Attention: Internationally Educated Nurses interested in the Critical Care Unit.
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 (RN) – Critical Care Unit (CrCU)
Your goal in this position is to provide excellent patient and family centered care in a supportive and culturally sensitive manner. You will do this by collaborating with an interdisciplinary team of care providers, with an emphasis on the assessment, education, prevention, maintenance, and restoration of patient health. You’re a great relationship builder and foster close contacts with peers across the entire organization. You have great interpersonal skills and effortlessly connect with patients and families, physicians, staff, volunteers. You can adapt to changing technological advances. 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 staff, physicians,volunteers , learners, patients and families.
On a practical level, you will
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
Foster good public relations and working relationships in a family centered care environment
Demonstrate your ability to perform appropriately in emergency situations
Diploma in Nursing, Baccalaureate Degree in Nursing
Registered and in good standing with the College of Nurses of Ontario
Critical Care Certificate, required
Current Basic Cardiac Life Support (BCLS) certification
Advanced Cardiac Life Support (ACLS), preferred
Critical Care/ICU Experience, preferred
Bilingualism in French/English an asset
What We Offer
Working at NYGHmeans working with a dynamic team of fellow healthcare providers, staff, and volunteers in one of Canada’s leading hospitals. This is a Full Time Regular position with 12 hour, day and night shifts including weekends, in the Critical Care Unit (CrCU). 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.
As a successful candidate you may be eligible for the following:
North York General Hospital is an approved participant in the Community Commitment Program for Nurses (CCPN). The CCPN provides a $25,000 incentive grant to eligible nurses in exchange for a 24-month commitment to an eligible employer.
Ask us if you qualify for the Community Commitment Program for Nurses (CCPN) signing bonus of up to $25,000 through Health Force Ontario.
To support you, successful Critical Care Candidates will participate in the Critical Care Certificate program provided by George Brown for a 13-week period within 2 years of your hire date as soon as a seat is available. NYGH will pay the full cost of the tuition. In addition, NYGH will pay your full salary (i.e. 75 hours per pay period) during this 13 week period, which includes scheduled classroom days and the practicum.
How to Apply
Think you're the right person for the job? Here's your first chance to show us why:
Ensure to meet the deadline - only applications received by the closing date will be considered.
We will review all applications and will contact those selected for an interview.
At North York General, we are committed to fostering an inclusive and accessible environment. We are dedicated to building a workforce that reflects the diversity of the community in which we live, including those with disabilities. North York General is committed to providing accommodations in all parts of the hiring process. If you require an accommodation, we will work with you to meet your needs.