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Registered Nurse - 3 B Fell General Internal Medicine/Cardiology

Employer
University Health Network
Location
Toronto, Ontario
Closing date
May 16, 2022

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Discipline
Registered Nurse
Work Setting
Hospital / Health Centre
Area of Practice
Cardiac Care, General Nursing
Hours
Full-time
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ONA JOB POSTING #884152

Position: Registered Nurse (3 Positions)
Site: Toronto Western Hospital
Department: General Internal Medicine (GIM)/Cardiology; 3B Fell
Scale/Grade: E0:06
Salary Range: $33.56 - $48.05 Per Hour (Start rate determined in accordance with collective agreement requirements)
Hours: Anticipated hours of the position are 24 hours/week; 8 and 12 Hour Days/Nights/Evenings
Status: Permanent Part-Time

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

At University Health Network, which consists of Toronto General, Toronto Western, Princess Margaret and Toronto Rehab hospitals, nothing is more important to us than our team of dedicated employees. UHN focuses on creating and maintaining a workplace of choice, where our people are recognized and valued. We focus on creating a workplace where people enjoy the challenge of their career, create and engage in best practices and are treated with respect.

Located at the heart of downtown Toronto, Toronto Western Hospital has provided community care and specialized services for more than 100 years. Our hospital provides world-class care in Neuroscience, Musculoskeletal Health and Arthritis and Community and Population Health programs. Complementing these programs are outstanding facilities, including the Krembil Neuroscience Centre.

As a comprehensive 24-bed general internal medicine and cardiology unit, 3B Fell provides excellent care to patients with stable acute coronary syndromes, congestive heart failure and supraventricular arrhythmia. This unique patient care unit consists of three elements - an acute care unit (4 beds), general internal medicine (12 beds), cardiology (6 beds), and 2 cardiac short stay beds, which are utilized for patients undergoing cardiac intervention.

The majority of patients have diagnoses of:
  • Coronary artery disease
  • General internal medical conditions

As a member of the UHN and the Nursing Multi-disciplinary Team, 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.

QUALIFICATIONS
  • Current registration with the College of Nurses of Ontario
  • Current Basic Cardiac Life Support (B.C.L.S.) Certification
  • Coronary care #1 and #2 an asset
  • Cardiology experience
  • Experience with cardiac monitoring and arrhythmia identification and interpretation
  • Excellent interpersonal, communication and decision making skills
  • Excellent organizational and time management skills
  • Must be flexible and possess the ability to work effectively within a variety of patient care teams
  • Demonstrated evidence of ongoing education in cardiac nursing
  • B.Sc.N. preferred
  • Strong Medical Nursing background preferred

Posted Date: October 14, 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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