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Registered Nurse – CP3 Orthopaedic Unit

Scarborough and Rouge Hospital

This is a Part-time position in York region, ON posted August 11, 2017.

At Scarborough and Rouge Hospital (SRH), the patient experience comes first. With three hospital sites (Birchmount, General and Centenary) and five satellite sites, SRH provides a broad spectrum of health services to one of the most diverse communities in Canada.

Created through a merger of The Scarborough Hospital’s Birchmount and General sites and Rouge Valley Health System’s Centenary site in December 2016, SRH is committed to delivering the highest quality patient- and family-centred care, with a focus on enhancing access to services for the Scarborough community.

Position Summary:

Reporting to the Patient Care Manager , you will be responsible for providing excellent care to a diverse patient population within our multi-service environment. You will be part of a busy department for patients with fractured hips, back surgery, and total joint replacements; and a team that provides acute orthopaedic care, as well as short-term rehabilitation. CP3 Orthopaedics is part of the Total Joint Network, and participates in projects related to care of joint replacement patients and patients with hip fractures. In this unit, there is a staffing mix of both RN’s and RPN’s and the delivery care model is Total Patient Care. You will provide high quality nursing care to patients and their families, based on the philosophy and conceptual framework of Nursing Practice at Scarborough and Rouge Hospital. You may be scheduled at the General or Birchmount Campus based on departmental needs.

Required Qualifications:

  • Current registration with the College of Nurses of Ontario
  • Current BCLS
  • Nursing skills in IV therapy, monitoring of PCA pump, intrathecal morphine, epidural infusions and cast cutting/trimming
  • Patient Assessment and Health Promotion/Teaching skills
  • Willingness to work with mixed aggregation of patients
  • Excellent interpersonal and communication skills both written and verbal
  • Demonstrates excellent problem-solving, decision making and critical thinking skills
  • Demonstrates excellent organizational, time-management and team building skills
  • Demonstrates initiative and the ability to function both independently and as a multidisciplinary team member in a fast paced demanding environment
  • Demonstrates values consistent with SRH’s Code of Conduct and is committed to fostering a healthy and positive work environment in accordance with Health & Safety policy and legislation.
    Demonstrates an understanding of and commitment to SRH’s comprehensive safety programs and practices including staff safety, patient safety, and environmental safety and participates in regular in-service education in this area.
    Demonstrates excellent work performance and attendance record

Preferred Qualifications:

  • Baccalaureate degree in nursing
  • Recent experience in an acute orthopaedic care
  • Ability to speak another language

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.

Scarborough and Rouge Hospital (SRH) embraces and celebrates our community’s unique multicultural heritage and diversity. SRH 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.