IMAGINE a hospital where everyone is committed to excellence. We did. We are. From boardroom to bedside, we go above and beyond to offer the best and safest patient care. At North York General Hospital (NYGH), we put our patients first in everything we do. We are achieving a new standard of excellence in integrated patient-centered care and as one of Canada's leading community academic hospitals, we are building on our academic foundation through enhanced education, research and innovation. North York General Hospital is part of North York Toronto Health Partners, a collaborative partnership with patients, primary care, and community partners, a first- generation Ontario Health Team, driving the development of a locally integrated health system to serve the community. As part of our dynamic team, you too can stand out and be amazing! At North York General, our team is making a world of difference.
Registered Nurse, Emergency Organized - they embrace the challenge of prioritizing patient care demands in a fast paced environment, and are eager to engage with new challenges every single day
Your goal in this position is to provide excellent patient and family driven care, in a supportive and culturally sensitive manner. You will do this by collaborating with an interdisciplinary team of care providers, with an emphasis on the assessment, education, prevention, maintenance, and restoration of patient health. You're a great relationship builder, and foster close contacts with peers across the entire organization. You have great interpersonal skills, and effortlessly connect with physicians, staff, patients, and families. This position supports the hospital's academic mandate by advancing care through teaching and learning and/or transforming care through research and innovation. This position contributes to the shared responsibility of ensuring health and safety policies are followed to provide for a healthy environment for patients, staff, physicians, learners, volunteers and families.
Great Registered Nurses are:
Great Communicators - they communicate effectively with colleagues, staff, volunteers and families
Decisive - at the end of the day, they have the ability to make the big decisions, to take ownership of their actions, and use their critical thinking and problem solving skills in the best interests of the patient
Safety Conscious - they know that keeping everyone safe and healthy is the highest priority, and follow all H&S policies and guidelines
Committed - they embrace our learning culture and demonstrate ongoing commitment to professional development to enhance their knowledge and skills
On a practical level, you will Demonstrate the ability to function to the full scope of nursing practice per the College of Nurse of Ontario
Communicate effectively (written and verbal) with patients/clients, families and other members of the health care team
Think critically, set priorities and organize work in response to client/patient needs.
Demonstrate knowledge of transfers and lifts
Be committed to ongoing learning, professional development, and continuous quality improvement
Assume a leadership/charge role with demonstrated evidence of self- motivation regarding continuing education in areas of patient assessment, patient education and related Clinical Specialties
Foster good public relations and working relationships in a family centered care environment
Demonstrate your ability to perform appropriately in emergency situations
Qualifications Diploma in Nursing, Baccalaureate Degree in Nursing
Registered and in good standing with the College of Nurses of Ontario
Current Basic Cardiac Life Support certification (BCLS)
2 years Emergency, Critical Care or Telemetry nursing experience or 3 years Medical and Surgical nursing experience, preferred
I.V. initiation, Phlebotomy and Electrocardiogram interpretation skills, preferred
Advanced Cardiac Life Support, Paediatric Advanced Life Support, Trauma Nursing Core Course, and Emergency Nursing
Paediatric Course, preferred
Critical Care or Emergency Certificate, preferred
Experience in Pediatrics, Mental Health, preferred
Bilingualism in French/English is an asset
What We Offer
Working at NYGH means working with a dynamic team of fellow healthcare providers, staff, and volunteers in one of Canada's leading hospitals. This is a Full Time Regular position, with 75 hours bi-weekly, 12 hour shifts, Days, Nights, including weekends, in the Emergency department. We offer a highly competitive total compensation package that includes benefits, pension, and vacation. If you were searching for more reasons to consider joining the wonderful team at NYGH, check out some features of our Total Rewards package by visiting nygh.on.ca
FOR EXTERNAL APPLICANTS ONLY: As a condition of employment, you are required to submit proof of COVID-19 vaccination to the Hospital's Occupational Health and Safety department.