Registered Practical Nurse - Br Emergency Department

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Registered Practical Nurse - BR Emergency Department

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Job Number: J1120-0753
Job Title: Registered Practical Nurse - BR Emergency Department
Department: Br Emergency
Job Category: Nursing
Hospital Location: Birchmount
Job Type: Part Time
Number Of Positions: 1
Union: CUPE Local 5852
Hours: Days, Nights
MIN HRLY RATE: $29.91/Hour
MAX HRLY RATE: $32.64/Hour

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

The completion of this online form serves as your application and will be used to determine if you meet the requirements of this position. Please ensure that you have provided all pertinent information necessary to be considered for this vacancy by the close date.

Reporting to the Patient Care Manager, the Registered Practical Nurse (RPN) is a professional caregiver who is responsible and accountable for providing quality patient care within a total patient care delivery model in accordance with the standards of practice and competencies of the College of Nurses of Ontario, the Regulated Health Professionals Act and Scarborough Health Network (SHN). The RPN will be part a busy department providing service across the spectrum of all emergencies including: a high patient population for paediatrics, cardiology, obstetrics/gynecology, moderate trauma, oncology, dialysis, medicine and psychiatry. The primary function of the RPN in the ED is to provide nursing care in the EDACA or the Emergency Department Ambulatory Care Area, RAZ and Major for patients with a Canadian Triage Acuity Score of 4 or 5 (least acute patients). You may be scheduled at the General hospital based on departmental needs.


• Registered Practical Nurse diploma
• Current certification of competency from the College of Nurses of Ontario as a Registered Practical Nurse
• Minimum of 1 year of recent Emergency experience
• Current BCLS certificate
• Completion of recognized Medication Administration Course
• At least 2 years of acute med/surg experience as an RPN
• Excellent interpersonal and communication skills both written and verbal
• Demonstrates excellent problem-solving, decision making and critical thinking skills
• Demonstrates excellent organizational and time-management skills
• Demonstrates excellent team building skills
• Demonstrates initiative and the ability to function both independently and as a multidisciplinary team member in a fast paced demanding environment
• Demonstrated excellent interpersonal, communication and documentation skills
• Demonstrated focus on internal/external customer service and partnerships
• 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


• Experience in an Emergency Department setting is preferred
• Graduate of an RPN diploma program
• Ability to speak another language

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.

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