Who we are:
Markham Stouffville Hospital is a large community hospital with two sites – Markham and Uxbridge and our new Reactivation Care Centre that has a reputation for excellence in progressive community care. The hospital is uniquely positioned with cutting edge technology, expansive new facilities and a supportive and welcoming community. With a focus on patient experience, safe, high quality care and innovation, our dedicated team of physicians, staff and volunteers provides care to over 300,000 patients a year. The hospital has capacity to grow a number of programs and services as we evolve to meet the needs of our growing community. 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 a strong, strategic leader with exceptional relationship building and interpersonal skills
You are a team player with excellent communication, critical thinking and customer service skills
You have vision, flexibility, transparency, honesty and practicality
You support the patient experience, your colleagues and cultural and spiritual beliefs of others
You encompass MSH’s core values and live the words of Respect, Trust, Commitment, Compassion and Courage
What we need:
We are looking for a registered nurse, who will become an integral member of the interprofessional team responsible for the comprehensive care of ICU/CCU patients. The Critical Care Unit at MSH is an exciting area work in, having recently launched the CCRT (Critical Care Response Team). The unit includes acute medical/surgical critical care and stepdown beds. It is open to Criticall and accepts life or limb patients. Over the next year the department is expected to grow with the launch of dialysis within the unit. As the unit continues to grow, there are many development opportunities for all team members within the unit.
As the successful candidate, you will practice in an environment where the emphasis is on professional practice and customer satisfaction. Using your clinical expertise, you will, in collaboration with the interprofessional team, be responsible for the development, implementation and evaluation of a comprehensive care plan for each of your patients in the delivery of individualized patient/family- centred care.
In addition, as part of your professional practice, you will be expected to:
Be a member/participant in committees, task forces, unit projects, so that you can actively partake in the development and enhancement of your patient care unit. Such activities might include participation in the ongoing development/revision of patient care unit policies and procedures, development of standards of care, patient teaching programs, chairing team meetings, etc.
Be responsible for identifying and pursuing your own educational needs using the resources available to you
The successful candidate will do a rotation of 12 hour Days and Nights on a FT basis. Please note schedules may change due to operational needs.
What you bring to MSH:
Current Certificate of Registration with the College of Nurses
Current BCLS and ACLS certifications
Recent ICU/CCU nursing experience
Completion of the Critical Care Certificate program or related Critical Care courses is preferred
RNAO membership is preferred
Advanced physical assessment skills
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 interprofessional team as well as independently
Well developed organization, communication, interpersonal and teaching skills
Evidence of ongoing professional development, continuing education and leadership experience
Demonstrated good attendance and performance record 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 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.