University Health Network Registered Nurse - 6A Munk - Gynecologic Oncology/Urology Inpatient Unit in Toronto, Ontario

Registered Nurse - 6A Munk - Gynecologic Oncology/Urology Inpatient Unit - Toronto, Ontario

ONA JOB POSTING #793937

Position: Registered Nurse - REPOST

Site: Toronto General Hospital

Department: 6A Munk Gynecologic Oncology/Urology Inpatient Unit

Reports to: Nurse Manager

Scale/Grade: E0 06

Salary Range: $31.45 - $45.47 per hour (Start rate determined in accordance with collective agreement requirements).

Hours: 37.50 hours/week; Rotating Shifts 12 hour Days/ Nights/ Weekends

Status: Temporary Full-time (One Year)

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Toronto General Hospital (TGH) is leading the way in cardiac care, organ transplants and the treatment of complex patient needs. Home to three of UHN's major program groupings Peter Munk Cardiac Centre, Transplantation, and Surgery and Critical Care, our highly skilled teams and dedicated volunteers are committed to UHN's vision of achieving global impact.

JOB SUMMARY:

The Gynecology Oncology/Urology Inpatient Unit (6A West) provides care to a complex surgical population. Patients requiring gynecologic and urology surgical procedures are admitted to this unit. One of the primary focuses is the oncology population of both services.

The vision of 6A Munk is to provide excellence in patient care. Nurses play a vital role in the provision of care, education and support of patients. Collaboratively working with a dynamic multidisciplinary team enables nursing to provide safe, comprehensive and competent care to patients and their families. Planning, communication and leadership skills are utilized by the nursing staff to deliver professional patient care.

The majority of patients have diagnoses of:

  • Gynecologic Cancer

  • Urology Disorders (malignant or benign)

As an integral member of the UHN and the Nursing Multi-disciplinary Team, the REGISTERED NURSE practices in accordance with relevant legislation/standards, meeting the legal and ethical requirements of the profession. The principal responsibilities include: applying knowledge of nursing science, theory, skill and critical decision making in the provision of compassionate, collaborative and competent care in accordance with the UHN Professional Practice Model for Nursing and the mission and vision of nursing at the UHN; 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.

QUALIFICATIONS:

  • Bachelor of Science in Nursing preferred

  • Current registration with the College of Nurses of Ontario

  • Basic Cardiac Life Support (B.C.L.S.) certification

  • Recent completion of a Physical Assessment course

  • Minimum of five (5) years recent direct patient experience in Urology/Gynecology Oncology

  • Successful completion of the Acute care/ Step-down course and recent experience working in a Step-Down Unit

  • Chemotherapy Certification

  • Excellent Patient and Family teaching skills

  • Evidence of commitment to team building and working within a patient focused care model

  • Exhibits values consistent with UHN excellence in Patient Care and Personal and Professional Accountabilities

  • Able to comply with the physical demands of the Unit

  • Evidence of continuing education

  • Demonstrated leadership skills with evidence of strong organizational and decision making skills

  • Strong interpersonal and communication skills

  • Oncology certification an asset

Closing Date: Until Filled

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.

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.