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Registered Practical Nurse - Acute Care Nursing Resource Team (ACNRT) - Regular Full-Time  (211189)

Toronto, ON, CA Posted: 3/30/2021 10:33:24 AM

We currently have a Regular Full-Time opportunity for a Registered Practical Nurse in our Acute Care Nursing Resource Team (ACNRT) at Sunnybrook.

Hours of Work:

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

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

Statutory Holidays Required

Summary of Duties

The Acute Care Nursing Resource Team (ACNRT) is a new and innovative program at Sunnybrook designed to give the nurse a broad range of skills and knowledge to practice in a number of specialties within set clinical clusters. It is an ideal opportunity for nurses, from the novices looking to jumpstart their careers to the experts seeking to explore other career paths. The ACNRT is an exciting and dynamic environment for nursing staff, offering support through a variety of continuing education, career laddering and professional development opportunities at Sunnybrook.

Nurses may be assigned to the Mobile Health Unit, a new opportunity at Sunnybrook. To qualify for this unique assignment, nurses must have received their first Covid vaccine dose

Reporting to the ACNRT Patient Care Manager, the resource team nurse will undergo an extensive orientation and education period before they assume responsibility for a broad range of nursing services for patients within their clinical cluster.

The resource team nurse will be deployed to unit/s within their clinical cluster in response to changing patient and staffing needs. S/he will be a champion in promoting excellent patient care while also demonstrating exceptional leadership, communication, problem-solving and conflict resolution skills. S/he will participate in professional development and reflective practice as well as quality improvement initiatives in the organization. The resource team nurse will be a part of the inter-professional team providing care that supports the principles of Person-Centered Care and the vision, mission and values of SHSC.

Qualifications/Skills

  • Current registration with the College of Nurses of Ontario
  • Current BCLS
  • Previous Acute Care experience required
  • 1st dose of Covid vaccine required for assignment to the Mobile Health unit
  • Recent cardiology experience an asset
  • Bachelors of Science in Nursing (BScN) preferred
  • Ability to work effectively in a person centered care environment in various clinical settings with a multidisciplinary team managing multiple demands and changing priorities, while being flexibility and adaptable
  • Demonstrated commitment to person centred care approaches and principles
  • Demonstrated patient assessment and patient management skills
  • Demonstrated excellent interpersonal and communication skills with patients, families and coworkers.
  • Excellent oral and written communication skills
  • Ability to work effectively as a team member
  • Demonstrated interest in personal and professional development

Qualified candidates are invited to submit their resumes and cover letters, quoting file 211189 to:

Human Resources
Sunnybrook Health Sciences Centre

To apply, please click "Apply for Position" near the top right corner 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.