Registered Nurse - 5th Level Inpatient Surgical Unit (CEN)
Across our three hospitals and eight satellite sites, Scarborough Health Network (SHN) is shaping the future of care. Our many programs and services are designed around the needs of one of Canada’s most vibrant and diverse communities. We are home to North America’s largest nephrology program, as well as the designated cardiac care and spine centre for Scarborough and surrounding communities to the east. We are proud to be a community-affiliated teaching site for the University of Toronto and partner with a number of other universities and colleges, helping to train the next generation of health care professionals. Learn more at shn.ca
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Reporting to Manager of Inpatient Surgical, the successful candidate will be responsible for assessing, planning implementation and evaluating nursing care and practice activities in a multidisciplinary family centered care environment. You will provide care to a post surgical adult patient population with a broad spectrum of medical diagnoses, including Palliative care.
•Current certification in good standing with the College of Nurses of Ontario
•Competent to perform CPR at a Basic Cardiac Life Support level
•Current 2 years of surgical nursing experience
•Minimum 1 year wound care experience preferred
•Health assessment course, medication course and wound care course
•Demonstrated commitment to ongoing personal development and continuing education with emphasis placed on courses/conferences related to surgical nursing care in recent years
•Demonstrated knowledge of current BPG in pressure ulcer prevention and wound /ostomy care
•Comprehensive knowledge of various types of wounds, dressings and VAC dressing therapy
•Evidence of sound organizational and prioritization skills with the ability to work well in stressful situations
•Excellent communication, documentation, and interpersonal skills with the ability to work well with patients, families, all levels of staff and the community
•Ability to work well independently, perform the essential duties of the position and to exercise sound judgement
•Demonstrates a commitment to customer service when dealing with patients, colleagues, volunteers and other members of the community and public
• Demonstrated understanding of and commitment to SHN′s comprehensive safety programs and practices including staff, patient and environmental safety and participation in regular in-service in this area
• Demonstrates values consistent with SHN’s Code of Conduct and is committed to fostering a healthy and positive work environment in accordance with Health & Safety policy and legislation.
• Utilize protective equipment provided and identify and reports hazards
• Engages in ethical conduct and strives to understand and appreciate the diversity of our patient/staff population and community
• Excellent work performance and attendance record
Scarborough Health Network (SHN) embraces and celebrates our community’s unique multicultural heritage and diversity. SHN is an equal opportunity employer, dedicated to a culture of inclusiveness and diversity reflecting our diverse patients, staff and community alike. We are committed to providing barrier-free and accessible employment practices in compliance with the Accessibility for Ontarians with Disabilities Act (AODA). Should you require accommodation through any stage of the recruitment process, please make them known when contacted and we will work with you to meet your needs.