Registered Practical Nurse - General Internal Medicine 13 Eaton South | [TQQ283]

Registered Practical Nurse - General Internal Medicine 13 Eaton South | [TQQ283]

19 Mar
University Health Network

19 Mar

University Health Network



Position:  Registered Practical Nurse

Site:  Toronto General Hospital 

Department:  General Internal Medicine - 13 Eaton South

Reports To:  Nurse Manager

Wage Schedule:  $30.75 - $31.43 per hour (Start rate: $30.75 per hour in accordance with collective agreement requirements)

Hours:  Various hours; Days/Nights/Weekends

Status:  Casual

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 General Hospital, Toronto Western 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.  Find out about our purpose, values and principles here

The scope of research and complexity of cases at Toronto General Hospital have made it a national and international source for discovery, education and patient care. It has one of the largest hospital-based research programs in Canada, with major research in transplantation, surgical innovation, cardiology, infectious diseases, genomic medicine and liver disease.

As a member of the General Internal Medicine 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.


- 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 with adult acute care medicine patients 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

             Posted Date:  March 18, 2021         CLOSING DATE:  March 25, 2021

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

University Health Network 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 requirements for the open position.  Applicants need to make their requirements known when contacted.

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