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
You encompass MSH’s core values and live the words of Respect, Trust, Commitment, Compassion and Courage
What we need:
The focus of the clinic is to carry out patient assessments in a multimodal environment and provide pre-operative teaching to assist patients to be physically and psychologically prepared for their pending surgery. As a member of the Surgical Assessment Clinic you will be responsible for all aspects of nursing care including educating patients and ensuring appropriate pre-operative diagnostic preparation is complete and relevant based on current best practices.
The successful candidate must be available to work 8 hour shifts during the week. Schedule may change due to operational needs.
BAND J : $33.59 - $47.26 per hour
What you bring to MSH:
Current Certificate of Registration with the College of Nurses of Ontario
RN with undergraduate nursing degree preferred or equivalent appropriate and applicable experience
Current BCLS certification
Minimum 5 years recent hospital experience with surgical nursing experience in an acute hospital setting
Experience in a pre-admission/surgical assessment clinic is an asset
Canadian Nurses Association Certification in a related specialty is preferred
Membership with the Registered Nurses Association of Ontario (RNAO)
Demonstrated solid understanding and application of patient assessment and patient education
Excellent physical assessment skills
Well-developed communication, interpersonal and teaching skills
Venipuncture skills are an asset
Ability to embrace ongoing change and innovation
Ability to work in a fast paced environment
Experience with adult education principles and proven teaching abilities
Proficient computer skills
Demonstrated commitment to a patient/family centred care environment
Demonstrated excellent critical thinking and problem solving skills
Demonstrated ability to work effectively within an inter-professional team as well as independently
Excellent organizational skills with the ability to prioritize
Evidence of ongoing professional development, continuing education and leadership experience
Demonstrated good attendance and performance records with the ability to maintain these same standards
Demonstrates a 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 Corporation takes pride in creating an inclusive and diverse workforce which represents the community we serve. We are dedicated to ensuring you feel respected and welcomed whether you are a patient, caregiver, visitor, community member, volunteer or employee. Our commitment to create an ‘honoured to care’ culture is an expression of our humble and compassionate attitude. 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.