Registered Nurse - Emergency 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
Emergency, General Nursing

Position: Registered Nurse - ( 5 positions )
Site: Toronto General Hospital
Department: Emergency
Reports to: Nurse Manager
Scale/Grade: E0 06
Salary Range: $33.90 - $48.53 per hour (Start rate: $33.90 determined in accordance with collective agreement requirements).
Hours: 37.5 hours per week; 12 hour shifts
Status: Permanent Full Time

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

The Emergency Unit is an exciting, challenging environment with opportunities to learn on a daily basis!

University Health Network (UHN) represents the coming together of shared values and diverse expertise in patient care, research and teaching. Each of our facilities (Toronto General Hospital, Princess Margaret Cancer Centre, Toronto Western Hospital and Toronto Rehabilitation Institute) makes a unique contribution to the whole. Together, we create something far greater than the sum of our parts.

The Emergency Department is state-of-the-art with 25 acute care beds, 14 of which are equipped for cardiac monitoring. There is a ''Fast Track'' area to assess non-urgent patients. The multidisciplinary staff provide 24-hour service to meet the emergency care needs of approximately 48,000 adults per year. A CT scan has been installed in the department. The electronic whiteboard, a communication tool for staff, identifies the location of patients and is an excellent tool for reviewing patient record lab results and the status of all radiological procedures.

As a member of the UHN and the Nursing Multi-disciplinary Team in Emergency, the REGISTERED NURSE practices in accordance with relevant legislation/standards, meeting the legal and ethical requirements of the profession. The principal responsibilities include: applying knowledge of nursing science, theory, skill and critical decision making in the provision of compassionate, collaborative and competent care in accordance with the UHN Professional Practice Model for Nursing and the mission and vision of nursing at the UHN; ensuring practice is consistent with professional standards and the ethical framework as outlined by the College of Nurses of Ontario and the UHN policy and procedure; demonstrating commitment to professional life long learning by participating in continuing education activities to meet the needs of the patient population served and the standards of the profession; performing reflective practice, analyzing and evaluating nursing knowledge and modifying practice accordingly to improve the quality of nursing and patient care; performing cross-functional and other responsibilities, as assigned and/or requested.

  • Current Registration as a Registered Nurse with the College of Nurses of Ontario
  • Completion of a Physical Assessment Course
  • Basic Cardiac Life Support (B.C.L.S.) certification
  • 1 to 2 years recent - Acute Care Medical/Surgical Nursing experience
  • Evidence of continuing education in Emergency and /or critical care nursing preferred
  • Excellent interpersonal and decision making skills
  • B. Sc. N. preferred
  • Emergency and Critical Care experience preferred
  • Advanced Cardiac Life Support (A.C.L.S.) certification preferred
  • Certificate in Emergency preferred
  • Pediatric Advanced Life Support (P.A.L.S.) certification preferred
  • Registration with the RNAO 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: November 18, 2021 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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