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. We are also proud to be named one of Greater Toronto's Top Employers for 2022! Learn more at shn.caFOR EXTERNAL APPLICANTS ONLY: As a condition of employment, you are required to submit proof of full COVID-19 vaccination status to the Hospital′s Workplace Health and Safety department. Position Overview: Reporting to Manager, the successful candidate will be responsible for assessing, planning implementation and evaluating nursing care and practice activities in a multidisciplinary family centered environment. Patient caseload includes the post-surgical adult population with a broad spectrum of medical diagnoses. You will be able to participate in continuous education opportunities and workshops to help further your education. You will be able to bring your passion for surgical nursing to the department while advocating for patients and caregivers alongside RN′s and RPN′s. Your application submitted will be considered for all three SHN hospitals including, General, Birchmount and Centenary. The departments include 3A Surgery, 3 Central Surgical, CP3 Ortho, 5E Rehab and 5th Level Surgical. What You′ll Love About SHN:• New to Surgical Nursing? Your customized orientation will take place over 4 weeks and will be followed by a meeting with your Clinical Practice Leader to ensure all of your learning goals are met. • Ongoing Skill Advancement: In-house courses and workshops to advance skills like wound care and ACLS certifications. Our surgical program is a part of the Total Joint Network, and participates in projects related to care of joint replacement patients and patients with hip fractures• Benefits Coverage: Full-Time Permanent includes comprehensive medical and dental coverage and a defined pension plan through HOOPP. Part Time will receive allowance in lieu.• Employee and Family Assistance Program: Confidential counselling program that is specialized to provide service to SHN staff and their families.• Employee Referral Program: A bonus up to $2000 for referring individuals who get hired into specific Full-Time and Part-Time Permanent positions.• Tuition Assistance Program: Supports professional growth internally.• Staff Wellness Program: Best practice wellness programs to support your physical, psychological, spiritual, social health and well-being.• Wellness Activities: On-unit wellness rounding activities (such as stretching and exercise breaks) and Well-Being Wednesdays – virtual sessions to empower and inspire your well-being while at work and at home.• Best Practice Spotlight Organization: We pride ourselves in leading the way in best practices. • Our ongoing commitment to equity, diversity and inclusion 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. Requirements: • Current certification with the College of Nurses of Ontario as a Registered Nurse in good standing• Current BCLS• 2 years of experience in Acute Medical Nursing or recent related clinical placement experience • Proven competent IV initiation skill and post-operative monitoring/ assessment• Demonstrates initiative and the ability to function both independently and as a multidisciplinary team member in a fast-paced environment• Demonstrates an understanding of and commitment to SHN's comprehensive safety programs and practices including staff safety, patient safety, environmental safety and participates in regular in-service education in this area• 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• Engages in ethical conduct and strives to understand and appreciate the diversity of our patient/staff population and community• Ability to perform the essential duties of the position Asset: • Baccalaureate Degree in Nursing• Experience in surgical nursing preferred• Experience in wound care preferred• Ability to speak another language• Exposure to Lean principles• Experience in monitoring of PCA pump, intrathecal morphine, epidural infusions 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.Learn more about our exciting opportunities by following SHNCareers on Twitter and on Instagram.