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Grand River Hospital Registered Nutse - ICU - Casual in Kitchener, Ontario

POSITION: Casual Registered Nurse - ICU



Delivers highly skilled intensive nursing care within a family centered, team environment. This position is located in ICU A. Ongoing certification and involvement in educational events/conferences, unit activities to develop and maintain/advance critical care skills. Contributes to ensuring there is a safe environment for patients, staff and visitors. Grand River Hospital is committed to providing and fostering a respectful workplace for all employees, free from violence and harassment.


• Current Certificate of Competence from College of Nurses of Ontario – required

• 2 years recent experience in Intensive Care nursing

• Successful completion of Basic and Advanced Arrhythmia Interpretation and 12 lead ECG, and ACLS certification courses

• Competency skills: venepuncture, IV initiation, administration of medications below the drip chamber, BG testing

• Experience in the management of patients requiring the following: epidural and intrapleural catheter, chest tube, arterial line, central line(including hemodialysis line) pulmonary artery catheter, mechanical ventilation, pain and sedation assessment and intervention

• Theoretical preparation/and or willingness to prepare for

certification in:

• Defibrillation

• External pacemakers

• Adjustments to TTP's

• Utilization of medical directives for the administration of life saving drugs and IV initiation

• Competency in assessment and interventions for various patient populations ranging from neonatal through to the geriatric patient

• Demonstrated ability to work collaboratively with patients, families and other members of the multidisciplinary team

• Participation in on-going education related to professional practice

• Critical Care Certificate, Critical Care National Certificate preferred

• Good attendance record

Job ID: 2020-2212

Career Level: Experienced

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