Registered Nurse - En Route to Operating Room x4

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Job Number: J0722-1351
Job Title: Registered Nurse - En Route to Operating Room x4
Department: Surgical Suites
Job Category: Nursing
Hospital Location: General/Birchmount
Job Type: Full-Time Temporary
Contract Duration: 2 months
Number Of Positions: 4
Union: ONA Local 111
Hours: Days, Evenings, Weekends, On Call

Company Biography:
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

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

Position Overview:
Scarborough Health Network surgical program is offering a sponsorship opportunity to Registered Nurses interested in the Operating Room who are registered with the College of Nurses of Ontario (CNO). Selected candidates will be required to attend 2 on-site observation days and would be required to attend a full-time Operating Room course both a Theory, Observation days and Lab (5weeks) and Clinical – scrub and circulate 1 service with preceptor (5weeks) component followed by unit orientation.

Be part of Shaping the Future of Care

VISION Canadas leading community teaching health network – transforming your health experience

MISSION Improving lives through exceptional care

Join our team and together we will make progress on our Strategic Directions:
• Improve population health equity, and System Integration
• Transform the Patient Experience Through Innovation, Education and Research
• Set a New Standard for Exceptional Quality and Patient Safety
• Build our Culture to Empower and Inspire our People

In all our Interactions we will be Compassionate, Inclusive, Courageous, Innovative
SHN will improve the health of our communities and shape the future of healthcare.

What is in it for you?

• A unique opportunity to obtain In-house AORN Perioperative Certificate
• SHN will support your tuition and salary throughout the duration of the program
• Successful candidates will move to a permanent position in the Operating Room
• This position offers an abundance of opportunities for learning and growth for experience RNs and new RN graduates!

This opportunity is available for those that do not have the Perioperative Program certificate or Perioperative experience. Failure to pass the theoretical or clinical placement will result in the discontinuation of Operating Room RN Route to Operating Room program.

Company Vacancy/Request for Transfer:
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.

• Current RN Certificate of Registration from the College of Nurses of Ontario
• Minimum 1 year of recent medical/surgical nursing experience (consideration will be given to new grads with recent clinical placement in acute care)
• Successfully complete the theoretical portion of the AORN and Clinical placement
• BCLS current certification
• Demonstrated critical thinking and problem-solving skills
• Demonstrated leadership abilities
• Innovative and willing to learn
• Demonstrated excellence in communication, both written and verbal
• Demonstrated assessment skills
• Demonstrated commitment to customer service and teamwork
• Demonstrated individual leadership skills
• 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

• BScN
• Current ACLS

Accommodation Statement:
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.

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