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Unity Health Toronto
Nov 23, 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 11 week program starting February 28th, 2022 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 18 months of experience in medical surgical nursing is required 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 Course within the past 12 months.
Unity Health Toronto
Nov 09, 2021
Full time
Working in health-care means being part of something bigger than yourself. It means being part of a family and a network of devoted professionals who are passionate about what they do. Unity Health is no exception—we are committed to helping our staff feel fulfilled, valued and supported every day. Not only do we prioritize creating exceptional experiences for the patients who come through our doors, we also provide the same treatment for our staff, physicians, students and volunteers. This is why we are consistently engaging with our staff to ensure their needs are met and their voices are heard. There are several advantages to being part of the Unity Health team  including, but not limited to: Part of a large network; St. Michael’s, St. Joseph’s and Providence An innovative and inspiring environment where you get to work with committed and passionate individuals Competitive compensation, benefits and pension program Employee and Family Assistance Program Commitment to a team-based interdisciplinary approach to care and service Opportunities for ongoing learning, development and professional advancement Values-based recognition awards that celebrate staff excellence Celebrations and events that demonstrate the appreciation for our people and make Unity Health a dynamic, fun and social work environment Nursing at Unity Health Nurses are vital members of the health-care team. Unity Health nurses are passionate, committed and knowledgeable, and they all play a critical role in fulfilling our mission of delivering excellence in patient care. At Unity Health, we believe: Nurses make a valuable, unique contribution to patient care and play an integral role in maintaining and sustaining our culture of caring and discovery. Design and delivery of professional, scholarly nursing services that are integrated and aligned with inter-professional practice structures is essential to the provision of quality care. Decision making is enhanced by the collective wisdom acquired through dialogue and discourse of diverse nursing practice domains including education, research, informatics, and administrative/management. We are looking for dynamic, highly skilled and motivated nurses like you and have opportunities in a number of areas such as: Emergency Cardiac & Vascular Surgery Critical Care Medicine Trauma Neurosurgery General Surgery & Gastroenterology Interprofessional Resource Team If you are seeking employment as a Registered Nurse, consider joining the nursing team at Unity Health Toronto (St. Michael’s, St. Joseph’s and Providence).   Please note that this posting is being used as a general nursing talent pool – applications will be reviewed and the Talent Acquisition team may contact you to be considered for program specific nursing vacancies.  As a condition of employment, all external hires will be required to submit proof of COVID-19
Unity Health Toronto
Nov 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 (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 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.  All internal candidates must be in compliance with Unity Health Toronto’s COVID-19 Vaccination Policy. 
Unity Health Toronto
Nov 08, 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 Must have 1 year of acute care experience Must have 1 year of experience with vascular access, porta cath and central lines Must have de Souza Provincial Standardized Chemotherapy & Biotherapy Course or be willing to complete it within 6 months from hire Must have Chemotherapy Certification or be willing to participate and complete it within 6 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 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.  All internal candidates must be in compliance with Unity Health Toronto’s COVID-19 Vaccination Policy.  Please review other opportunities on the Unity Health Toronto Careers page; PT, FT and Casual status available.
Unity Health Toronto
Nov 08, 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 Medical Daycare Unit is a fast paced environment that provides diagnosing/staging and treatment planning, chemotherapy/biotherapy treatments, non-chemotherapy treatments, clinical trial treatments and follow up care/ monitoring, and palliative services. QUALIFICATIONS: Must have Current General Class (Practising) Registration with the College of Nurses of Ontario BLS certification is required Relevant knowledge and/or experience in Chemotherapy Current de Souza Certification is required de Souza Provincial Standardized Chemotherapy & Biotherapy Course Ability to work collaboratively with other professions / disciplines in a team environment Excellent communication skills Proven planning, time management, organization and coordination skills Familiar with Hazardous Drug Policy Must have experience in an outpatient oncology clinic  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.  All internal candidates must be in compliance with Unity Health Toronto’s COVID-19 Vaccination Policy.  Please review the Unity Health Careers page, other positions with PT, FT and Casual status available.
Unity Health Toronto
Nov 08, 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 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.  All internal candidates must be in compliance with Unity Health Toronto’s COVID-19 Vaccination Policy. 
Unity Health Toronto
Nov 08, 2021
Full time
The Interprofessional Resource Team (IRT) is a new and innovative team that will have a presence in patient care settings across the hospital.  The IRT is looking for dynamic, energetic, and enthusiastic Registered Nurses (RN) to join the team.  The RN will have the opportunity to practice in a number of clinical areas, and care for diverse patient populations.  The RN will be provided with comprehensive orientation and education as a part of the overall introduction to the IRT; and any professional development opportunities such as the introduction to new clinical settings. Reporting to the Clinical Leader Manager of the IRT, the RN works within a dynamic environment as a member of the inter-professional team.  The RN advocates for and promotes 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 Provides care for a diverse patient population in medical and/or surgical areas Provides care for clients with multiple medical co-morbidities and social complexity 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 and local unit 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 continuous quality improvement that leads to the advancement of nursing practice and better patient outcomes Advocates for a safe and healthy work environment Research and Education Participates in or supports research projects Supports and participates in evidence based practice implementation and quality improvement initiatives Commitment to unit specific education – Step-up Course, Stroke Education, Specialized Geriatric Education, Coronary Care I, IV/Phlebotomy, and other training identified as necessary to unit operations  QUALIFICATIONS:  Must have Current General Class (Practicing) Registration with the College of Nurses of Ontario  Must have current BLS certification Must have Critical Care certification and recent experience working in an Intensive Care Unit Demonstrated patient assessment and patient management skillsDemonstrated previous experience working with marginal and vulnerable populations Ability to work collaboratively with other professions / disciplines in a team and patient-centred environment Proven ability to work in various clinical settings and be flexible and adaptable to work in a fast paced environment Baccalaureate degree in Nursing preferred Must have excellent communication skills  Must have demonstrated interest in personal and professional development Successful completion of additional specialty courses such as Coronary Care I, Nephrology I preferred Must have proven planning, time management, organization, prioritization and coordination skills Must have an excellent attendance record Must be available to work all shifts including Days and Nights; weekends and holidays; and extended and short tours. 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.  All internal candidates must be in compliance with Unity Health Toronto’s COVID-19 Vaccination Policy. 
Unity Health Toronto
Nov 08, 2021
Full time
HRsoft RECRUITview 9.5 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 de Souza Provincial Standardized Chemotherapy & Biotherapy Course or be willing to complete it within 6 months from hire Must have Chemotherapy Certification or be willing to participate and complete it within 6 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  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.  All internal candidates must be in compliance with Unity Health Toronto’s COVID-19 Vaccination Policy
Unity Health Toronto
Nov 08, 2021
Part time
Unity Health Toronto is a health-care network made up of St. Joseph’s Health Centre, St. Michael’s Hospital, and Providence Healthcare. Together, we are working together to advance the health of everyone in our urban communities across the full spectrum of care. St. Joseph’s Health Centre is a Catholic community teaching hospital affiliated with the University of Toronto that has served the communities of West Toronto and beyond for over a century. At St. Joseph’s, our catchment area serves a multi-faceted community that ranges widely in needs. The experience you will gain on this team will be unique simply because of our location and diverse patient population. Position Profile: Registered Nurse – Interprofessional Resource Team The Interprofessional Resource Team (IRT) is a team comprised of RNs, RPNs, PSWs, and Allied Health professionals. The IRT provides relief staffing in many clinical areas including General Medicine (Cardiology, Nephrology, Oncology, Neurology, Respirology, Transitional Care), Surgery (General/Cancer, Orthopeadics), Mental Health, Emergency Department, and Covid Units. Working on the IRT is an excellent opportunity for new graduates looking to start their careers and more experienced nurses who enjoy variety in patient care to explore and experience a new environment. Being a part of the IRT helps in building a strong foundation for career advancement. This experience gives nurses the opportunity to broaden their skills and knowledge and enrich their critical thinking and problem solving skills through exposure to a variety of work environments and patient populations.  Orientation & Training Opportunities Working with the Patient Care Manager and Clinical Educator – Nursing, IRT staff are provided with an individualized orientation program to ensure competency to practice in a variety of clinical areas. Based on your previous experience and for each scheduled shift, you will be oriented to one or more of the clinical areas based on need. There is also opportunity for extended orientation periods. IRT nurses will be given the opportunity for further training to work in certain specialty clusters. As such, an IRT nurse will be expected to participate in ongoing training and learning as well as take relevant courses as required. Location & Scheduling St. Joe’s is conveniently located on the Queen and King Streetcar routes as well as via connection from Dundas West Station. Staff may occasionally be assigned to the Reactivation Care Centre located at Church St. and Jane St. Shifts are primarily 12 hours and follow a Day, Day, Night, Night, 5 off rotation. Staff may be occasionally scheduled for 8 hour shifts. Qualifications: Current registration with the College of Nurses of Ontario required. Current BCLS/CPR Certificate required Two years of current acute nursing experience required in one of the following areas: Medicine, Surgery, Mental Health, Emergency Department (Candidates who do not have 2 years of current acute nursing experience may be considered if there are no internal or external qualified candidates). Completion of Coronary Care 1 (CC1) or equivalent within six months Completion of ACLS within six months for orientation to the Emergency Department Excellent communication, interpersonal and computer skills Ability to work well independently and as a team Demonstrated ability to collaborate within an interprofessional team Strong critical thinking and problem solving skills Ability to be well organized and adaptable to changing work environments Strong patient teaching skills Satisfactory 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.  All internal candidates must be in compliance with Unity Health Toronto’s COVID-19 Vaccination Policy. 
Unity Health Toronto
Nov 08, 2021
Part time
The Interprofessional Resource Team (IRT) is looking for dynamic, energetic, and enthusiastic Registered Nurses (RN) to join the team.  The RN will have the opportunity to practice in a number of clinical areas, and care for diverse patient populations.  The RN will be provided with comprehensive orientation and education as a part of the overall introduction to the IRT; and any professional development opportunities such as the introduction to new clinical settings. Reporting to the Clinical Leader Manager of the IRT, the RN works within a dynamic environment as a member of the inter-professional team.  The RN advocates for and promotes 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 Provides care for a diverse patient population in medical and/or surgical areas Provides care for clients with multiple medical co-morbidities and social complexity 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 and local unit 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 continuous quality improvement that leads to the advancement of nursing practice and better patient outcomes Advocates for a safe and healthy work environment Research and Education Participates in or supports research projects Supports and participates in evidence based practice implementation and quality improvement initiatives Commitment to unit specific education – Step-up Course, Stroke Education, Specialized Geriatric Education, Coronary Care I, IV/Phlebotomy, and other training identified as necessary to unit operations  QUALIFICATIONS:  Must have Current General Class (Practicing) Registration with the College of Nurses of Ontario  Must have current BLS certification Must have a minimum of 1 year acute care experience in general medicine, general surgery, or medical/surgical nursing Must have Critical Care certification and recent experience working in an Intensive Care Unit Demonstrated patient assessment and patient management skills Demonstrated previous experience working with marginal and vulnerable populations Ability to work collaboratively with other professions / disciplines in a team and patient-centred environment Proven ability to work in various clinical settings and be flexible and adaptable to work in a fast paced environment Baccalaureate degree in Nursing preferred Must have excellent communication skills  Must have demonstrated interest in personal and professional development Successful completion of additional specialty courses such as Coronary Care I, Nephrology I preferred Must have proven planning, time management, organization, prioritization and coordination skills Must have an excellent attendance record Must be available to work all shifts including Days and Nights; weekends and holidays; and extended and short tours. 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.  All internal candidates must be in compliance with Unity Health Toronto’s COVID-19 Vaccination Policy. 
Unity Health Toronto
Nov 08, 2021
Part time
HRsoft RECRUITview 9.5 The Interprofessional Resource Team (IRT) is looking for dynamic, energetic, and enthusiastic Registered Nurses (RN) to join the team.  The RN will have the opportunity to practice in a number of clinical areas, and care for diverse patient populations.  The RN will be provided with comprehensive orientation and education as a part of the overall introduction to the IRT; and any professional development opportunities such as the introduction to new clinical settings. Reporting to the Clinical Leader Manager of the IRT, the RN works within a dynamic environment as a member of the inter-professional team.  The RN advocates for and promotes 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 Provides care for a diverse patient population in medical and/or surgical areas Provides care for clients with multiple medical co-morbidities and social complexity 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 and local unit 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 continuous quality improvement that leads to the advancement of nursing practice and better patient outcomes Advocates for a safe and healthy work environment Research and Education Participates in or supports research projects Supports and participates in evidence based practice implementation and quality improvement initiatives Commitment to unit specific education – Step-up Course, Stroke Education, Specialized Geriatric Education, Coronary Care I, IV/Phlebotomy, and other training identified as necessary to unit operations  QUALIFICATIONS:  Must have Current General Class (Practicing) Registration with the College of Nurses of Ontario  Must have current BLS certification Must have a minimum of 1 year acute care experience in general medicine, general surgery, or medical/surgical nursing Must have Critical Care certification and recent experience working in an Intensive Care Unit Demonstrated patient assessment and patient management skills Demonstrated previous experience working with marginal and vulnerable populations Ability to work collaboratively with other professions / disciplines in a team and patient-centred environment Proven ability to work in various clinical settings and be flexible and adaptable to work in a fast paced environment Baccalaureate degree in Nursing preferred Must have excellent communication skills  Must have demonstrated interest in personal and professional development Successful completion of additional specialty courses such as Coronary Care I, Nephrology I preferred Must have proven planning, time management, organization, prioritization and coordination skills Must have an excellent attendance record Must be available to work all shifts including Days and Nights; weekends and holidays; and extended and short tours. 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.  All internal candidates must be in compliance with Unity Health Toronto’s COVID-19 Vaccination Policy. 
Unity Health Toronto
Nov 08, 2021
Full time
The Interprofessional Resource Team (IRT) is looking for dynamic, energetic, and enthusiastic Registered Nurses (RN) to join the team.  The RN will have the opportunity to practice in a number of clinical areas, and care for diverse patient populations.  The RN will be provided with comprehensive orientation and education as a part of the overall introduction to the IRT; and any professional development opportunities such as the introduction to new clinical settings. Reporting to the Clinical Leader Manager of the IRT, the RN works within a dynamic environment as a member of the inter-professional team.  The RN advocates for and promotes 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 Provides care for a diverse patient population in medical and/or surgical areas Provides care for clients with multiple medical co-morbidities and social complexity 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 and local unit 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 continuous quality improvement that leads to the advancement of nursing practice and better patient outcomes Advocates for a safe and healthy work environment Research and Education Participates in or supports research projects Supports and participates in evidence based practice implementation and quality improvement initiatives Commitment to unit specific education – Step-up Course, Stroke Education, Specialized Geriatric Education, Coronary Care I, IV/Phlebotomy, and other training identified as necessary to unit operations  QUALIFICATIONS:  Must have Current General Class (Practicing) Registration with the College of Nurses of Ontario  Must have current BLS certification Must have a minimum of 1 year acute care experience in general medicine, general surgery, or medical/surgical nursing Demonstrated patient assessment and patient management skills Demonstrated previous experience working with marginal and vulnerable populations Ability to work collaboratively with other professions / disciplines in a team and patient-centred environment Proven ability to work in various clinical settings and be flexible and adaptable to work in a fast paced environment Baccalaureate degree in Nursing preferred Must have excellent communication skills  Must have demonstrated interest in personal and professional development Successful completion of additional specialty courses such as Coronary Care I, Nephrology I preferred Must have proven planning, time management, organization, prioritization and coordination skills Must have an excellent attendance record Must be available to work all shifts including Days and Nights; weekends and holidays; and extended and short tours. 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.  All internal candidates must be in compliance with Unity Health Toronto’s COVID-19 Vaccination Policy. 
Unity Health Toronto
Nov 08, 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