Osler is one of Ontario’s largest community hospital organizations and is a dynamic organization serving the diverse and growing communities of Brampton, North-West Etobicoke, Malton and Caledon. At Osler our Critical Care departments are made up of Nurses who provide exceptional, compassionate and innovative care to our growing patient population.

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As Osler continues to grow, we are looking for qualified and capable Nurses, who exemplify all of the values here at Osler of being Respectful, achieving Excellence, maintaining Accountability, adaptability to a Diverse community, and providing next level Innovative ideas to help us become top Industry leaders.

Becoming a Critical Care Nurse takes specific course work, experience within an Acute Care setting, and most of all a passion to provide patient inspired health care without boundaries. Below you will find the required qualifications to work within our Critical Care departments:

Cardiac Procedures Unit – Brampton Civic Hospital

  • Cardiac Cath Lab experience within the last 3 years preferred
  • Critical Care experience within the last 5 years, with a minimum of 3 years in Acute Resus, CCU and/or ICU is required
  • Coronary Care I and II required
  • ACLS required
  • Must pass an arrhythmia quiz obtaining an 80% to move on to the interview phase
  • Experience with hemodynamic monitoring is required
  • Femoral and Radial arterial management experience is required
  • Strong background in cardiovascular physiology, electrocardiography and rhythm interpretation required
  • Experience in the care of the Post Angiogram Angioplasty patient (within the last 2 years) preferred
  • Critical Care certificate preferred
  • Experience with sterile O.R and aseptic techniques or Septic ORNAC standards is preferred
  • Experience with managing an inter-aortic balloon pumps preferred
  • Ability to meet the physical demands of the position – Lead Apron required
  • Must be able to respond and attend BCH within 30 minutes

Intensive Care Unit – Etobicoke General and Brampton Civic Hospital

  • Experience within the last 5 years, with minimum of 2 years in an acute medical/surgical unit along with the Critical Care Certificate is required
  • A minimum of 2 full years recent experience as a Critical Care Nurse required
  • ACLS required
  • Coronary Care I required
  • Coronary Care II preferred

Coronary Care Unit – Brampton Civic Hospital

  • Acute care experience within the last 5 years, with minimum of 2 years in an acute cardiac or critical care environment required
  • ACLS required
  • Coronary Care I and II required, or successful completion of Critical Care certificate
  • Must pass an arrhythmia quiz obtaining an 80% to move on to the interview phase
  • Critical Care certificate preferred

Where can you enroll in Critical Care courses?

  • Continuing education through your current employer
  • Osler’s Educational Partnership with George Brown College
  • Other institutions such as: Humber and Fleming College
  • Course fees range from roughly $291 to $400 dollars 

For more information on our Critical Care departments and our Critical Care job postings please email Human Resources