CUPE Job Posting #868961
Position: Registered Practical Nurse
Organization: Toronto Western Hospital
Department: Operating Room
Salary Range: $31.23 to $31.90 per hour (Start rate: determined in accordance with collective agreement requirements)
Reports to: Manager
Hours: 37.5 Hours/Week; Shifts: Days, Evenings, Weekends, and Holidays
Status: Permanent Full Time
Transforming lives and communities through excellence in care, discovery and learning…
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.
Toronto Western Hospital has been serving the health care needs of its culturally diverse local community for more than 100 years. Today, the hospital provides highly specialized tertiary care to people from surrounding areas and across Canada.
As a world leader in neural and sensory science, Toronto Western Hospital is constantly pushing the boundaries of research, offering pioneering treatments and using state-of-the-art technology. The hospital has a strong community and population health program, providing innovative programs for and information to seniors, diabetes patients, and many multicultural groups.
With expertise in Musculoskeletal Health and Arthritis, the Hospital’s programs also include Orthopaedics, Rheumatology, and the Hand Program.
The Operating Room at Toronto Western Hospital has 14 OR suites in the main OR and 4 suites located in the Ambulatory Unit. Surgical services are provided in Orthopedics, Hand and Plastic surgery, Ophthalmology, Gynaecology/Urology and General surgery, with a focus on minimally invasive surgeries. The TWH OR is recognized as a major center for Neurosurgery, including the Neuro-Spinal specialty.
In accordance with relevant legislation and the standards established by the College of Nurses of Ontario the principal responsibilities of the REGISTERED PRACTICAL NURSE include: contributing to the patient assessment process; implementing patient care plan that include performing and/or providing assistance that include a limited range of strategies and interventions, collaborating with other members of the multi-disciplinary health care team; acting as patient advocate; contributing to the smooth functioning of the department; attending seminars and workshops to facilitate personal and professional growth; performs the duties of the scrub nurse consistent with the job description as assigned; performing other duties consistent with the job classification as assigned.
Completion of college, or other approved Registered Practical Nursing program including practicum experience
Current Basic Cardiac Life Support (B.C.L.S.) certification
Current registration with the College of Nurses of Ontario as a Registered Practical Nurse
Completion of OR certification and equivalent OR experience
Strong verbal and written communication skills
Excellent interpersonal, organizational and time management skills
Excellent good problem solving skills
Demonstrated ability to work as a team member
Demonstrated good manual dexterity
Ability to work under pressure
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 will be given first consideration.
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 for the open position.
Applicants need to make their requirements known when contacted.