Full-time ( 4 Positions)
Owen Sound ( & Choice of 2 Rural Hospitals)

As a member of the Float Pool the RN will be assigned to work in the department/site that is requiring additional staffing support.  The RN will provide nursing care to a wide variety of patients.  The RN is responsible for the promotion of health and the assessment of, the provision of care of, and the treatment of health conditions by supportive, preventative, therapeutic, palliative and rehabilitative means to patients in order to attain or maintain optimal function.

Qualifications / Skills / Abilities:


  • Current Registration with the College of Nurses of Ontario or eligibility
  • Recent Medical-Surgical experience
  • Physical Assessment course
  • BCLS
  • ECG Interpretation
  • Venipunctures to establish an IV required
  • IV medications below the drip chamber required
  • Central line care – including tubing, dressing change, line removal and blood sampling
  • Management and care of patients with epidural analgesia
  • Management and care of PCA Pumps
  • Maintenance of TPN
  • Self-directed and able to work with minimal supervision required
  • Ability to adapt to a rapidly changing population and patient needs
  • Willingness to escort patients via ambulance services when required
  • Demonstrated leadership problem solving, decision making, organizational and interpersonal skills
  • Excellent written and verbal communication skills
  • Demonstrated interviewing and patient assessment skills
  • Demonstrated interest and experience in patient education and health promotion
  • Commitment to continuous professional development and continuing education
  • Recent satisfactory performance and attendance records
  • Adherence to GBHS ‘CARE’ Behaviours (Collaboration, Accountability, Respect, Excellence) and ‘LEAD’ Competencies (Lead by example, Empower, Achieve results, Develop others) and a commitment to a safe workplace free of violence and harassment
  • Advocates and supports a culture of patient safety and demonstrates an understanding of how the department service and assigned responsibilities contribute to overall patient safety at GBHS through patient safety knowledge, skills and attitudes


We are hiring for four (4) positions. Candidates are only required to submit to one application to be considered for both positions.

Additional Information:

Posting Date: 2021-12-23
Closing Date: 2022-01-07



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