University Health Network Registered Nurse - Nursing Resource Team (New Graduate Opportunity) in Toronto, Ontario

Registered Nurse - Nursing Resource Team (New Graduate Opportunity) - Toronto, Ontario


Position: Registered Nurse (MUST BE ELIGIBLE FOR HFO FUNDING)

Site: Toronto Western and Toronto General Hospital

Department: Nursing Resource Team (NRT)

Reports To: Nurse Manager

Wage Schedule: $31.45 - $45.47 per hour

(Start rate: determined in accordance with collective agreement requirements)

Hours: 37.5 Hours/Week; 12 Hour Shifts Days, Nights, Weekends

Status: Permanent Full-Time

Amazing People. Amazing the World.

At University Health Network, which consists of Toronto General, Toronto Western, Princess Margaret and Toronto Rehab hospitals, nothing is more important to us than our team of dedicated employees. UHN focuses on creating and maintaining a workplace of choice, where our people are recognized and valued. We focus on creating a workplace where people enjoy the challenge of their career, create and engage in best practices and are treated with respect.

The Nursing Resource Team (NRT) is an initiative created to respond to unit nursing staffing requirements at UHN based on: patient acuity; replacement needs for leaves such as sick or vacation time; and known short-term vacancies when the unit’s internal staff resources are unavailable.

As a member of the NRT 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; 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.


  • Current Registration as a Registered Nurse with the College of Nurses of Ontario

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

  • Must be flexible and possess the ability to work effectively and efficiently within a variety of patient care teams

  • Demonstrated patient centered approach to providing care and service

  • Excellent patient teaching abilities

  • Excellent interpersonal and decision making skills

  • Strong organizational skills

  • Excellent verbal and written communication skills

  • B.Sc.N. preferred

  • Strong Medical/Surgical Nursing background preferred

Posted: November 17, 2016 Application Closing Date: Until Filled

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 for non-UHN employees, only those selected for an interview will be contacted. UHN has a diverse workforce and is an equal opportunity employer.

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.