Registered Nurse, Surgical Day Care

Employer
Humber River Regional Hospital
Location
Toronto, Ontario
Closing date
May 31, 2022

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Discipline
Registered Nurse
Work Setting
Hospital / Health Centre
Area of Practice
General Nursing, Surgery
Hours
Full-time
Position Profile

Humber River Hospital. Lighting New Ways In Healthcare.

Five years since opening our doors as North America's first fully digital hospital and we remain unwavering in our belief that we can change the hospital where we work, the community where we live, and the world of healthcare beyond our borders. Serving a community of 850,000 residents in North West Toronto, Equity Inclusivity and active participation in the North West Toronto Ontario Health Team are key initiatives important to our Team. At Humber River Hospital, we use a custom combination of technology and clinical expertise to rebuild elements of care. We make technology work for staff and physicians; giving them more time to spend with patients, to eliminate inefficiencies, and to reduce the chance of errors. Humber River Hospital is formally affiliated with both the University of Toronto and Queen's University and committed to becoming a community academic hospital. Clinical Excellence, Optimizing Care through Technology and Community Connection frame our Research Strategy.

At Humber River Hospital, we're not hoping for a renaissance, we are making it happen. As part of our dynamic team, you can lead the way, as we continue our journey towards high reliability care!

We currently have an exciting opportunity for a Registered Nurse to join our Surgical Day Care team, in the Surgical Program.

Reporting Relationship: Manager, Pre & Post Op & Surgical Day Care (SDC)

Hiring Salary Range: $33.90-48.53

Responsibilities:
  • Care of patients pre-op and post operatively.
  • Care of patients post Diagnostic Inventions.
  • Care planning and coordination of care with various team members.
  • Utilization of computerized systems for documentation of patient care.
  • Participation in project teams or Hospital committees as required.

Requirements:
  • Current Ontario Registration with College of Nurses of Ontario required
  • BCLS certification upon hire to show proof of valid current certification (Registered Nurses currently employed by HRH are exempted).
  • Minimum 2 years recent surgical experience required.
  • Minimum 2 year experience in a perioperative setting preferred.
  • Post Anesthetic Care Certification (or willingness to obtain) preferred.
  • Demonstrated proficiency in initiating IV therapy required.
  • Demonstrate excellent interpersonal and communication skills, with an ability to work with a multidisciplinary team, patients, family members and visitors.
  • Demonstrate good patient assessment skills. Successful completion of the Health assessment course preferred.
  • Demonstrate excellent patient/family teaching skills.
  • Excellent attendance and discipline free record required.

Hours of work: Must be able to work staggered shifts between the hours of 06:30 and 21:30 hrs.

Union: ONA

Why Humber? Why Now?

Humber River Hospital is on an exciting transformation journey of redefining patient care, as we leverage the most advanced technologies to enhance all aspects of delivering high-quality, safe care. We continue to build a people-centered workplace with excellent staff and physician engagement by hiring passionate, diverse and inclusive healthcare professionals. People who care and encompass our values of Compassion , Professionalism and Respect . People who are committed to making a positive difference.

We are a Huron Consulting hospital, focused on building our evidence-based leadership practice and hardwiring a culture that WOWs.

Humber River Hospital is a member of the Toronto Academic Health Science Network (TAHSN), which is a dynamic network of academic health organizations providing leading edge research, teaching and clinical care.

We have collaborated with TAHSN member institutions in addressing the challenges of the COVID-19 pandemic. Our membership in TAHSN supports our strategic pillar of advancing Humber River Hospital as a community academic hospital.

Humber River Hospital was the recipient of the 2021 Excellence in Patient Safety Award by the Canadian College of Health Leaders. This award recognizes teams that are committed to improving patient safety within a healthcare environment, through leadership, innovation, culture, and best practises.

Why? Because at Humber River Hospital, we know it is our people and our ability to innovate that allows us to consistently deliver a great patient experience and the best quality outcomes. After all, we are the hospital that believes exceptional care...healthier community.

Please be advised that in order to be eligible for employment at Humber River Hospital, all new hires must have received the full series of a COVID-19 vaccine or combination of COVID-19 vaccines approved by Health Canada (e.g., two doses of a two-dose vaccine series, or one dose of a single-dose vaccine series); AND have received the final dose of the COVID-19 vaccine at least 14 days prior to the hired employee's first date of employment Medical exemptions or any other kind of requested exemption based upon the Hospital's obligations pursuant to the Ontario Human Rights Code will be considered on a case-by-case basis

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