North York General Hospital

Registered Nurse (RN) (BB-0A63F)

Found in: Neuvoo Bulk CA


IMAGINE a hospital where everyone is committed to excellence. We did. We are. From boardroom to bedside, we go above and beyond to offer the best and safest patient care. At North York General Hospital (NYGH), we put our patients first in everything we do. We are achieving a new standard of excellence in integrated patient-centered care and as one of Canada's leading community academic hospitals, we are building on our academic foundation through enhanced education, research and innovation. North York General Hospital is part of North York Toronto Health Partners, a collaborative partnership with patients, primary care, and community partners, a first- generation Ontario Health Team, driving the development of a locally integrated health system to serve the community. As part of our dynamic team, you too can stand out and be amazing! At North York General, our team is making a world of difference.

Registered Nurse, NCI
Your goal in this position is to provide client-centered psychosocial assessments of the emotional, physical, cognitive needs of on /assigned patients in the various areas of the Mental Health department. You possess excellent clinical skills and your practice is consistent with tenets of patient and family centered care as well as with demonstrated current professional practices. You demonstrate excellent interpersonal and communication skills (both written and verbal) with patients & their families. You also have excellent critical thinking, organizational, conflict resolution skills as well as excellent listening skills. This position supports the hospital’s academic mandate by advancing care through teaching and learning and/or transforming care through research and innovation. This position contributes to the shared responsibility of ensuring health and safety policies are followed to provide for a healthy environment for patients, staff, physicians, volunteers and families.
Great Registered Nurses are:

  • Organized – they embrace the challenge of prioritizing patient care demands in a fast paced environment, and are eager to engage with new challenges every single day
  • Great Communicators – they communicate effectively with colleagues, staff, volunteers and families
  • Decisive – at the end of the day, they have the ability to make the big decisions, to take ownership of their actions, and use their critical thinking and problem solving skills in the best interests of the patient
  • Safety Conscious – they know that keeping everyone safe and healthy is the highest priority, and follow all H&S policies and guidelines
  • Committed – they embrace our learning culture and demonstrate ongoing commitment to professional development to enhance their knowledge and skills
  • On a practical level, you will

  • Demonstrate the ability to function to the full scope of nursing practice per the College of Nurse of Ontario.
  • Communicate effectively (written and verbal) with patients/clients, families and other members of the health care team.
  • Think critically, set priorities and organize work in response to client/patient needs.
  • Demonstrate knowledge of transfers and lifts.
  • Be committed to ongoing learning, professional development, and continuous quality improvement.
  • Assume a leadership/charge role with demonstrated evidence of self- motivation regarding continuing education in areas of patient assessment, patient education and related Clinical Specialties
  • Have excellent assessment skills with clinical knowledge of care of the geriatric population
  • Have clinical competences to manage patients with a variety of mental health conditions
  • Have effective organizational, problem-solving, prioritization, time-management and teaching skills
  • Have excellent interpersonal skills with the ability to foster good public relations and working relationships in a family centered care environment;
  • Demonstrate your ability to perform appropriately in emergency situations
  • Qualifications

  • Diploma in Nursing, Baccalaureate Degree in Nursing
  • Registered and in good standing with the College of Nurses of Ontario
  • Current Basic Cardiac Life Support certification (BCLS)
  • Current Medication Certificate
  • Minimum one year experience working in Adult Mental Health
  • Certification in Crisis Intervention by Crisis Prevention Institute (CPI), preferred
  • Crisis experience an asset
  • Certificate in Mental Health Nursing from a recognized community college
  • Bilingualism in French/English is an asset
  • What We Offer

    Working at NYGH means working with a dynamic team of fellow healthcare providers, staff, and volunteers in one of Canada’s leading hospitals. This is a Part Time Regular position, 22.5 hours bi-weekly, with required 8 hour night shifts, including weekends, in the Nursing Capacity Initiative in the Mental Health . We offer a highly competitive total compensation package which includes pay in lieu of benefits, vacation pay and the opportunity to join the Hospital Pension Plan.

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