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Registered Nurse - Post Anesthesia Care Unit/Block Area - Temporary Full Time (until approx. Nov 2022) (221719)

Toronto, ON, CA Posted: 5/18/2022 3:16:51 PM

We currently have a Temporary Full-time (until approx. Nov 2022) opportunity for a Registered Nurse in the Post Anesthesia Care Unit/Block Area at our Holland Campus.

Hours of Work:

Weekdays: Days; 8 hrs; as per schedule

Summary of Duties

Responsible for the primary care of post-operative patients including phase 1 and 2 recovery. The main functions of the RN include, but are not limited to: assessment, intervention, education and patient advocacy in accordance with standards of the College of Nurses organization and Patient Centred Care, Ontario Peri Anesthesia Nurse Association and the mission, vision and values of Sunnybrook Health Sciences Centre.


  • At least 2 years recent post-surgical care experience required;
  • Critical Care Course required;
  • Recent Critical Care/ PACU experience required;
  • Flexibility to work throughout the Peri Anaesthesia environment in order to promote patient flow;
  • Ability to integrate and apply critical thinking skills to patient care;
  • Ability to handle a stressful environment in a positive manner;
  • Able to function independently and as an active member of a multi-disciplinary team;
  • Venipuncture and IV Certification required;
  • Knowledge of Infection Prevention and Control best practice;
  • Demonstrated knowledge in patient centre care approach and principles
  • Ability to adapt to a multi-focused, fast-changing and stressful environment;
  • Demonstrated commitment to continuing education within the past 2 years;
  • Demonstrated commitment to organizational initiatives, participation in nursing council, unit committees and quality improvement projects;
  • Demonstrated effective ability in: interpersonal relationships; oral and written communication skills; organization skills; prioritizing; problem solving; decision making; facilitating team work; conflict resolution;
  • Current Ontario Registration; Current BCLS; ACLS preferred.
  • Demonstrated commitment to Person Centered Care approach and principles

Qualified candidates are invited to submit their cover letter and resume (in one document) quoting 221719 to:

Human Resources
Sunnybrook Health Sciences Centre

To apply, please click "Apply for Position" at the bottom of this page.

Sunnybrook Health Sciences Centre is committed to providing accessible employment practices that are in compliance with the Accessibility for Ontarians with Disabilities Act (AODA). If you require accommodation for disability during any stage of the recruitment process, please indicate this in your cover letter.

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.