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.caFOR 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.
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Reporting to the Manager, you will be responsible for providing excellent care to a diverse patient population within this unit. As a Registered Practical Nurse, you will practice according to the current standards of practice of the College of Nurses of Ontario, the Standards of Nursing Practice, policies and procedures of Scarborough Health Network. You will also provide high quality nursing care to patients and their families, based on the philosophy and conceptual framework of Nursing of Scarborough Health Network. You may be scheduled at the General or Birchmount campus based on departmental needs.
• Current registration with the College of Nurses of Ontario• Current BCLS• Ability to work independently and to carry a busy workload• Demonstrated ability to work in a fast-paced, multidisciplinary team environment, with good organizational skills• Demonstrated excellence in patient teaching and patient assessment• Strong interpersonal and communication skills• Ability to work independently within a Total Patient Care modality• 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.• Strong work ethic and commitment is required• Demonstrated high standards of work outputs • Highly punctual • Demonstrated professionalism and reliability
• Previous or current surgical experience in an acute care setting preferred• Graduate of an RPN diploma program• 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.Learn more about our exciting opportunities by following SHNCareers on Twitter and on Instagram.