Registered Practical Nurse (RPN)- OR Opthamology – Surgery-J0822-0098

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Job Title                                                                                                                                                                                                                                        Registered Practical Nurse (RPN)- OR Opthamology

Job Details                                                                                                                                                                                                                                    Union: SEIU-S Department: Surgery >> OR-Consumers >>DAY SURG-OPTHALMOLOGY                                                                                                            Reports To: CTM Job Category: Nursing
FTE: 0.5                                                                                                                                                                                                                                            Shifts: Day, Evening, Weekends                                                                                                                                                                                                          Shift Duration: 8’s                                                                                                                                                                                                                            Status: Part-Time Permanent                                                                                                                                                                                                            Contract Duration:                                                                                                                                                                                                                                    Number of Positions: 1                                                                                                                                                                                                                      Site: Minor Surgical & Elder Care, 243 Consumers Rd                                                                                                                                                                    Salary: $26.92 – $31.17 /Hour

Post Date: 05/08/2022                                                                                                                                                                                                                    Closing Date: 16/08/2022

Position Summary                                                                                                                                                                                                                      Registered Practical Nurse, Operating Room/Ophthalmology,                                                                                                                                          Consumers Road Your goal in this position is to provide clinical competence, 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 staff, physicians, volunteers, learners, patients 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.
• Scrubs for surgical procedures in the Operating Room under the supervision of a Registered Nurse
• Prepares the Operating Room for scheduled cases as assigned
• Have proficient skill level with computers, MS Word, Internet searches, data entry and patient information systems
• Demonstrated evidence of self- motivation regarding continuing education in areas of patient assessment, patient education and related geriatrics
• 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
• Complies with all established occupational health and safety standards.


• Registered Practical Nursing diploma from a recognized Community College.
• Registered and in good standing with the College of Nurses of Ontario
• Operating Room diploma course
• Minimum of 2 years recent Operating Room experience preferred
• Ophthalmology experience an asset
• Proficient skill level with computers, MS Word, Internet searches, data entry and patient information systems
• 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 8 hour shifts, days, evening shifts, including weekends in Ophthalmology, Consumer Road site. 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 ONLYAs 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.