Clinical Resource Nurse

St. Thomas, ON

POSITION: Clinical Resource Nurse

UNIT: Acute Medicine Unit - 5th Floor

STATUS: Full Time

SALARY: $35.78 - $51.22



  • The Clinical Resource Nurse provides leadership, coordination and functions as a support to clinical colleagues in problem solving, critical thinking, and conflict resolution to ensure efficient day-to-day operations and activities.
  • Offer professional guidance to patients and families, in collaboration with interdisciplinary team, related to health and wellness education, disease prevention, and safety.
  • Ability to provide full patient care and take on a full patient assignment.
  • Assists with effective communication with patients and families in order to achieve an excellent patient care experience.
  • Acts as a resource to nursing colleagues in the provision of safe nursing care in accordance with the College of Nurses of Ontario Standards of Practice.
  • Assist in modification of patient treatment plans as indicated by patients’ responses and conditions.
  • Act as a mentor to novice staff members facilitating patient orders, interprets, and evaluates diagnostic tests to identify and assess patient’s condition.
  • Working collaboratively with colleagues internal and external to the unit to facilitate safe and timely patient flow
  • Maintains standardized work as required related to LEAN quality improvement initiatives.



Must be available to work 7.5 hour shifts, typically Monday through Friday. The successful candidate must be available to work all shifts applicable to the department. In addition, this position must be flexible to occasional changes in hours when required to meet the operational needs of the department. 



  • BSc in Nursing or education and experience that allows the RN to practice at full scope
  • Currently registered and in good standing with the College of Nurses of Ontario
  • Preference will be given to those who possess previous Clinical Resource Nurse experience.
  • Demonstrated communication skills that are reflective of the core values of the Organization
  • Strong organizational, critical thinking, interpersonal, and problem solving skills
  • Demonstrated commitment to clinical excellence with an ability to support and lead others
  • Demonstrated knowledge and ability in conflict prevention and resolution
  • Ability to adapt & work in a constantly changing environment
  • Proven ability to work well in a multidisciplinary team environment.
  • Excellent attendance record in accordance with STEGH’s attendance at work program



  • Two (2) years of acute medical nursing experience within the last three (3) years required
  • Proven ability to assess patients, establishing priority of patient care
  • Current Basic Cardiac Life Support Certificate



  • Maintain, reflect and enhance competencies to ensure up to date and relevant to base practice on knowledge and skills relevant to client health needs
  • Foster a culture of patient and staff safety guided by STEGH’s Mission, Visions, Values and Code of Conduct
  • STEGH will provide orientation and ongoing education; full participation and commitment is required.

Successful candidates must provide evidence of a fully completed COVID-19 vaccination status prior to your first day of work. Any candidate entering .the facility to attend an interview will be required to provide evidence of a fully completed COVID-19 vaccination status. To be considered fully immunized, individuals need to have received their second dose of a COVID-19 vaccine at least 14 days earlier than the date they are arriving to an interview or to begin work at STEGH.


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