Registered Practical Nurse

University Health Network

Job title:

Registered Practical Nurse


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: CUPE
Site: Toronto Rehabilitation Institute – All Sites
Department: Staffing Resource Team
Reports to: Manager, Staffing Resource Team
Work Model: On-Site
Grade: EU3
Salary: $35.04 – 35.97 (start rate is non-negotiable and in accordance with the collective agreement requirements)
Shifts: Weekends Only, Day and/or Evening shifts
Hours: 0.20 FTE | 8 hour and 12 hour shifts
Status: Permanent Part-Time
Closing Date: July 11, 2024Job SummaryThe TRI Staffing Office is an initiative created to respond to unit nursing staffing requirements at UHN based on: patient acuity; replacement needs for leaves such as sick or vacation time; and known short-term vacancies when the unit’s internal staff resources are unavailable. While a schedule will be posted minimally four (4) weeks ahead, as per CUPE Collective agreement, the successful candidate is expected to work on any of the Toronto Rehab sites and units as needed on any and all scheduled shifts.Note the role will require you to work across the three (3) inpatient sites across Toronto Rehab. Must be flexible and possess the ability to work effectively and efficiently across at minimum two inpatient sites across Toronto Rehab.Toronto Rehab Inpatient Sites include: * University Centre: 550 University Avue

  • Lyndhurst Centre: 520 Sutherland Drive
  • Bickle Centre: 130 Dunn Ave


  • Plan, manage, and evaluate nursing care for patients and families within the RPN scope of practice in the context of an interdisciplinary practice.
  • Use current theoretical and research knowledge and the input of team members to plan and implement care for patients
  • Participate in inter-professional team care planning forums, inter-professional rounds and family conferences
  • Provide mentorship to RPN students and new staff on the unit
  • Participate in professional, program and hospital-wide initiatives, including professional development of self
  • Compliance with and commitment to patient safety responsibilities and corresponding hospital plans, policies and procedures in order to ensure a safe environment for patients


  • Member in good standing with the College of Nurses of Ontario
  • Diploma preparation as an RPN in a recognized education program for Nursing preferred
  • Current medication certificate (if not included in diploma program)
  • Successful completion of Basic Cardiac Life Support (C level) Heart Saver Plus (Canada)
  • Member, Registered Practical Nurses Association of Ontario (RPNAO), preferred
  • Ability to demonstrate strong health assessment skills
  • Well developed clinical decision-making skills that reflect patient centeredness, problem solving and critical thinking
  • Excellent communication, interpersonal, and leadership skills
  • Good knowledge of standards of nursing practice and applicable health care legislation
  • Able to use computer software such as word, email and web applications or willing to pursue appropriate training in computer software
  • Good attendance required
  • Must be proficient in English

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.)

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


Toronto, ON

Job date

Fri, 12 Apr 2024 04:03:41 GMT

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