Humber River Hospital

Registered Nurse Post Anesthesia Care Unit (PACU) with Training Opportunity Available

Posting Date 2 months ago(12/14/2022 1:43 PM)
Program
Surgical Program
Department/Unit
PACU (Post-Anesthesia Care Unit)
Employee Type
Part-Time
Employee Group
ONA
Job ID
2022-16468
Job Category
Registered Nurse (RN)

Position Profile

Humber River Hospital. Lighting New Ways In Healthcare.

 

Since opening our doors in 2015 as North America’s first fully digital hospital and we remain unwavering in our belief that we can change the hospital where we work, the community where we live, and the world of healthcare beyond our borders. Serving a community of 850,000 residents in North West Toronto, Equity Inclusivity and active participation in the North West Toronto Ontario Health Team are key initiatives important to our Team.  At Humber River Hospital, we use a custom combination of technology and clinical expertise to rebuild elements of care. We make technology work for staff and physicians; giving them more time to spend with patients, to eliminate inefficiencies, and to reduce the chance of errors. Humber River Hospital is formally affiliated with both the University of Toronto and Queen’s University and committed to becoming a community academic hospital. Clinical Excellence, Optimizing Care through Technology and Community Connection frame our Research Strategy.   

 

At Humber River Hospital, we’re not hoping for a renaissance, we are making it happen. As part of our dynamic team, you can lead the way, as we continue our journey towards high reliability care!

 

We currently have an exciting opportunity for a Registered Nurse to join our Post Anesthetic Care Unit (PACU) in the Surgical Program. 

 

Reporting Relationship: Manager, Post Anesthetic Care Unit (PACU) & Endoscopy

Hiring Salary Range: $34.24 - $49.02

Hours of work: 8 hour days, evenings, standby 

Location: Humber River Hospital – Wilson Site

Union:  ONA

 

About the Training Opportunity:

 

In partnership with accredited educational institutions, the Post Anesthetic Care Unit is pleased sponsor qualified candidates who do not have experience working in PACU and/or ICU certification to complete the Critical Care Certificate. You will be supported by a preceptor with ongoing evaluations and feedback to ensure your success.

 

Hours of work following completion of program will be as listed in this posting.

 

Responsibilities:

 

The Registered Nurse in the PACU functions within the full scope of his/her nursing practice to assess the care needs of his/her patient and to develop a plan of care based on the assessment. The RN collaborates with the Resource Nurse as well as other members of the care team to evaluate the effectiveness of the care plan:

  • Provide care of patients in the immediate recovery phase post-operatively.
  • Provides advanced pain and airway management based on patients’ individual needs.
  • Care of ventilated patients.
  • Care of patients recovering from general, local and regional anesthesia.
  • Utilization of computerized systems for documentation of patient care.

Requirements:

  • Current RN registration with the College of Nurses of Ontario
  • BCLS certification upon hire to show proof of valid current certification (Registered Nurses currently employed by HRH are exempted)
  • PACU certification (or to obtain within 6 months of hire date) required
  • Current Critical Care Certification or Emergency Department Certification required
  • At least 1 year current Critical Care or Emergency nursing experience (including physiological and cardiac monitoring of patients) required
  • At least 2 years of current acute surgical experience is required
  • Problem solving abilities and critical thinking skills
  • Excellent organizational skills and flexibility
  • Ability to function as part of a team in a rapidly changing environment
  • Demonstrated commitment to professional development and a strong knowledge of policy and practice standards
  • Excellent communication skills
  • Ideal candidate is utilizes a patient and family centred approach to care in a dynamic, rapidly changing environment and should be ready to drive change and innovation.
  • Excellent attendance and discipline free record required
  • Minimum 2 years recent PACU experience preferred
  • PALS and ACLS certification preferred
  • Experience with arterial and central lines, epidurals and spinal anesthetics, PCA preferred
  • Experience working with the paediatric population preferred

 

Why Humber? Why Now?

 

Humber River Hospital is on an exciting transformation journey of redefining patient care, as we leverage the most advanced technologies to enhance all aspects of delivering high-quality, safe care. We continue to build a people-centered workplace with excellent staff and physician engagement by hiring passionate, diverse and inclusive healthcare professionals. People who care and encompass our values of CompassionProfessionalism and Respect. People who are committed to making a positive difference.

 

We are a Huron Consulting hospital, focused on building our evidence-based leadership practice and hardwiring a culture that WOWs.

Humber River Hospital is a member of the Toronto Academic Health Science Network (TAHSN), which is a dynamic network of academic health organizations providing leading edge research, teaching and clinical care.

 

We have collaborated with TAHSN member institutions in addressing the challenges of the COVID-19 pandemic. Our membership in TAHSN supports our strategic pillar of advancing Humber River Hospital as a community academic hospital.

 

Humber River Hospital was the recipient of the 2021 Excellence in Patient Safety Award by the Canadian College of Health Leaders. This award recognizes teams that are committed to improving patient safety within a healthcare environment, through leadership, innovation, culture, and best practises.

 

Why? Because at Humber River Hospital, we know it is our people and our ability to innovate that allows us to consistently deliver a great patient experience and the best quality outcomes. After all, we are the hospital that believes exceptional care...healthier community.

 

This description has been designed to indicate the general nature and level of work performed by the employee within this position. However, the actual responsibilities, duties, qualifications and experience may vary. Employee may perform other related duties as required to meet the ongoing needs of the organization. Information contained in this job posting/description is subject to change.

 

Humber River Hospital is committed to inclusion and diversity. We believe that diversity drives our culture of innovation. By bringing together a variety of different perspectives, it fuels our creative thinking, generates new ideas and creates solutions designed to address tomorrow's healthcare challenges today. We take pride in providing professional development and career advancement opportunities for our employees including minorities, women, veterans and individuals with physical and developmental disabilities. We also provide accommodation to applicants and all of our employees - from hire to retire.

 

Let us know what we can do to help you be successful during your recruitment experience at Humber River Hospital.

 

Please be advised that in order to be eligible for employment at Humber River Hospital, all new hires must have received the full series of a COVID-19 vaccine or combination of COVID-19 vaccines approved by Health Canada (e.g., two doses of a two-dose vaccine series, or one dose of a single-dose vaccine series); AND have received the final dose of the COVID-19 vaccine at least 14 days prior to the hired employee’s first date of employment  Medical exemptions or any other kind of requested exemption based upon the Hospital’s obligations pursuant to the Ontario Human Rights Code will be considered on a case-by-case basis.

 

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