This is a temporary part time assignment for approximately fifteen (15) months.
In 2015, Bridgepoint Active Healthcare, Circle of Care, Lunenfeld-Tanenbaum Research Institute and Mount Sinai Hospital, came together to form Sinai Health System – and leverage our collective expertise and create a system that better responds to the changing needs of our patients, families and clients. Sinai Health has a bold vision and strategy for the future: To create Canada’s leading health system pushing the boundaries to realize the best health and care for complex patients.
A key enabler of this vision is Sinai Health’s People Plan – which provides an explicit commitment to our people about our commitment to creating a workplace culture and environment that is safe, caring, equitable, compassionate and accountable in order to ultimately provide optimal care to patients and their family caregivers.
To support us on our journey, Sinai Health System is looking for a Registered Nurse to support our 10 North General Internal Medicine, Acute Care for Elders at Mount Sinai Hospital.
We are a General Internal Medicine Acute Care for Elders (ACE) unit with a 28-bed capacity. Our patients are older adults who are admitted for a range of diagnoses including pneumonia, congestive heart failure, gastrointestinal bleeds, delirium in addition to other complex acute and chronic illnesses. Our patients are often socially, functionally and medically complex which provides the registered nurse with opportunities to acquire specialized knowledge in the areas of respiratory medicine, oncology and palliative care, pain management, and wound and skin care. Geriatric principles of care and specialized knowledge and skill in working with older adults, is also core component of working on the ACE unit.
- Current certificate of registration with the College of Nurses of Ontario
- Current BCLS
- BScN (preferred)
- Previous clinical experience working with patients with acute and chronic illnesses
- Commitment to professional practice and personal development
- Commitment to shared leadership and team-based decision making
- Demonstrated excellent critical thinking, decision making and problem solving skills
- Superior interpersonal and communication skills
- Commitment to patient and family centred care
- Demonstrated satisfactory work performance and attendance history
All applications must be submitted by no later than 4:00 p.m. of the posting deadline date.
Sinai Health is committed to fostering a culture and environment that is safe, caring, equitable, compassionate and accountable in order to provide optimal care to patients and their family caregivers. As such, all employees will follow safe work practices and comply with the roles and responsibilities that are outlined with respect to health and safety policies, procedures and training. In accordance with Sinai Health policy and legislated health and safety requirements, employment is conditional upon the verification of credentials, completion of a health review, and demonstrating proof of immunity and vaccination status of vaccine-preventable diseases.
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