Registered Nurse – Critical Care Team-Based Model of Care

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Job Number: J0121-0299
Job Title: Registered Nurse – Critical Care Team-Based Model of Care
Department: Division Of Critical Care
Job Category: Nursing
Hospital Location: Centenary/General/Birchmount
Job Type: Temporary Full Time
Contract Duration: 6-12 months
Number Of Positions: 17
Union: ONA Local 111
Hours: Days, Nights
 

Across our three hospitals and eight satellite sites, Scarborough Health Network (SHN) is shaping the future of care. Our many programs and services are designed around the needs of one of Canada’s most vibrant and diverse communities. We are home to North America’s largest nephrology program, as well as the designated cardiac care and spine centre for Scarborough and surrounding communities to the east. We are proud to be a community-affiliated teaching site for the University of Toronto and partner with a number of other universities and colleges, helping to train the next generation of health care professionals. Learn more at shn.ca

The completion of this online form serves as your application and will be used to determine if you meet the requirements of this position. Please ensure that you have provided all pertinent information necessary to be considered for this vacancy by the close date.

Reporting to the Manager, the non-critical care Registered Nurse (RN) is accountable for providing assessment, planning, implementation and evaluation of patient care within a team-based model patient care delivery model in accordance with the of the College of Nurses of Ontario, standards of practice and the Regulated Health Professions Act.

In this role, the non-critical care RN will work collaboratively in a team-based model of care to provide high quality nursing care and share responsibility to a group of patients and their families, based on the Scarborough Health Network's (SHN) mission, vision and values. You will work under the direction of the RN team lead, taking on the responsibilities within their scope, skills and knowledge to provide basic care, prepare and administer medications, oxygen, perform procedures, complete documentation, utilize assessment and communication skills. In addition, it is expected for you to be willing to complete self-study learning on-line, and attend in-person training to increase skill level as needed. Good communication skills are imperative to escalate care requirements, and provide transfer of accountability.

The successful candidate is required to complete self-assessments on a daily basis of skill level and identify opportunities for learning. You will strive to understand and appreciate the diversity of our patient population and workforce. This role requires travel between all three SHN hospital locations based on departmental needs.

This Job Posting is posted under the Emergency Management and Civil Protection Act - Bill 195.

Requirements:

• Current Registered Nurse (RN) registration with the College of Nurses of Ontario (CNO) in good standing
• Current BCLS
• Successful completion of Coronary Care 1 or willingness to complete in 6 months from hire
• Both current acute care medical and surgical inpatient experience
• Willingness to work with mixed aggregation of patients
• Excellent interpersonal and communication skills both written and verbal
• Demonstrates excellent problem-solving, decision making and critical thinking skills
• Demonstrates excellent organizational, time-management and team building skills
• Demonstrates initiative and the ability to function both independently and as an inter-professional team member in a fast paced demanding environment
• Flexible and adaptable regarding assignment locations
• Proven strong patient assessment and observation skills with the ability to exercise sound judgment
• Demonstrates excellent interpersonal, verbal and written communication skills
• Demonstrates a commitment to customer service when dealing with patients, colleagues and volunteers and other members of the community and public
• Demonstrates values consistent with SHN′s Code of Conduct and is committed to fostering a healthy and positive work environment in accordance with Health & Safety policy and legislation.
• Demonstrates an understanding of and commitment to SHN's comprehensive safety programs and practices including staff safety, patient safety, and environmental safety and participates in regular in-service education in this area.
• Demonstrates excellent work performance and attendance record

Asset:

• Ability to speak another language

Scarborough Health Network (SHN) embraces and celebrates our community’s unique multicultural heritage and diversity. SHN is an equal opportunity employer, dedicated to a culture of inclusiveness and diversity reflecting our diverse patients, staff and community alike. We are committed to providing barrier-free and accessible employment practices in compliance with the Accessibility for Ontarians with Disabilities Act (AODA). Should you require accommodation through any stage of the recruitment process, please make them known when contacted and we will work with you to meet your needs.