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Registered Nurse

Hamilton Health Sciences

This is a Contract position in Hamilton, ON posted August 3, 2022.

Registered Nurse
Job Number: 98820
Job: Nursing
Primary Location: Ontario-Hamilton
This position will be located at: Hamilton General Hospital
Status: Regular Full-time
Hours per week: 0.01
Number of Openings: 1
Union Code: ONA Local 70
Minimum Salary: 34.2400 Hourly
Maximum Salary: 49.0200
Post Date: Aug 3, 2022, 4:00:00 AM

Close Date (Period for Applying) – External

: Aug 10, 2022, 3:59:00 AM

Unit Summary

Cardiac Arrhythmia Services is a multi-disciplinary program that serves the Central-South Region of Ontario. It is comprised of a number of areas including the Electrophysiology Labs and Autonomic Lab. Services offered by these labs include electrophysiology (EP) studies, cardiac ablations with mapping, insertion of implantable cardiodefibrillators (ICDs) and pacemakers, left atrial appendage closure, beta adrenergic testing, adenosine testing, and tilt table testing.

Position Summary

As a member of the healthcare team, the Registered Nurse coordinates and evaluates patient care, and provides nursing care according to the CAU job description, standards of practice for Registered Nurses and the core values at Hamilton Health Sciences. In addition, the expectation of this position is to rotate through EP Labs, Autonomic Lab, and Reception area.

Schedule Work Hours

Monday to Friday; days and evenings


1. Current Certificate of Registration with the College of Nurses of Ontario as a Registered Nurse
2. Current ACLS certification preferred
3. Current Electrophysiology (EP) Lab, Procedure Room and associated Reception/Recovery experience.
4. Experience in peri-operative or critical care nursing within the past year; including assisting with the insertion of arrhythmia devices and procedural sedation.
5. Recent 2 years experience (within the last 2 years) with interventional cardiology procedures preferred
6. Experience in autonomic testing; including adenosine testing, beta adrenergic testing and tilt table testing.
7. Demonstrated competency in ECG interpretation, pacing and cardiac/vasoactive medications and airway management.
8. Demonstrated clinical knowledge, skill and judgement related to arrhythmia nursing, cardiac care and the technical aspects of the EP and Autonomic Labs.
9. Ability to wear a lead apron for extended periods required
10. Demonstrated strong knowledge base of hospital resources, policy and procedure, RHPA, EPS, ORNAC and peri-operative nursing standards of practice
11. Demonstrated communication, mentoring, team building, and organizational skills
12. Ability to identify, support and present change in a positive manner
13. Demonstrated commitment to quality patient care
14. Evidence of commitment to professional practice and lifelong learning

As a condition of employment, you are required to submit proof of full COVID-19 vaccination to Employee Health Services.

Hamilton Health Sciences fosters a culture of patient and staff safety, whereby all employees are guided by our Mission, Vision, Values, and Values Based Code of Conduct. Hamilton Health Sciences is a teaching hospital and all staff and physicians are expected to support students and other learners.

To be considered for this opportunity applicants must apply during the posting period. All internal and external applicants may ONLY apply via the Careers website.

Hamilton Health Sciences is an equal opportunity employer and we will accommodate any needs under the Canadian Charter of Rights and Freedom, Accessibility for Ontarians with Disabilities Act and the Ontario Human Rights Code. Hiring processes will be modified to remove barriers to accommodate those with disabilities, if requested. Should any applicant require accommodation through the application processes, please contact HR Operations at 905-521-2100, Ext. 46947 for assistance. If the applicant requires a specific accommodation because of a disability during an interview, the applicant will need to advise the hiring manager when scheduling the interview and the appropriate accommodations can be made.

This competition is open to all qualified applicants, however, qualified internal applicants will be considered first. Past performance will be considered as part of the selection process. If you are a previous employee of Hamilton Health Sciences, please note: the circumstances around an employee’s exit will be considered prior to an offer of employment

Proficiency in both Official Languages, French and English, is considered an asset

If this position is temporary, selection for this position will be as per the outlined Collective Agreements:

Article 30 (k), CUPE Collective Agreement

Article 10.7 (d), ONA Collective Agreement

Article 13.01 (b) (ii), OPSEU 273 Collective Agreement

Article 14.04, OPSEU 209 Collective Agreement

Article 2.07 and Article 13, PIPSC RT Collective Agreement