Welcome to Soldiers' / Registered Nurse - Emergency

COMPETITION # 14 - 176

Posting Date: July 21, 2014

Closing Date: July 27, 2014

Registered Nurse - Emergency

Orillia Soldiers’ Memorial Hospital

Multiple Casual Opportunities


Orillia Soldiers’ Memorial Hospital (OSMH) is located in the City of Orillia - a beautiful community nestled along the shores of Lake Simcoe and Lake Couchiching. Orillia offers an environment where a health work/life balance is easy to achieve as exceptional urban amenities, natural resources, points of interest, and recreational opportunities abound. 


People have always been OSMH’s greatest strength. Our committed team has helped our community for over a century. We offer an environment where each individual works interdependently towards common goals: we believe in Integrity, Caring, Respect, Participation and Accountability.  We are an organization where individuals’ contributions are valued and there are many opportunities for personal growth and development.  



The Registered Nurse in the Emergency department is responsible for providing direct patient care in accordance with the mission, vision, goals, objectives and policies of the hospital and the Clinical Services Department.



  • RN with Current General Class Registration required.
  • Completion of Coronary Care One Certificate within previous two years or current usage of arrhythmia analysis within previous two years, to ACLS standards required. Must be able to demonstrate arrhythmia interpretation during orientation period.
  • Current Patient Assessment Course within 3 years required (exempt if newly graduated within the past 3 years). Timeline extended if currently using assessment skills in an emergent/urgent/triage environment.
  • Defibrillation and External pacemaker to ER department standards required.
  • Successful completion of exam to administer life saving medication required within orientation period.
  • Demonstrates competency of initiation, administration and management of IV therapy including IV med administration.
  • Certified in BCLS and recertify annually- required.
  • Commitment to develop knowledge, skill and ability to care for patients with Ventilators, Bipap, Special line care, peritoneal dialysis & CVP required.
  • Demonstrated commitment to continuous professional development and continuing education required.
  • Current Emergency Experience required.
  • 2 years medical/surgical experience (1950 hours) an asset.
  • Preference given to nurses with ACLS, PALS, ATLS, TNCC, Certified Emergency Care Course, Certified Canadian Emergency Nursing Certificate.
  • Demonstrated willingness to participate in staff meetings and unit-specific projects.
  • Demonstrates ongoing participation with College of Nurses Reflective Practice.
  • BSCN an asset.
  • Participation in RNAO/ ENAO/ ENA an asset.

It is a requirement to be available to work all shifts



  • a professional practice environment
  • a collaborative atmosphere with emphasis on teamwork
  • wellness initiatives
  • continuing education grants
  • employee recognition and assistance programs
  • a competitive salary and benefits package
  • equal opportunities for growth and development

OSMH is a minimal fragrance workplace. We kindly ask all applicants to refrain from using scented products should they have the occasion to interview with the hospital.


Interested applicants should apply by submitting a cover letter, resume and a copy of your current professional license or registration to:


The Human Resources Department

Orillia Soldiers’ Memorial Hospital
170 Colborne Street West, Orillia, ON L3V 2Z3


Tel: (705) 327-9120

Fax: (705) 327-9170

Email: humanresources@osmh.on.ca


Please note: Incomplete submissions will not be considered.

OSMH is committed to providing accessible employment practices that are in compliance with the Accessibility for Ontarians with Disabilities Act (‘AODA’).  If you require accommodation for disability during any stage of the recruitment process, please advise the Human Resources Department.

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