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Registered Nurse - VH Surgical Level 2 Care Unit

by London Health Sciences Centre

Reference #: 101184
Position Type: Regular, Full-time
Remote work options: No
Location: London, Ontario
Date Posted: Apr 17, 2024
London Health Sciences Centre

Job Description

Posting Period


Open:         April 18, 2024

Deadline:   May 1, 2024


This position is covered by a collective agreement.  Applications from outside the bargaining unit are welcome, but can only be considered if the position is not filled from within the bargaining unit.

Department Name


VH Surgical Level 2 Care Unit

The Level 2 Surgical Unit provides exemplary and continuous care of surgical patients requiring intensive physiological monitoring, technological and pharmacological support in a collaborative and inclusive manner ensuring seamless transitions in care. 

The Surgical Level 2 Care unit is an 11 bed tertiary care unit that provides support and treatment of adult Thoracic, ENT, Plastic, Urology, Vascular, Orthopedic, Trauma and General Surgery patients.

Regular Full-time

Rate of Pay:                $39.07 per hour - $56.00 per hour




  • 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 two (2) years of recent surgical nursing experience required
  • Minimum one (1) year of recent cardiac monitoring experience required
  • Recent, relevant Critical Care Level 2 or 3 experience preferred 
  • Demonstrated competency in ECG Interpretation preferred
  • Demonstrated excellent communication (verbal and written) and interpersonal skills
  • Demonstrated ability to establish effective relationships with patients, families and members of the health care team
  • Proven ability to work independently and as a member of an interdisciplinary team
  • Demonstrated effective organizational skills involving time management and prioritization
  • Demonstrated ability to manage change in a dynamic environment
  • Demonstrated computer proficiency with Automated Clinical Systems
  • Demonstrate commitment to professional development and self-directed learning
  • Demonstrated commitment to the employee performance development competencies
  • Demonstrated ability to attend work on a regular basis
  • 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 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. 

Application Contact Information

Company Name:   London Health Sciences Centre
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