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Registered Nurse

Job Posting Number:



Perioperative Services


Part Time

Bargaining Unit:


Salary Scale:

Per Collective Agreement

Posting Date:

2023-02-15 14:00

Closing Date:


Applications are now being accepted for a Permanent Part Time Registered Nurse to work in the Perioperative Services Department. The successful applicant’s commitment to this position is 37.50 hours per bi-weekly pay period and be available to work between the hours of 0700-1700. On call is required for evenings and weekends. The successful applicant must be able to arrive at the hospital within 30 minutes of being called in.
The candidate will be required to rotate throughout all of perioperative services - Day Surgery, PACU, PASC Clinic and Operating Room.


  • Adhere to policies and procedures established for the assigned department while supporting the Mission, Vision and Values of Erie Shores HealthCare
  • Maintain the confidentiality of all patient information
  • Communicating in a positive and supportive manner, thus appreciating the stressful situation
  • Maintaining confidentiality of all patient information
  • Assuming patient advocate role when patient is unable to represent self
  • Demonstrate knowledge of the policies and procedures related to the care of the patient in the perioperative space. This includes:
  • Assisting anesthetists with induction, monitoring and care of the anaesthetized patient
  • Providing scrub team with sterile supplies
  • Maintaining pre and intra-operative documentation as per Operating Room (OR) Standards
  • Adhering to principles of aseptic technique
  • Appropriate care and handling of instruments and specialized equipment
  • Ensuring appropriate supplies, instruments and equipment are available
  • Demonstrating knowledge of the compliance with established policies and procedures
Recovery Room:
  • Receives patients from the OR or Endoscopy suites
  • Remains responsible for the primary care of post-operative patients, including phase 1 and 2 recovery; including assessment, intervention, education and patient advocacy
Day Surgery:
  • Prepares patients for surgery, including taking and documenting an appropriate history, starting an IV as indicated, and explaining the surgical journey to the patient
  • Escalates any patient safety concerns immediately to the most responsible physician (MRP) or Anesthetists
  • Certificate of Competence with the College of Nurses (CNO) required
  • Bachelor of Science in Nursing (BScN) required
  • Certificate in Basic Cardiac Life Support (BCLS) required
  • Diploma/Degree education in Operating Room nursing required
  • 2 years recent history in Perioperative nursing preferred
  • Education in Critical Care nursing preferred
  • Recovery room and Perioperative experience preferred
  • Able to demonstrate a progressive history of continuing education within the specialty
  • Knowledge and commitment to patient centered care model
  • Leadership ability
  • Excellent interpersonal and communication skills
  • Excellent crisis management skills
  • Ability to work collaboratively as a member of a team
  • Ability to work shift work
  • Good attendance record and a level of fitness appropriate for the demands of the position is a requirement
Erie Shores HealthCare is an equal opportunity employer. Accommodations available on request in all parts of the recruitment and assessment process as required under ESHC’s Accommodation Policy.


As a condition of employment, you are required to submit proof of COVID-19 vaccination to the Hospital’s Occupational Health and Safety department. 

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