ONA JOB POSTING #888706
Position: Registered Nurse, (12 positions)
Site: Toronto Rehab, All sites
Department: Toronto Rehab Nursing Resource Pool/Staffing Office
Reports to: Manager, Program Services
Scale/Grade: E0: 06
Salary Range: $33.90 to $48.53 per hour (Start rate in accordance with collective agreement requirements.)
Hours: 37.5 Hours/Week; Shifts: Days/Nights/Alternate Weekends, 12 Hour Shifts
Status: Permanent Full-time
University Health Network (UHN) is looking to fill the key role of Registered Nurse as part of Toronto Rehab Nursing Resource Pool.
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 Rehabilitation Institute, Toronto General Hospital, Toronto Western Hospital, Princess Margaret Cancer Centre 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.
The Toronto Rehabilitation Institute, a leader in adult rehabilitation and complex continuing care, is Canada's largest adult rehabilitation hospital. Bringing together innovative patient care, groundbreaking research and diverse education to help people overcome or recover from disabling injury, illness or age-related conditions Toronto Rehab is located at four sites: University Centre (550 University Ave.), Lyndhurst Hospital and Toronto Rehab's Cardiac and Stroke Centre (Rumsey Road) and the Bickle Centre (Dunn Ave).
The TRI NRP/Staffing Office is an initiative created to respond to unit nursing staffing requirements at UHN based on: patient acuity; replacement needs for leaves such as sick or vacation time; and known short-term vacancies when the unit's internal staff resources are unavailable.
As a member of the TRI NRP 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.
- Member in good standing with the College of Nurses of Ontario
- Successful completion of Basic Cardiac Life Support (C level) Heart Saver Plus (Canada)
- Ability to demonstrate strong health assessment skills
- Must be flexible and possess the ability to work effectively and efficiently within a variety of patient care teams
- Demonstrated patient centered approach to providing care and service
- Excellent patient teaching abilities
- Excellent interpersonal and decision making skills
- Strong organizational skills
- Excellent verbal and written communication skills
- Successful candidate is required to work rotational shift
- Baccalaureate degree in Nursing preferred
- Interest in rehabilitation and post-acute nursing 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.
Closing Date: Until Filled
If you are interested in making your contribution at UHN, please apply on-line. You will be asked to copy and paste as well as attach your resume and covering letter. You will also be required to complete some initial screening questions.
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 and welcomes all applicants including but not limited to: all religions and ethnicities, LGBTQ2s+, BIPOC, persons with disabilities and all others who may contribute to the further diversification of ideas. 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.