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Registered Nurse - Schulich Heart Program – Arrhythmia Services - Temporary Part tiime (211047)

Toronto, ON, CA Posted: 7/29/2021 1:58:55 PM

We currently have a Temporary Part-Time (Until approx. August 2022) opportunity for a Registered Nurse in the Schulich Heart Program – Arrhythmia Services at our Bayview Campus.

Hours of Work: Days; 10hrs; As per schedule

Summary of Duties

The main functions of the RN include, but are not limited to:

  • Pre- and post-operative assessment of patients undergoing arrhythmia device implants, intra-operative support during ICD, pacemaker, and ILR implants, device interrogation and programming of in and out patients in clinic setting
  • This role requires wearing a lead apron during device implantation procedure
  • The RN supports the philosophy of Person-Centred Care as well as the principles, mission and values of Sunnybrook Health Sciences Centre
  • The RN works closely with other members of the interprofessional team


  • Current certificate of competence with the College of Nurses of Ontario
  • Current BCLS certificate
  • Current ACLS certification an asset
  • Critical Care or Coronary Care experience preferred
  • Previous experience with cardiac arrhythmia management and associated devices preferred
  • Previous Cath Lab experience preferred
  • Previous patient/staff education experience preferred
  • Demonstrate knowledge of pacemakers and implantable cardioverter defibrillators
  • Demonstrate commitment to continued education
  • Ability to adapt to a fast-changing and stressful environment in a positive manner
  • Demonstrated effective ability in: interpersonal relationships; oral and written communication skills; priority setting skills; problem solving; decision making; facilitating team work; conflict resolution & time management
  • Commitment to the quality care of our patients, evidence based practice and a clear understanding of professional standards
  • Ability to integrate and apply critical thinking skills to patient care within scope of practice
  • Ability to function independently and as a part of the interprofessional team
  • Commitment to promoting healthy work environment

Qualified candidates are invited to submit their cover letter and resume (in one document) quoting 211047 to:

Human Resources
Sunnybrook Health Sciences Centre

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Sunnybrook Health Sciences Centre is strongly committed to inclusion and diversity within its community and welcomes all applicants including but not limited to: visible minorities, all religions and ethnicities, persons with disabilities, LGBTQ persons, and all others who may contribute to the further diversification of ideas.

Please be advised that in order to be eligible for employment at Sunnybrook, 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 ago. 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.