Humber River Hospital

Registered Practical Nurse Cardiology

Posting Date 2 months ago(2/3/2023 2:20 PM)
Critical Care, Cardiology, Oncology & Respiratory Services
7 East Cardiology Medicine
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Join our professional team of Registered Practical Nurses as we work together to deliver compassionate care that is responsive to the healthcare needs of our community.  

 Our cardiology program provides specialty services for patients with acute and chronic conditions of the cardiovascular system. The Inpatient Cardiology Units are located on the 7th floor of our new site. As part of an interdisciplinary team, Registered Practical Nurses provide quality care to those patients with various heart conditions and other general medicine medical diagnosis that may or may not require telemetry monitoring.


We currently have an exciting opportunity for a Registered Practical Nurse to join our Cardiology team on our Inpatient Cardiology Unit 


Are you a compassionate Registered Practical Nurse who is focused on delivering high-quality, safe-care?  Have you already successfully completed a Coronary Care Level I course with a commitment to complete Coronary Care Level II?If you answered yes to the above questions, we invite you to read the details below then apply.



Reporting Relationship:  Clinical Manager of the Inpatient Cardiology Unit


Hourly Rate Range:  $30.47-$30.94


Schedule Requirements: Must be able to work rotating shifts days, nights, evenings and weekends


 Location: Wilson


Employee Group: NOWU


Position Responsibilities:

  • RPN responsibilities set out by the department
  • Care of hemodynamically stable cardio-respiratory, and medical patients including clients with Acute Coronary Syndrome within the RPN scope of practice.
  • Telemetry monitoring, care planning and coordination of care with various team members within the interdisciplinary team.
  • Utilization of computerized systems for documentation of patient care.
  • Participation in Unit and/or Corporate project teams or Hospital Committees, as required.
  • Preceptorship of nursing students and new orientees as required.




  • Graduate from a recognized Registered Practical Nursing two year diploma program.
  • Current RPN registration with the College of Nurses of Ontario.
  • Current BCLS certification.
  • Completion of Coronary Care 1 Course or in progress and a commitment to complete Coronary Care 2 within 1 year of starting on the unit.
  • Excellent organizational skills with an ability to set priorities.
  • Experience in caring for cardiac patients required.
  • Demonstrate adherence to the hospital’s code of conduct.
  • .Demonstrate competency in a variety of skills including (but not limited to), cardiac rhythm interpretation and telemetry monitoring, intravenous therapy initiation and discontinuation, blood transfusions, wound care (VAC dressings), medication administration, etc
  • Excellent attendance and discipline free record required. 
  • Minimum 1 year acute medical/surgical experience, preferred.
  • Basic computer skills and Meditech experience is an asset.
  • Knowledge of community resources.
  • New graduates will be considered.

 Why Humber? Why Now?

Humber River Hospital is on an exciting transformation journey of redefining patient care as we leverage the most advanced technologies to enhance all aspects of delivering high-quality, safe care. We continue to build a people-centered workplace with excellent staff and physician engagement by hiring passionate, diverse and inclusive healthcare professionals. People who care and live our values of CompassionProfessionalism and Respect. People who are committed to making a positive difference.

We are a Studer Group hospital, focused on building our evidence-based practice and hardwiring a culture that WOWs.

Why? Because at Humber River Hospital, we know it’s our people and our ability to innovate that allows us to consistently deliver a great patient experience and the best quality outcomes. After all, we are the hospital that believes exceptional care...healthier community.

This description has been designed to indicate the general nature and level of work performed by the employee within this position. However, the actual responsibilities, duties, qualifications and experience may vary. Employee may perform other related duties as required to meet the ongoing needs of the organization. Information contained in this job posting/description is subject to change.

This position will be filled in accordance to the Teamster's Service collective agreement.

 Humber River Hospital is committed to inclusion and diversity. We believe that diversity drives our culture of innovation. By bringing together a variety of different perspectives, it fuels our creative thinking, generates new ideas and creates solutions designed to address tomorrow's healthcare challenges today. We take pride in providing professional development and career advancement opportunities for our employees including minorities, women, veterans and individuals with physical and developmental disabilities. We also provide accommodation to applicants and all of our employees - from hire to retire.

Let us know what we can do to help you be successful during your recruitment experience at Humber River Hospital

Please be advised that in order to be eligible for employment at Humber River Hospital, all new hires must have received the full series of a COVID-19 vaccine or combination of COVID-19 vaccines approved by Health Canada (e.g., two doses of a two-dose vaccine series, or one dose of a single-dose vaccine series); AND have received the final dose of the COVID-19 vaccine at least 14 days prior to the hired employee’s first date of employment  Medical exemptions or any other kind of requested exemption based upon the Hospital’s obligations pursuant to the Ontario Human Rights Code will be considered on a case-by-case basis


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