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University Health Network Registered Nurse- Emergency TWH PFTx10 in Toronto, Ontario

Registered Nurse- Emergency TWH PFTx10 - Toronto, Ontario


Position: Registered Nurse (10 Positions)

Site: Toronto Western Hospital

Department: Emergency

Reports to: Nurse Manager

Scale/Grade: E006

Wage Schedule: $33.90 - $48.53 per hour (Start rate determined in accordance with collective agreement requirements).

Hours: 37.50 Hours/Week; Days/Nights

Status: Permanent Full-Time

Transforming lives and communities through excellence in care, discovery and learning ...

At University Health Network, which consists of Toronto General, Toronto Western, Princess Margaret and Toronto Rehab hospitals, nothing is more important to us than our team of dedicated employees. UHN focuses on creating and maintaining a workplace of choice, where our people are recognized and valued. We focus on creating a workplace where people enjoy the challenge of their career, create and engage in best practices and are treated with respect.

The 31-bed Emergency Department at TWH is a highly acute and challenging setting for nursing practice. Recently renovated, the ER has designated areas for fastrack, subacute and acute care to accommodate up to 32 patients. Due to the diverse nature of patients seen, nurses use a wide variety of clinical skills including critical thinking. Direct links with other EMS personnel as well as hospital and community services promotes and fosters an atmosphere of teamwork.

As a team-member of the Emergency Department, the Registered Nurse practices in accordance with relevant legislation/standards, meeting the legal and ethical requirements of the profession. The principal responsibilities include: applying knowledge of nursing science, theory, skill and critical decision making in the provision of compassionate, collaborative and competent care in accordance with the UHN Professional Practice Model for Nursing and the mission and vision of nursing at the UHN; ensuring practice is consistent with professional standards and the ethical framework as outlined by the College of Nurses of Ontario and the UHN policy and procedure.


  • Current Registration as a Registered Nurse with the College of Nurses of Ontario

  • Completion of a Physical Assessment Course

  • Basic Cardiac Life Support (B.C.L.S.) certification

  • 1 to 2 years medical/surgical experience

  • Evidence of continuing education in Emergency and /or critical care nursing

  • Excellent interpersonal and decision making skills

  • B. Sc. N. preferred

  • Emergency and Critical Care experience preferred

  • Advanced Cardiac Life Support (A.C.L.S.) certification preferred

  • Certificate in Emergency preferred

  • Pediatric Advanced Life Support (P.A.L.S.) certification preferred

  • Vaccines (COVID-19 and others) are a requirement of the job unless you have an exemption on a medical ground pursuant to the Ontario Human Rights Code.

Posted Date: November 25, 2021 Closing Date: Until Filled

For current UHN employees, only those who have successfully completed their probationary period, have a good employee record along with satisfactory attendance in accordance with UHN's attendance management program, and possess all the required experience and qualifications will be given first consideration.

University Health Network thanks all applicants, however, only those selected for an interview will be contacted.

UHN is a respectful, caring, and inclusive workplace. We are committed to championing accessibility, diversity and equal opportunity and welcomes all applicants including but not limited to: all religions and ethnicities, LGBTQ2s+, BIPOC, persons with disabilities and all others who may contribute to the further diversification of ideas. Requests for accommodation can be made at any stage of the recruitment process providing the applicant has met the Bona-fide requirements for the open position. Applicants need to make their requirements known when contacted.