Shouldice Hospital

Shouldice Hospital

Shouldice Hospital, located in Thornhill is a world leader in hernia repair.  We are looking for Part-time RPN’s for OR and Inpatient Surgery.


·Registered Practical Nurse, Operating Room (RPN)

  • Registered Practical Nurse, Inpatient Surgery


Location: Shouldice Hospital, 7750 Bayview Ave, Thornhill, ON

Job Status: Part-time  


  • RPN-Operating Room
  • RPN Inpatient Surgery

Shift:  Weekdays and weekends

Hours: 10 hr. and/or 8 hr. shifts

* This position is represented by ONA

Position Summary

Reporting to the manager, the RPN provides holistic, quality and safe care to patients within the scope of practice identified by the College of Nurses of Ontario, evidence-based nursing practices, RNAO Best Practice Guidelines, and the policies and procedures set by Shouldice Hospital. As a member of, and in collaboration with the inter-professional surgical team, the Registered Practical Nurse contributes to creating a world-class patient experience with every interaction throughout the patient journey based on professionalism, excellence in patient care, and Shouldice Hospital’s commitment to remain the world leader in Hernia surgery. 

Qualifications and Expectations

  • Bachelor of Science of Nursing (BScN) from a recognized Canadian institution.
  • RPN, Operating Room, a Canadian Perioperative certification is required.
  • Current registration with the College of Nurses of Ontario.
  • Current Basic Cardiac Life Support (BCLS) certification.
  • Advanced Cardiovascular Life Support (ACLS) preferred.
  • Member of Registered Nurses’ Association of Ontario/Canadian Nurses Association (CAN) preferred.
  • Knowledge of pre-op and post-op assessment, patient teaching, and documentation skills.
  • Sound knowledge of CNO Practice Standards.
  • Excellent verbal and written communication skills.
  • Excellent interpersonal and listening skills with an ability to work effectively with others including patients and families.
  • Demonstrated strong decision making, problem solving and critical thinking skills.
  • Ability to effectively resolve conflict in a productive and respectful manner.
  • Demonstrated commitment to continuous learning and professional development.
  • Demonstrated commitment to quality care and safety with an ability to exercise sound professional judgment and use best practice guidelines and evidence-based practice.
  • Knowledge of Regulated Health Professions Act, Occupational Health and Safety Act, WHMIS, and the Standards of Practice of the College of Nurses of Ontario.
  • Experience and knowledge of Infection Prevention and Control measures in hospitals.
  • Practices in accordance with the CNO’s Confidentiality and Privacy-Personal Health Information Practice Standard and adheres to the policies and procedures of Shouldice Hospital.
  • Demonstrates behaviors consistent with Shouldice Hospital’s unwavering commitment to excellence in patient care and health care experience.
  • Demonstrates values consistent with Shouldice Code of Conduct and is committed to fostering a healthy and positive work environment in accordance with Health & Safety policies and legislation.

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