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University Health Network Registered Nurse - Neurovascular TWH in Toronto, Ontario

Registered Nurse - Neurovascular TWH - Toronto, Ontario

ONA Job Posting #878005

Position: Registered Nurse

Site: Toronto Western Hospital

Department: 6A Neurovascular Unit

Reports to: Nurse Manager

Scale/Grade: E0:06

Salary Range: $33.90-48.53 per hour (start rate determined in accordance with the collective agreement requirements)

Hours: 37.5 hours per week; Shifts: 12 hours Days/Nights/Weekends and Stats

Status: Permanent Full time

"Transforming lives and communities through excellence in care, discovery and learning"

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 Neurovascular Unit (NVU) at the Krembil Neuroscience Centre is the first unit of its kind in Canada. We champion a vision of right environment, for the right patient at the right time. Ours is a world-class care centre offering a 30 bed in-patient unit which includes 10 High Acuity Level II beds for patients who require specialized monitoring and extra care.

As a member of the UHN and the Nursing Multi-disciplinary Team, the Registered Nurse for the Neurovascular Unit 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 with the College of Nurses of Ontario required

  • Basic Cardiac Life Support Certification required

  • Flexible and able to work effectively and efficiently within a interdisciplinary patient care team

  • Must be able to meet the physical requirements of the position

  • Excellent interpersonal, communication and decision making skills

  • Excellent organizational and time management skills

  • Excellent computer skills

  • BScN degree preferred

  • Coronary Course 1 (CC1) preferred

  • Cardiac monitoring skills preferred

  • CNA Neuroscience Certification preferred

  • Neurovascular experience preferred

  • Completion of an Acute Care Course required; would consider sponsoring a qualified applicant through the Acute Care Certificate program after a minimum of 1 year with the Neurovascular Unit

Posting Date: June 10, 2021 Closing Date: June 17, 2021

If you are interested in this position, please apply on-line. You will be asked to copy and paste as well as attach your resume and covering letter. You will also be required to complete some initial screening questions.

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.

UHN 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 for the open position. Applicants need to make their requirements known when contacted.