HIRING EVENT IN JULY - Registered Nurse (RN) & Registered Practical Nurse (RPN)

IMAGINE a hospital where everyone is committed to excellence. We did. We are. From boardroom to the bedside, we go above and beyond to offer the best and safest patient care. At North York General Hospital, we put our patients first in everything we do. We are achieving a new standard of excellence in integrated patient-centered care, and as one of Canada's leading community academic hospitals, we are building on our academic foundation through enhanced education, research and innovation. As part of our dynamic team, you too can stand out and be amazing! At North York General, our team is making a world of difference.


Registered Nurse & Registered Practical Nurse:
Your goal in this position is to provide clinical competence, excellent patient and family driven care, in a supportive and culturally sensitive manner. You will do this by collaborating with an interdisciplinary team of care providers, with an emphasis on the assessment, education, prevention, maintenance, and restoration of patient health. You’re a great relationship builder, and foster close contacts with peers across the entire organization. You have great interpersonal skills, and effortlessly connect with physicians, staff, patients, and families. This position supports the hospital’s academic mandate by advancing care through teaching and learning and/or transforming care through research and innovation. You will take on the shared responsibility for ensuring that health and safety policies are followed to provide for a healthy environment for patients, staff, physicians, volunteers and families.

Great Nurses are:

Organized – they embrace the challenge of prioritizing patient care demands in a fast paced environment, and are eager to engage with new challenges every single day 

Great Communicators – they communicate effectively with patients, families, interprofessional team and volunteers

Decisive – at the end of the day, they have the ability to make the big decisions, to take ownership of their actions, and use their critical thinking and problem solving skills in the best interests of the patient

Safety Conscious – they know that keeping everyone safe and healthy is the highest priority, and follow all H&S policies and guidelines

Comitted – they embrace our learning culture and demonstrate ongoing commitment to professional development to enhance their knowledge and skills

On a practical level, you will

• Demonstrate the ability to function to the full scope of nursing practice per the College of Nurse of Ontario
• Communicate effectively (written and verbal) with patients/clients, families and other members of the health care team
• Think critically, set priorities and organize work in response to client/patient needs
• Be committed to ongoing learning, professional development, and continuous quality improvement 
• Have proficient skill level with computers, MS Word, Internet searches, data entry and patient information systems
• Demonstrated evidence of self- motivation regarding continuing education in areas of patient assessment, patient education and related geriatrics
• Have effective organizational, problem-solving, prioritization, time-management and teaching skills
• Have excellent interpersonal skills with the ability to foster good public relations and working relationships in a family centered care environment
• Clinical competence in assessment and monitoring of critically ill patients


• Diploma in Nursing, Baccalaureate Degree in Nursing

• Registered Practical Nursing diploma from a recognized Community College

• Registered and in good standing with the College of Nurses of Ontario

• Current Basic Cardiac Life Support (BCLS) certification

• RNAO member (RN's only) or RPNAO member (RPN's only)

• Patient Assessment course, preferred

ICU, Telemetry & ER 
• Current Advanced Cardiac Life Support (ACLS) certification, preferred
• Certificate course in Critical Care, Coronary Care and/or Emergency Care Nursing, preferred
• Minimum 1-2 years acute care nursing experience

• Minimum 2 years of recent Medical/Surgical and/or clinical nursing experience working with older adult, dementia and cognitively impaired population preferred
• Minimum 1 year recent experience in Medicine/General Surgery
• Geriatric training/experience
• Ostomy, TPN, tracheotomy care, chest tube, IVtherapy, and IV initiation experience

Nursing Resource Team
• Minimum 1 year recent experience in Medicine/General Surgery
• Pediatric, Mental Health and Emergency experience
• Geriatric training/experience
• PCA, epidural, ostomy, TPN, tracheotomy care, chest tube, IV therapy, and IV initiation experience

• Minimum 1-2 years recent surgery/ambulatory surgical care, operating room, plastics/orthopaedics, pre/post-op, and/or general surgery experience
• IV Certification
• Current Medication Certificate
• Operating Room post-diploma program certificate
• Genetic termination experience, preferred
• Certified in Perioperative Nursing (CPNc), preferred
• PCA, Epidural, Ostomy, TPN experience, preferred
• Laser course, preferred

What We Offer

Working at NYGH means working with a dynamic team of fellow healthcare providers, staff, and volunteers in one of Canada’s leading hospitals. We are looking for full time, part time, casual and temporary RN's and RPN's for the MED-SURG and the NYGH Nursing Resource Team. We offer a highly competitive total compensation package that may include benefits, pension, and vacation. Rate of Pay: RN's $32.21 and RPN's $25.71. 

RNs in the ICU and Nursing Capacity Initiative (rotating between ICU, ER & Telem) will have the opportunity to: 
• FREE education: Critical Care Course - required a two year commitment 
• Extended unit orientation
• Experience working on 3 units of the hospital

How to Apply

Think you're the right person for the job? Here's your first chance to show us why:

  • Ensure to meet the deadline - only applications received by the closing date will be considered.
  • We will review all applications and will contact those selected for an interview.


At North York General, we are committed to fostering an inclusive and accessible environment. We are dedicated to building a workforce that reflects the diversity of the community in which we live, including those with disabilities. North York General is committed to providing accommodations in all parts of the hiring process. If you require an accommodation, we will work with you to meet your needs.