Unity Health Toronto

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Unity Health Toronto
Sep 21, 2021
Full time
TRAINING OPPORTUNITIES - Medical Surgical Intensive Care Unit - January 2022 Intake St. Michael’s Hospital is offering to sponsor nurses registered with the College of Nurses of Ontario who are interested in working in the Medical Surgical ICU. Candidates selected to participate in this 13 week program will be provided with a conditional offer of full-time employment.  Please note the academic portion of the course is currently completed virtually which will commence in January 2022.  To successfully complete this course, candidates must meet both academic and clinical evaluation standards. For internal candidates, successful completion of the 60 tour (450 hour) trial period is required prior to final confirmation in this role. External candidates confirmation will be in accordance with the probation period under terms of the ONA collective agreement. 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 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. RESPONSIBILITIES:  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 initiative QUALIFICATIONS:  Must have Current General Class (Practicing) Registration with the College of Nurses of   Ontario A minimum of one year of experience in an acute care setting is required, two years preferred Successful completion of Coronary Care Level 1 required and Coronary Care 2 would be an asset BLS Certification 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 As a condition of employment, all external hires will be required to submit proof of COVID-19 vaccination or documentation unless a valid accommodation under the Ontario Human Rights Code exists. Unity reserves the right to decline applications from candidates who have unsuccessfully completed a Unity Health Toronto sponsored Critical Care Program within the past 12 months
Unity Health Toronto
Sep 21, 2021
Full time
TRAINING OPPORTUNITIES - TRAUMA/NEUROSURGERY/ICU In recognition of the shortage of qualified Trauma/Neurosurgery ICU nurses, St. Michael’s Hospital is offering to sponsor nurses registered with the College of Nurses of Ontario who are interested in working in the Trauma/Neurosurgery ICU. Candidates selected to participate in this 13 week program will be provided with a conditional offer of full-time employment. Please note the academic portion of the course is currently completed virtually and will start in January 2022. To successfully complete this course, candidates must meet both academic and clinical evaluation standards. For internal candidates, successful completion of the 60 tour (450 hour) trial period is required prior to final confirmation in this role. External candidates' confirmation will be in accordance with the probation period under terms of the ONA collective agreement. 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 A minimum of one year of experience in an acute care setting is required Successful completion of Coronary Care Level 1 is an asset   BLS Certification is required Neuroscience nursing experience is preferred Current ACLS certification preferred Ability to work collaboratively with other professions/disciplines in a team environment Excellent communication skills Proven planning, time management, organization and coordination skills Must have an excellent attendance record As a condition of employment, all external hires will be required to submit proof of COVID-19 vaccination or documentation unless a valid accommodation under the Ontario Human Rights Code exists. Unity reserves the right to decline applications from candidates who have unsuccessfully completed a Unity Health Toronto sponsored Critical Care Course  within the past 12 months
Unity Health Toronto
Sep 16, 2021
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. RESPONSIBILITIES: The primary role of the RN is to provide holistic, evidence-based, culturally appropriate, patient-centered quality care in accordance with the College of Nurses of Ontario standards the National Association of PeriAnesthesia Nurses of Canada 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 Must have current BLS Certification Baccalaureate Degree in Nursing preferred Must have recent experience with and demonstrated competence in performing venipuncture, managing an intravenous line and performing ECGs Successful completion of a Patient Health Assessment Course from a recognized institution Ability to conduct a past medical history assessment In-depth knowledge and experience with medication reconciliation required Demonstrated expertise in patient and family health teaching required Ability to effectively provide care for patients recovering from surgical and diagnostic intervention Ability to effectively assess and manage pain within best practice guidelines Previous experience, (minimum of 1 year) caring for pre-operative and post-operative patients required Previous experience in a Surgical Day Care/Day Surgery Unit or PACU preferred Excellent interpersonal and organizational skills Must be able to work independently and have the ability to work collaboratively with other professions / disciplines in a team environment Critical thinking and critical inquiry skills with ability to reflect on appropriate actions acquired through education and professional practice experience. Expert communication skills with clients, families, the interprofessional team and all other healthcare personnel required. Ability to work in a fast paced environment Must have an excellent attendance record. Proven planning, time management, organization and coordination skills Computer skills such as email, and navigating Electronic Health Records required As a condition of employment, all external hires will be required to submit proof of COVID-19 vaccination or documentation unless a valid accommodation under the Ontario Human Rights Code exists.  
Unity Health Toronto
Aug 27, 2021
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 ACLS Certification is an asset A minimum of 1 year of current Critical Care experience is required  George Brown College Critical Care Certification or equivalent certification is required A minimum of 1 year of experience is required in one of the following areas; cardiology, medical/surgical or cardiac surgery Ability to work collaboratively with other professions/disciplines in a team environment Excellent communication skills Proven planning, time management, organization and coordination skills Please note: In this position you will be required to work on both units, Cardiovascular ICU & Cardiac ICU #LI-MR1
Unity Health Toronto
Aug 27, 2021
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. RESPONSIBILITIES: The primary role of the RN is to provide holistic, evidence-based, culturally appropriate, patient-centered quality care in accordance with the College of Nurses of Ontario standards the National Association of PeriAnesthesia Nurses of Canada 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 Must have current BLS Certification Baccalaureate Degree in Nursing preferred Must have recent experience with and demonstrated competence in performing venipuncture, managing an intravenous line and performing ECGs Successful completion of a Patient Health Assessment Course from a recognized institution Ability to conduct a past medical history assessment In-depth knowledge and experience with medication reconciliation required Demonstrated expertise in patient and family health teaching required Ability to effectively provide care for patients recovering from surgical and diagnostic intervention Ability to effectively assess and manage pain within best practice guidelines Previous experience, (minimum of 1 year) caring for pre-operative and post-operative patients required Previous experience in a Surgical Day Care/Day Surgery Unit or PACU preferred Excellent interpersonal and organizational skills Must be able to work independently and have the ability to work collaboratively with other professions / disciplines in a team environment Critical thinking and critical inquiry skills with ability to reflect on appropriate actions acquired through education and professional practice experience. Expert communication skills with clients, families, the interprofessional team and all other healthcare personnel required. Ability to work in a fast paced environment Must have an excellent attendance record. Proven planning, time management, organization and coordination skills Computer skills such as email, and navigating Electronic Health Records required
Unity Health Toronto
Aug 24, 2021
Full time
TRAINING OPPORTUNITIES - TRAUMA/NEUROSURGERY/ICU In recognition of the shortage of qualified Trauma/Neurosurgery ICU nurses, St. Michael’s Hospital is offering to sponsor nurses registered with the College of Nurses of Ontario who are interested in working in the Trauma/Neurosurgery ICU. Candidates selected to participate in this 10 week program which commences in October 2021 will be provided with a conditional offer of full-time employment. To successfully complete this course, candidates must meet both academic and clinical evaluation standards. For internal candidates, successful completion of the 60 tour (450 hour) trial period is required prior to final confirmation in this role. External candidates' confirmation will be in accordance with the probation period under terms of the ONA collective agreement. 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 Minimum of 18 months of Registered Nursing experience in an  acute care setting is required Successful completion of Coronary Care Level 1 an asset BLS Certification Neuroscience nursing experience is preferred Current ACLS certification preferred Ability to work collaboratively with other professions/disciplines in a team environment Excellent communication skills Proven planning, time management, organization and coordination skills Must have an excellent attendance record “Unity reserves the right to decline applications from candidates who have unsuccessfully completed a Unity Health Toronto sponsored Critical Care Course within the past 12 months”  
Unity Health Toronto
Aug 24, 2021
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. 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 Recent physical assessment course and/or related recent experience Neuroscience nursing experience is preferred Minimum 1 year current critical care ICU experience is required;  OR  must have the George Brown College Critical Care course or comparable ICU course with a minimum of 1 year's medical/surgical experience Ability to work collaboratively with other professions/disciplines in a team environment Excellent communication skills Proven planning, time management, organization and coordination skills Must have an excellent attendance record