- Scarborough Health Network
- Scarborough, Toronto, Ontario
- Registered Nurse
- Work Setting
- Hospital / Health Centre
- Ontario, Toronto, ON
- Area of Practice
- Acute Care
Registered Nurse - Nursing Resource Team
Across our three hospitals and eight satellite sites, Scarborough Health Network (SHN) is shaping the future of care. Our many programs and services are designed around the needs of one of Canada’s most vibrant and diverse communities. We are home to North America’s largest nephrology program, as well as the designated cardiac care and spine centre for Scarborough and surrounding communities to the east. We are proud to be a community-affiliated teaching site for the University of Toronto and partner with a number of other universities and colleges, helping to train the next generation of health care professionals. Learn more at shn.ca
Reporting to Manager of Staffing Resource Team, the successful candidate will be responsible for assessing, planning implementation and evaluating nursing care and practice activities in a multidisciplinary family centered care environment. The Registered Nurse is a highly skilled nurse that will be responsive to the staffing needs in acute medicine/telemetry, surgery and post-acute.
NOTE: Extended orientation may be available for newly graduated or internationally trained nurses.
•Current certification with the College of Nurses of Ontario
•Current CPR/BCLS certificate and competent to perform CPR.
•Current medical/surgical nursing experience (minimum 1 year)
•Completed CCU 1 or equivalent or agreement to complete within 6 months of transfer
•Demonstrate competency in the initiation of peripheral intravenous as well as the care and maintenance of CVAD’s.
•Demonstrated skills in providing patient education and sharing knowledge of expected outcomes and care.
•Evidence of sound critical thinking skills and the ability to organize and prioritize patient care needs and work well in stressful situations
•Excellent communication, documentation, and interpersonal skills with the ability to work well with patients, families, all levels of staff and the community
•Ability to work well independently and to exercise sound judgement.
•Ability to perform the essential duties of the position.
•Demonstrated pattern of good attendance and work record.
•Demonstrates an understanding of and commitment to SHN's comprehensive safety programs and practices including staff safety, patient safety, and environmental safety and participates in regular in-service education in this area.
•Demonstrates a commitment to customer service when dealing with patients, colleagues, volunteers and other members of the community and public.
•Current certification in CPI
•Current certification in GPA
Scarborough Health Network (SHN) embraces and celebrates our community’s unique multicultural heritage and diversity. SHN is an equal opportunity employer, dedicated to a culture of inclusiveness and diversity reflecting our diverse patients, staff and community alike. We are committed to providing barrier-free and accessible employment practices in compliance with the Accessibility for Ontarians with Disabilities Act (AODA). Should you require accommodation through any stage of the recruitment process, please make them known when contacted and we will work with you to meet your needs.