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TYPE OF HCP : Acute Inpatient Teaching Hospital & Ambulatory Centres (including Cancer Treatment, Breast Screening)


NURSES : 1,200 RN / 80 RPN
ALLIED HEALTH CARE PROFESSIONALS: Pharmacist, Social Worker, Dietitian, Cardiovascular Perfusionist, Radiation & Respiratory Therapist, MRI, Ultrasound, Mammography, Echo, Radiology, Vascular, Laboratory, and Biomedical Technologist, Child/Elder Life Specialist
Nursing Positions
RN : Yes
RPN : Yes
CLINICAL PROGRAMS   Cardiac, Critical Care, Emergency, Medicine, Oncology, Surgical/Perioperative/Anesthesiology, Obstetrics/Gynecology, Pediatrics, Mental Health
CONTRACTS : Full time with benefits, part time with in-lieu of benefits, temporary contracts, casual
SCHEDULING   Flexible scheduling, 8 & 12-hour shifts, weekend worker initiative, 2D2N5Off
CLINICAL PLACEMENTS : RN, RPN, APN, CNS, MRT, Social Worker, Dietitian and Chaplain
EMPLOYMENT OPPORTUNITIES FOR NURSING STUDENTS : Yes, Patient Care Assistant, Nursing Research Assistant
Nursing Support
LEADERSHIP : Clinical Nurse, Charge Nurse, Advance Practice Nurse, Clinical Nurse Specialist, Clinical Educator, Professional Practice Leader, Professional Practice Consultant, Program Manager, Program Operational Director, Senior Vice President & CNE
ORIENTATION : Nurses and allied health professionals are provided with hospital, computer, clinical and program specific orientation. The integration of new graduates is supported with an extended orientation on a clinical teaching unit
Telephone : 613-549-6666 x2365
Fax : 613-548-1334
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  Kingston General Hospital

Located in historic Kingston, Ontario, mid-way between Toronto and Montreal affiliated with Queen’s University and work in partnership in the Southeastern Ontario Academic Health Sciences Centre network. Nurses at Kingston General Hospital work as members of dedicated patient care teams in which the perspectives of numerous disciplines and care providers are welcomed, respected and contribute to the planning and delivery of care with the local and regional partners.

About Us

Kingston General Hospital (KGH) is a 456-bed tertiary care academic hospital. Expert patient and family-centred care, education and research are central to the organizations’ mission. Staff at KGH number more than 3,000, including over 1,200 Nurses who provide critical care, trauma care, inpatient and ambulatory care for more than 500,000 residents in Southeastern Ontario. Numerous specialized services exist, including cardiac, stroke, chronic kidney disease, orthopedics, pediatrics, perinatal, palliative and cancer care.

A Place to Start, Grow and Stay

At KGH, nurses are encouraged to enhance existing skills and acquire new ones through a wide variety of educational initiatives such as in-services, skill fairs, workshops and conferences. Nurses have access to an extensive library at Queen’s University, as well as a network of clinical educators, professional practice specialists and advanced practice nurses.

Scholarship money is available to help nurses pay for educational programs at a variety of post-secondary institutions within the region or through distance education. Nurses also have access to in-house scholarships and bursaries, plus interest-free loans for educational costs.

Having a Voice

At KGH, clinical nurses contribute to decisions impacting their practice through representation on Nursing Practice Councils, unit based councils and interdisciplinary Professional Councils. Opportunity also exists for involvement on patient care, performance excellence and fiscal advisory teams. Numerous program-specific, corporate leadership and research opportunities exist for nurses, and career advancement is encouraged and supported in clinical, educational, research and administrative areas.

A Hub of Research and Technology

Kingston General Hospital is a leader in nursing research. Nurses actively participate in research projects and clinical trials in areas such as cardiovascular nursing, oncology and end-of-life decision making as well as with professional and work life issues.
Advanced Practice Nurses (APNs) at KGH participate on the Nursing Research Council of Southeastern Ontario Health Sciences Centre, which aims to advance nursing practice through research and research related activities.

Nurses at KGH work with state of the art patient care equipment and technologies, such as sophisticated laser equipment, monitoring equipment and computerized patient information systems.

Quality of Life
When nurses aren’t working they can take advantage of living in Kingston, a city that has been named one of Canada’s top five cities for business and lifestyle. History, culture, sailing, recreation, entertainment and a rich academic community combine to make Kingston a showcase for quality living.