Registered Practical Nurse, Paediatrics (2023)

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Job Number: J1122-1136
Job Title: Registered Practical Nurse, Paediatrics (2023)
Job Category: Nursing
Hospital Location: Centenary/General/Birchmount
Job Type: Part Time
Number Of Positions: 1
Union: CUPE Local 5852
Hours: Days, Nights
MIN HRLY RATE: $30.51/Hour
MAX HRLY RATE: $33.30/Hour

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:
Reporting to Manager of the Women and Children′s Program, the successful candidate will be responsible for assessing, planning implementation and evaluating nursing care and practice activities in a multidisciplinary family centred care environment. As part of our paediatric multidisciplinary team you will provide patient support in a family centred environment, which includes parent beds in single, family patient rooms, kitchen facilities, lounge, showers and playrooms. This position includes both independent work and team based models of care. Please note this position is required to work all shifts.

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 registration in good standing with the College of Nurses of Ontario as a Registered Practical Nurse
• Current Basic Cardiac Life Support (BCLS) certification based on the Ontario Heart and Stroke Standards
• Minimum of two years recent paediatric related experience
• Current PALS certificate
• A breastfeeding Certificate is required (or a commitment to complete within 3 months of employment
• Preferred certification in Pediatric Emergency Assessment, Recognition and Stabilization (PEARS)
• Current paediatric knowledge related to paediatric disease process and paediatric family-centred care (medical / surgical / mental health)
• Strong critical thinking and assessment skills
• Ability to work independently and collaboratively in a team-based model
• Demonstrated physical ability to perform nursing and related duties
• Evidence of sound organizational and prioritization skills with the ability to work well in stressful situations
• Excellent interpersonal, communication and documentation skills with the ability to work well with patients, families, all levels of staff and the community
• Exposure to Lean principles, an understanding of methodologies and tools and a commitment to the use of these in support of providing the best healthcare experience possible to our patients
• 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
• Exposure to Lean principles, an understanding of methodologies and tools and a commitment to the use of these in support of providing the best healthcare experience possible to our patients
• 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
• Demonstrates a commitment to customer service when dealing with patients, colleagues, volunteers and other members of the community and public
• Strong work ethic and commitment is required
• Demonstrated high standards of work outputs
• Highly punctual
• Demonstrated professionalism and reliability

• Ability to speak another language

Physical Demands:
• Assists with lifting, transferring, ambulation, etc. of patient
• Sitting, standing reaching, bending

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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