Unity Health Toronto

5 job(s) at Unity Health Toronto

Unity Health Toronto
Feb 26, 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 Must have 1 year of acute care experience Must have 1 year of experience with vascular access, porta cath and central lines Must have knowledge and/or experience in de Souza Chemotherapy or equivalent Must have Chemotherapy Certification or be willing to participate and complete it within 3 months of hire. Central Lines Certification is required Must have Phlebotomy and Peripheral I.V. experience Previous experience as an Oncology Nurse is required May also need to work in the Medical Daycare clinic when the need arises Certified with the Canadian Association of Nurses in Oncology is preferred Ability to work collaboratively with other professions / disciplines in a team environment Excellent communication skills Proven planning, time management, organization and coordination skills   
Unity Health Toronto
Feb 26, 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. The Cath Lab is a dynamic environment providing care ranging from routine diagnostic testing to treating critically ill cardiac patients. The primary responsibilities in this role include pre to post procedural care in the Cardiac Investigation Unit (CIU), and intra procedural care including diagnostic catheterization, percutaneous coronary intervention (PCI), structural heart procedures, device implantation, and EP studies. The RN will work as a collaborative member of the Heart and Vascular inter-professional team.     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 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 Participates in hospital committees and other groups (moved from collaboration) 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 ACLS Certification is required Minimum of 2 years of ICU or ER experience is required Coronary Care Certificate in Level I & II are 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 Must be able to work all shifts as assigned #LI-MR1
Unity Health Toronto
Feb 18, 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 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 1 year of critical care experience and/or critical care certification with a minimum of 6 months of critical care experience is preferred IV certification is required A minimum of 6+ months of endoscopic procedures experience is required, such as Bronchoscopy Endoscopic Ultrasound, colonoscopy and polypectomy, gastroscopy, EMR, and ERCP 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
Unity Health Toronto
Feb 09, 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.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 initiatives QUALIFICATIONS: Must have Current General Class (Practising) Registration with the College of Nurses of Ontario BLS & ACLS certification is required A minimum of 2 years of recent critical care experience in Medical/Surgical ICU is required George Brown College critical care certification or equivalent certification is required Excellent attendance record 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
Unity Health Toronto
Feb 08, 2021
Full time
An RN at St. Michael's Hospital, who works in the Post Anesthetic Care Unit, works within a changing environment and in inter-professional team who advocates for and promotes wellness while ensuring the delivery of safe, effective and ethical nursing care. The PACU at SMH cares for all day surgery and admitted post-operative patients. It is a large unit which is comprised of 4 units (Main PACU, Ambulatory PACU, Lithotripsy Recovery, and Regional Room), which allows the RN to share his/her knowledge and expertise with others and contribute 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: 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 and ALS certificates Perianesthesia nursing certificate or perianesthesia course an asset Must have completed the Critical Care Course and have current PACU/Critical Care experience (minimum of 1 year) from a recognized institution Minimum of one year of recent surgical nursing and/or Perianesthesia nursing experience required Minimum 1- 2 years PACU and or ICU experience is strongly preferred Experience in assisting with regional anesthesia an asset Demonstrated evidence of current experience and competence in venipuncture Ability to work collaboratively with other professions/disciplines in a team environment Ability to work in a highly technological and fast-paced environment Proven planning, time management, organization and coordination skills  Demonstrated ability to utilize technology to enhance evidence–based knowledge and practice. Demonstrated evidence of excellent problem-solving, organizational, communication and critical thinking skills Demonstrated excellent interpersonal skills and ability to foster collaborative relationships with all relevant disciplines Provides high quality, evidence-based care to post-operative patients, including critically ill patients, while working as an effective member of the nursing team in PACU. Ensures the maintenance of high standards of patient care in response to service needs in PACU Participates in continuing educational activities Communicates with patients using a structured approach that results in the patient and family being informed and acts as a patient advocate   Note: Must be able to work all shifts: 8 hours and 10 hours, evenings, weekends, and stand by / on call shifts, as needed.