Who we are:
Markham Stouffville Hospital (MSH) is one of Ontario’s leading community hospitals. Across our two sites (Markham and Uxbridge) and Reactivation Care Centre (RCC), we provide high quality, patient-centred care to more than 435,000 patients each year. We offer diagnostic and emergency services and deliver clinical programs in acute care medicine and surgery, addictions and mental health, and childbirth and children’s services. We are also proud to be part of the Eastern York Region North Durham Ontario Health Team (OHT).
Our 526 physicians, 28 midwives, 2,400 staff and 1,000 volunteers serve patients and families with an honoured to care mindset and are focused on delivering an extraordinary patient experience to the residents of Markham, Whitchurch-Stouffville, Uxbridge and beyond.. We are dedicated to providing access to the right care, at the right time, in the right place by the right people and at the right cost. Are you ready to join us?
Who you are:
You are an innovative and patient centered individual who provides excellence within their profession
You are a team player with excellent communication, critical thinking and customer service skills
You have vision, flexibility, transparency, honesty and practicality
You are organized, accurate, able to multi task and meet deadlines
You support the patient experience, your colleagues and others cultural and spiritual beliefs
What we need:
As a member of the Surgical System team, you will be responsible for all aspects of the delivery of nursing care and the provision of services in the Outpatient Procedure Suites Day Surgery Unit/Recovery. You will be actively participating in patient safety and patient advocacy throughout the patient care experience while working in an interprofessional team environment. As a member of the Surgical team, you will be responsible for the admission of and post-operative (phase II) recovery of patients.
The successful candidate will need to be available to work Monday to Friday, Days (3.75 & 7.5 hr shifts). Hours of work include: 0700h - 1500h, 0730h - 1530h, 0800h - 1600h, 0830h - 1630h. As part of the Surgical Service there may be scheduled surgical reduction and closure days. Please note schedules may change due to operational needs.
Pay Band CU10: $31.25 - 32.39 per hour.
What you Bring to MSH:
Current Certificate of Registration with the College of Nurses of Ontario
Current BCLS certification
5 years of recent hospital experience (required)
2 years of admission and post-op recovery experience (required)
Experience with patient interviewing/assessment skills
Membership with the Registered Practical Nurses Association of Ontario (RPNAO)
Ability to act as a resource and role model
Excellent physical assessment skills
Proficient computer skills
Familiar with professional and hospital standards, guidelines and procedures
Demonstrated commitment to a patient/family centred care environment
Demonstrated excellent critical thinking and problem solving skills
Demonstrated ability to work effectively within an interprofessional team as well as independently
Well developed communication, interpersonal and teaching skills
Excellent organizational skills with an ability to prioritize
Proficient computer skills
Evidence of ongoing professional development, continuing education and leadership experience
Demonstrated good attendance and performance records with the ability to maintain this same standard
Demonstrated commitment to a healthy and safe workplace for self and others (staff, patients, families, etc.) by taking all reasonable precautions and working in compliance with hospital related policies, health and safety legislation and best practices and completing relevant mandatory education as required
Markham Stouffville Hospital takes pride in serving some of Canada’s most diverse communities. We are committed to fostering an environment of equity and inclusivity where every person can work and receive care safely, openly and honestly. All qualified applicants will receive consideration for employment without regard to race, colour, religion, gender, gender identity or expression, sexual orientation, nation of origin, genetics, disability, age, veteran status, marital or family status, belief system, or other factors related to one’s personal identity and/or values. Furthermore, Markham Stouffville Hospital is committed to meeting the needs of all individuals in accordance with the Accessibility for Ontarians with Disabilities Act (AODA) and the Ontario Human Rights Code. Should you require accommodations during the recruitment and selection process, please contact Human Resources.