Registered Nurse - Medicine

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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

The completion of this online form serves as your application and will be used to determine if you meet the requirements of this position. Please ensure that you have provided all pertinent information necessary to be considered for this vacancy by the close date.

Medicine is a fast-paced program that creates an ideal space for nurses to develop their assessment skills. You will be responsible for providing individualized person & family-centered care to a diverse patient population within our multi-service environment, including adult and geriatric patient populations.

The successful candidate will be placed at one of our many Medicine units across our SHN hospitals.

This Job Posting is posted under the Emergency Management and Civil Protection Act - Bill 195.

Requirements:

• Current registration with the College of Nurses of Ontario
• Current BLS
• Proven knowledge of Braden Scale and falls risk assessment
• Patient Assessment and Health Promotion/Teaching skills
• Willingness to work with mixed aggregation of patients
• Excellent interpersonal and communication skills (written and verbal)
• Demonstrates excellent problem-solving, decision making and critical thinking skills
• Demonstrates excellent organizational, time-management and team building skills
• Demonstrates initiative and the ability to function both independently and as a multidisciplinary team member in a fast paced demanding environment
• Demonstrates excellent interpersonal, verbal and written communication skills • Utilize protective equipment provided and identify and reports hazards
• Ability to function both independently and as a team member in a fast paced demanding environment
• Excellent interpersonal, verbal and written communication skills
• Commitment to customer service when dealing with patients, colleagues and volunteers and other members of the community and public
• Demonstrates values consistent with SHN′s Code of Conduct and is committed to fostering a healthy and positive work environment in accordance with Health & Safety policy and legislation
• 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 excellent work performance and attendance record

Asset:

• Baccalaureate Degree in Nursing
• Experience in Acute Medical Nursing
• Ability to speak another language
• CNA Certification for Medical-Surgical Nursing
• CNA Gerontology Nursing
• Gentle Persuasive Approach

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.

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