Registered Nurse - Coronary Care Unit (Ccu)

Hospital Toronto Mount Sinai Hospital
Job Type
Temporary Full Time
Organizational Department
Sinai Health -> Mount Sinai Hospital -> Urgent & Critical Care, Coronary Care Unit
Employee Group
Mount Sinai Hospital Campus - Toronto, ON M5G 1X5 CA (Primary)
Travel Requirement
No travel required
Hours (subject to change)
Extended Tours and Rotating Shifts
Salary Scale
As per ONA Collective Agreement
Job Description

This is a temporary full time assignment for approximately one (1) year.

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 Coronary Care Unit at Mount Sinai Hospital.

The Coronary Care Unit is committed to Critical Care Services Ontario’s Practice Standards for Critical Care Nursing in Ontario. The coronary care unit is a 6-bed coronary care unit. We care for a variety of patients with cardiac conditions, including patients experiencing cardiac events that may include acute coronary syndromes and cardiac arrhythmias that may occur in all patient groups including the high-risk obstetrical patients. This Unit is a stand-alone unit located on 10 South

Job Requirements
  • Current certificate of registration with the College of Nurses of Ontario
  • BScN (preferred)
  • Completion of Level 2 Critical Care Certificate or equivalent from an accredited academic institution
  • Completion of Cardiology Nursing – level 3 course (preferred)
  • Current/recent 1 - 2 years Adult Medical/Surgical experience
  • Current BCLS certificate
  • Current ACLS certificate (preferred)
  • Sound knowledge base and demonstrated skill in:
    • advanced assessment and documentation
    • arrhythmia interpretations
    • defibrillation
    • temporary pacemakers
    • hemodynamic monitoring
    • high alert drug administration
    • 12 lead ECG interpretation
    • set-up and assistance in bedside procedures e.g. cardiac line insertions, etc.
    • complex cardiac patient care e.g. patients requiring inotropes such as dobutamine, milrinone, etc.
    • monitoring telemetry and caring for patients who require or have received thrombolytic therapy
    • monitoring and transporting cardiac patients for inter-facility transfers; pre and post cardiac procedures
    • providing patient education re: cardiac medications, pre/post procedure expectations, etc.
  • Commitment to, patient and family centered care, professional practice, personal development, shared leadership and team based decision making
  • Superior interpersonal and communication skills
  • Proven ability to function independently and collaboratively as part of an interdisciplinary team
  • Skilled at multi-tasking with excellent critical thinking, problem solving and decision making skills
  • Demonstrated excellent work performance and attendance history
Open Date
Posting Deadline

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. 

Sinai Health is a scent sensitive environment and all members of the community are expected to refrain from wearing or using scented products while visiting or working at any Sinai Health site.   We also support a barrier-free workplace supported by Sinai Health’s accessibility plan, accommodation and disability management policies and procedures. Should you require accommodation at any point during the recruitment process, including accessible job postings, please call the Accommodation Phone Line at 416-586-4800 ext. 7050 or email

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