Registered Nurse MSK, Geriatric & Specialized Dementia Unit

  • Company:
    University Health Network
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  • Salary:
    negotiable / month
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  • Posted:
    11 hours ago
  • Category:
    Health Care

Registered Nurse
University Centre, Toronto Rehab
Department: MSK, Geriatric Rehabilitation & Specialized Dementia Unit
Reports to: Manager, Program Services
Scale/Grade: E0: 06
Salary Range: $33.56 to $48.05 per hour (Start rate in accordance with collective agreement requirements.)
Hours: 1.0 FTE; Shifts: D/E/N alternate weekends
Status : Temporary full-time
6 months
University Health Network (UHN) is looking for an experienced professional to fill the key role of Registered Nurse
as part of Toronto Rehab Pandemic response team.
The Pandemic response team is an initiative created to respond to nursing staffing requirements at UHN based on pandemic related activities and staffing needs
Plan, manage, evaluate and coordinate comprehensive professional nursing care for patients and families within the context of an interdisciplinary practice.
Use theoretical and empirical knowledge and the input of team members to plan and implement care for patients admitted to the MSK, Geriatric Rehabilitation & Specialized Dementia Unit
Education of patients, family, referring facilities and other community providers regarding philosophy of rehab nursing
Participate in inter-professional team care planning forums, inter-professional rounds and family conferences
Provides leadership, supervision and mentorship to students and new staff on the unit
Participate in professional, program and hospital-wide initiatives, including professional development of self
Demonstrates understanding of, compliance with, and commitment to, patient safety responsibilities and corresponding hospital plans, policies and procedures in order to ensure a safe environment for patients
Member in good standing with the College of Nurses of Ontario
Baccalaureate degree in Nursing preferred
Experience with rehabilitation preferred
Successful completion of Basic Cardiac Life Support (C level) Heart Saver Plus (Canada)
Member, Registered Nurses Association of Ontario (RNAO), OARN (SIG) preferred
Excellent conceptual and theoretical understanding of nursing concepts and ability to articulate the concepts as they relate to Rehabilitation Nursing Model of Care
Superior clinical decision-making skills that reflect patient centeredness, problem solving and critical thinking
Excellent communication, interpersonal, and leadership skills
Demonstrated ability to use theoretical concepts and research findings in practice
Demonstrated ability to teach students within the context of a teaching hospital
Proven ability to work independently, and as part of an inter-professional team
Excellent knowledge of standards of rehabilitation nursing practice and applicable health care legislation
Demonstrated ability to identify and meet own learning needs for pursue ongoing professional development
Ability to provide substantiated rationale for clinical management of patient care
Successful candidate is required to work rotational shift
Computer proficiency required or willing to pursue appropriate training in computer software
Good attendance required
Successful completion of a health assessment/physical assessment course from an accredited college or university in the past 2 to 3 years (or equivalent) required; qualified internal applicants, if currently enrolled in a health assessment/physical assessment course, the course must be successfully completed before January 1, 2021.
POSTED DATE: November 5, 2020
CLOSING DATE: until filled
For current UHN employees, only those who have successfully completed their probationary period, have a good employee record along with satisfactory attendance in accordance with UHN’s attendance management program, and possess all the required experience and qualifications should apply.
University Health Network thanks all applicants, however, only those selected for an interview will be contacted.
UHN is a respectful, caring, and inclusive workplace. We are committed to championing accessibility, diversity and equal opportunity. Requests for accommodation can be made at any stage of the recruitment process providing the applicant has met the Bona-fide requirements for the open position. Applicants need to make their requirements known when contacted.