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Registered Nurse (RN)
Department: Medicine >> Acute Care – Elderly
ACUTE CARE UNIT ACE (1752)
Reports To: Clinical Team Manager
Job Category: Nursing
Shift Duration: 12’s
Status: Part-Time Permanent
Number of Positions: 1
Site: General Site, 4001 Leslie Street
Salary: $33.56 – $48.05 /Hour
Post Date: 16/10/2020
Closing Date: 23/10/2020
Registered Nurse, Acute Care Unit:
Your goal in this position is to provide excellent patient and family driven care, in a supportive and culturally sensitive manner. You will do this by collaborating with an interdisciplinary team of care providers, with an emphasis on the assessment, education, prevention, maintenance, and restoration of patient health. You’re a great relationship builder, and foster close contacts with peers across the entire organization. You have great interpersonal skills, and effortlessly connect with physicians, staff, patients, and families. This position supports the hospital’s academic mandate by advancing care through teaching and learning and/or transforming care through research and innovation. This position contributes to the shared responsibility of ensuring health and safety policies are followed to provide for a healthy environment for patients, staff, physicians, volunteers and families.
Great Registered Nurses are:
Organized – they embrace the challenge of prioritizing patient care demands in a fast paced environment, and are eager to engage with new challenges every single day
Great Communicators – they communicate effectively with colleagues, staff, volunteers and families
Decisive – at the end of the day, they have the ability to make the big decisions, to take ownership of their actions, and use their critical thinking and problem solving skills in the best interests of the patient
Safety Conscious – they know that keeping everyone safe and healthy is the highest priority, and follow all H&S policies and guidelines
Committed – they embrace our learning culture and demonstrate ongoing commitment to professional development to enhance their knowledge and skills
On a practical level, you will:
Demonstrate the ability to function to the full scope of nursing practice per the College of Nurse of Ontario.
Communicate effectively (written and verbal) with patients/clients, families and other members of the health care team.
Think critically, set priorities and organize work in response to client/patient needs.
Demonstrate knowledge of transfers and lifts.
Be committed to ongoing learning, professional development, and continuous quality improvement.
Have proficient skill level with computers, MS Word, Internet searches, data entry and patient information systems
Assume a leadership/charge role with demonstrated evidence of self- motivation regarding continuing education in areas of patient assessment, patient education and related Clinical Specialties
Have excellent assessment skills with clinical knowledge of care of the geriatric population
Have effective organizational, problem-solving, prioritization, time-management and teaching skills
Have excellent interpersonal skills with the ability to foster good public relations and working relationships in a family centered care environment;
Demonstrate your ability to perform appropriately in emergency situations
Diploma in Nursing, Baccalaureate Degree in Nursing
Registered and in good standing with the College of Nurses of Ontario
Current Basic Cardiac Life Support certification (BCLS)
Certificate in Gerontology
2-5 years of Medical/Surgical experience, preferred
Physical assessment course, preferred
Acute Geriatric training/experience, preferred
Bilingualism in French/English an asset
What We Offer
Working at NYGH means working with a dynamic team of fellow healthcare providers, staff, and volunteers in one of Canada’s leading hospitals. This is a Part Time Regular position with 22.5 hours bi-weekly, with 12 hour shifts, days & nights, including weekends, in the Acute Care Unit. We offer a highly competitive total compensation package which includes pay in lieu of benefits, vacation pay and the opportunity to join the Hospital Pension Plan.