Registered Nurse - D4 Surgery

Employer
Mackenzie Health
Location
Richmond Hill, Ontario
Closing date
May 26, 2022

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Discipline
Registered Nurse
Work Setting
Hospital / Health Centre
Area of Practice
General Nursing, Surgery
Hours
Full-time
Job Description

Registered Nurse - D4 Surgery

There's never been a better time to join Mackenzie Health! Mackenzie Health's two hospitals - Mackenzie Richmond Hill Hospital and Cortellucci Vaughan Hospital - and our community-based locations provide the ultimate in care to our community. We have opportunities available. Ultimately, this is where you want to be.

As a Registered Nurse, you'll use a patient- and family-centered approach in providing holistic, quality and safe care to patients within the scope of practice identified by the College of Nurses of Ontario, evidence-based nursing practices and the standards set by Mackenzie Health. Working independently and collaboratively as part of the interprofessional care team, you'll contribute to creating a world-class health experience for patients and their families, by demonstrating professionalism at every turn, upholding our values of excellence, leadership and empathy, and exemplifying our

Commitment to Caring.

Contribute to safe, quality care by
  • Managing a workload effectively in a fast-paced environment.
  • Addressing and resolving issues in a productive, respectful manner.
  • Exercising sound professional judgment and using best practice guidelines.
  • Contributing to a safe, inclusive environment for all through compliance with patient and staff safety policies and procedures.

What must you have?
  • Current Certificate of Registration in the General Class with the College of Nurses of Ontario.
  • Current Basic Cardiac Life Support (BCLS) certification.
  • 1 year of recent acute med/surg experience.
  • Proven clinical experience with patient-focused care, including strong patient assessment, care planning, patient education and documentation skills.

What else do you bring?
  • Demonstrated commitment to continuous learning and professional development.
  • Infectious disease and wound management experience an asset.
  • Leadership courses and experience an asset.
  • Proven attendance record.
  • Excellent verbal and written communication skills with a sound knowledge of English and an ability to deliver information effectively to others. Speaking a second language is an asset.
  • Demonstrated strong decision making, problem solving and critical thinking skills.
  • Ability to effectively address and resolve issues including conflict in a productive and respectful manner.
  • Ability to work effectively independently and collaboratively within an interprofessional team.
  • Demonstrated commitment to continuous learning and professional development.
  • Computer proficiency with experience working with electronic medical records.
  • Familiarity with the Regulated Health Professions Act, Occupational Health and Safety Act, WHMIS, and the Standards of Practice of the College of Nurses of Ontario.
  • Demonstrated ability to take initiative and adjust to new or unexpected events in practicing in accordance with the CNO's Ethics Practice Standard.
  • Practices in accordance with the CNO's Confidentiality and Privacy-Personal Health Information Practice Standard and adheres to the policies and procedures of Mackenzie Health.
  • Must have physical strength, flexibility and endurance required to perform the role based on an assessment conducted by the Occupational Health and Safety Department.
  • Ability to perform the essential duties of the job.
  • Effectively uses empathy in interactions with others.
  • Demonstrates behaviours consistent with Mackenzie Health's Commitment to Caring and values - Excellence, Leadership and Empathy.
  • Commitment to providing an exceptional experience for staff and clients within a challenging and exciting health care environment.

Preferably, your profile also includes:
  • Baccalaureate degree in Nursing from an approved nursing program preferred.
  • Recent completion of a physical assessment course preferred.
  • Advanced Cardiovascular Life Support (ACLS) preferred.
  • Member of the Registered Nurses' Association of Ontario (RNAO)/Canadian Nurses Association (CNA) preferred.
  • A minimum of 1 year recent nursing experience working as a Registered Nurse in an acute care setting within the past 3 years preferred.


*This position is representated by ONA

* You may be required to work at all sites of Mackenzie Health

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