Welcome to Soldiers' / Registered Nurse - Operating Room

Competition #14 - 039

Posting Date: February 11, 2014

Closing Date: NA


Registered Nurse - Operating Room

Orillia Soldiers’ Memorial Hospital

Three (3) 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 Peri-operative certified RN will possess the theoretical knowledge and technical skills required to work in the peri-operative setting.  The Operating Room program is dedicated to providing safe client care utilizing an effective and efficient team approach.  



  • Current registration with the CNO required.
  • Certificate in BCLS and ACLS required.
  • Minimum two (2) years experience in the Operating Room within the last five (5) years required.
  • Must be able to rotate through all services.
  • Post basic Operating Room Certificate required.
  • Must be able to work all shifts, weekends  plus on call which includes Endoscopy.
  • Preference given to candidates with previous experience in Endoscopy and with current laser certification.
  • Must function within the competencies, professional and clinical standards for Perioperative Nursing Practice.
  • Commitment to providing high quality, individualized patient care.
  • Ability to form good working relationships with all members of the healthcare team.
  • Ability to make intelligent, independent decisions and initiate appropriate action based on patient-focused best practice guidelines.
  • Demonstrated ability to utilize the Nursing process while performing detailed and highly technical procedures.
  • Satisfactory work performance and attendance record required.
  • The successful candidate will have a proven commitment to professional development as well as to the Mission and Vision of the Hospital. Demonstrates proficiency in written and verbal communications skills in relation to working with patients across the care continuum. 


  • 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 and quoting the above competition number 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.

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