Registered Nurse (RN) – Surgery- J0421-1271


Registered Nurse (RN) – Surgery- J0421-1271

North York General Hospital

Job Title                                                                                                                    Registered Nurse (RN)

Job Details                                                                                                            Union: ONA                                                                                                            Department: Surgery >> Ortho >> – Surgical Unit- Orthopaedic                      Reports To: Clinical Team Manager                                                                      Job Category: Nursing

FTE: 1.0                                                                                                                    Shifts: Day, Nights                                                                                                    Shift Duration: 8’s,12’s                                                                                              Status: Full-Time Temporary                                                                          Contract Duration: 6 months                                                                          Number of Positions: 1                                                                                            Site: General Site, 4001 Leslie Street                                                                        Salary: $33.90 – $48.53 /Hour
Post Date: May 3, 2021                                                                                      Closing Date: May 10, 2021
Position Summary                                                                                        Registered Nurse, Orthopaedic Surgery Unit                                                    Your goal in this position is to provide excellent patient and family driven care for the Orthopaedic, Surgery Department 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. You have effective organizational, problem-solving, prioritization, time management and teaching skills. 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
• 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
• 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 (BCLS) certification
• One year recent surgical experience, preferred
• One year recent plastics/orthopaedics experience, preferred
• PCA, epidural, ostomy, TPN experience, preferred
• Patient Assessment course, 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 Full Time Temporary, 6 months position, with 8 & 12 hour shifts, day & night shifts in the Orthopaedic Surgery Department. We offer a highly competitive total compensation package which may include benefits, pension, vacation pay, or pay in lieu of benefits, when applicable. If you were searching for more reasons to consider joining the wonderful team at NYGH, check out some features of our Total Rewards package by visiting                                                                                                                                                                                                                       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.

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