Registered Nurse - Operating Room (2023)

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Job Number: J1022-1179
Job Title: Registered Nurse - Operating Room (2023)
Job Category: Nursing
Hospital Location: Centenary/General/Birchmount
Job Type: Full-time/Part-time
Number Of Positions: 1
Union: ONA Local 111
Hours: Days, Nights

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

FOR 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 the Manager, Operating Room, as part of our multidisciplinary team you will contribute to providing care to our paediatric and adult patients. Your duties will include immediate pre-operative, intraoperative and immediate post operative care with regard to booked surgical procedures, assisting physicians, and other related duties. Our diverse caseload includes but is not limited to general surgery, orthopaedics, plastics, opthomology, vascular, gynecology, advanced laparoscopic and ENT procedures.

What You′ll Love About SHN:

• Your customized orientation will take place over 8-12 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.

•Current certification with the College of Nurses of Ontario
•Competent to perform CPR at a Basic Cardiac Life Support level
•Post graduate Perioperative Certificate from a recognized institute
•Current 2-3 years Med/Surg experience (within last 5 years)
•Knowledge of ORNAC standards of practice
•Evidence of sound organizational and prioritization skills with the ability to work well in stressful situations
•Excellent communication, documentation, and interpersonal skills with the ability to work well with patients, families, all levels of staff and the community
•Ability to work well independently and to exercise sound judgement
•Ability to perform the essential duties of the position
• Demonstrated understanding of and commitment to SHN′s comprehensive safety programs and practices including staff, patient and environmental safety and participation in regular in-service 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.
• Utilize protective equipment provided and identify and reports hazards
• Engages in ethical conduct and strives to understand and appreciate the diversity of our patient/staff population and community
• Excellent work performance and attendance record

• BScN
•2 years current Perioperative experience including Paediatric

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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