Registered Nurse – Coronary Intensive Care Unit (CICU)

University Health Network

Job title:

Registered Nurse – Coronary Intensive Care Unit (CICU)


University Health Network

Job description

Company DescriptionThe University Health Network, where “above all else the needs of patients come first”, encompasses Toronto General Hospital, Toronto Western Hospital, Princess Margaret Cancer Centre, Toronto Rehabilitation Institute and the Michener Institute of Education. The breadth of research, the complexity of the cases treated, and the magnitude of its educational enterprise has made UHN a national and international resource for patient care, research and education. With a long tradition of ground breaking firsts and a purpose of “Transforming lives and communities through excellence in care, discovery and learning”, the University Health Network (UHN), Canada’s largest research teaching hospital, brings together over 16,000 employees, more than 1,200 physicians, 8,000+ students, and many volunteers. UHN is a caring, creative place where amazing people are amazing the world.Job DescriptionUnion: ONA (2 positions)
Site: Toronto General Hospital
Department: Coronary Intensive Care Unit (CICU)
Reports to: Nurse Manager
Hours: Up to 22.5 hours per week; days/nights
Salary: $39.07 – $56.00 per hour (start rate in accordance with collective agreement)
Status: Permanent Part-Time
Closing Date: May 2, 2024As a member of the Coronary Intensive Care Unit (CICU) team, the REGISTERED NURSE will practice in accordance with relevant legislation/standards, meeting the legal and ethical requirements of the profession. The principle responsibilities include: assessment (systematically collecting data about the health of the patient for initial screening, on-going or selected in-depth assessment in order to determine diagnosis); planning (identifying priorities, target dates, strategies or interventions in order to contribute to the individualized care plan and achieving optimal outcome for the patient); implementation (safely and effectively performing the strategies and intervention directed by the care plan); evaluation (systematically evaluating the extent to which the best possible outcomes have been achieved); providing educational guidance to the patient group; documenting patient records; acting as patient advocate by protecting and promoting patient rights; performing other duties consistent with the job classification as required. In addition, following the provision of further continuing education by the unit’s educator, the CICU nurse will be responsible for caring for patients with invasive arterial and hemodynamic monitoring, intra-aortic balloon pumps, continuous veno-venous renal therapy dialysis, and much more.Qualifications

  • Current Registration as a Registered Nurse with the College of Nurses of Ontario
  • Current Basic Cardiac Life Support (B.C.L.S.) certification
  • Current Advanced Cardiac Life Support (A.C.L.S) certification is an asset
  • Two (2) years recent cardiology experience
  • Completion of a recognized Critical Care course
  • Capable of complying to the physical demands of the unit
  • Evidence of commitment to team building and working within a patient focused care model
  • Ability to perform multiple concurrent tasks
  • Excellent interpersonal, communication, decision-making, and critical thinking skills
  • Ability to work effectively and demonstrates composure under pressure/stressful conditions and to meet multiple and competing demands
  • B.Sc. N. preferred
  • Previous CICU/ICU experience preferred

Additional InformationWhy join UHN?In addition to working alongside some of the most talented and inspiring healthcare professionals in the world, UHN offers a wide range of benefits, programs and perks. It is the comprehensiveness of these offerings that makes it a differentiating factor, allowing you to find value where it matters most to you, now and throughout your career at UHN.

  • Competitive offer packages
  • Government organization and a member of the Healthcare of Ontario Pension Plan (HOOPP

) * Close access to Transit and UHN shuttle service

  • A flexible work environment
  • Opportunities for development and promotions within a large organization
  • Additional perks (multiple corporate discounts including: travel, restaurants, parking, phone plans, auto insurance discounts, on-site gyms, etc.)

Current UHN employees must have successfully completed their probationary period, have a good employee record along with satisfactory attendance in accordance with UHN’s attendance management program, to be eligible for consideration.Vaccines (COVID and others) are a requirement of the job unless you have an exemption on a medical ground pursuant to the Ontario Human Rights Code.UHN is a respectful, caring, and inclusive workplace. We are committed to championing accessibility, diversity and equal opportunity. Requests for accommodation can be made at any stage of the recruitment process. Applicants need to make their requirements known in advance. Any information received related to an accommodation will be addressed confidentially.University Health Network thanks all applicants, however, only those selected for an interview will be contacted.All applications must be submitted before the posting close date.UHN uses email to communicate with selected candidates. Please ensure you check your email regularly.Please be advised that a Criminal Record Check may be required of the successful candidate. Should it be determined that any information provided by a candidate be misleading, inaccurate or incorrect, UHN reserves the right to discontinue with the consideration of their application.All UHN Employees are required to be fully vaccinated with a COVID-19 vaccine series, approved by Health Canada or the World Health Organization, as a condition of hire. Proof of COVID-19 vaccination will be required. Should you be the successful candidate, you will be required to comply with UHN’s mandatory Vaccination Policy that is in effect.UHN is an equal opportunity employer committed to an inclusive recruitment process and workplace. Requests for accommodation can be made at any stage of the recruitment process. Applicants need to make their requirements known.We thank all applicants for their interest, however, only those selected for further consideration will be contacted.

Expected salary

$39.07 – 56 per hour


Toronto, ON

Job date

Fri, 26 Apr 2024 04:44:26 GMT

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