Registered Nurse – Full Time Critical Care Opportunity! (No Critical Care experience required)

  • Scarborough Health Network (SHN)
  • Nov 27, 2018
Full time

Job Description

Join our team of dynamic Critical Care Registered Nurses at the Scarborough Health Network (SHN) as we work together to improve lives through exceptional care. With three hospital sites (Birchmount, General and Centenary) and five satellite sites, SHN provides a broad spectrum of health services to one of the most diverse communities in Canada. We are home to a number of regional programs serving the central east Greater Toronto area and beyond, including critical care, cardiovascular, vascular surgery, and nephrology.

Our Critical Care Registered Nurses are transforming the health care experience by embracing cultural diversity, providing care to the most vulnerable and critically ill patients and their families in an inclusive inter-professional environment. SHN is committed to supporting continuing education, our Unit Based Councils engage in Communities of Practice and its members are stewards of the profession. Are you a dedicated Registered Nurse who is focused on delivering high-quality care and believe in the values of compassion, inclusion, courage and innovation? We want to hear from you!   

 The Critical Care Program is pleased to offer 24 Registered Nurses (no critical care experience necessary) the opportunity to obtain a Critical Care Nursing Certificate through our partnership with Humber College. These positions include paid tuition, salary and a comprehensive mentored unit orientation underpinned by a humanistic philosophy.

 Applicants must be available to attend school for the full duration of 11 weeks commencing January 28, 2019. 

Schedule Requirements:   Must be available days, nights, weekends and statutory holidays. 
Location: Birchmount, Centenary and General Sites

 If you are interested, we invite you to read the details below and apply.

Reporting Relationship: Manager of Critical Care


  • Current registration, in good standing with the College of Nurses of Ontario
  • Current ACLS( or willing to obtain within 6 months of employment)
  • Current BCLS
  • Enrolled in critical care certificate program (completion required within 1 year of hire)
  • 1-2 years of medical/surgical experience in an acute care setting
  • Willingness to participate in continuing education and unit based initiatives such as LEAN, Unit Councils, Audits etc
  • Demonstrates excellent problem-solving, decision making and critical thinking skills
  • Demonstrates excellent organizational and time-management skills
  • Demonstrates initiative and the ability to function independently and be part of an inter-professional team member in fast paced demanding environment
  • Demonstrates excellent interpersonal, verbal and written communication skills
  • Demonstrates a commitment to customer service when dealing with patients, colleagues and volunteers and other members of the community and public
  • Demonstrates values consistent with SRH’s Code of Conduct and is committed to fostering a healthy and positive work environment in accordance with Health & Safety policy and legislation.
  • Demonstrates an understanding of and commitment to SRH's comprehensive safety programs and practices including staff safety, patient safety, and environmental safety and participates in regular in-service education in this area.
  • Demonstrates excellent work performance and attendance record


  • Computer literacy and or familiarity with e-documentation
  • BScN
  • Completion of Critical Care Certificate
  • Ability to speak another language an asset

Scarborough Health Network 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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