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Registered Nurse - Intensive Care Unit - University Hospital

by London Health Sciences Centre

Reference #: 100629
Position Type: Regular, Full-time
Remote work options: No
Location: London, Ontario
Date Posted: Mar 20, 2024
London Health Sciences Centre

Job Description

Posting Period


Open:       March 21, 2024

Deadline:  MApril 3, 2024


This position is covered by a collective agreement. 

Department Name


UH IP Intensive Care 2nd Flr

The Intensive Care Unit (ICU) at University Hospital offers a unique career opportunity for Registered Nurses with various levels of experience who want to work in Critical Care. The ICU is dedicated to providing orientation, education, and training that is catered to experience level, to assist nurses in making the move.

The Intensive Care Unit at University Hospital is committed to Critical Care Services Ontario’s Practice Standards for Critical Care Nursing in Ontario and is comprised of two distinct units: Medical-Surgical ICU (MSICU) which has 25 beds and the Cardiac Surgery Recovery Unit (CSRU) which has 14 beds. The (MSICU) is a level three critical care unit that specializes in the care of various patient populations such as: medical-surgical, cardiac, neurological, neurosurgical, multi-organ transplantation, critical illness recovery patients.

The CSRU specializes in the post-operative care of patients who have had cardiovascular surgery such as bypass and valve replacements and heart transplants. Together the MSICU and CSRU provides exemplary continuous care of all critically ill patients requiring intensive technological, pharmacological and paramedical support delivered in a cohesive, cooperative, integrated manner. The physical and psychosocial needs of the patient and family are supported on an ongoing basis. The ICU supports and participates in ongoing research, quality improvement and multidisciplinary activities.

Regular Full-Time and Regular Part-Time Available

Rate of Pay: $37.93 per hour - $54.37 per hour

Hours of Work:             37.5 or 22.5 hours per week


  • Current Certificate of Registration with the College of Nurses of Ontario
  • Current BLS for Healthcare Providers course: BLS-HCP(C) for which you can provide proof upon request
  • Advanced Cardiac Life Support (ACLS) certification preferred
  • Minimum one year of recent medical or surgical nursing experience
  • Recent, relevant Critical Care Level 2 or 3 experience preferred
  • Critical Care Nursing Certificate CNCC (c) preferred
  • Demonstrated excellent communication (verbal and written) and interpersonal skills
  • Demonstrated effective organizational skills involving time management and prioritization
  • Demonstrated ability to manage change in a dynamic environment
  • Demonstrated commitment to professional development and self-directed learning
  • Demonstrated commitment to the employee performance development competencies
  • Demonstrated computer proficiency with Automated Clinical Systems
  • Demonstrated practice and commitment to the principles of patient and family centered care
  • Demonstrated practice and commitment to shared leadership and team-based decision making
  • Demonstrated practice and commitment to the principles of patient and family centered care
  • Demonstrated practice and commitment to patient and staff safety at LHSC
  • Demonstrated practice and commitment to LHSC’s vision, purpose and values
  • Demonstrated ability to attend work on a regular basis

Immunization Requirements:

  • Before beginning employment at LHSC, all new hires will be required to: 
  • Provide vaccination records or proof of immunity against measles, mumps, rubella and varicella (chicken pox), Hepatitis B, Tetanus/ Diphtheria/Polio; Meningitis;  
  • Provide documentation of the Tuberculosis skin testing (two step);  
  • Provide proof of Health Canada-approved COVID-19 vaccination reflective of Ontario Health’s current definition of being fully vaccinated  
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If interested in this role, please apply with a resume that outlines all current and previous experience relevant to the position. 

We are committed to providing a safe, healthy and inclusive work environment that inspires respect. ?LHSC is committed to employment equity and diversity in the workplace and welcomes applications from equity-denied groups including Indigenous people, racialized people, women, persons with disabilities, and 2SLGBTQIA+ persons. LHSC is also committed to ensuring an accessible and inclusive recruitment process.? Upon individual request, we will endeavor to remove any barrier to the hiring process to reasonably accommodate candidates, including those with disabilities, while maintaining a fair, consistent and equitable recruitment approach.? Should any applicant require accommodation through the application, interview or selection processes, please contact Recruitment Services at 519-685-8500, extension #34321 or

As part of the selection process applicants may be required to complete an examination or test. Please be advised that a reference check may be conducted as part of the selection process. 

Your interest in this opportunity is appreciated. Only those applicants selected for an interview will be contacted. Successful candidates, as a condition of job offer, would be required to provide a satisfactory police information check (original document) completed in the last 6 months. 

Please be advised, if you are seeking employment on a temporary work or study permit we recommend reviewing work permit restrictions as it applies to healthcare organizations in Canada. As per the Government of Canada, LHSC is considered a hospital/healthcare organization, even if an employee is functioning in a non-patient facing role. Individuals on a work or study permit seeking employment in this sector may be required to complete additional steps in the process, including but not limited to a medical exam, which may also apply to employees looking to renew their work permits. It is the employee’s accountability to ensure they are adhering to their specific work permit restrictions, and we encourage all candidates and LHSC employees to be proactive and review restrictions as soon as possible as it could be a lengthy process. 


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