St. Michael's Hospital

6 job(s) at St. Michael's Hospital

St. Michael's Hospital 30 Bond Street, Toronto, ON, Canada
Feb 20, 2018
Full time
The RN works within a changing environment and in inter-professional teams to advocate for and promote wellness while ensuring the delivery of safe, effective and ethical nursing care. The RN shares his/her knowledge and expertise with others and contributes to the advancement of nursing practice excellence.  The RN continually enhances his/her practice and competencies through ongoing learning, education, experience and reflective practice. The Cath Lab is a dynamic environment providing care ranging from routine diagnostic to critically ill cardiac patients. The primary responsibilities in this role would include, pre to post procedural care. The RN will work collaboratively with the Heart and Vascular inter-professional teams. The Cath lab is open 7am to 10pm daily, not inclusive of on-call responsibilities.    RESPONSIBILITIES: The primary role of the RN is to provide holistic, evidence-based, culturally appropriate, patient-centred quality care in accordance with the College of Nurses of Ontario standards and SMH’s mission, vision, values and policies.  The RN optimizes the patient’s experience and care outcomes by: Being accountable for one’s decisions and professional practice; Establishing a therapeutic relationship with the patient; Collaborating with other members of the patient’s care team; and, Coordinating and communicating patient care activities. The RN has 4 key areas of responsibility: Patient Care: Acquires information to assess patient care and learning needs Develops a plan of care and integrates nursing activities with other inter-professional activities Engages in critical inquiry and reflection to select evidence-based interventions Organizes nursing care and assigns or changes nursing care activities where appropriate Evaluates the effectiveness of the plan of care and adjusts the plan as needed Anticipates, recognizes and addresses rapidly changing situations Provides health education to patients and their families using effective teaching strategies Documents observations, assessments and care provision Contributes to discharge and transition planning Refers patient to other agencies or services as needed Collaboration & Coordination: Serves as the primary resource for organizing and coordinating patient care activities Establishes and maintains respectful, collaborative, therapeutic and inter-professional relationships Coordinates and communicates patient care activities for a safe and seamless transition and appropriate transfer of accountability Participates in hospital committees and other groups Leadership: Aligns behavior with SMH’s vision, mission and values and Code of Conduct Supports the advancement of professional practice Utilizes effective judgment in assigning patient care activities Engages in self-reflection, performance review and ongoing learning Participates in mentoring, teaching and /or coaching students, co-workers and other regulated and unregulated health professionals Embraces change that leads to improved nursing practice and better patient outcomes Advocates for a safe and healthy work environment Research: Participates in or supports research projects Supports and participates in evidence based practice implementation and quality improvement initiatives QUALIFICATIONS: Must have Current General Class (Practicing) Registration with the College of Nurses of Ontario BLS Certification is required ACLS Certification is an asset Coronary Care Level I Certificate is required Vascular access and venipuncture skills are required Ability to work collaboratively with other professions / disciplines in a team environment Excellent communication skills Proven planning, time management, organization and coordination skills Excellent attendance record Must be able to wear lead apron
St. Michael's Hospital 30 Bond Street, Toronto, ON, Canada
Feb 14, 2018
Part time
The RN works within a changing environment and in inter-professional teams to advocate for and promote wellness while ensuring the delivery of safe, effective and ethical nursing care. The RN shares his/her knowledge and expertise with others and contributes to the advancement of nursing practice excellence.  The RN continually enhances his/her practice and competencies through ongoing learning, education, experience and reflective practice. RESPONSIBILITIES: The primary role of the RN is to provide holistic, evidence-based, culturally appropriate, patient-centred quality care in accordance with the College of Nurses of Ontario standards and SMH’s mission, vision, values and policies.  The RN optimizes the patient’s experience and care outcomes by: Being accountable for one’s decisions and professional practice;  Establishing a therapeutic relationship with the patient; Collaborating with other members of the patient’s care team; and, Coordinating and communicating patient care activities. The RN has 4 key areas of responsibility: Patient Care:  Acquires information to assess patient care and learning needs Develops a plan of care and integrates nursing activities with other inter-professional activities Engages in critical inquiry and reflection to select evidence-based interventions Organizes nursing care and assigns or changes nursing care activities where appropriate Evaluates the effectiveness of the plan of care and adjusts the plan as needed Anticipates, recognizes and addresses rapidly changing situations Provides health education to patients and their families using effective teaching strategies Documents observations, assessments and care provision Contributes to discharge and transition planning Refers patient to other agencies or services as needed Collaboration & Coordination: Serves as the primary resource for organizing and coordinating patient care activities Establishes and maintains respectful, collaborative, therapeutic and inter-professional relationships Coordinates and communicates patient care activities for a safe and seamless transition and appropriate transfer of accountability Participates in hospital committees and other groups Leadership: Aligns behavior with SMH’s vision, mission and values and Code of Conduct Supports the advancement of professional practice Utilizes effective judgment in assigning patient care activities Engages in self-reflection, performance review and ongoing learning Participates in mentoring, teaching and /or coaching students, co-workers and other regulated and unregulated health professionals  Embraces change that leads to improved nursing practice and better patient outcomes Advocates for a safe and healthy work environment Research: Participates in or supports research projects Supports and participates in evidence based practice implementation and quality improvement initiatives QUALIFICATIONS: Must have Current General Class (Practising) Registration with the College of Nurses of Ontario BLS Certification is required A minimum of 1 year of current Critical Care experience is required  George Brown College Critical Care Certification or equivalent certification is required Must have successfully completed Coronary Care Level 1 from a recognized college (with a minimum 80% grade) A minimum of 1-2 years of experience in an acute care setting is required  A minimum of 1 year of intensive care experience is required  Ability to work collaboratively with other professions/disciplines in a team environment Excellent communication skills Proven planning, time management, organization and coordination skills
St. Michael's Hospital 30 Bond Street, Toronto, ON, Canada
Feb 13, 2018
Part time
The RN works within a changing environment and in inter-professional teams to advocate for and promote wellness while ensuring the delivery of safe, effective and ethical nursing care. The RN shares his/her knowledge and expertise with others and contributes to the advancement of nursing practice excellence.  The RN continually enhances his/her practice and competencies through ongoing learning, education, experience and reflective practice. RESPONSIBILITIES: The primary role of the RN is to provide holistic, evidence-based, culturally appropriate, patient-centred quality care in accordance with the College of Nurses of Ontario standards and SMH’s mission, vision, values and policies.  The RN optimizes the patient’s experience and care outcomes by: Being accountable for one’s decisions and professional practice;  Establishing a therapeutic relationship with the patient; Collaborating with other members of the patient’s care team; and, Coordinating and communicating patient care activities. The RN has 4 key areas of responsibility: Patient Care:  Acquires information to assess patient care and learning needs Develops a plan of care and integrates nursing activities with other inter-professional activities Engages in critical inquiry and reflection to select evidence-based interventions Organizes nursing care and assigns or changes nursing care activities where appropriate Evaluates the effectiveness of the plan of care and adjusts the plan as needed Anticipates, recognizes and addresses rapidly changing situations Provides health education to patients and their families using effective teaching strategies Documents observations, assessments and care provision Contributes to discharge and transition planning Refers patient to other agencies or services as needed Collaboration & Coordination: Serves as the primary resource for organizing and coordinating patient care activities Establishes and maintains respectful, collaborative, therapeutic and inter-professional relationships Coordinates and communicates patient care activities for a safe and seamless transition and appropriate transfer of accountability Participates in hospital committees and other groups Leadership: Aligns behavior with SMH’s vision, mission and values and Code of Conduct Supports the advancement of professional practice Utilizes effective judgment in assigning patient care activities Engages in self-reflection, performance review and ongoing learning Participates in mentoring, teaching and /or coaching students, co-workers and other regulated and unregulated health professionals  Embraces change that leads to improved nursing practice and better patient outcomes Advocates for a safe and healthy work environment Research: Participates in or supports research projects Supports and participates in evidence based practice implementation and quality improvement initiatives QUALIFICATIONS: Must have Current General Class (Practicing) Registration with the College of Nurses of Ontario BLS and ACLS certification is required CNO Endoscopy certification is preferred A minimum of 2 years of critical care experience is required and/or critical care certification with a minimum of 1-2 years of critical care experience IV certification is required A minimum of 1 year of endoscopic procedures experience is required, such as Bronchoscopy Endoscopic Ultrasound, colonoscopy and polypectomy, gastroscopy, and EMR Health assessment course is required Ability to work collaboratively with other professions / disciplines in a team environment Excellent communication skills Proven planning, time management, organization and coordination skills  Excellent attendance record
St. Michael's Hospital Toronto, ON, Canada
Feb 09, 2018
Part time
The RN works within a changing environment and in inter-professional teams to advocate for and promote wellness while ensuring the delivery of safe, effective and ethical nursing care. The RN shares his/her knowledge and expertise with others and contributes to the advancement of nursing practice excellence. The RN continually enhances his/her practice and competencies through ongoing learning, education, experience and reflective practice. RESPONSIBILITIES: The primary role of the RN is to provide holistic, evidence-based, culturally appropriate, patient-centred quality care in accordance with the College of Nurses of Ontario standards and SMH’s mission, vision, values and policies. The RN optimizes the patient’s experience and care outcomes by: Being accountable for one’s decisions and professional practice; Establishing a therapeutic relationship with the patient; Collaborating with other members of the patient’s care team; and, Coordinating and communicating patient care activities. The RN has 4 key areas of responsibility: Patient Care: Acquires information to assess patient care and learning needs Develops a plan of care and integrates nursing activities with other inter-professional activities Engages in critical inquiry and reflection to select evidence-based interventions Organizes nursing care and assigns or changes nursing care activities where appropriate Evaluates the effectiveness of the plan of care and adjusts the plan as needed Anticipates, recognizes and addresses rapidly changing situations Provides health education to patients and their families using effective teaching strategies Documents observations, assessments and care provision Contributes to discharge and transition planning Refers patient to other agencies or services as needed Collaboration & Coordination: Serves as the primary resource for organizing and coordinating patient care activities Establishes and maintains respectful, collaborative, therapeutic and inter-professional relationships Coordinates and communicates patient care activities for a safe and seamless transition and appropriate transfer of accountability Participates in hospital committees and other groups Leadership: Aligns behavior with SMH’s vision, mission and values and Code of Conduct Supports the advancement of professional practice Utilizes effective judgment in assigning patient care activities Engages in self-reflection, performance review and ongoing learning Participates in mentoring, teaching and /or coaching students, co-workers and other regulated and unregulated health professionals Embraces change that leads to improved nursing practice and better patient outcomes Advocates for a safe and healthy work environment Research: Participates in or supports research projects Supports and participates in evidence based practice implementation and quality improvement initiatives QUALIFICATIONS: Must have Current General Class (Practicing) Registration with the College of Nurses of Ontario BLS Certification is required Coronary Care Level 1 or willingness to complete within 6 months of hire Advanced Physical Assessment course preferred Minimum 1 year cardiovascular/medical surgical experience is required Strong focus on patient-centred care Ability to work collaboratively with other professions / disciplines in a team environment Excellent communication skills Proven planning, time management, organization and coordination skills Excellent attendance record
St. Michael's Hospital Toronto, ON, Canada
Feb 05, 2018
Full time
The successful candidate will provide nursing in the Operating Rooms and Kidney Stone Centre. In this capacity, you will provide nursing care across the continuum of the patient's perioperative journey, including assessments, advocacy, education and training, facilitation of OR activities, patient family support, a coordination of surgical process. The RN works within a changing environment and in inter-professional teams to advocate for and promote wellness while ensuring the delivery of safe, effective and ethical nursing care. The RN shares his/her knowledge and expertise with others and contributes to the advancement of nursing practice excellence. The RN continually enhances his/her practice and competencies through ongoing learning, education, experience and reflective practice.   RESPONSIBILITIES: The primary role of the RN is to provide holistic, evidence-based, culturally appropriate, patient-centred quality care in accordance with the College of Nurses of Ontario standards and SMH´s mission, vision, values and policies. The RN optimizes the patient´s experience and care outcomes by: Being accountable for one´s decisions and professional practice; Establishing a therapeutic relationship with the patient; Collaborating with other members of the patient´s care team; and, Coordinating and communicating patient care activities. The RN has 4 key areas of responsibility:   Patient Care: Acquires information to assess patient care and learning needs Develops a plan of care and integrates nursing activities with other inter-professional activities Engages in critical inquiry and reflection to select evidence-based interventions Organizes nursing care and assigns or changes nursing care activities where appropriate Evaluates the effectiveness of the plan of care and adjusts the plan as needed Anticipates, recognizes and addresses rapidly changing situations Provides health education to patients and their families using effective teaching strategies Documents observations, assessments and care provision Contributes to discharge and transition planning Refers patient to other agencies or services as needed Collaboration & Coordination: Serves as the primary resource for organizing and coordinating patient care activities Establishes and maintains respectful, collaborative, therapeutic and inter-professional relationships Coordinates and communicates patient care activities for a safe and seamless transition and appropriate transfer of accountability Participates in hospital committees and other groups Leadership: Aligns behaviour with SMH´s vision, mission and values and Code of Conduct Supports the advancement of professional practice Utilizes effective judgment in assigning patient care activities Engages in self-reflection, performance review and ongoing learning Participates in mentoring, teaching and /or coaching students, co-workers and other regulated and unregulated health professionals Embraces change that leads to improved nursing practice and better patient outcomes Advocates for a safe and healthy work environment Research: Participates in or supports research projects Supports and participates in evidence based practice implementation and quality improvement initiatives   QUALIFICATIONS: Must have current General Class (Practicing) Registration with the College of Nurses of Ontario Must have current BLS Certification Must have recent relevant OR clinical experience (ie. minimum 1 year) Post Diploma Perioperative Nursing Certificate preferred Recent experience in Neurosurgery, Orthopedics and Ophthalmology preferred Must be able to demonstrate theoretical/practical knowledge of the ORNAC Standards and/or AORN Standards Demonstrated good communication skills/command of English, both verbal and written Demonstrated ability to work effectively in a multidisciplinary team environment. Must be willing or have demonstrated continuous perioperative clinical development/competency CNA certification in Perioperative Nursing is an asset Baccalaureate Degree in Nursing, preferred Evidence of good work ethics and an excellent attendance record Excellent communication skills Demonstrated knowledge and successful application of adult learning principles an asset
St. Michael's Hospital Toronto, ON, Canada
Jan 23, 2018
Full time
  The Organization As Catholic healthcare organizations,  Providence Healthcare ,  St. Joseph’s Health Centre  and  St. Michael’s Hospital  share a common mission and values, centred around caring for the patient, especially those who experience marginalization and disadvantage. Together we aim to enhance access and improve quality for everyone we care for through a health network that offers a full spectrum of primary care, secondary community care, tertiary and quaternary care and post-acute through rehabilitation, palliative care and long–term care. Our partnership also further develops our academic and research missions and ability to spread innovation and new knowledge to the care we provide. We do this through a more comprehensive experience for our learners in clinical placements and rotations which include exposure to community-based, critical care and post-acute care environments. We generate ground-breaking, high quality research that can be translated into improved care and improved outcomes for our patients in Toronto and across the globe. We are also establishing a significant advocacy role for our new health network within the City of Toronto and Toronto Central LHIN for community population health, specifically focused on greater access to housing, nutrition and mental health services for the marginalized populations served. Over the next year, the new network will launch a strategic planning consultation to chart a path forward for care, research and education. It will also undertake a branding effort to provide a new name for the network.    St. Michael’s Hospital Located in Toronto, Ontario, St. Michael’s is one of Canada’s leading academic health science centres. Founded in 1892 by the Sisters of Saint Joseph, the Hospital remains committed to treating all with compassion, excellence and dignity. With a preferential option for the care of the sick and the poor, SMH has emerged as a major contributor to the health of Toronto and the Province of Ontario. SMH is committed to decision-making based on a well-developed statement of mission and values. As downtown Toronto’s adult trauma centre, the hospital is a hub for neurosurgery, complex cardiac and cardiovascular care, diabetes and osteoporosis care, minimally invasive surgery and care of the homeless and disadvantaged. St. Michael’s is also one of the province’s major sites of care for critically ill patients. Fully affiliated with the University of Toronto, St. Michael’s provides outstanding medical education to health-care professionals in 29 academic disciplines. Home to the Li Ka Shing Knowledge Institute, made up of the Keenan Research Centre for Biomedical Science and the Li Ka Shing International Healthcare Education Centre, the hospital is among the first in the world to bring together researchers, educators and clinicians to take best practices and research discoveries to patient bedsides faster. Position Summary Reporting to the President and CEO, the Vice President, Programs and Chief Medical Officer at St. Michael’s Hospital is a senior member of the network executive team, participates in the development and execution of the strategic directions of the Hospital, and also participates in oversight of the operational effectiveness, financial stability and general efficiency of the Hospital. The position has leadership and operational responsibilities for a number of clinical programs and is accountable for providing leadership to the medical staff of the Hospital. Strategic Responsibilities Participates in the execution of the Hospital’s and Network’s strategic plan, including the growth and/or appropriate resourcing of specific assigned clinical programs   Champions and advances the hospital’s patient care quality and patient safety agenda in collaboration with the Hospital’s medical and operational leaders  Advances external partnerships that will enhance the Hospital’s and Network’s reputation as a system resource with focused clinical strengths and a key partner in system-wide service planning and delivery Medical Leadership  Fosters alignment between physicians and the Hospital to ensure that the strategic and operational goals of the organization are achieved  Plays a leadership role in the recruitment and ongoing support of Department Chiefs, including coordinates external reviews and searches  Provides support to the MAC and the Chair, Medical Advisory Committee on issues of credentialing and professional practice  Liaises on a regular basis with the President and members of the Medical Staff Association  Ensures effective succession planning processes are in place for key medical leadership roles Administrative and Operational Leadership   Is accountable for the overall direction, financial performance and operations of several clinical and clinical support programs. Ensures annual organizational goals are cascaded through clinical programs and objectives are met  Promotes a culture of collaboration, innovation, change and accountability within the management team of the programs for which he/she is accountable for Ensures corporate initiatives are supported and implemented within the programs for which he/she is accountable Collaborates with VP colleagues to ensure the Hospital operates efficiently, effectively and within financial targets Maintains and fosters collaborative and effective relationships with colleagues, clinicians, direct reports and internal and external partners Ensures the continuous development of direct reports and programmatic management teams for which she/he is accountable through leadership, education, coaching and performance management QUALIFICATIONS: St. Michael’s Hospital is seeking an academic physician leader who will be committed to and guided by the Hospital’s and Network’s mission and values. The ideal candidate will be an MD with extensive experience within an academic health sciences centre, significant management and administrative experience in a complex hospital environment is essential. The individual should be eligible for an academic appointment at the University of Toronto.    Core Skills and Abilities Candidate Profile   a thorough understanding of, and appreciation for the complexities and stakeholder dynamics of an academic health centre, which integrates patient care with teaching and research intellectual and analytic ability to deal with complex strategic and operational issues strong business and financial skills excellent communications and relationship-building skills Leadership Skills  vision and inspiration, with the ability to lead through challenging times a strong, consistent values orientation and a reputation for integrity exceptional interpersonal skills with the ability to communicate and connect with all levels of the organization, as well as with external stakeholders values others’ input and “buy in” and can effectively build consensus and negotiate courses of action with diverse stakeholders excellent communications skills with an understanding of the importance of effective communications as an enabler of change understands and values organizational culture and actively works to impact it positively ability to mentor, support and develop others Personal Attributes  optimistic, enthusiastic values and encourages excellence respectful of others; values team behaviours; collaborative persistent and outcomes-oriented, with the ability to make tough decisions when necessary has the ability to engage individuals at all levels within the organization thoughtful yet action-oriented a high level of accountability for results committed to continuous improvement and progress    This is an exciting opportunity to play a key senior leadership role in one of Canada’s health system leaders in quality patient care, education and leading-edge research.