RN, Resource Nurse, Ambulatory Care, FT

Guelph, ON

At Guelph General Hospital, we are committed to our Mission of providing exemplary and equitable care for and with our community.

Living our values is important here and if you want to join a team that is compassionate, inclusive, respectful, collaborative and inspired, you can see more details about the position currently available below.   

Current Rate of Pay: Min $37.85 - Max  $ 53.15

Current Shifts: Primarily Days-8 hour shifts

Position Summary:

Reporting to the Clinical Director or Manager, the Resource Nurse oversees the day-to-day operations and coordinates the activities of the departments’ programs. The Resource Nurse is a front line leader who supports daily patient care, inter-professional care and patient flow. The Resource Nurse acts as a clinical resource for staff, facilitates communication among the interdisciplinary team and assists in decision-making in regards to bed utilization, equipment, staffing needs and patient assignments.

The Resource RN provides high quality, safe, effective and evidence-based care in partnership with patient and families, in accordance with the College of Nurses of Ontario standards and GGH’s mission, vision, values and policies. The Resource RN optimizes the patient’s experience and care outcomes by:

  • Being accountable for one’s decisions and professional practice;
  • Establishing a therapeutic relationship with the patient and family;
  • Collaborating with other members of the patient’s care team;
  • Coordinating, communicating and documenting patient care

In this role, you will:

  • Have ongoing opportunities to learn and grow with a generous professional development program via our education assistance fund and in-house development programs
  • Have access to an amazing total rewards package which includes competitive pay, health and dental benefits, Short and long term disability and the Healthcare of Ontario Pension Plan (HOOPP) where we match your contributions by 126%
  • Be a part of an organization committed to the well-being of our workforce
  • Support the Guelph Wellington Ontario Health Team’s commitment to anti-racism and anti-oppression through our actions
  • Be a part of a team of high performing health care professionals

Guelph is the perfect location for health care professionals seeking to make the most of life’s experiences. From our expansive trails and waterways to internationally recognized arts and cultural events, to diverse restaurants and craft breweries, the Royal City has something for everyone 

  • It’s one of Ontario's most robust and growing economies
  • You will have access to excellent schools which include a university and college

There are multiple centres of faith reflected in the community

Qualifications, Experience, Skills and Abilities:

  • Licensed as a Registered Nurse with the College of Nurses of Ontario
  • Baccalaureate Degree preferred
  • BCLS Certification
  • Completion of Crucial Conversations, Crisis Prevention and Management (CPM) and Gentle Persuasive Approaches (GPA)
  • Current Ambulatory Care and Oncology experience
  • Current Chemotherapy Certification (de Souza Provincial Standardized Chemotherapy and Biotherapy certification) 
  • Demonstrated knowledge in wound care
  • Demonstrated clinical competence in nursing practice, knowledge and technical expertise specific to clinical area
  • Demonstrated commitment to best practice, nursing standards and life-long learning
  • Demonstrated knowledge, skill and judgement related to CNO’s Three-Factor Framework
  • Demonstrated knowledge of CNO Professional Standards of Practice and Practice Guidelines
  • Experience in Charge role
  • Intermediate computer skills, with experience using Microsoft Excel, Word and Outlook
  • Strong coaching and mentoring skills to provide comprehensive leadership to an inter- disciplinary team
  • Excellent critical thinking, problem-solving and autonomous decision-making skills
  • Demonstrated ability to develop day-to-day operational plans in collaboration with the inter-disciplinary patient care team
  • Proven organizational and time management skills
  • Exceptional interpersonal and communication skills, both verbal and written
  • Demonstrated conflict resolution skills
  • Demonstrated experience with LEAN process improvement or other quality improvement projects
  • Demonstrated commitment to excellent customer service when interacting with patients, families, colleagues and physicians

Come and join our team if you are looking for an exciting opportunity where you will be supported and empowered. 

All positions at GGH contribute to ensuring there is a safe environment for patients, staff and visitors. GGH is committed to fostering a safe and healthy work environment which provides equal opportunities to people with disabilities. In pursuit of GGH’s vision of together, a healthier community for everyone, all employees are responsible for practicing the values of being compassionate, inclusive, respectful, collaborative, and inspired to provide the highest quality care and experience for patients and their families.



Guelph General Hospital

Guelph General Hospital

Save Lives and Improve Yours

If you’re looking for a place where you can feel at home while making a positive difference in the lives of others, you belong at Guelph General Hospital (GGH).

At GGH we provide you with the complex care equipment of a large hospital while retaining our small-city community ties, so you don’t feel lost in the shuffle.

We believe in a workplace that nurtures people and their unique skills, where differences are appreciated and allowed to flourish. Alongside our core values, diversity, equity, and inclusion are key elements of our goal to ensure the well-being of our patients, visitors, staff, and the community.


Working in the Royal City

Guelph is the perfect location for health care professionals seeking to make the most of life’s experiences. From our expansive trails and waterways to internationally recognized arts and cultural events, to diverse restaurants and craft breweries, the Royal City has something for everyone.


Life at GGH

We understand that it can be challenging to balance work and personal life. We’re here to make every effort to help our staff at GGH.

  • Competitive pay
  • Medical and dental benefits
  • Vacation
  • Statutory holidays
  • Short and long-term disability
  • Life insurance
  • Healthcare of Ontario Pension Plan
  • Wellness Centre & Programs
  • Educational Support


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