WAGE RATE: $39.07 – $56.00

Reporting to the Manager, the responsibility of the Registered Nurse is 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 surgical patients in order to attain or maintain optimal function.



  • Current Registration with the College of Nurses of Ontario registration or eligibility
  • Physical Assessment course
  • Post-Anaesthetic Course
  • Current surgical experience with a minimum of two years within the last five years
  • Venipunctures to establish an IV required
  • IV medications below the drip chamber
  • Central line care – including tubing, dressing change ,line removal and blood sampling
  • Management and care of patients will epidural analgesia
  • Management and care of P.C.A. pumps
  • Maintenance of TPN
  • Self-directed and able to work with minimal supervision
  • 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
  • Interviewing and patient assessment skills
  • 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 Brightshores ‘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 Brightshores through patient safety knowledge, skills and attitudes


  • Baccalaureate Degree in nursing
  • BCLS certification
  • Additional Education pertaining to surgery/medicine
  • Broad surgical experience preferred with experience in all sub-specialties

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