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
You encompass MSH’s core values and live the words of Respect, Trust, Commitment, Compassion and Courage
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?
What we need:
As a member of our inter-professional team, you will work closely with Plastic Surgeons, Orthopaedic Technologists, the Fracture Clinic, Physiotherapists, Occupational Therapists and Wound Care Nurses in providing patient care within the Plastic Clinic. As a member of this team, you will also work collaboratively with General Surgeons, and Ophthalmologists to provide patient care within the Minor Surgery Clinic. You will utilize your clinical assessment, patient teaching, communication, critical thinking and leadership skills in this fast-paced environment where our focus is patient/family centered care, evidence based practice and customer satisfaction.
Salary Band CU10: $31.25 - $32.39 per hour
The successful candidate is required to be available Monday to Friday, 3.75 - 7.5 hour shifts, Days. Possible shifts include: 0700h - 1100h, 0730h - 1130h, 0700h - 1500h, and 0730h - 1530h, with regularly scheduled shifts based on a 6-week rotation. Please note schedules may change based on operational needs.
What you Bring to MSH:
Certificate in Practical nursing required
Post graduate certificates in aseptic procedures (Perioperative Certificate), physical assessment and medications is required
Current Certificate of Registration with the College of Nurses
Current BCLS certification
Minimum 2 years recent experience working in an operating room setting as a scrub nurse
Minimum of 2 years recent experience, within the past year, in an ambulatory care setting including Plastics, Fracture and minor procedures.
Demonstrated knowledge of aseptic technique, completion of an operating room course
Demonstrated knowledge of patient education
Demonstrated knowledge of suture removal, dressing changes and assisting with minor procedures is required
RPNAO membership is preferred
Demonstrated excellent physical assessment skills
Ability to critically think, problem solve and function in a fast paced clinic environment
Ability to act as a resource and role model
Ability to assist with start up of a new clinic
Proficient computer skills
Demonstrated commitment to a patient/family centred care environment
Demonstrated ability to work effectively within an interprofessional team as well as independently
Well developed organization, communication, interpersonal skills
Evidence of ongoing professional development, continuing education and leadership experience
Demonstrated good attendance and performance records with the ability to maintain these same standards
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.
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