Registered Nurse - B4 Neurovascular Unit - Regular full-time 2023-230558

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Date Posted: 6/12/2023

Location: Toronto, ON, Canada

Reference No.: 2023-230558

Position Type: Regular full-time

Department: B4 Neurovascular Unit

FTE Status: 1.00

Hours of Work: Other

Campus Site: Other

Shifts Weekday Required: Other

Shifts Weekend Required: Other

Statutory Holiday(s) Required: No

We currently have a Regular Full-Time opportunity for a Registered Nurse on the Acute Care Acute Care Nursing ResourceTeam for Neurovascular Unit department at Sunnybrook campus.

Hours of Work: Weekdays: Days, Nights; 12 hrs; As per master schedule

Alternating Weekends: Days, Nights; 12 hrs; As per master 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. ACNRT is currently seeking nurses who would be interested in expanding their skills in Sunnybrook’s Neurovascular Unit – Stroke Ward and Level 1 ICU. This is an ideal opportunity for nurses, from the novices looking to jumpstart their careers to the experts seeking to grow their career and become critical care certified.

The Neurovascular Unit (NVU) is a specialized unit that serves as the designated stroke in-patient unit for Sunnybrook Health Sciences Centre and the North & East GTA Stroke Network’s Regional Stroke Centre. Nurses will function collaboratively in a primary nursing environment as part of the interprofessional care team. In addition to promoting excellence of care the nurse will actively demonstrate effective communication skills, problem solving, conflict resolution and critical thinking skills. During this time, the candidate will be able to solidify knowledge, gain expertise in neurovascular care, and work towards further growth and development. The integration of research findings into practice, the pursuit of education opportunities and active participation in unit activities are supported and strongly encouraged.

Reporting to the ACNRT Patient Care Manager, the resource team nurse will primarily be assigned to NVU and undergo orientation and training in the Neurovascular Unit – Stroke and Level 1 ICU then given the opportunity to enrol in the Critical Care Certificate program. This is an exciting opportunity to diversify your career and develop critical care skills.

Qualifications/Skills

  • Current registration with the College of Nurses of Ontario in good standing
  • Current BCLS
  • Acute care and/or stroke experience is 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 cover letter and resume (in one document) quoting 230558 to:

Human Resources

Sunnybrook Health Sciences Centre

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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.

We thank all applicants for their interest. However, only candidates selected for an interview will be contacted. Sunnybrook Health Sciences Centre is an equal opportunity employer.