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Registered Practical Nurse – Orthopaedics (Part-time) REPOST

University Health Network

This is a Full-time position in Scarborough, ON posted July 17, 2021.

CUPE Job Posting 877059 REPOST Position: Registered Practical Nurse Site: Toronto Western Hospital Department: Orthopaedics
– 9A Fell Reports to: Nurse Manager Scale/Grade: U0:62 Hourly Range: $30.75-31.43 per hour (Start rate: determined in accordance with collective agreement requirements) Hours: Up to 22.5 hours per week; Shifts: Days/Nights/Weekends Status: Permanent Part-time University Health Network (UHN) is looking for an experienced professional to fill the key role of Registered Practical Nurse in our Orthopaedics Department.

Transforming lives and communities through excellence in care, discovery and learning.

The University Health Network, where “above all else the needs of patients come first”, encompasses Toronto Western Hospital, Toronto General Hospital, Princess Margaret Cancer Centre, Toronto Rehabilitation Institute and the Michener Institute of Education at UHN.

The breadth of research, the complexity of the cases treated, and the magnitude of its educational enterprise has made UHN a national and international resource for patient care, research and education.

With a long tradition of groundbreaking firsts and a purpose of “Transforming lives and communities through excellence in care, discovery and learning”, the University Health Network (UHN), Canada’s largest research teaching hospital, brings together over 16,000 employees, more than 1,200 physicians, 8,000 students, and many volunteers.

UHN is a caring, creative place where amazing people are amazing the world.

Toronto Western Hospital has been serving the health care needs of its culturally diverse local community for more than 100 years.

Today, the hospital provides highly specialized tertiary care to people from surrounding areas and across Canada.

As a world leader in neural and sensory science, Toronto Western Hospital is constantly pushing the boundaries of research, offering pioneering treatments and using state-of-the-art technology.

The hospital has a strong community and population health program, providing innovative programs for and information to seniors, diabetes patients, and many multicultural groups.

Find out about our purpose, values and principles here.

As a member of the Orthopaedics nursing and multi-disciplinary team, the Registered Practical Nurse practices in accordance with relevant legislation/standards, the UHN Professional Practice Model and the mission and vision of nursing at the UHN to provide compassionate, collaborative and competent care, while meeting the legal and ethical requirements of the profession.

The principal responsibilities include: applying knowledge of nursing process, as it relates to scope of practice, to achieve identified patient goals when overall care needs are less complex, outcomes are predictable and risk of negative outcomes is low; identifies and recognizes abnormal or unusual patient responses and consults with the RN or other members of the health care team; provides aspects of care for highly complex patients when in close consultation with the registered nurse directing the patient’s care; ensuring practice is consistent with professional standards and the ethical framework as outlined by the College of Nurses of Ontario and the UHN policy and procedure; demonstrating commitment to professional life long learning by participating in continuing education activities to meet the needs of the patient population served and the standards of the profession; performing reflective practice, analyzing and evaluating nursing knowledge and modifying practice accordingly to improve the quality of nursing and patient care; performing cross-functional and other responsibilities, as assigned and/or requested.

Qualifications
• Completion of college, or other approved Registered Practical Nursing program including practicum experience
• Current registration with the College of Nurses of Ontario as a Registered Practical Nurse
• Current Basic Cardiac Life Support (B.C.L.S.) certification
• Current medication certificate which meets the standards of practice established by the College of Nurses of Ontario
• Demonstrates competencies as per unit/program competency-based checklist
• Recent experience working on a Orthopaedics Unit preferred
• Ability to perform duties in a professional and courteous manner and produce high quality work while meeting deadlines in accordance to UHN standards
• Exercise initiative and good judgment with ability to multi-task
• Compliance with confidentiality requirements
• Effective organizational, interpersonal and communication and time management skills
• Knowledge of applicable legislative, UHN and/or departmental policies
• Client service oriented, with the ability to effectively work with diversity and appreciate that people with different opinions, backgrounds and characteristics bring richness to the challenge or situation at hand
• Good computer skills Re-Posted Date: July 15, 2021 Closing Date: July 22, 2021 If you are interested in this position, please apply on-line.

You will be asked to copy and paste as well as attach your resume and covering letter.

You will also be required to complete some initial screening questions.

For current UHN employees, only those who have successfully completed their probationary period, have a good employee record along with satisfactory attendance in accordance with UHN’s attendance management program, and possess all the required experience and qualifications should apply.

UHN thanks all applicants, however, only those selected for an interview will be contacted.

UHN is a respectful, caring, and inclusive workplace.

We are committed to championing accessibility, diversity and equal opportunity.

Requests for accommodation can be made at any stage of the recruitment process providing the applicant has met the Bona-fide for the open position.

Applicants need to make their requirements known when contacted.