Registered Practical Nurse - Integrated Stroke Unit (BIR)

The Scarborough Hospital
Scarborough, Ontario
Closing date
May 31, 2022

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Registered Practical Nurse
Work Setting
Hospital / Health Centre
Area of Practice
General Nursing
Job Number: J0422-1211

Job Title: Registered Practical Nurse - Integrated Stroke Unit (BIR)

Department: Integrated Stroke Unit

Job Category: Nursing

Hospital Location: Birchmount

Job Type: Full Time

Number Of Positions: 1

Union: CUPE Local 5852

Hours: Days, Nights, Weekends, Holidays

MIN HRLY RATE: $29.91/Hour

MAX HRLY RATE: $32.65/Hour

Company Biography:
Across our three hospitals and eight satellite sites, Scarborough Health Network (SHN) is shaping the future of care. Our many programs and services are designed around the needs of one of Canada′s most vibrant and diverse communities. We are home to North America′s largest nephrology program, as well as the designated cardiac care and spine centre for Scarborough and surrounding communities to the east. We are proud to be a community-affiliated teaching site for the University of Toronto and partner with a number of other universities and colleges, helping to train the next generation of health care professionals. Learn more at

FOR EXTERNAL APPLICANTS ONLY: As a condition of employment, you are required to submit proof of COVID-19 vaccination to the Hospital′s Workplace Health and Safety department.
We are also proud to be named one of Greater Toronto's Top Employers for 2022!

Position Overview:
Reporting to the Integrated Stroke Unit Manager, the successful Registered Practical Nurse candidate will be responsible for assessing, planning, implementing and evaluating nursing care and practice activities in a multidisciplinary person centered care environment. You will provide acute and rehabilitative care for patients following an acute stroke.

Company Vacancy/Request for Transfer:
The completion of this online form serves as your application and will be used to determine if you meet the requirements of this position. Please ensure that you have provided all pertinent information necessary to be considered for this vacancy by the close date.

•Current certification with the College of Nurses of Ontario
•Competent to perform CPR at a Basic Cardiac Life Support level and evidence of continued education
•Demonstrated ability to carry out relevant clinical Best Practices, Knowledge integration, and skills within the management of complex stroke cases that bridge the full continuum of care
•Evidence of sound organizational and prioritization skills with the ability to work well in stressful situations
Demonstrated experience and proficiency in the provision of effective clinical consultation and care for the complex frail elderly
•Excellent communication, documentation, and interpersonal skills with the ability to work well with patients, families, all levels of staff and the community
•Facilitates application of relevant information to make effective judgments and decisions to lead the management of care.
•Ability to work well independently, exercise sound judgement, proven analytical thinking and proactive problem solving and decision making skills
•Ability to perform the essential duties of the position
•Demonstrated ability to work well collaboratively in a multidisciplinary team
• Demonstrates values consistent with SHN′s Code of Conduct and is committed to fostering a healthy and positive work environment in accordance with Health & Safety policy and legislation
• Utilize protective equipment provided and identify and reports hazards
• Engages in ethical conduct and strives to understand and appreciate the diversity of our patient/staff population and community
• Excellent work performance and attendance

• Graduate of an RPN diploma program
•CNA Rehabilitation nursing
•Neuroscience/Stroke Care Courses
•Health Assessment Course or equivalent experience
•Current experience in acute adult medicine and rehabilitation
•Current experience in Stroke/Neuroscience Nursing

Accommodation Statement:
Scarborough Health Network (SHN) embraces and celebrates our community′s unique multicultural heritage and diversity. SHN is an equal opportunity employer, dedicated to a culture of inclusiveness and diversity reflecting our diverse patients, staff and community alike. We are committed to providing barrier-free and accessible employment practices in compliance with the Accessibility for Ontarians with Disabilities Act (AODA). Should you require accommodation through any stage of the recruitment process, please make them known when contacted and we will work with you to meet your needs.

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