Registered Nurse – Community Commitment Program for Nurses (CCPN)

Website Scarborough Health Network

Job Title: Registered Nurse – Community Commitment Program for Nurses (CCPN)

Department: Nursing Resource Team; Critical Care; Surgery, Cardiology

Job Category: Nursing

Location: General, Centenary, Birchmount

Job Type: Full Time Permanent & Full Time Temporary – Contract Duration: 12 months for Temporary Contracts

Number of Positions:  Multiple

Hours: Days, Nights 11.25 hour shifts; includes weekends, and holidays

 Description:  Registered Nurse – Critical Care (ICU); Emergency Department (ED); Operating Room, Cath Lab, Post-Anesthetic Recovery Unit (PACU), Coronary Care Unit (CCU)

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

Position Overview: This position is under the Community Program for Nurses (CCPN), and is a temporary initiative that offers registered Nurses (RNs) who have a certificate of registration in good standing from the College of Nurses of Ontario (CNO) and have not worked as an RN in Ontario in the last 6-months, a $10, 000 incentive in exchange for a 12-month commitment to work at a hospital in a high-need area of Ontario.

Reporting to the Manager of the area, you will be responsible for providing excellent care to a diverse patient population within our multi-service environment. You will provide high quality nursing care to patients and their families, while working within the team-based model, based on the philosophy and conceptual framework of Nursing Practice at Scarborough Health Network.

You will provide exceptional “customer service” to patients and families within an interprofessional, team environment. You demonstrate professional accountability for your practice and are able to identify and pursue opportunities to meet your learning needs. You may be scheduled at the General, Centenary or Birchmount hospital based on departmental needs.

Requirements: BScN

  • Current registration, in good standing with the College of Nurses of Ontario
  • Current BCLS
  • Completion of appropriate specialty certificates (Critical Care, Operating Room, Coronary Care, Emergency)
  • Minimum of 2 years of experience in an acute care setting in Critical Care or ED or

Operating Room or Cath Lab or PACU, or medicine/surgical nursing

  • Willingness to participate in Team-based model of care environment
  • Demonstrates excellent problem-solving, decision making and critical thinking skills
  • Demonstrates excellent organizational and time-management skills
  • Demonstrates initiative and the ability to function independently and be part of an interprofessional team member in fast paced demanding environment
  • Demonstrates excellent interpersonal, verbal and written communication skills
  • Demonstrates a commitment to customer service when dealing with patients, colleagues and volunteers and other members of the community and public
  • 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.
  • Demonstrates an understanding of and commitment to SHN’s comprehensive safety programs and practices including staff safety, patient safety, and environmental safety and participates in regular in-service education in this area.
  • Demonstrates excellent work performance and attendance record
  • To be considered for this position we request all interested applicants to complete the expression of interest form with Health Force Ontario on the link provided below :


  • Computer literacy and or familiarity with e-documentation
  • Ability to speak another language an asset
  • Current ACLS – for ICU, ED, Cath Lab, CCU, PACU
  • Current PALS Certifications – For ED & PACU
  • Non-Violence Crisis Intervention (CPI) Certification
  • Coronary Care 1 Certificate
  • TNCC
  • ENPC Resuscitation training – Invasive Ventilator Care and Maintenance
  • RNAO membership  CNA Specialty Certification

Skills & Competencies:

  • Invasive Ventilator care and maintenance
  • Cardiac pacing
  • Invasive advanced physiological monitoring
  • Rapid sequence intubation – perform and assist
  • Targeted temperature management
  • Neuromuscular blockade
  • Critical care full systems assessment
  • Arterial line care and maintenance
  • Cardiac monitoring and rhythm interruption
  • Multiple continuous IV vasoactive infusion
  • Epidural management and maintenance
  • Inserting small bore nasogastric (NG) tube
  • Invasive basic physiological monitoring – invasive hemodynamics
  • Optiflow/BiPAP
  • Paediatric Care & Treatment (Assessment, Med Admin)

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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