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Registered Nurse – IV Team

The Scarborough Hospital

This is a Contract position in Scarborough, ON posted May 25, 2023.

Registered Nurse – IV Team

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Job Number: J0523-1207
Job Title: Registered Nurse – IV Team
Department: IV Team
Job Category: Nursing
Hospital Location: General/Birchmount
Job Type: Part Time
Number Of Positions: 1
Union: ONA Local 111
Hours: Days, Evenings, Nights, Weekends, Holidays
Date Posted: May 26, 2023

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. We are also proud to be named one of Greater Toronto’s Top Employers for 2022! Learn more at

FOR EXTERNAL APPLICANTS ONLY: As a condition of employment, you are required to submit proof of full COVID-19 vaccination status to the Hospital’s Workplace Health and Safety department.

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 IV Team is responsible for providing excellent care to a diverse patient population within our multi-service environment based on the philosophy and conceptual framework of Nursing Practice at the Scarborough Health Network. IV services include, but not inclusive to peripheral IV insertion, PICC and central catheter care and maintenance, patient education, post care, problem solving and responding to codes and emergencies.


•Current certification with the College of Nurses of Ontario.
•Competent to perform CPR at a Basic Cardiac Life Support level
•Advanced skills in the insertion of peripheral IV′s in adult and paediatric patients and the ability to support new staff in developing this skill
•Competent in the care and maintenance of all CVAD catheters and able to support new staff in developing these skills
•Recent experience (within last 6 months) with bedside insertion of PICC′s independently using ultrasound (preferred)
• Competent in performing ECGs
•Strong ability to apply adult teaching strategies to both patients and staff members.
•Previous experience with coaching and mentoring and has demonstrated effectiveness in working as a member of a multidisciplinary team
•Previous experience with quality improvement projects
•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 and to exercise sound judgement
•Ability to perform the essential duties of the position
•Demonstrated pattern of good attendance and work record
•Demonstrates an understanding of and commitment to SHN′s comprehensive safety programs and practices including staff safety, patient safety, and environmental safety and participates in regular in-service education in this area.
•Demonstrates a commitment to customer service when dealing with patients, colleagues, volunteers and other members of the community and public.

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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