Across our three hospitals and eight satellite sites, Scarborough Health Network (SHN) is shaping the future of care. Our many programs and services are designed around the needs of one of Canada’s most vibrant and diverse communities. We are home to North America’s largest nephrology program, as well as the designated cardiac care and spine centre for Scarborough and surrounding communities to the east. We are proud to be a community-affiliated teaching site for the University of Toronto and partner with a number of other universities and colleges, helping to train the next generation of health care professionals. Learn more at shn.ca
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As a condition of employment, you are required to submit proof of COVID-19 vaccination to the Hospital’s Workplace Health and Safety department.
Reporting to the Manager of Fracture Clinic the successful candidate will be responsible for assisting the Surgeons with specific procedures. The successful candidate will work with the surgeons to perform treatments on patients with musculoskeletal conditions and will assist the surgeons in performing their duties in an outpatient setting. The candidate will be required to work collaboratively with other team members including physiotherapist and ortho tech in delivering high quality outpatient orthopedic services.
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- Diploma prepared Registered Practical Nurse or proof of upgraded equivalent skills
- Current certification with the College of Nurses of Ontario as a Registered Practical Nurse
- Competent to perform CPR at a basic Cardiac Life Support level
- Minimum 3 years of orthopedic surgical experience
- Experience with patient teaching particularly with orthopedic and other surgical patients
- Recent experience in assisting in minor treatments for plastics and orthopedics surgery
- Knowledge and experience in interpreting blood work
- Strong clinical assessment and Pharmacology
- Ability to use investigative assessment to identify health conditions
- Broad based understanding of medicine and surgical interventions
- Competency in sterile technique and use of surgical equipment and instruments
- Competency in wound therapies
- Competency in obtaining and labelling pathology and other lab specimens
- Evidence of sound organizational and prioritization skills with the ability to work well in stressful situations
- Excellent computer skills and experience with electronic health care information systems
- Excellent interpersonal, communication and documentation skills with the ability to work well with patients, families, all levels of staff and the community
- Demonstrates an understanding of and commitment to SHN comprehensive safety programs and practices including staff safety, patient safety, environmental safety and participates in regular in-service education in this area
- Demonstrates a commitment to customer service when dealing with patients, colleagues, volunteers and other members of the community and public
- Demonstrated pattern of excellent attendance and performance
Scarborough Health Network (SHN) embraces and celebrates our community’s unique multicultural heritage and diversity. SHN is an equal opportunity employer, dedicated to a culture of inclusiveness and diversity reflecting our diverse patients, staff and community alike. We are committed to providing barrier-free and accessible employment practices in compliance with the Accessibility for Ontarians with Disabilities Act (AODA). Should you require accommodation through any stage of the recruitment process, please make them known when contacted and we will work with you to meet your needs.
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