ONA JOB POSTING # 778711
Position: Registered Nurse - 4 Positions
Site: Toronto General Hospital
Department: Multi-Organ Transplant Unit
Reports to: Nurse Manager
Salary Range: $31.02 - $44.84 Per Hour (Start rate determined in accordance with collective agreement requirements).
Hours: Anticipated hours of the position 22.50 Hours/Week; 12 Hour Days/Nights, Weekends
Status: Permanent Part-Time
Amazing People. Amazing the World.
At University Health Network, which consists of Toronto General, Toronto Western, Princess Margaret and Toronto Rehab hospitals, nothing is more important to us than our team of dedicated employees. UHN focuses on creating and maintaining a workplace of choice, where our people are recognized and valued. We focus on creating a workplace where people enjoy the challenge of their career, create and engage in best practices and are treated with respect.
Organ transplants are a life-saving treatment for patients with organ failure involving the heart, liver, lung, kidney, pancreas, or small bowel. The Multi Organ Transplant Unit provides care to new transplant recipients and those requiring readmission for related health issues, living donors, pre-transplant liver failure patients, and nephrology patients. Nurses in this area also provide care in the Transplant Day Unit and extend peritoneal dialysis services to patients throughout TGH & PMH.
Our internationally renowned Multi Organ Transplant Program serves Toronto, as well as Ontario, Canada and the international community. A talented team of physicians, surgeons, nurses and other allied health professionals makes UHN a leader in transplantation worldwide. With specialists in clinical care, diagnosis, research and support services, our high standard of care rivals any other.
- Current Registration as a Registered Nurse with the College of Nurses of Ontario
- Basic Cardiac Life Support (B.C.L.S.) certification
- Minimum one (1) year general medical/surgical experience
- Excellent interpersonal and decision making skills
- B.Sc. N. preferred
- Previous transplant nursing experience preferred
- Previous Peritoneal Dialysis experience preferred
- Previous Acute Care Unit experience preferred
- Membership in the Registered Nurses Association of Ontario preferred
ADDITIONAL SKILLS: Authorization/certification, care and maintenance in the following: immunosuppressive drug therapy, TPN, PCA, Accuchek, capping off central lines, venipuncture, IV therapy, UHN Acute Care Unit Program (EKG monitoring, physical assessment, arterial line blood monitoring), Peritoneal Dialysis, accessing hemodialysis lines, removal of central lines
POSTED DATE: April 14, 2016 CLOSING DATE: April 21, 2016 by 3:00pm