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Registered Nurse - Surgical Medicine - Regular Full-Time (220634)

Toronto, ON, CA Posted: 5/17/2022 8:44:50 AM

We currently have a Regular Full-Time opportunity for a Registered Nurse in the Surgical Medicine at our Bayview Campus.

Weekday: Days, Nights; 12 hrs; As per schedule;

Alternating Weekend: Days, Nights; 12hrs; As per schedule;

Statutory Holidays Required

Summary of Duties

The RN supports the philosophy of person-focused care and principles and the mission and values of Sunnybrook Health Sciences Centre.

The RN works closely with the members of the interprofessional team to provide care including discharge planning.

Duties and responsibilities include:

  • Patient focused care to medical, acute geriatric, short stay, surgical oncology , gynaecological oncology and plastics

The main functions of the RN includes but not limited to:

  • Assessment, intervention, education and patient advocacy
  • Provides patient centred care within interdisciplinary care team to meet the physical, psychological and spiritual needs of patients in supporting their return to the baseline functioning and discharge to the community
  • Demonstrate advanced communication, problem solving, conflict resolution and interpersonal/team building skills
  • Plans for, delivers and evaluates nursing interventions, including medications administrations as well as treatments plans which fall within the RN’s scope of practice
  • Fosters ongoing learning for staff and students with a commitment to preceptorship
  • Integration of research findings into practice, participate in unit projects or organizational initiatives such as i-lead and best practice champion


  • Current registration with the Ontario College of Nurses Registration in good standing
  • Bachelor of Science in Nursing preferred
  • Current B.C.L.S. required
  • Successful completion of pre-interview quiz and received passing mark on quiz
  • Recent experience in acute care medicine, minimum 2 years preferred
  • Surgical Oncology experience preferred
  • Nursing Oncology Certificate preferred
  • Computer literacy is an asset
  • Demonstrated ability to take professional accountability for leading, organizing, providing and delegating care activities for the units, patients and families
  • Demonstrated commitment to person-centered care concept and principles
  • Excellent interpersonal and communication skills
  • Excellent assessment, critical thinking, problem solving and clinical decision making skills
  • Established good time management skills, with the ability to set priorities while working in a fast-paced environment
  • Demonstrated ability to work effectively as a team member in an interprofessional team environment
  • Demonstrated ability to implement and champion change
  • Demonstrated commitment to continuous learning and evidence-based practice

Qualified candidates are invited to submit their cover letter and resume (in one document) quoting 220634 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.