Registered Practical Nurse, Family Maternity Centre (GEN)

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Job Number: J1122-0973
Job Title: Registered Practical Nurse, Family Maternity Centre (GEN)
Department: Family Maternity Centre
Job Category: Nursing
Hospital Location: General
Job Type: Full-Time Temporary
Contract Duration: 12 months approx.
Number Of Positions: 1
Union: CUPE Local 5852
Hours: Days, Nights
MIN HRLY RATE: $29.91/Hour
MAX HRLY RATE: $32.65/Hour

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.

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.

Reporting to the Patient Care Manager, the Registered Practical Nurse (RPN) is a professional caregiver who is responsible and accountable for providing quality patient care within a total patient care delivery model in accordance with the standards of practice and competencies of the College of Nurses of Ontario, the Regulated Health Professionals Act and Scarborough Health Network. As a Registered Practical Nurse in the Women′s and Children Program, you will be part of a health care team that promotes the birthing experience as a normal, health process and the family as an integral part of that experience. At this time, the RPN will provide comprehensive care to Post-partum women and their newborns. In this role, you will engage in ethical conduct and provide high quality nursing care to patients and their families, based on the philosophy and conceptual framework of Nursing Practice at Scarborough Health Network. Please note that this position is required to work shift work, weekends and holidays.


• RPN diploma
• Current registration in good standing with the College of Nurses of Ontario as a Registered Practical Nurse
• Current experience or consolidation training (within last 3 years) in Postpartum
• Current Neonatal Resuscitation (NRP) and a breastfeeding course is required (or a commitment to complete within 3 months of employment)
• Candidates must be interested and willing to be trained to work in alternate clinical areas within the Women′s and Children Program
• Current BCLS certificate
• Evidence of continuing education and professional development is required
• Excellent interpersonal and communication skills both written and verbal.
• Demonstrates excellent problem-solving, decision making and critical thinking skills
• Demonstrates excellent organizational and time-management skills
• Demonstrates initiative and the ability to function both independently and as a multidisciplinary team member in a fast paced demanding environment
• Demonstrates values consistent with Scarborough Health Network (SHN) 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
• Strong work ethic and commitment is required
• Demonstrated high standards of work outputs
• Highly punctual
• Demonstrated professionalism and reliability


• Scrub Nurse experience
• Membership in RPNAO an asset
• Fetal Health Surveillance experience
• Certification in blood collection and IV′s
• 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.

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