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North Wellington Health Care

North Wellington Health Care (NWHC), drawing on its proud tradition of innovation and the strength of its people, is committed to providing rural health care to our communities through two vibrant hospital sites in Mount Forest and Palmerston.

Providing care close to home is the mandate of NWHC with strong partnerships across the continuum of care to enhance patient safety and the patient experience.

Our hospitals currently operates with 213 staff, 92 Medical Staff and over 200 dedicated volunteers.

We are a dynamic organization that is dedicated to quality and passionate about improving the health status of our community. Our collective energy and commitment will build a centre of excellence in rural health. Every day, we will each contribute toward creating a friendly and positive place to work and receive care.

Position:  Registered Nurse

Region:  Guelph & Wellington

Three regular part time positions are available for Registered Nurses who are able to function capably in all areas of the Palmerston District Hospital site.

These positions will be responsible for comprehensive nursing care as established by the standards of nursing practice of the College of Nurses of Ontario and according to policies and procedures as set out by NWHC.

• Current Ontario RN Certificate of Competence
• BScN is an asset
• Membership in RNAO and CNA is an asset
• Current BCLS
• More OB
• Current ACLS
• Maternal Child Course
• Current NRP
• Cardiac monitoring skills (cardiac arrhythmia interpretation)
• Competent to start IV
• Competent in phlebotomy
• Certified for defibrillation
• TNCC recommended
• ENPC/PALS recommended
• Must be able to work in all areas of the Hospital
• Demonstrated excellent communication skills both verbal and written
• Proven organizational and critical-thinking skills
• Ability to function as an effective interdisciplinary team member
• Ability to assume the team leader/charge role
• Excellent record of dependability
• Demonstrated commitment to continuing education and willingness to actively participate in departmental educational activities

• As per Department Schedule
• Must be available to work all 3 shifts and 2 out of 4 weekends as per collective agreement

Salary:  To be discussed

Terms of Employment:  Part-Time

Deadline for Application:  Friday, September 29, 2017

How to Apply:  Applicants may apply to and are considered only after the internal posting process has been completed. Only applicants chosen for an interview will be contacted.

North Wellington Health Care strives to create a respectful, accessible and inclusive work environment. Upon individual request, the hospital will endeavour to remove any barrier to the hiring process to accommodate those candidates with disabilities.

North Wellington Health Care is committed to providing and fostering a safe, healthy and respectful workplace for all employees, free from violence and harassment.

Location:  Palmerston

Profession Type:  Nurses (NP, RN and RPN)

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