Registered Nurse Critical Care

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Job Number:
J0622-1975
Requisition #:
POOL2223
Job Category:
Nursing
Department:
Nursing Resource Team
Job Type:
Permanent Full Time
Open Positions:
1

Join Michael Garron Hospital (MGH), part of the Toronto East Health Network and Ontario’s leading community teaching hospital as we create health and build community. 
We have proudly served the diverse, multi-cultural population of East Toronto since 1929, offering an extensive range of inpatient, outpatient and community-based programs and services delivered by more than 3,000 employees and 400 physicians and midwives. 

Conveniently located near Coxwell subway station and with easy access to the Don Valley Parkway and Gardiner Expressway, MGH offers a strong sense of community and an admired workplace culture where our people come first. 

MGH’s Critical Care Nursing Resource Team is a new and innovative team established to support the Emergency Department, Cardiac Care Unit and the Intensive Care Unit.

This unique position is for Registered Nurses (RNs) looking to grow in their career and expand their knowledge in a highly supportive environment. Join us in the Critical Care Nursing Resource Team as an RN seeking to learn more about Critical Care in a variety of environments within the hospital. MGH is looking for RNs interested to become Critical Care trained; we will support, mentor and help novice nurses build the knowledge, skills and training to work independently in the Emergency Department, Cardiac Care Unit and the Intensive Care Unit. This is an incredible opportunity for nurses, from the novices looking to jumpstart their careers, to the experienced interested in growing their career and becoming critical care certified. 

Primary Responsibilities 

- Collaborate with the entire interprofessional team to provide optimal, ethical and patient/family-centered nursing care; demonstrating compassion, responding to relevant ethical issues on behalf of the patient/family. This includes prioritizing care for multiple patients while still ensuring each patient needs are met in a timely manner by supporting team members as required.        
- The registered nurse begins to establish and maintain advanced clinical knowledge, skills and 
attitudes appropriate to their practice and contributes to the enhancement of quality care and 
patient safety, implementing best practices at all times.           
- Required to work with each patient to understand the physical, psychological and social needs, 
including working closely with family and the patient to understand patient health history. In addition, the RN will be required to demonstrate effective problem solving judgment and decision making to address patient problems, including integrating multiple sources of information to inform clinical decision-making, care planning, coordination and evaluation.    
- Works closely with the Interprofessional Team in helping the patient and family with goal  setting and development of a plan to meet these goals up to and including a transition plan.   This includes working with a larger team of professionals to understand a variety of perspectives  and skills and collaborate with others on the core team to provide optimal care to patients and families.
- Required to identify opportunities for advocacy, health promotion and disease prevention with 
individuals to whom they provide care while using best practice guidelines and clinical pathways 
applying knowledge about those most relevant to area of clinical specialization.
- Responsible for ensuring all communication and shared decision making with the patient, family or other core nursing team members is done in a collaborative way to ensure a strong rapport and well-built trust are formulated, striving for mutual understanding and facilitating a shared plan of care.

Education 

- Registered Nurse with current Certificate of Registration issued by the College of Nurses of Ontario.
- Current in BLS.

Qualifications 

- One year experience in an acute medical or surgical care unit preferred.
- Demonstrated ability to care for patients with basic care needs.
- Must be willing to participate in critical care related training.
- Demonstrated motivation to pursue educational goals.
- Demonstrated excellent interpersonal, organizational, communication, leadership and critical thinking skills. 
- Demonstrated ability to collaborate with a highly skilled interdisciplinary team.
- Demonstrated ability to implement plan of care including independent and interdependent nursing functions.
- Demonstrated ability to participate in unit quality initiatives and measurements. 
- Demonstrated understanding of accountability based practice.
- Good work and attendance record required.
- Must be prepared to work in all areas of Medicine Health Service (skills & abilities considered).
- All employees of Michael Garron Hospital (MGH), a division of Toronto East Health Network (TEHN) [formerly Toronto  East General Hospital (TEGH)] agree to work within the legislated practices of the Occupational Health and Safety Act of Ontario.
- All employees of MGH are responsible to contribute to a transparent culture of patient and staff safety by adhering to and abiding by patient and staff safety policies and procedures set by MGH.
- All employees are accountable for protecting the psychological health and safety of themselves and their co-workers through adherence to MGH’s policies and practices.

-  Vaccines (COVID-19 and others) are a requirement of the job unless you have an exemption pursuant to the Ontario Human Rights Code.