Registered Nurse (Complex Continuing Care)

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Responsible for comprehensive nursing care as established by the standards of nursing practice of the College of Nurses of Ontario and the standards of nursing care of this hospital.  Performs as a team lead within the scope of the RN team lead competencies and a member of the interdisciplinary care team.


- Registered Nurse with current Certificate of Registration issued by the College of Nurses of Ontario.
- Certification in Hospice/Palliative Care Nursing with CNA accreditation preferred
- Current BLS certification is required.
- Completion of Palliative Care Basics and Advanced Palliative Care courses an asset


- 1-2 years of Recent and relevant experience with the following population: palliative/end of life patients/families and respiratory/chronic ventilated patients  
- Ability to promote optimum level of patient functioning and focus on dignified patientcare delivery.
- Peripheral IV insertion skills and subcutaneous initiation for medication infusions, . 
- PICC/Central lines management.
- Skill and experience  with CADD or PCA pumps for pain management
- Skill with supporting patients/families during grieving process during end of life care and post death
- Ability to function as an effective interdisciplinary team member.
- Demonstrated leadership attributes and skills.
- Knowledge/experience as Team Lead in a coordinated care team model
- Demonstrated good interpersonal skills.
- Motivated to pursue educational goals pertaining to advancing palliative care expertise.
- Demonstrated ability to communicate effectively.
- Demonstrated excellent observation skills.
- Demonstrated superior organizational skill.
- Good work and attendance record required.
- 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.