Registered Nurse (RN) – Seniors Health Centre – Seniors Health Centre-J0921-0684

Website North York General Hospital

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Job Title                                                                                                                                                                                                                                        Registered Nurse (RN) – Seniors Health Centre

Job Details                                                                                                                                                                                                                                          Union: ONA                                                                                                                                                                                                                                Department: Seniors Health Centre >> Nursing & Personal >> – SHC-Nrsg & Personal Care                                                                                                   Reports To: Director of care                                                                                                                                                                                                               Job Category: Nursing
FTE: 0.0                                                                                                                                                                                                                                            Shifts: Day, Evening, Nights, Weekends Shift                                                                                                                                                                            Duration: 8’s                                                                                                                                                                                                                                    Status: Casual                                                                                                                                                                                                                              Number of Positions: 1                                                                                                                                                                                                                        Site: Seniors Health Centre, 2 Buchan Court                                                                                                                                                                                        Salary: $33.90 – $48.53 /Hour

Post Date: 04/08/2022                                                                                                                                                                                                                  Closing Date: 11/08/2022

Position Summary                                                                                                                                                                                                                    Registered Nurse, Personal Care Services, Seniors’ Health Centre                                                                                                                                             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 resident’s health. At the nursing care unit level, you will take the lead in providing direction and guidance to the staff of the Nursing Department assigned to the nursing care unit. You will also be accountable to the Director of Care to provide professional nursing care to residents and supervise care given by Registered Practical Nurses (RPN) and Personal Support Workers (PSW), participate in the accreditation process and promotes and supports the volunteers. Primary functions include assessment and planning of resident care needs; delivery of skilled procedures according to the College of Nurses of Ontario Standards of Practice; medication administration; and documentation. 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, residents, 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 clinical competences to manage patients with a variety of mental health conditions
• 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
• Experience in rehabilitation or long term nursing preferred
• Proficiency in interpersonal communication skills, both written and verbal
• Experience with WORD, excel, email, internet use and computerized documentation
• Current AIS Certification
• Certificate in gerontology nursing preferred
• Current Basic Cardiac Life Support (BCLS) certification
• 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 Casual position, 8 hour shifts, day shifts, evening shifta, Night shifts, including weekends in the Personal Care Services, Seniors’ Health Centre. 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.

FOR EXTERNAL APPLICANTS ONLY: As a condition of employment, you are required to submit proof of COVID-19 vaccination to the Hospital’s Occupational Health and Safety department.

How to Apply

Think you’re the right person for the job? Here’s your first chance to show us why:

• Ensure to meet the deadline – only applications received by the closing date will be considered.
• We will review all applications and will contact those selected for an interview.

Please refer to the Job Opportunities page on eric for more detailed application instructions.

At North York General, we are committed to fostering an inclusive and accessible environment. We are dedicated to building a workforce that reflects the diversity of the community in which we live, including those with disabilities. North York General is committed to providing accommodations in all parts of the hiring process. If you require an accommodation, we will work with you to meet your needs.