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Job postings: Nursing (RN / RPN)

Registered Nurse (Code Stroke) - B4 Neurovascular Unit - Regular Full-Time (222805)

Toronto, ON, CA Posted: 8/10/2022 11:24:08 AM

We currently have a Regular Full-time opportunity for a Registered Nurse (Code Stroke) in the B4 Neurovascular Unit at our Bayview campus.

Hours of Work:

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

Statutory Holidays are Required

Summary of Duties

This is an exciting Ministry of Health sponsored, developmental nursing opportunity being offered to qualify RNs who are interested in developing highly valued critical clinical assessment skills, advanced problem solving and leadership skills in a supportive environment. Formal training and designated education time will be provided in order to facilitate development of these learning objectives.

Selected RNs will have the opportunity to alternate assignments on the Code Stroke Team and B4 NVU.

Qualifications/ Skills:

  • Current Registration with the College of Nurses of Ontario in good standing required
  • Completion of accredited Critical Care Nursing certificate required
  • Minimum 2 years of recent experience in critical care preferred
  • Current Basic Cardiac Life Support certificate required
  • Experience in neuroscience / stroke nursing care preferred
  • Completion of accredited Critical Care Nursing certificate preferred
  • Current ACLS preferred
  • Demonstrated ability to carry out relevant clinical stroke-related best practices, knowledge integration, and skills within the management of complex neuroscience stroke cases that bridge the full continuum of care
  • Interprets clinical assessment findings and makes appropriate recommendations
  • Demonstrates effective critical thinking and prioritization in complex and evolving situations
  • Ability and insight to determine boundaries in scope of practice and role limitations
  • Ability to work both autonomously and as a member of a team
  • Demonstrated leadership skills in working with an Interprofessional team, and superior interpersonal and communication skills
  • Facilitates collaboration between care teams (including the Stroke Team, Emergency Department (ED), Interventional Team, PACU, and Critical Care)
  • Computer skills (MS Word, PowerPoint, Excel, database software)

Qualified candidates are invited to submit their cover letter and resume (in one document) quoting 222805 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.