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Royal Victoria Regional Health Centre

The ROYAL VICTORIA REGIONAL HEALTH CENTRE, proud recipient of the Healthy Hospital Innovators Award, is a state-of-the-art, 500,000 square-foot facility located in Barrie, Ontario, one of the fastest growing cities in Canada.

Our team of over 250 skilled physicians, 2155 caring staff members, and 1,100 dedicated volunteers provides outstanding healthcare specializing in Cancer Care, Surgical Care, Critical/Emergency Care, Medical Care, Mental Health as well as Women and Children’s programs. Annually the RVH admits more than 15,500 patients, delivers more than 2300 babies and handles more than 80,000 visits to the Emergency Room.

Position:  Resource Nurse #518

Region:  Barrie & Area

Description:  In conjunction with the manager, the interprofessional team and interdepartmental teams, the Resource Nurse coordinates the daily care activities and patient flow on the Surge 3 Unit in conjunction with hospital and unit standards, policies and procedures. The Resource Nurse is expected to take an active role in providing leadership to the interprofessional team, promote patient and staff safety and participate in process and system improvements. The Resource Nurse must participate in ongoing learning to advance competency and experience, must be flexible to accommodate changing workloads, and must provide a safe and supportive environment for all patients, families and staff.

The role will be assigned to support the organization-wide Surge Plan for Surge Level 3. These roles will be utilized to care for medicine patients assigned to beds in multiple clinical areas within RVH.

Job Qualifications


• Current Certificate of Registration from the College of Nurses of Ontario
• Baccalaureate preparation in a health related field preferred
• Current Basic Life Saving
• Successful completion of a recognized Leadership Diploma/Certificate or equivalent preferred
• Continuing educational courses relevant to transitions in care, and medical/surgical nursing
• Post diploma education required

• Progressive clinical experience
• Minimum 5 years clinical experience working within a Medicine/Surgical unit in an acute care setting
• Resource Nurse, Team Leader, or Charge Nurse experience
• Membership in professional association
• Leadership, teaching and/or mentorship experience
• Experience working with patients with a variety of patient populations
• Experience in the application of knowledge, and leadership in Infection prevention and control measures

• Clinical and leadership knowledge, skills, and experience consistent with a solid level of judgment, confidence, critical thinking, problem-solving, organizational and teamwork skills
• Effective communication skills both oral and written
• Demonstrated commitment to the professional growth and development of self and others
• Demonstrated commitment to the concepts of continuous quality
• Improvement and customer service
• Computer literacy in current software applications
• Knowledge of current and future trends in geriatric nursing

Salary:  $34.21 - $48.11/hour

Terms of Employment:  Part-Time

Deadline for Application:  Tuesday, December 31, 2019

How to Apply:  Applications accepted only via, click on RVH Career Opportunities and search for Requisition #518.

Location:  Barrie, Ontario

Profession Type:  Nurses (NP, RN and RPN)

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