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Registered Nurse – Outpatient Procedure Suites (OPS) Day Surgery Department (DSU) – Part Time – Markham site

Markham Stouffville Hospital

This is a Contract position in Markham, ON posted May 17, 2023.

Land Acknowledgement:

Oak Valley Health honours the traditional territory of the closest Indigenous communities, the Chippewas (chi-puh-waas) of Georgina Island and the Mississaugas of Scugog Island. The Haudenosaunee (Ho-de-no-shau-nee) and Anishinaabe (Ah-nish-in-ah-beh) have lived, worked and existed on this land from time immemorial. This land is covered by Treaty 13 signed with the Mississaugas of the Credit, and the Williams Treaty signed with many Mississauga and Chippewa bands.


Forbes Canada Honouree

We are honoured to be recognized as one of Forbes Canada’s Best Employers for Diversity 2022. We ranked within the top 150 organizations across the country. Learn more about our commitment to EDI.


Who you are:

  • You encompass Oak Valley Health’s core values and live the words of Respect, Trust, Commitment, Compassion and Courage
  • You are a patient and/or client centered individual who performs at an exemplary standard
  • You are a team player with excellent communication, critical thinking and prioritization skills


What we are looking for:


As a member of the Surgical System team, you will be responsible for all aspects of nursing care and provision of services in the OPS Day Surgery Department. Your responsibilities in OPS Day Surgery will include admission of and post-operative (phase I & II) recovery of both adult and paediatric surgical patients as well as endoscopic procedures (colonoscopy, gastroscopy, urology, ERCP, and bronchoscopy).  You will be actively participating in patient safety and patient advocacy throughout the care experience while working in an interprofessional team environment.



What you bring to the role:


  • RN with undergraduate nursing degree
  • Certificate of registration with the College of Nurses of Ontario as a Registered Nurse
  • A minimum of 1-2 years of PACU experience coupled with completion of the Critical Care and/or Post anaesthesia certification or equivalent mandatory
  • Current BCLS/ACLS certification
  • Demonstrated knowledge of the OPANA standards is an asset
  • Membership with the Registered Nurses Association of Ontario (RNAO)
  • Ability to work both independently and as part of an interprofessional care team member
  • Excellent communication skills with the ability to foster positive working relationships with interprofessional team members
  • Familiar with professional and hospital standards, guidelines and procedures
  • Excellent problem-solving skills, negotiation and conflict resolution skills
  • Ability to provide and receive constructive feedback
  • Excellent organizational skills with an ability to prioritize
  • Proficient computer skills
  • Evidence of professional development, continuing education and leadership experience is required
  • Demonstrated good attendance and performance records with the ability to maintain these same standards
  • Demonstrates a commitment to a healthy and safe workplace for self and others (staff, patients, families, etc.) by taking all reasonable precautions and working in compliance with organization related policies, health and safety legislation and best practices and completing relevant mandatory education as required


Work Schedule:

The successful candidate must be available to work Monday – Friday, Days in 4, 8, or 12 hour shifts. 

Please note, schedules are subject to change based on operational needs.



Salary Grid: BAND J:
$35.55 – $50.90 per hour


Who we are:

Oak Valley Health is one of Ontario’s leading community healthcare organizations.  Across our two sites (Markham and Uxbridge) and Reactivation Care Centre (RCC), we provide high quality, patient-centred care to more than 435,000 patients each year. We offer diagnostic and emergency services and deliver clinical programs in acute care medicine and surgery, addictions and mental health, and childbirth and children’s services. We are also proud to be part of the Eastern York Region North Durham Ontario Health Team (OHT).


Our 526 physicians, 28 midwives, over 3,000 staff and 1,000 volunteers serve patients and families with an honoured to care mindset and are focused on delivering an extraordinary patient experience to the residents of Markham, Whitchurch-Stouffville, Uxbridge and beyond. We are dedicated to providing access to the right care, at the right time, in the right place by the right people and at the right cost. Are you ready to join us?


COVID Statement

As a result of the COVID-19 pandemic and the need to strengthen and promote health protection to patients, staff and members of the public attending in the hospital, prior to the first day of employment with the Hospital, all successful candidates are required to provide proof of COVID-19 vaccination (full vaccination is required). In order to provide you with fair & equitable accommodation, you must submit supporting medical exemption documentation or an affidavit detailing why your religion prohibits you from receiving the COVID-19 vaccine.


 Oak Valley Health Diversity Statement 

Oak Valley Health takes pride in serving some of Canada’s most diverse communities. We are committed to fostering an environment of equity and inclusivity where every person can work and receive care safely, openly and honestly.  All qualified applicants will receive consideration for employment without regard to race, colour, religion, gender, gender identity or expression, sexual orientation, nation of origin, genetics, disability, age, veteran status, marital or family status, belief system, or other factors related to one’s personal identity and/or values. Furthermore, Oak Valley Health is committed to meeting the needs of all individuals in accordance with the Accessibility for Ontarians with Disabilities Act (AODA) and the Ontario Human Rights Code. Should you require accommodations during the recruitment and selection process, please contact Human Resources.


Learn more about our Honoured to care culture: