Unity Health Toronto

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Unity Health Toronto
Apr 16, 2021
Part 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 Minimum one year of recent and relevant Operating Room clinical experience required. Post Diploma RN Perioperative Nursing Certificate required. Candidates without this qualification may be considered if candidates have equivalent education and experience. 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
Unity Health Toronto
Apr 16, 2021
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 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 Must have at least one (1) year OR experience required Post Diploma Perioperative Nursing Certificate required 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  
Unity Health Toronto
Apr 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. 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    #LI-MR1
Unity Health Toronto
Apr 06, 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 (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  #LI-MR1
Unity Health Toronto
Mar 31, 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 (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 preferred 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  #LI-MR1
Unity Health Toronto
Mar 30, 2021
Full time
TRAINING OPPORTUNITIES - Medical Surgical Intensive Care Unit 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 10 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.     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 two year of experience in medical surgical nursing required (includes any inpatient acute care setting) Successful completion of Coronary Care Level 1 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
Unity Health Toronto
Mar 25, 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 (Practising) Registration with the College of Nurses of Ontario BLS Certification  Recent clinical experience in General Surgery/GI/Plastics, in a teaching hospital is preferred Recent experience with ostomy and wound care is preferred Recent experience with CVAD and TPN 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
Mar 23, 2021
Full time
The RN works within a changing environment and an inter-professional team 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 Mental Health Emergency Services Area of St. Michael's Hospital consists of a continuum of services for individuals experiencing acute psychiatric crises. The Registered Nurse, Mental Health Emergency Services Area – works within an inter-professional team to provide crisis assessment and intervention, treatment, support and referrals to community resources for individuals with severe mental illnesses and concurrent substance use. The Mental Health Emergency Services Area operates 24/7.  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 Certification Crisis Prevention Intervention (CPI) certification, or willingness to obtain certificate within 6 months, preferred Canadian Psychiatric Mental Health Nursing certification preferred Recent experience working with individuals with severe mental illnesses and concurrent substance use Demonstrated excellent assessment and crisis intervention skills Demonstrated effective critical thinking and problem solving skills 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 is required
Unity Health Toronto
Mar 23, 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 Mobile Crisis Intervention Team (MCIT) Registered Nurse (RN) partners with a Toronto Police Services officer to provide secondary response to police-directed calls regarding individuals identified as emotionally disturbed persons (EDP) in distress. The primary role of the MCIT registered nurse is to provide prompt community based mental health crisis assessment, intervention and referral to the most appropriate hospital or community services and supports. The MCIT nurse will liaise with hospital and community resources and supports as needed. In addition, the MCIT nurse and police officer(s) will participate in outreach and liaison with community partners, key stakeholders and identified significant others. All services are provided in accordance with the Standards of Practice established by the College of Nurses of Ontario and with current legislation. The Mobile Crisis Intervention Team (MCIT) is a collaborative initiative between St. Michael’s Hospital and the Toronto Police Services, 51 and 52 Divisions. This innovative program provides mobile crisis intervention within the geographical areas of 51 and 52 Toronto Police Service Divisions. 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: Current General Class (Practicing) Registration with the College of Nurses of Ontario BLS certification Minimum of 3-5 years recent experience in an acute mental health setting required Minimum of 2 years experience in a community mental health setting preferred Current Crisis Prevention Institute (CPI) certification (or equivalent), or willingness to obtain within 6 months of hire Completed Canadian Nursing Association Certificate in Psychiatric Nursing, (or equivalent), or willingness to complete within 2 years of hire preferred Experience working with individuals with substance abuse and/or addictions is an asset Demonstrated excellence in crisis, intervention and de-escalation skills Knowledge of relevant legislation, including the Ontario Mental Health Act, Personal Health Information Protection Act, Health Care Consent Act Sound knowledge of the principles of the therapeutic relationship and their application to Crisis Intervention Proven ability in problem solving, decision making, and conflict resolution Knowledge of and ability to access community resources Ability to work collaboratively with other professions / disciplines in a team environment Excellent communication skills Proven planning, time management, organization and coordination skills Proficiency in computer skills Demonstrated commitment to continual learning
Unity Health Toronto
Mar 22, 2021
The RPN role on 16CCN provides direct nursing care to a diverse patient population, including Acute Care Surgery, General Surgery, GI and Plastics. This includes patients with multiple surgical and medical co-morbidities. The RPN works within a changing environment and as part of the inter-professional team to advocate for and promote wellness while ensuring the delivery of safe, effective and ethical nursing care. The RPN shares his/her knowledge and expertise with others and contributes to the advancement of nursing practice excellence.  The RPN continually enhances his/her practice and competencies through ongoing learning, education, experience and reflective practice. Responsibilities: The primary role of the RPN is to provide holistic, evidence-based, culturally appropriate, patient-centred quality care in accordance with the College of Nurses of Ontario standards and Unity Health Toronto’s mission, vision, values and policies.  The RPN 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; Providing autonomous nursing care with patients considered stable and with predictable outcomes; Collaborating with other members of the patient’s care team; Coordinating and communicating patient care activities to optimize the patient’s experience and care outcomes; and Collaborating and consulting with Registered Nurses and other members of the care team in the care of patients with increasing instability and unpredictability and, when necessary, safely transferring care to the Registered Nurse.   The RPN has 4 key areas of responsibility: Patient Care:  Acquires information to assess patient care and learning needs; Engages patients and families to assess the level of involvement of the patient/family in their care and integrates into care planning; 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 based on patient care needs and priorities; Continuously gathers and analyzes clinical and other relevant data to evaluate the effectiveness of the plan of care and adjusts the plan as needed; Anticipates and recognizes rapidly changing situations; and a patient’s transition from stable to unstable, establishes priorities; and takes immediate appropriate action to collaborate and consult with the Registered Nurse; Provides health education using effective teaching strategies that takes into account the patient/family’s learning needs, readiness, and motivation to learn; Collaborates with appropriate team members on patient care needs; Processes orders and seeks verification of orders from prescribers; Documents observations, assessments and care provision in a timely manner to facilitate a current and accurate record of the patient’s status and enable effective inter-professional communication; Contributes to discharge and transition planning and other planning activities to facilitate care continuity and coordination; advocates for care needs to be met in most appropriate setting; Collaboration & Coordination Organizes patient care activities while working collaboratively with patients, families and the inter-professional team to achieve agreed-upon outcomes and optimize resource utilization for individual patients Establishes and maintains respectful, collaborative, therapeutic and inter-professional relationships within and across the hospital units/programs (and externally where appropriate for his/her patient population) Coordinates and communicates patient care activities for a safe and seamless transition from one shift or setting/unit of care to another; ensures appropriate transfer of accountability from one care provider to another Participates in hospital committees and other groups to represent the RPN perspective and serve as a bridge to the unit/program and patient needs Leadership & Professional Development Is accountable for his/her actions and decisions and practices in accordance with professional, legal and accreditation standards and evidence-based practice Aligns behavior with Unity Health Toronto’s vision, mission and values and code of conduct; promotes nursing as a knowledge-based profession; and, supports the advanced of professional practice plans and initiatives 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: Successful completion of a Practical Nursing Diploma Program Current Registration with College of Nurses of Ontario BLS/CPR Certification required Must have recent (within 1 year) relevant acute care nursing experience, preferably in one of the following areas: Surgical, Acute GI Medicine Demonstrated clinical competence with surgical and medicine nursing skills Excellent physical assessment skills, including post-operative assessment, critical thinking skills and problem solving skills Demonstrated commitment to patient/family-centered care Demonstrated ability to organize patient care demands and to set priorities in a rapidly changing environment. Demonstrated ability to work in a fast paced environment with a high turnover of patients Excellent interpersonal and communication skills, both written and verbal Excellent computer skills Experience working with ostomies, drains, and fistula care Demonstrated ability to engage and educate patients and families Demonstrated commitment to continuing education and professional development. Demonstrated ability to work effectively within an interprofessional team as well as independently Proven planning, time management, organization and coordination skills Must have an excellent attendance record Hours: Must be available for all shifts (days, nights, weekends, holidays) – 11.25 hour rotating shifts
Unity Health Toronto
Mar 22, 2021
Part time
The RPN role on 16CCN provides direct nursing care to a diverse patient population, including Acute Care Surgery, General Surgery, GI and Plastics. This includes patients with multiple surgical and medical co-morbidities. The RPN works within a changing environment and as part of the inter-professional team to advocate for and promote wellness while ensuring the delivery of safe, effective and ethical nursing care. The RPN shares his/her knowledge and expertise with others and contributes to the advancement of nursing practice excellence.  The RPN continually enhances his/her practice and competencies through ongoing learning, education, experience and reflective practice. Responsibilities: The primary role of the RPN is to provide holistic, evidence-based, culturally appropriate, patient-centred quality care in accordance with the College of Nurses of Ontario standards and Unity Health Toronto’s mission, vision, values and policies.  The RPN 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; Providing autonomous nursing care with patients considered stable and with predictable outcomes; Collaborating with other members of the patient’s care team; Coordinating and communicating patient care activities to optimize the patient’s experience and care outcomes; and Collaborating and consulting with Registered Nurses and other members of the care team in the care of patients with increasing instability and unpredictability and, when necessary, safely transferring care to the Registered Nurse.   The RPN has 4 key areas of responsibility: Patient Care:  Acquires information to assess patient care and learning needs; Engages patients and families to assess the level of involvement of the patient/family in their care and integrates into care planning; 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 based on patient care needs and priorities; Continuously gathers and analyzes clinical and other relevant data to evaluate the effectiveness of the plan of care and adjusts the plan as needed; Anticipates and recognizes rapidly changing situations; and a patient’s transition from stable to unstable, establishes priorities; and takes immediate appropriate action to collaborate and consult with the Registered Nurse; Provides health education using effective teaching strategies that takes into account the patient/family’s learning needs, readiness, and motivation to learn; Collaborates with appropriate team members on patient care needs; Processes orders and seeks verification of orders from prescribers; Documents observations, assessments and care provision in a timely manner to facilitate a current and accurate record of the patient’s status and enable effective inter-professional communication; Contributes to discharge and transition planning and other planning activities to facilitate care continuity and coordination; advocates for care needs to be met in most appropriate setting; Collaboration & Coordination Organizes patient care activities while working collaboratively with patients, families and the inter-professional team to achieve agreed-upon outcomes and optimize resource utilization for individual patients Establishes and maintains respectful, collaborative, therapeutic and inter-professional relationships within and across the hospital units/programs (and externally where appropriate for his/her patient population) Coordinates and communicates patient care activities for a safe and seamless transition from one shift or setting/unit of care to another; ensures appropriate transfer of accountability from one care provider to another Participates in hospital committees and other groups to represent the RPN perspective and serve as a bridge to the unit/program and patient needs Leadership & Professional Development Is accountable for his/her actions and decisions and practices in accordance with professional, legal and accreditation standards and evidence-based practice Aligns behavior with Unity Health Toronto’s vision, mission and values and code of conduct; promotes nursing as a knowledge-based profession; and, supports the advanced of professional practice plans and initiatives 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: Successful completion of a Practical Nursing Diploma Program Current Registration with College of Nurses of Ontario BLS/CPR Certification required Must have recent (within 1 year) relevant acute care nursing experience, preferably in one of the following areas: Surgical, Acute GI Medicine Demonstrated clinical competence with surgical and medicine nursing skills Excellent physical assessment skills, including post-operative assessment, critical thinking skills and problem solving skills Demonstrated commitment to patient/family-centered care Demonstrated ability to organize patient care demands and to set priorities in a rapidly changing environment. Demonstrated ability to work in a fast paced environment with a high turnover of patients Excellent interpersonal and communication skills, both written and verbal Excellent computer skills Experience working with ostomies, drains, and fistula care Demonstrated ability to engage and educate patients and families Demonstrated commitment to continuing education and professional development. Demonstrated ability to work effectively within an interprofessional team as well as independently Proven planning, time management, organization and coordination skills Must have an excellent attendance record Hours: Must be available for all shifts (days, nights, weekends, holidays) – 11.25 hour rotating shifts
Unity Health Toronto
Mar 17, 2021
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-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 Must have current BLS Certification Must have minimum 1 year relevant OR experience Post Diploma Perioperative Nursing Certificate required 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
Unity Health Toronto
Mar 12, 2021
Part time
The RPN 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 RPN 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 RPN is to provide holistic, evidence-based, culturally appropriate, patient-centred quality care in accordance with the College of Nurses of Ontario standards and Unity Health Toronto’s mission, vision, values and policies.  The RPN 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; Providing autonomous nursing care with patients considered stable and with predictable outcomes; Collaborating with other members of the patient’s care team; Coordinating and communicating patient care activities to optimize the patient’s experience and care outcomes; and Collaborating and consulting with Registered Nurses and other members of the care team in the care of patients with increasing instability and unpredictability and, when necessary, safely transferring care to the Registered Nurse.     The RPN has 4 key areas of responsibility: Patient Care:  Acquires information to assess patient care and learning needs; Engages patients and families to assess the level of involvement of the patient/family in their care and integrates into care planning; 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 based on patient care needs and priorities; Continuously gathers and analyzes clinical and other relevant data to evaluate the effectiveness of the plan of care and adjusts the plan as needed; Anticipates and recognizes rapidly changing situations; and a patient’s transition from stable to unstable, establishes priorities; and takes immediate appropriate action to collaborate and consult with the Registered Nurse; Provides health education using effective teaching strategies that takes into account the patient/family’s learning needs, readiness, and motivation to learn; Collaborates with appropriate team members on patient care needs; Processes orders and seeks verification of orders from prescribers; Documents observations, assessments and care provision in a timely manner to facilitate a current and accurate record of the patient’s status and enable effective inter-professional communication; Contributes to discharge and transition planning and other planning activities to facilitate care continuity and coordination; advocates for care needs to be met in most appropriate setting; and   Collaboration & Coordination Organizes patient care activities while working collaboratively with patients, families and the inter-professional team to achieve agreed-upon outcomes and optimize resource utilization for individual patients Establishes and maintains respectful, collaborative, therapeutic and inter-professional relationships within and across the hospital units/programs (and externally where appropriate for his/her patient population) Coordinates and communicates patient care activities for a safe and seamless transition from one shift or setting/unit of care to another; ensures appropriate transfer of accountability from one care provider to another Participates in hospital committees and other groups to represent the RPN perspective and serve as a bridge to the unit/program and patient needs Leadership & Professional Development Is accountable for his/her actions and decisions and practices in accordance with professional, legal and accreditation standards and evidence-based practice Aligns behavior with Unity Health Toronto’s vision, mission and values and code of conduct; promotes nursing as a knowledge-based profession; and, supports the advanced of professional practice plans and initiatives 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: Successful completion of a Practical Nursing Diploma Program Current Registration with College of Nurses of Ontario BLS/CPR Certification required Recent acute care nursing experience is required Cardiac and Vascular Surgery experience preferred Recent experience with telemetry preferred Coronary Care I or equivalent required or completion within 6 months of hire Demonstrated clinical competence with surgical and medicine nursing skills Excellent physical assessment skills, including post-operative assessment, critical thinking skills and problem solving skills Demonstrated commitment to patient/family-centered care Demonstrated ability to organize patient care demands and to set priorities in a rapidly changing environment. Demonstrated ability to work in a fast paced environment with a high turnover of patients Excellent interpersonal and communication skills, both written and verbal Demonstrated ability to engage and educate patients and families Demonstrated commitment to continuing education and professional development. Demonstrated ability to work effectively within an interprofessional team as well as independently Hours: M ust be available to work days, evenings, nights and weekends, 8-hour & 12-hour rotations
Unity Health Toronto
Mar 12, 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