ONA Job Posting #778648
Position: Registered Nurse
Site: Toronto Western Hospital
Department: 5B – Neurosurgery/Neurosurgery
Reports to: Nurse Manager
Salary Range: $31.02 - $44.84 per hour (Start rate: determined in accordance with collective agreement requirements)
Hours: 37.5 Hours/Week; Shifts; Days/Evenings/Nights
Status: Permanent Full-Time
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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.
The primary focus of this 29-bed inpatient unit is provision of care for patients with neurological and neurosurgical conditions. Nurses care for patients with tracheostomies, feeding tubes, lumbar drains and have advanced skills in neurological assessment. In addition, they are skilled in epilepsy assessment and monitoring.
The majority of patients have diagnoses of:
- Brain tumour(s)
- Movement disorders
- Neuromuscular disease
As an integral member of the UHN and the Nursing Multi-disciplinary Team, the Registered Nurse practices in accordance with relevant legislation/standards, meeting the legal and ethical requirements of the profession. The principal responsibilities include: applying knowledge of nursing science, theory, skill and critical decision making in the provision of compassionate, collaborative and competent care in accordance with the UHN Professional Practice Model for Nursing and the mission and vision of nursing at the UHN; ensuring practice is consistent with professional standards and the ethical framework as outlined by the College of Nurses of Ontario and the UHN policy and procedure; demonstrating commitment to professional lifelong learning by participating in continuing education activities to meet the needs of the patient population served and the standards of the profession; performing reflective practice, analyzing and evaluating nursing knowledge and modifying practice accordingly to improve the quality of nursing and patient care; performing cross-functional and other responsibilities, as assigned and/or requested.
- Current Registration with the College of Nurses of Ontario
- Basic Cardiac Life Support Certification
- BScN Preferred
- Flexible and able to work effectively and efficiently within a multidisciplinary patient care team
- Excellent interpersonal, communication and decision making skills
- Excellent organizational and time management skills
- Excellent computer skills
- One (1) year of recent medical-surgical experience preferred
- Experience in the care of the Neurosurgery and Neurology patients preferred
Posted Date: April 14, 2016 Closing Date: April 21, 2016 by 3:00pm
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