Registered Nurse- Nursing Resource Unit (New Graduate Opportunity)

Employer
University Health Network
Location
Toronto, Ontario
Closing date
May 25, 2022

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Discipline
Nursing Student, Registered Nurse
Work Setting
Hospital / Health Centre
Area of Practice
General Nursing
Hours
Full-time
ONA JOB POSTING #887307

Position: Registered Nurse (New Graduate Opportunity)
Site: Princess Margaret Cancer Centre
Department: Nursing Resource Unit (NRU)
Reports To: Nurse Manager
Wage Schedule: $34.24 - $49.02 per hour (Start rate: determined in accordance with collective agreement requirements)
Hours: 37.5 Hours/Week; 12 Hour Shifts -Days, Nights, Weekends
Status: Permanent Full-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.

The Nursing Resource Unit (NRU) 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 NRU, 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.

Qualifications:
  • Current Registration as a Registered Nurse with the College of Nurses of Ontario
  • Basic Cardiac Life Support (B.C.L.S.) Certification
  • 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
  • BScN preferred
  • Strong Medical/Surgical Nursing and/or oncology background 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 Codes.

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.

Re-Posted Date: May 3, 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 should apply.

UHN 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.

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