Humber River Health

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Humber River Health
Jul 12, 2024
Part time
Humber River Health. Lighting New Ways In Healthcare.   Since opening our doors in 2015 as North America’s first fully digital hospital and we remain unwavering in our belief that we can change the hospital where we work, the community where we live, and the world of healthcare beyond our borders. Serving a community of 850,000 residents in North West Toronto, Equity Inclusivity and active participation in the North West Toronto Ontario Health Team are key initiatives important to our Team.  At Humber River Health, we use a custom combination of technology and clinical expertise to rebuild elements of care. We make technology work for staff and physicians; giving them more time to spend with patients, to eliminate inefficiencies, and to reduce the chance of errors. Humber River Health is formally affiliated with both the University of Toronto and Queen’s University and committed to becoming a community academic hospital. Clinical Excellence, Optimizing Care through Technology and Community Connection frame our Research Strategy.      At Humber River Health, we’re not hoping for a renaissance, we are making it happen. As part of our dynamic team, you can lead the way, as we continue our journey towards high reliability care!   As an integral team member of the Nephrology Program, there is an opportunity to participate within the Program by utilizing a chronic disease prevention and management (CDPM) and self-management approach and philosophy, as the Program continues to achieve the deliverables under the Ontario Renal Network, and strives to achieve the targets of the Ontario Renal Plan III: Empower and support patients to be active in their care Integrate patient care throughout the kidney care journey Improve patient access to kidney care   Right now we are looking for a   Registered Practical Nurse to work with our  Haemodialysis Unit, Nephrology Program.   Position Responsibilities: All aspects of care for patients receiving hemodialysis with a primary nursing focus Providing education and follow-up to all hemodialysis patients Must participate in quality assurance activities All other RPN responsibilities set out by the department Qualifications: Graduate from a recognized Registered Practical Nursing two year diploma program Current RPN registration with the College of Nurses of Ontario Current BCLS certification Minimum one year acute Medical / Surgical experience, required. Minimum one to two years Hemodialysis experience is required. Nephrology courses preferred or commitment to complete within an agreed period of time. Demonstrate competency in a variety of skills including (but not limited to), intramuscular injections, intravenous therapy initiation and discontinuation, blood transfusion, wound care dressing, medication administration, etc. Ability to prioritize and complete assignments in a reasonable length of time; Demonstrated sound judgment, good observation and patient assessment skills, tact and empathy; Demonstrated ability to perform appropriately in emergency situations; Proven ability to perform a preceptorship role; Physically capable of performing the essential duties of the position; Demonstrated understanding of and commitment to Humber's comprehensive safety programs and practices, including staff patient, and environmental safety, and participation in regular in-service education in this area Demonstrated effective interpersonal and communication skills required Knowledge of a second language as asset Basic computer skills and Meditech experience is an asset Excellent attendance and discipline free record required.   Reporting Relationship: Manager, Haemodialysis Unit Hiring Salary Range: $34.641 - $35.145 Hours of work: Available to work 8 rotating shifts including weekends, day and evening shifts. Location: Humber River Health – Wilson Site Union:  NOWU   Why choose Humber River Health?   At Humber River Health, our staff, physicians, and volunteers are lighting new ways in healthcare. We are proud to be recognized as a part of Greater Toronto’s Top Employers by Mediacorp Canada Inc. We support employees by providing evidence-based leadership and cultivating a culture that consistently wows as a Huron Consulting hospital. We are a member of the Toronto Academic Health Science Network (TAHSN) and are deeply involved in research and academic collaboration. We are dedicated to high-quality patient care and demonstrate our values of compassion, professionalism, and respect.   Attracting and retaining a workforce that represents the diverse communities surrounding Humber River Health, is a priority.  We encourage applicants from all equity-deserving groups, including but not limited to, individuals who identity as Indigenous, racialized, seniors, persons living with disabilities, women, and those who identify as 2SLGBTQ.   Applicants will not be discriminated against on the basis of race, creed, sex, sexual orientation, gender identity or expression, age, religion, disability, medical condition, or any protected category prohibited by the Ontario Human Rights Code and Accessibility for Ontarians with Disabilities Act.   Accommodations are available throughout the recruitment process as well as during employment at Humber River Health. Please direct any accommodation requests to our recruitment team.      
Humber River Health
Jul 03, 2024
Temporary
Humber River Health. Lighting New Ways In Healthcare.   Since opening our doors in 2015 as North America’s first fully digital hospital and we remain unwavering in our belief that we can change the hospital where we work, the community where we live, and the world of healthcare beyond our borders. Serving a community of 850,000 residents in North West Toronto, Equity Inclusivity and active participation in the North West Toronto Ontario Health Team are key initiatives important to our Team.  At Humber River Health, we use a custom combination of technology and clinical expertise to rebuild elements of care. We make technology work for staff and physicians; giving them more time to spend with patients, to eliminate inefficiencies, and to reduce the chance of errors. Humber River Health is formally affiliated with both the University of Toronto and Queen’s University and committed to becoming a community academic hospital. Clinical Excellence, Optimizing Care through Technology and Community Connection frame our Research Strategy.      At Humber River Health, we’re not hoping for a renaissance, we are making it happen. As part of our dynamic team, you can lead the way, as we continue our journey towards high reliability care!   As an integral team member of the Nephrology Program, there is an opportunity to participate within the Program by utilizing a chronic disease prevention and management (CDPM) and self-management approach and philosophy, as the Program continues to achieve the deliverables under the Ontario Renal Network, and strives to achieve the targets of the Ontario Renal Plan III: Empower and support patients to be active in their care Integrate patient care throughout the kidney care journey Improve patient access to kidney care Right now we’re looking for a Temporary Full-time Clinical Home Dialysis Coordinator to join our team within the Nephrology Program. Using a collaborative and consultative approach, the Home Dialysis Coordinator, will assist in providing program/service leadership to create an environment for innovation and excellence in patient focused care. This position is accountable to the Director Nephrology Program. This position will take the lead in a comprehensive approach with all patients starting dialysis by liaising the patient/family with the Nephrologist and Interdisciplinary team with the purpose of providing assessments, education, treatment-options/shared decision making, along with support and follow up while encouraging independent dialysis modalities. The Home Dialysis Coordinator is also accountable to the Ontario Renal Network (ORN) through the Regional Director, and responsible for ORN Home Dialysis assessment and data collection for the program. Hours of work: Monday to Friday, some flexibility is required.   Location: Wilson and Church Sites   Responsibilities: Providing high quality, effective, efficient and safe patient services through human, environmental, and financial resources management. Demonstrating an empathetic, resourceful and direct approach to successfully assist patients through their renal journey and in their adjustment to starting dialysis. As an integral team member of the Nephrology Program, there is an opportunity to assist the Program by utilizing a chronic disease prevention and management (CDPM) and self-management approach and philosophy, as the Program continues to achieve the deliverables under the Ontario Renal Network, and strives to achieve the targets of the Ontario Renal Plan II: * Empower and support patients to be active in their care * Integrate patient care throughout the kidney care journey * Improve patient access to kidney care With support from the Regional Director and/or delegate, lead a team to implement and evaluate local quality improvement initiatives to promote and increase the uptake of Home Dialysis modalities Identify rationale for modality type among prevalent patients and facilitate accurate reporting of data within the ORRS tracker tool Collaborate with peers and adapt proven quality improvement change concepts to drive local improvements towards stated targets Report back to the ORN on quality improvement initiatives implemented and related progress Providing leadership and consultation to staff in the development, implementation and evaluation of related projects and initiatives for Independent Dialysis Program (Home Dialysis). Acting as an expert resource to the clinical members of the Dialysis Program. Implementing internal linkages and coordinating services in response to the needs of the In collaboration with the Body Access Coordinator, coordinating pre and post body access creation, care and transfer of patients to the appropriate unit Assisting the Clinical Practice Leader (CPL) with the development of staff to achieve advanced clinical practice standards for the Multi-Care Kidney Clinic, Transition Care Unit and Home Dialysis Program. Participating in research projects, data/statistics collection and reporting to appropriate stakeholders.   Requirements: Registered and in good standing with the College of Nurses of Ontario Baccalaureate degree, Master’s preferred Valid CNeph Certification Nephrology Certificate – (all courses completed or commitment to complete within an agreed upon timeframe) BLS Provider certified Minimum of 3 years previous clinical experience in Nephrology nursing, with knowledge of all components of independent dialysis with emphasis in home dialysis therapies; home hemodialysis and peritoneal dialysis. Experience in all aspects of body access including peritoneal dialysis catheters and vascular access/fistula/graft for hemodialysis required Experience with ORN data collection (ID trackers/VE assessment) preferred Demonstrated computer skills using Microsoft office (Word, Excel, Power Point, Outlook, Access) and Meditech Demonstrated ability in adult teaching, knowledge of learning principles and assessing readiness to learn Demonstrated leadership skills in program planning and development Experience in developing/implementing patient algorithms and care paths Demonstrated excellent interpersonal and communication skills with the ability to work with a multidisciplinary team including other health team members, patient/family Experience in developing and leading Continuous Quality Improvement programs Demonstrates being patient and consumer focused; makes a commitment to meet or exceed the needs of all internal and external customers Strong communication and interpersonal skills; listens for clarity and meaning, and to speak in an honest and straightforward manner to ensure mutual understanding in a conversation Demonstrated excellent patient assessment and organizational skills Ability to be flexible and effectively work in busy environment with changing priorities and deadlines Demonstrated initiative in improving work skills and processes Satisfactory employment and attendance record Valid driver’s license required and access to reliable transportation for travel between all HRH sites and participate in home visits if needed   Why choose Humber River Health?   At Humber River Health, our staff, physicians, and volunteers are lighting new ways in healthcare. We are proud to be recognized as a part of Greater Toronto’s Top Employers by Mediacorp Canada Inc. We support employees by providing evidence-based leadership and cultivating a culture that consistently wows as a Huron Consulting hospital. We are a member of the Toronto Academic Health Science Network (TAHSN) and are deeply involved in research and academic collaboration. We are dedicated to high-quality patient care and demonstrate our values of compassion, professionalism, and respect.   Attracting and retaining a workforce that represents the diverse communities surrounding Humber River Health, is a priority.  We encourage applicants from all equity-deserving groups, including but not limited to, individuals who identity as Indigenous, racialized, seniors, persons living with disabilities, women, and those who identify as 2SLGBTQ.   Applicants will not be discriminated against on the basis of race, creed, sex, sexual orientation, gender identity or expression, age, religion, disability, medical condition, or any protected category prohibited by the Ontario Human Rights Code and Accessibility for Ontarians with Disabilities Act.   Accommodations are available throughout the recruitment process as well as during employment at Humber River Health. Please direct any accommodation requests to our recruitment team.  
Humber River Health
Jun 26, 2024
Part time
Humber River Health. Lighting New Ways In Healthcare.   Since opening our doors in 2015 as North America’s first fully digital hospital and we remain unwavering in our belief that we can change the hospital where we work, the community where we live, and the world of healthcare beyond our borders. Serving a community of 850,000 residents in North West Toronto, Equity Inclusivity and active participation in the North West Toronto Ontario Health Team are key initiatives important to our Team.  At Humber River Health, we use a custom combination of technology and clinical expertise to rebuild elements of care. We make technology work for staff and physicians; giving them more time to spend with patients, to eliminate inefficiencies, and to reduce the chance of errors. Humber River Health is formally affiliated with both the University of Toronto and Queen’s University and committed to becoming a community academic hospital. Clinical Excellence, Optimizing Care through Technology and Community Connection frame our Research Strategy.      At Humber River Health, we’re not hoping for a renaissance, we are making it happen. As part of our dynamic team, you can lead the way, as we continue our journey towards high reliability care!   Humber River Health, located in the new Wilson site, a state-of-the-art, fully digital facility, is seeking a dynamic, evidenced-based Patient Flow Manager . This experienced individual will coordinate and facilitate the seamless flow of internal and external patient admissions, transfers, and discharges that ensure “the right patient is placed in the right bed at the right time”, and maximize the utilization and allocation of patient beds and clinical resources within our 24/7/365 clinical operation.   Reporting Relationship: Manager, Access, Flow & Transitions in Care Location: Humber River Health – Wilson Site Hours of work: Rotating shifts, 12 hours, days/nights/weekends/stats Employee group: Management   Position Responsibilities: Perform Patient Flow Manager responsibilities in the Emergency Department, Corporate Patient Flow, and provide patient quality of care support as a Clinical Expediter Coordinate patient flow from internal and external patient admissions, transfers, and discharges to ensure all patients are admitted and referred to the most appropriate services for their clinical needs, and resolve patient flow issues as they arise. Monitor, escalate and support timely patient care and quality through oversight of wall of analytics data related to patient deterioration, seniors care, sepsis, and other clinical risk issues Coordinate and redeploy staff in the ED and across the hospital to achieve appropriate skill mix based on patient safety, departmental coverage needs, and associated risks. Collaborate with Emergency Department and Inpatient Managers to identify process improvement strategies to improve the current system and reduce patient length of stay (LOS). Define and prepare reports to inform management, physician chiefs, and administrative team of patient activity and bed utilization to manage surges in patient volumes. Manage after-hours clinical services to act as night manager and primary crisis contact for all clinical activity areas in hospital (e.g. developing discharge plans, resolving family conflicts, emergency codes, incident management). Identify and communicate clinical concerns or systems issues that occurred during evening or weekends to managers for action. Facilitate and escalate in order to complete patient flow with a focus on clinical activities. Expedite, prioritize, synchronize and mediate clinical issues, barriers. Review and respond, in real time, to clinical indicators for patient care delays. Track, prioritize and facilitate key discharge related workflow activities. Track and escalate conditional discharge orders (MI, Lab, etc.) in collaboration with the MI Coordinator Track and prioritize allied health and physician consults. Review and respond to clinical indicators for patients falling off clinical pathways. Define and prepare reports to inform management, physician chiefs, and administrative team of patient activity and bed utilization to manage surges in patient volumes Review/Approve Observer requests requiring Patient Flow Manager’s approval after hours Approve overtime, agency use after hours   Qualifications:   Current registration and membership in good standing with the College of Nurses of Ontario (CNO) A Baccalaureate Degree in Nursing required Membership with the Registered Nurses Association of Ontario (RNAO) Master’s in Nursing, Health Science or related field is preferred. Candidates who are actively pursing their master’s will be considered. Minimum of five years clinical experience and a minimum of three years leadership experience in an acute care setting. Exceptional analytical and information-seeking skills that contribute to effective decision-making and strategic planning and execution of action plans that deliver results and motivate individuals for greater performance excellence Ability to work with a diverse stakeholder group with demonstrated facilitating and coaching clinical areas on change initiatives Self-directed, courageous, and highly motivated with excellent interpersonal and communication skills Experience managing competing demands in a fast-paced, multi-site, multi-disciplinary health care environment Proven risk management strategies   Why choose Humber River Health?   At Humber River Health, our staff, physicians, and volunteers are lighting new ways in healthcare. We are proud to be recognized as a part of Greater Toronto’s Top Employers by Mediacorp Canada Inc. We support employees by providing evidence-based leadership and cultivating a culture that consistently wows as a Huron Consulting hospital. We are a member of the Toronto Academic Health Science Network (TAHSN) and are deeply involved in research and academic collaboration. We are dedicated to high-quality patient care and demonstrate our values of compassion, professionalism, and respect.   Attracting and retaining a workforce that represents the diverse communities surrounding Humber River Health, is a priority.  We encourage applicants from all equity-deserving groups, including but not limited to, individuals who identity as Indigenous, racialized, seniors, persons living with disabilities, women, and those who identify as 2SLGBTQ.   Applicants will not be discriminated against on the basis of race, creed, sex, sexual orientation, gender identity or expression, age, religion, disability, medical condition, or any protected category prohibited by the Ontario Human Rights Code and Accessibility for Ontarians with Disabilities Act.   Accommodations are available throughout the recruitment process as well as during employment at Humber River Health. Please direct any accommodation requests to our recruitment team.
Humber River Health
Jun 14, 2024
Full time
Humber River Health. Lighting New Ways In Healthcare. Since opening our doors in 2015 as North America’s first fully digital hospital, we remain unwavering in our belief that we can change the hospital where we work, the community where we live, and the world of healthcare beyond our borders. Serving a community of 850,000 residents in North West Toronto, Equity Inclusivity and active participation in the North West Toronto Ontario Health Team are key initiatives important to our Team.  At Humber River Health, we use a custom combination of technology and clinical expertise to rebuild elements of care. We make technology work for staff and physicians; giving them more time to spend with patients, to eliminate inefficiencies, and to reduce the chance of errors. Humber River Health is formally affiliated with both the University of Toronto and Queen’s University and committed to becoming a community academic hospital. Clinical Excellence, Optimizing Care through Technology and Community Connection frame our Research Strategy.     Humber River Health’s Surgical Program is a leader in regional-based surgical care and practice. The Surgical Program comprised of a highly skilled, engaged team of surgeons, anaesthesiologists, nurses, advanced practice nurses, and allied health team members committed to the consistent application of evidence-based practice and patient centered care. With twenty operating room theatres, five cystoscopy suites and interventional radiology suite, HRH provides a wide range of preoperative, intra-operative, and post-operative services. Through their affiliation with the University of Toronto, HRH shares their expertise in minimally invasive surgery with general surgery students around the globe. Other highlights of the program include a Nurse Practitioner led Acute Pain Service, the first Bariatric Program to be accredited by the American College of Surgeons outside of the United States and being a leader in anterior approach hip surgeries.   Position Objective: Reporting to the Vice President Clinical, the Program Director, Surgical Services provides strategic leadership oversight for the delivery of the surgical services portfolio (Pre-Screening, Pre-operative Care, Operating Rooms, Cystoscopy, PACU, SDC, Endoscopy, Surgical Clinics, and Inpatient Care) delivering quality patient care services that meets legal, regulatory, and professional requirements aligned with corporate goals and objectives. The Program Director sets the program’s strategic direction in collaboration with Chief/ Physician Director to support and promote the use of best practices within Humber River Health.   Career Experience and Core Competencies: Master’s Degree in Nursing or related discipline, clinical experience in acute Services coupled with at least five years management experience working with a medical dyad partner and experience in business planning, resource management, program planning, development, evaluation and managing patient care services is required for this role. If you are passionate about furthering clinical care, are energized by innovation and change, possess strong communication skills, and enjoy coordinating multiple priorities and stakeholders in a supportive, fast-paced environment, this leadership role is for you.   Why choose Humber River Health? At Humber River Health, our staff, physicians, and volunteers are lighting new ways in healthcare. We are proud to be recognized as a part of Greater Toronto’s Top Employers by Mediacorp Canada Inc. We support employees by providing evidence-based leadership and cultivating a culture that consistently wows as a Huron Consulting hospital. We are a member of the Toronto Academic Health Science Network (TAHSN) and are deeply involved in research and academic collaboration. We are dedicated to high-quality patient care and demonstrate our values of compassion, professionalism, and respect. Attracting and retaining a workforce that represents the diverse communities surrounding Humber River Health, is a priority.  We encourage applicants from all equity-deserving groups, including but not limited to, individuals who identity as Indigenous, racialized, seniors, persons living with disabilities, women, and those who identify as 2SLGBTQ. Applicants will not be discriminated against on the basis of race, creed, sex, sexual orientation, gender identity or expression, age, religion, disability, medical condition, or any protected category prohibited by the Ontario Human Rights Code and Accessibility for Ontarians with Disabilities Act. Accommodations are available throughout the recruitment process as well as during employment at Humber River Health. Please direct any accommodation requests to our recruitment team. Please be advised that in order to be eligible for employment at Humber River Health, all new hires must have received a complete COVID-19 vaccination series approved by Health Canada AND have received their most recent dose of the COVID-19 vaccine at least 14 days prior to their first date of employment. Medical exemptions or any other kind of requested exemption based upon the Hospital’s obligations pursuant to the Ontario Human Rights Code will be considered on a case-by-case basis.
Humber River Health
Jun 11, 2024
Part time
Humber River Health. Lighting New Ways In Healthcare.   Since opening our doors in 2015 as North America’s first fully digital hospital and we remain unwavering in our belief that we can change the hospital where we work, the community where we live, and the world of healthcare beyond our borders. Serving a community of 850,000 residents in North West Toronto, Equity Inclusivity and active participation in the North West Toronto Ontario Health Team are key initiatives important to our Team.  At Humber River Health, we use a custom combination of technology and clinical expertise to rebuild elements of care. We make technology work for staff and physicians; giving them more time to spend with patients, to eliminate inefficiencies, and to reduce the chance of errors. Humber River Health is formally affiliated with both the University of Toronto and Queen’s University and committed to becoming a community academic hospital. Clinical Excellence, Optimizing Care through Technology and Community Connection frame our Research Strategy.      At Humber River Health, we’re not hoping for a renaissance, we are making it happen. As part of our dynamic team, you can lead the way, as we continue our journey towards high reliability care!   We currently have an exciting opportunity for a Casual Cardio-Pulmonary Technician to join our Pulmonary Function Lab team.   Reporting Relationship:  Manager of Allied Health Hourly Rate Range:  $33.94 - $39.07 Location:   Wilson Site Hours of work: Must be able to work Day and Weekends, as required. Employee Group:  OPSEU 577   Responsibilities:   Perform routine diagnostic tests, which include spirometry, walking oximetry, diffusion testing, lung volumes, airway resistance, respiratory muscle forces, bronchial provocation testing, Methacholine testing, and any other diagnostic testing for both in and outpatients according to the policy and procedure manual Provide education to patients during testing and answer any questions they may have. Calibrate, clean, and maintain diagnostic equipment and recognize when equipment malfunctions. Document and maintain accurate patient records and observations. Assist with the ordering and maintaining of departmental supplies and documentation of equipment calibration logs, equipment maintenance, and supply inventory. Assists in quality control of testing equipment and quality assurance audits. Ensure patient confidentiality, safe, accurate and reliable testing. Make sure that implementation of safety protocols is in place. Maintain and follow all infection control procedures. May be required to lead in-service trainings and help during new-employee orientation    Requirements: Graduate from an Accredited Cardio-pulmonary or Pulmonary Function program or B.Sc. in Human Physiology, Biology, and Kinesiology Registered and in good standing with the Canadian Association of Cardio-Pulmonary Technologists (CACPT) or Student/Eligible registration and will challenge & pass the CACPT examination within 2 year of hiring (completion of 1800 hours practice). Certification and bi-annual maintenance of Basic Cardiac Life Support. Experience and training in pulmonary function testing and cardio-pulmonary stress testing preferred. Previous respiratory care experience, an asset. Previous experience working with patients in a hospital or clinic environment preferred. Extensive knowledge of pulmonary anatomy/physiology is essential. Effective interpersonal, communication, and documentation skills. Excellent problem solving, organizational and priority setting skills. Ability to work well both autonomously and as a member of a multi-disciplinary team. Demonstrates an understanding and commitment to Humber River’s patient safety program. Commitment to customer service, quality patient care, evidence based practice, and a clear understanding of professional standards. Commitment to lifelong learning. Perform other related duties as assigned.  Excellent attendance and discipline free record required.    Why choose Humber River Health?   At Humber River Health, our staff, physicians, and volunteers are lighting new ways in healthcare. We are proud to be recognized as a part of Greater Toronto’s Top Employers by Mediacorp Canada Inc. We support employees by providing evidence-based leadership and cultivating a culture that consistently wows as a Huron Consulting hospital. We are a member of the Toronto Academic Health Science Network (TAHSN) and are deeply involved in research and academic collaboration. We are dedicated to high-quality patient care and demonstrate our values of compassion, professionalism, and respect.   Attracting and retaining a workforce that represents the diverse communities surrounding Humber River Health, is a priority.  We encourage applicants from all equity-deserving groups, including but not limited to, individuals who identity as Indigenous, racialized, seniors, persons living with disabilities, women, and those who identify as 2SLGBTQ.   Applicants will not be discriminated against on the basis of race, creed, sex, sexual orientation, gender identity or expression, age, religion, disability, medical condition, or any protected category prohibited by the Ontario Human Rights Code and Accessibility for Ontarians with Disabilities Act.   Accommodations are available throughout the recruitment process as well as during employment at Humber River Health. Please direct any accommodation requests to our recruitment team.   Please be advised that in order to be eligible for employment at Humber River Health, all new hires must have received a complete COVID-19 vaccination series approved by Health Canada AND have received their most recent dose of the COVID-19 vaccine at least 14 days prior to their first date of employment. Medical exemptions or any other kind of requested exemption based upon the Hospital’s obligations pursuant to the Ontario Human Rights Code will be considered on a case-by-case basis.
Humber River Health
Jun 11, 2024
Temporary
Humber River Health. Lighting New Ways In Healthcare.   Since opening our doors in 2015 as North America’s first fully digital hospital and we remain unwavering in our belief that we can change the hospital where we work, the community where we live, and the world of healthcare beyond our borders. Serving a community of 850,000 residents in North West Toronto, Equity Inclusivity and active participation in the North West Toronto Ontario Health Team are key initiatives important to our Team.  At Humber River Health, we use a custom combination of technology and clinical expertise to rebuild elements of care. We make technology work for staff and physicians; giving them more time to spend with patients, to eliminate inefficiencies, and to reduce the chance of errors. Humber River Health is formally affiliated with both the University of Toronto and Queen’s University and committed to becoming a community academic hospital. Clinical Excellence, Optimizing Care through Technology and Community Connection frame our Research Strategy.      At Humber River Health, we’re not hoping for a renaissance, we are making it happen. As part of our dynamic team, you can lead the way, as we continue our journey towards high reliability care!   We currently have an exciting opportunity for a  Temporary Full Time Cardio-Pulmonary Technician to join our Pulmonary Function Lab team.   Reporting Relationship: Manager of Allied Health Hourly Rate Range: $33.94 - $39.07 Location:   Wilson Site Hours of work: Monday to Friday Days and rotating Saturdays. Employee Group: OPSEU 577   Responsibilities:   Perform routine diagnostic tests, which include spirometry, walking oximetry, diffusion testing, lung volumes, airway resistance, respiratory muscle forces, bronchial provocation testing, Methacholine testing, and any other diagnostic testing for both in and outpatients according to the policy and procedure manual Provide education to patients during testing and answer any questions they may have. Calibrate, clean, and maintain diagnostic equipment and recognize when equipment malfunctions. Document and maintain accurate patient records and observations. Assist with the ordering and maintaining of departmental supplies and documentation of equipment calibration logs, equipment maintenance, and supply inventory. Assists in quality control of testing equipment and quality assurance audits. Ensure patient confidentiality, safe, accurate and reliable testing. Make sure that implementation of safety protocols is in place. Maintain and follow all infection control procedures. May be required to lead in-service trainings and help during new-employee orientation    Requirements: Graduate from an Accredited Cardio-pulmonary or Pulmonary Function program or B.Sc. in Human Physiology, Biology, and Kinesiology Registered and in good standing with the Canadian Association of Cardio-Pulmonary Technologists (CACPT) or Student/Eligible registration and will challenge & pass the CACPT examination within 2 year of hiring (completion of 1800 hours practice). Certification and bi-annual maintenance of Basic Cardiac Life Support. Experience and training in pulmonary function testing and cardio-pulmonary stress testing preferred. Previous respiratory care experience, an asset. Previous experience working with patients in a hospital or clinic environment preferred. Extensive knowledge of pulmonary anatomy/physiology is essential. Effective interpersonal, communication, and documentation skills. Excellent problem solving, organizational and priority setting skills. Ability to work well both autonomously and as a member of a multi-disciplinary team. Demonstrates an understanding and commitment to Humber River’s patient safety program. Commitment to customer service, quality patient care, evidence based practice, and a clear understanding of professional standards. Commitment to lifelong learning. Perform other related duties as assigned.  Excellent attendance and discipline free record required.    Why choose Humber River Health?   At Humber River Health, our staff, physicians, and volunteers are lighting new ways in healthcare. We are proud to be recognized as a part of Greater Toronto’s Top Employers by Mediacorp Canada Inc. We support employees by providing evidence-based leadership and cultivating a culture that consistently wows as a Huron Consulting hospital. We are a member of the Toronto Academic Health Science Network (TAHSN) and are deeply involved in research and academic collaboration. We are dedicated to high-quality patient care and demonstrate our values of compassion, professionalism, and respect.   Attracting and retaining a workforce that represents the diverse communities surrounding Humber River Health, is a priority.  We encourage applicants from all equity-deserving groups, including but not limited to, individuals who identity as Indigenous, racialized, seniors, persons living with disabilities, women, and those who identify as 2SLGBTQ.   Applicants will not be discriminated against on the basis of race, creed, sex, sexual orientation, gender identity or expression, age, religion, disability, medical condition, or any protected category prohibited by the Ontario Human Rights Code and Accessibility for Ontarians with Disabilities Act.   Accommodations are available throughout the recruitment process as well as during employment at Humber River Health. Please direct any accommodation requests to our recruitment team.   Please be advised that in order to be eligible for employment at Humber River Health, all new hires must have received a complete COVID-19 vaccination series approved by Health Canada AND have received their most recent dose of the COVID-19 vaccine at least 14 days prior to their first date of employment. Medical exemptions or any other kind of requested exemption based upon the Hospital’s obligations pursuant to the Ontario Human Rights Code will be considered on a case-by-case basis.
Humber River Health
Jun 05, 2024
Temporary
Humber River Health. Lighting New Ways In Healthcare.   Since opening our doors in 2015 as North America’s first fully digital hospital and we remain unwavering in our belief that we can change the hospital where we work, the community where we live, and the world of healthcare beyond our borders. Serving a community of 850,000 residents in North West Toronto, Equity Inclusivity and active participation in the North West Toronto Ontario Health Team are key initiatives important to our Team.  At Humber River Health, we use a custom combination of technology and clinical expertise to rebuild elements of care. We make technology work for staff and physicians; giving them more time to spend with patients, to eliminate inefficiencies, and to reduce the chance of errors. Humber River Health is formally affiliated with both the University of Toronto and Queen’s University and committed to becoming a community academic hospital. Clinical Excellence, Optimizing Care through Technology and Community Connection frame our Research Strategy.      At Humber River Health, we’re not hoping for a renaissance, we are making it happen. As part of our dynamic team, you can lead the way, as we continue our journey towards high reliability care!   As an integral team member of the Nephrology Program, there is an opportunity to participate within the Program by utilizing a chronic disease prevention and management (CDPM) and self-management approach and philosophy, as the Program continues to achieve the deliverables under the Ontario Renal Network, and strives to achieve the targets of the Ontario Renal Plan III: Empower and support patients to be active in their care Integrate patient care throughout the kidney care journey Improve patient access to kidney care   Right now we are looking for a   Registered Practical Nurse  to work with our  Haemodialysis Unit, Nephrology Program.   Position Responsibilities: All aspects of care for patients receiving hemodialysis with a primary nursing focus Providing education and follow-up to all hemodialysis patients Must participate in quality assurance activities All other RPN responsibilities set out by the department Qualifications: Graduate from a recognized Registered Practical Nursing two year diploma program Current RPN registration with the College of Nurses of Ontario Current BCLS certification Minimum one year acute Medical / Surgical experience, required. Minimum one to two years Hemodialysis experience is required. Nephrology courses preferred or commitment to complete within an agreed period of time. Demonstrate competency in a variety of skills including (but not limited to), intramuscular injections, intravenous therapy initiation and discontinuation, blood transfusion, wound care dressing, medication administration, etc. Ability to prioritize and complete assignments in a reasonable length of time; Demonstrated sound judgment, good observation and patient assessment skills, tact and empathy; Demonstrated ability to perform appropriately in emergency situations; Proven ability to perform a preceptorship role; Physically capable of performing the essential duties of the position; Demonstrated understanding of and commitment to Humber's comprehensive safety programs and practices, including staff patient, and environmental safety, and participation in regular in-service education in this area Demonstrated effective interpersonal and communication skills required Knowledge of a second language as asset Basic computer skills and Meditech experience is an asset Excellent attendance and discipline free record required.   Reporting Relationship:  Manager, Haemodialysis Unit Hiring Salary Range:  $34.641 - $35.145 Hours of work:  Available to work 8 rotating shifts including weekends, day and evening shifts. Location:  Humber River Health – Wilson Site Union:   NOWU   Why choose Humber River Health?   At Humber River Health, our staff, physicians, and volunteers are lighting new ways in healthcare. We are proud to be recognized as a part of Greater Toronto’s Top Employers by Mediacorp Canada Inc. We support employees by providing evidence-based leadership and cultivating a culture that consistently wows as a Huron Consulting hospital. We are a member of the Toronto Academic Health Science Network (TAHSN) and are deeply involved in research and academic collaboration. We are dedicated to high-quality patient care and demonstrate our values of compassion, professionalism, and respect.   Attracting and retaining a workforce that represents the diverse communities surrounding Humber River Health, is a priority.  We encourage applicants from all equity-deserving groups, including but not limited to, individuals who identity as Indigenous, racialized, seniors, persons living with disabilities, women, and those who identify as 2SLGBTQ.   Applicants will not be discriminated against on the basis of race, creed, sex, sexual orientation, gender identity or expression, age, religion, disability, medical condition, or any protected category prohibited by the Ontario Human Rights Code and Accessibility for Ontarians with Disabilities Act.   Accommodations are available throughout the recruitment process as well as during employment at Humber River Health. Please direct any accommodation requests to our recruitment team.   Please be advised that in order to be eligible for employment at Humber River Health, all new hires must have received a complete COVID-19 vaccination series approved by Health Canada AND have received their most recent dose of the COVID-19 vaccine at least 14 days prior to their first date of employment. Medical exemptions or any other kind of requested exemption based upon the Hospital’s obligations pursuant to the Ontario Human Rights Code will be considered on a case-by-case basis.