Registered Practical Nurse - 2 Central Nephrology (GEN) (CD270)

Registered Practical Nurse - 2 Central Nephrology (GEN) (CD270)

20 May
The Scarborough Hospital

20 May

The Scarborough Hospital


Job Number: J0521-0719

Job Title: Registered Practical Nurse - 2 Central Nephrology (GEN)

Department: 2 Central Nephrology

Job Category: Nursing

Hospital Location: General/Birchmount

Job Type: Part Time

Number Of Positions: 1

Union: CUPE Local 5852

Hours: Days, Evenings, Nights, Weekends

MIN HRLY RATE: $29.91/Hour

MAX HRLY RATE: $32.65/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 Manager, the Registered Practical Nurse (RPN) practices independently within their scope of practice when the patient(s) condition indicates predictable outcome. The RPN delivers nursing care based on a pre-set plan of care with a delineated range of intervention. Collaboration and direction is required from the RN in situations that are beyond the scope of complexity designated to the RPN. You will be part of a busy inpatient department. The delivery care model is Team Nursing with a staffing mix of both RN′s and RPN′s. In addition, the RPN′s perform a variety of duties to assist the team, in accordance with the scope of practice and standards set by the hospital, Regulated Health Professionals Act and the College of Nurses of Ontario. In this role, you will provide high quality nursing care to patients and their families, based on the philosophy and conceptual framework of Nursing Practice at Scarborough Health Network (SHN). You may be scheduled at the General or Birchmount campus campus based on departmental needs.


• Graduate of an RPN diploma program

• Current registration with the College of Nurses of Ontario

• Current BCLS

• Completion of a medication course for RPN′s

• Nephrology 1 and 2 courses completed from a recognized nephrology nursing certificate program or equivalent combination of education, training and experience (Successful applicants not completed the Nephrology course will be expected to enroll within one year)

• Minimum of one year of acute nursing experience or equivalent combination of education and training

• Demonstrated assessment skills within the RPN scope of practice

• Demonstrates excellent interpersonal, verbal and written communication skills

• Demonstrates a commitment to customer service when dealing with patients, colleagues and volunteers and other members of the community and public

• 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

• 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

• Engages in ethical conduct and strives to understand and appreciate the diversity of our patient/staff population and community

• Excellent work performance and attendance


• Nephrology Certificate Program completed

• Experience with renal patient

• Ability to speak another language is an asset

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.

Learn more about our exciting opportunities by following us on Twitter at: SHNCareers

View Disclaimer

The original job offer can be found in Kit Job:

Reply to this offer

Impress this employer describing Your skills and abilities, fill out the form below and leave Your personal touch in the presentation letter.

Subscribe to this job alert:
Enter Your E-mail address to receive the latest job offers for: registered practical nurse - 2 central nephrology (gen) (cd270)
Publish a new Free Offer
Need to publish an offer? With more than 1 million unique users per month, you will find the ideal candidate for your company instantly, what are you waiting for!
Publish Now

Subscribe to this job alert