Registered Nurse (RN) – Transitional Care- J1021-0206


Registered Nurse (RN) – Transitional Care- J1021-0206

Website North York General Hospital

Job Title                                                                                                                                                                          Registered Practical Nurse (RPN)

Job Details                                                                                                                                                                        Union: ONA                                                                                                                                                                Department: Transitional Care >> Humber ALC Unit >> – Humber ALC Unit                                                                      Reports To: Clinical Team Manager                                                                                                                                    Job Category: Nursing

FTE: 0.6                                                                                                                                                                          Shifts: 2 out of 3 weekends (SEIU only),All shifts (SEIU only)                                                                                            Shift Duration: 12’s                                                                                                                                                          Status: Part-Time Permanent                                                                                                                                            Number of Positions: 2                                                                                                                                                       Site: Reactivation Care Centre, 2111 Finch Ave W                                                                                                             Salary: $33.90 – $48.53 /Hour

Post Date: 12/10/2021                                                                                                                                                  Closing Date: 19/10/2021

Position Summary

At North York General Hospital we continue to advance the important role we play as we advocate for healthcare initiatives in the diverse community we serve. In December 2017, the Ministry of Health and Long Term Care (MOHLTC), in partnership with multiple hospitals in the Greater Toronto Area, opened the Reactivation Care Centre – A Central LHIN Hospital Collaborative. North York General is one of the occupying hospitals at this site and as such, we are hiring Registered Nurses to work in our Alternative Level of Care (ALC) unit.

                                                                                                                                                                              Registered Practical Nurse, Alternative Level of 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 will take on the shared responsibility for ensuring that health and safety policies are followed to provide for a healthy environment for patients, staff, physicians, volunteers and families. 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, learners, volunteers and families.

Great Registered Practical 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
• Foster good public relations and working relationships in a family centered care environment
• Demonstrate your ability to perform appropriately in emergency situations


• Must obtain and provide to the Hospital a current Police Vulnerable Sector Check
• 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
• Minimum 2 years of recent Medical/Surgical and/or clinical nursing experience working with older adult, dementia and cognitively impaired population preferred.
• Recent health assessment course
• CNA certification in Geriatrics, an asset
• Knowledge of Orthopedics or Rehabilitation nursing and/or Rehabilitation Nursing CNA certification 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 12 hour shifts, Day and Night Shifts, including weekends, in the Alternative Level of Care Unit, Reactivation Care Centre 2111 Finch Ave W. 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

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