Registered Nurse - MSICU TGH

University Health Network
Toronto, Ontario
Closing date
May 23, 2022

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Registered Nurse
Work Setting
Hospital / Health Centre
Area of Practice
General Nursing
ONA POSTING # 893749

Position: Registered Nurse ( 23 Positions)
Site: Toronto General Hospital
Department: Medical Surgical Intensive Care Unit
Reports To: Nurse Manager
Scale/Grade: E0:06
Salary Range: $33.90 - $48.53 per hour (Start rate: determined in accordance with collective agreement requirements)
Hours: 37.50 hours/week; Shifts: 11.25 hours, Days/Nights/Weekends
Status: Permanent Full-Time

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

The University Health Network, where "above all else the needs of patients come first", encompasses Toronto General Hospital, Toronto Western Hospital, Princess Margaret Cancer Centre, Toronto Rehabilitation Institute and the Michener Institute of Education at UHN. The breadth of research, the complexity of the cases treated, and the magnitude of its educational enterprise has made UHN a national and international resource for patient care, research and education. With a long tradition of groundbreaking firsts and a purpose of "Transforming lives and communities through excellence in care, discovery and learning", the University Health Network (UHN), Canada's largest research teaching hospital, brings together over 16,000 employees, more than 1,200 physicians, 8,000+ students, and many volunteers. UHN is a caring, creative place where amazing people are amazing the world. Find out about our purpose, values and principles here.

The Medical Surgical Intensive care unit at TGH is a 38 bed level 3 critical care unit providing care to approximately 1000 patients annually with complex medical and surgical conditions who require advanced ventilatory and hemodynamic support.

A highly skilled inter-professional team provides leading edge care to patients with:
  • Solid Organ Transplantation
  • Cardiopulmonary Failure
  • Adult Respiratory Distress Syndrome (ARDS)
  • Sepsis
  • Multi-Organ Dysfunction
  • Pulmonary Hypertension
  • Pulmonary Thrombosis
  • Shock Syndrome

As a member of the Medical Surgical Intensive Care Unit, the principle responsibilities of the REGISTERED NURSE include: assessment - systematically collecting data about the health of the patient for initial screening, on-going or selected in-depth assessment in order to determine diagnosis; planning - identifying priorities, target dates, strategies or interventions in order to contribute to the individualized care plan and achieving optimal outcome for the patient; implementation - safely and effectively performing the strategies and intervention directed by the care plan; evaluation - systematically evaluating the extent to which the best possible outcomes have been achieved; providing educational guidance to the patient group; documenting patient records; acting as patient advocate by protecting and promoting patient rights; performing other duties consistent with the job classification as required.

  • Current registration with the College of Nurses of Ontario
  • Current Basic Cardiac Life Support (B.C.L.S.) certification
  • Completion of a recognized Critical Care Course preferred - We would consider sponsoring qualified Applicants through the next Critical Care Program
  • Minimum 1 to 2 years recent, direct Medical/Surgical acute care experience
  • Strong interpersonal and communication skills
  • Excellent organization and time management skills
  • Exceptional decision making and problem solving skills
  • B.Sc.N preferred
  • Critical Care Nursing experience required
  • Advanced Cardiac Life Support (A.C.L.S.) certification preferred
  • Vaccines (COVID-19 and others) are a requirement of the job unless you have an exemption on a medical ground pursuant to the Ontario Human Rights Code.

POSTED DATE: May 10, 2022 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 will be given first consideration.

University Health Network thanks all applicants, however, 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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