Toronto, ON, Canada
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Sunnybrook is home to the first and largest trauma centre in Canada, and the country’s largest adult burn Centre. Ontario’s most seriously injured patients are rushed to Sunnybrook by air and land ambulance from across the province. We provide highly specialized care to one in three trauma patients in Ontario, totalling about 2,000 critically injured patients each year — the highest number in Canada.
Named in honour of philanthropist and Canadian entrepreneur Mr. Seymour Schulich, the Schulich Heart Centre at Sunnybrook stands as one of Canada's leading cardiac care centres with an international reputation as a leading-edge provider for the prevention, treatment and care of heart disease.
Sunnybrook Health is the Regional Stroke Centre for the North & East GTA Stroke Network and provides comprehensive stroke hyperacute and acute stroke services for the region and province. The Neurovascular Unit (NVU) is an integrated critical care unit that provides expert stroke and neurovascular services.
As one of the busiest units in Canada, the Post-Anesthesia Care Unit or (PACU) is a highly specialized area in which the collaborative efforts of critical care trained registered nurse’s care for patients who are recovering from surgery and anesthesia.
For Registered Nurses who are not critical care certified but interested in joining our critical care team – we offer educational opportunities for you to complete a Critical Care Nursing Program with an accredited institution!
Exciting Opportunities In The Following Care Units:
Ross Tilly Burn Centre (RTBC): tertiary care for burn injury care patients
Critical Care Unit (CrCU): for trauma, neurosurgery, orthopaedics, medical and/or surgical problems
Cardiovascular Unit (CVICU): for cardiac surgery, vascular surgery or after treatment for hear attack
D4ICU: for medical, surgery or stroke care
B5ICU: for orthopaedics, plastics, neurosurgery and trauma patients
Cardiac Cath Lab: for cardiac and vascular procedural care (coronary, arrhythmia, structural heart and vascular)
Cardiac Intensive Care Unit (CICU): cardiovascular patients that require intensive care
Neurovascular Unit (B4 NVU): for stroke and level 1 and 2 ICU patients
Post Anesthesia Care Unit (PACU): for post-surgical care patients
- Current registration with the Ontario College of Nurses
- Current BCLS certificate
- Current Fit Mask Testing
- Baccalaureate degree in Nursing preferred
- Minimum 1 year experience with patients in Acute Care setting preferred.
- Consideration may also be given to those who completed their nursing consolidation on a Critical Care unit
- Successful completion of the ICU review quiz
- Preference will be given to applicants who demonstrated a commitment to continuing education within the past 2 years with emphasis placed on courses/conferences related to: advanced acute care nursing concepts and skills, such as physical assessment, Coronary Care 1 & 2.
- Demonstrated commitment to organizational initiatives such as best practices, participation in nursing council, unit committees, and quality improvement projects
- Demonstrated effective ability in: interpersonal relationships; oral and written communication skills; organization skills; priority setting skills; problem solving; decision making; facilitating team work; conflict resolution
- Demonstrated ability to integrate and apply critical thinking skills to patient care
- Demonstrated ability to handle stressful environments in a positive manner
- Demonstrated ability to function independently and as a part of the multidisciplinary team