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Job postings: Nursing (RN / RPN)

Registered Nurse - Same Day Surgery/Surgical Short Stay Unit - Casual (222420)

Toronto, ON, CA Posted: 7/19/2022 2:32:20 PM

We currently have a Casual opportunity for a Registered Nurse in the Same Day Surgery/Surgical Short Stay Unit at our Bayview campus.

Hours of Work:

Weekdays: Days and Nights; 8hrs, 12hrs; As per schedule;
Weekends: Days and Nights; 8hrs, 12hrs; As per schedule; Statutory Holidays as Required

Summary of Duties

Responsible for primary care of post-operative patients in phase 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 Person Centered Care, OPANA Standards, and the mission, vision and values of Sunnybrook Health Sciences Centre.

Qualifications/Skills

  • Current Registration with College of Nurses of Ontario
  • Significant recent related Post-Surgical care experience required;
  • Ability to integrate and apply critical thinking skills to patient care;
  • Ability to handle stressful environment in a positive manner;
  • Strong patient assessment skills required
  • Ability to adapt to and prioritize in a multi-focused, fast-changing and stressful environment;
  • Demonstrated effective ability in communication skills: interpersonal relationships; oral and written organization skills; prioritizing; problem solving; decision making; facilitating team work; conflict resolution;
  • Able to function independently and as an active member of a multi-disciplinary team;
  • Knowledge of Infection Prevention and Control best practice;
  • Demonstrated commitment to continuing education within the past two (2) years;
  • Demonstrated commitment to organizational initiatives, participation in nursing council, unit committees, and quality improvement projects;
  • Current Ontario Registration; Current BCLS; ACLS preferred;
  • Oncology experience preferred;
  • Venipuncture and IV Certification required
  • Demonstrated commitment to person centre care approach and principles

Qualified candidates are invited to submit their cover letter and resume (in one document) quoting 222420 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.