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Registered Nurse

May 20 2021
Industries Education, Training , Healthcare, social assistance
Categories Health, Medical, Nursing
Toronto, ON

ONA JOB POSTING #877357

Position: Registered Nurse (2 positions)
Site: Toronto General Hospital
Department: Medical Day Unit & Other Ambulatory Clinics
Reports To: Nurse Manager
Scale/Grade: E0-06
Wage Schedule: $33.90 - $48.53 per hour (Start rate: determined in accordance with collective agreement requirements)
Hours: Varies; 7.5 Hour Shifts; Mon-Fri; Shifts Start times 7:00; 8:00; 9:00; or 11:00 am
Status: Casual

Transforming lives and communities through excellence in care, discovery and learning ...

At University Health Network, which consists of Toronto General, Toronto Western, Princess Margaret and Toronto Rehab hospitals, nothing is more important to us than our team of dedicated employees. UHN focuses on creating and maintaining a workplace of choice, where our people are recognized and valued. We focus on creating a workplace where people enjoy the challenge of their career, create and engage in best practices and are treated with respect.

Toronto General Hospital (TGH) is leading the way in cardiac care, organ transplants and the treatment of complex patient needs. Home to three of UHN's major program groupings Peter Munk Cardiac Centre, Transplantation, and Surgery and Critical Care, our highly skilled teams and dedicated volunteers are committed to UHN's vision of achieving global impact.

The Medical Day Unit (MDU) assists outpatients with a wide variety of medical and surgical conditions, from transplantation to blood disorders.

The majority of patients require:

  • Treatment for thalassemia/sickle cell anemia
  • Post op recovery
  • Infusion therapy (i.e., medications & blood transfusions)
  • Minor medical procedures (i.e., paracentesis, liver biopsy, muscle biopsy, therapeutic phlebotomy)
  • Post ECT recovery

As a member of the UHN and the Nursing Multi-disciplinary Team, the REGISTERED NURSE practices in accordance with relevant legislation/standards, meeting the legal and ethical requirements of the profession. The principal responsibilities include: applying knowledge of nursing science, theory, skill and critical decision making in the provision of compassionate, collaborative and competent care in accordance with the UHN Professional Practice Model for Nursing and the mission and vision of nursing at the UHN; ensuring practice is consistent with professional standards and the ethical framework as outlined by the College of Nurses of Ontario and the UHN policy and procedure.

QUALIFICATIONS

  • Completion of a university, college, or other approved nursing program
  • Current Basic Cardiac Life Support (B.C.L.S.) program, Level II: Basic Rescuer certification
  • Current certificate of competency from the College of Nurses of Ontario
  • Physical Health Assessment Course
  • Completion of ECG interpretation course is an asset
  • Two years each of recent Medical and Surgical Nursing
  • Experience with phlebotomy, IV insertion, insertion of and access to vascular access lines, and administration of blood products
  • Demonstrated ability to exercise intiative and good judgement with the ability to multi-task
  • Ability to work as an integral member of a team
  • Excellent independent decision making and problem solving skills
  • Excellent organizational and time management skills
  • Excellent verbal, interpersonal and written communication skills
  • Patient teaching skills
  • Ability to work effectively as a member of a multidisciplinary team
  • Ability to work under pressure
  • Ability to work effectively in a fast pace environment to meet the needs of a changing population
  • Ability to utilize information technology
  • Ability to meet the physical demands of the job
  • B.Sc.N. preferred
  • PACU/OR experience preferred

CLOSING DATE: Until Filled

For current UHN employees, only those who have successfully completed their probationary period, have a good employee record along with satisfactory attendance in accordance with UHN's attendance management program, and possess all the required experience and qualifications should apply.

University Health Network thanks all applicants, however for non-UHN employees, only those selected for an interview will be contacted.

UHN is a respectful, caring, and inclusive workplace. We are committed to championing accessibility, diversity and equal opportunity. Requests for accommodation can be made at any stage of the recruitment process providing the applicant has met the Bona-fide requirements for the open position. Applicants need to make their requirements known when contacted

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