Job Posting Details
William Osler Health System (Osler) is a multi-site hospital system serving 1.3 million people in one of the fastest-growing and most culturally-diverse regions in Ontario.
With our new 2019-24 Corporate Strategic Plan, Going Beyond for Healthier Communities as our roadmap, we are shifting traditional thinking and re-imagining health care to help people live healthier lives, reduce chronic disease and improve access to care.
At Osler, we are committed to providing safe, equitable, high-quality care in a fulfilling work environment that inspires our staff, physicians and volunteers to learn, innovate and grow. We are proud to be recognized, year after year, as one of Greater Toronto’s Top Employers and Canada’s Best Diversity Employers.
Here you will work alongside a highly-committed and respected team that understands what it means to go beyond to meet the health care needs of our communities.
Currently Days/Evenings and On Call Assignments, including weekends and statutory holidays
(Subject to change in accordance with operational requirements)
The Registered Nurse (RN) is a regulated health care professional who is accountable and responsible for providing quality patient focused nursing care to patients in the Cardiac Procedures Unit (CPU). As part of the inter-professional health care team, the RN will practice according to the nursing practice expectations set by William Osler Health System, the regulatory practice standards of the College of Nurses and the legislative requirements set by the Regulated Health Professions Act (RHPA). Reporting to the Clinical Services Manager for CPU, you will be responsible for the provision of optimal care for patients in the prep and recovery area as well as those undergoing various procedures within a Cardiac Catheterization Lab.
Current registration, and in good standing, with the College of Nurses of Ontario
Sound knowledge of nursing process, theory, and responsibilities to the nursing profession
Demonstrated excellent interpersonal, communication, problem-solving, conflict-resolution and decision-making skills required
Demonstrated ability to work collaboratively as a member of an inter-professional team
Demonstrated knowledge of patient and family-centered care
Experience with patient and family health teaching required
Demonstrated leadership and facilitation skills required
Excellent customer service, organizational and critical-thinking skills required
Demonstrated commitment to continuous learning and professional development as it applies to the profession and related field
Demonstrated ability to work in a stressful and fast paced environment
Exemplary clinical practice within an inter-professional team to develop appropriate strategies for patient care
Ability to prioritize patient care needs and make autonomous decisions
Excellent physical assessment skills required
Ability to promote a healthy work environment and practice excellent Client Safety guidelines
Knowledge and understanding of the Occupational Health and Safety Act
Must demonstrate Osler Values of Respect, Excellence, Accountability, Diversity, Innovation
May be required to travel and work between all Osler campuses
Excellent attendance, punctuality and work record
Knowledge and understanding of information systems and technology
THE CARDIAC PROCEDURES UNIT (CPU) RN IS RESPONSIBLE FOR:
Safe nursing practice in all aspects of the nursing process:
Assessment, planning, implementation and evaluation of patient care
Compliance with policies and procedures associated with observations
Professional, patient-centered care to ensure patient safety and physiological and psychological well-being, associated with creating a therapeutic relationship and environment
Providing care in a compassionate and caring manner within a diverse cultural environment.
Practicing according to the infection control and prevention measures.
Responding to emergency situations by recognizing changes in patient's health status and consulting appropriately when necessary using Transfer of Accountability principles
Providing health teaching to patients and families including thorough discharge instructions to ensure the continuity of care in the community
- Critical care experience within the last 5 years, with a minimum of 3 years in Acute Resus, CCU and/or ICU is required
- Coronary care I and II required
- ACLS required
- Must pass an arrhythmia quiz obtaining an 80% to move on to the interview phase
- Experience with hemodynamic monitoring is required
- Femoral and Radial arterial management experience is required
- Strong background in cardiovascular physiology, electrocardiography and rhythm interpretation required
- Experience in the care of the Post Angiogram Angioplasty patient (within the last 2 years) preferred
- Critical Care certificate preferred
- Experience with pacemaker device analysing/programming is preferred
- Experience with sterile O.R. and aseptic techniques or Septic ORNAC standards is preferred
Experience with managing an inter-aortic balloon pumps preferred
Experience with AXIOM Sensis is preferred
Ability to meet the physical demands of the position – Lead Apron required Must be able to respond to callbacks and attend BCH within 30 minutes
Must be cross-trained in both prep & recovery area and cardiac catheterization lab within one year of hire
Osler values inclusivity and diversity in the workplace. We welcome and encourage applicants from diverse backgrounds. We are committed to proving accessible employment practices that are in compliance with the Accessibility Ontario Disability Act (AODA). If you require an accommodation at any stage of the recruitment process, please notify Human Resources at email@example.com.
While we thank all applicants, only those selected for an interview will be contacted. Any information obtained during the course of recruitment will be used for employment recruitment purposes only, and not for any other purpose