care Unit
There are permanent full time, part time, temporary full time, 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.
RVH is currently hiring full-time, part-time and casual Registered Nurses. 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).
Currently we have openings in our Medical/Surgical & SCU, and CCC units.
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.
Nurses who are interested in units with no current openings are encouraged to apply and we will keep your information on file for when an opportunity comes up.
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.
We are also approved for the CNO Supervised Practice Experience Partnership (SPEP) - nurses with a temporary class of registration are encouraged to apply.
Our nurses may also be eligible for Canada Student Loan forgiveness of up to $20,000.
Named the ‘Most Welcoming Town 2017’, the Town of Renfrew provides an exceptional quality of life including a thriving business sector with unique shoppi9ng exemplified by the town’s historic buildings and specialized shops. Located in the Ottawa Valley, Ontario’s adventure playground, Renfrew is situated only minutes away from pristine waterways, woodlands and forests, with the amenities of Ottawa close at hand.
Qualified applicants are invited to submit their resumes to email@example.com , on our website at www.renfrewhosp.com/jobpostings, or to Alison Green, V.P. Corporate Services, RVH, 499 Raglan Street North, Renfrew, Ontario, K7V 1P6. Compliance with RVH vaccination policy and a recent satisfactory vulnerable sector check are required. Only candidates selected for interview will be contacted. RVH is an equal opportunity employer, committed to meeting needs under the Canadian Charter of Rights and Freedom, the Ontario Human Rights Code, and the Accessibility for Ontarians with Disabilities Act. Applicants requiring accommodation should contact Human Resources at (613) 432-4851.