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Registered Nurse, Intensive Care Unit

  • Job
    Full-time
    Junior Level
  • Healthcare
  • Toronto

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  • You must have CNO registration, Critical Care Nursing Certificate, BCLS, ACLS, BScN preferred, 1-2 years of medical/surgical experience, and advanced skills in assessments, monitoring, and procedures. Apply to join our team today!
  • You will monitor patients' vital signs, respond to emergencies, assist with procedures, administer medications, manage pain, interact with healthcare teams and families, and provide high acuity care in the ICU.

Requirements

  • Mandatory:
  • Current certificate of registration with the College of Nurses of Ontario (CNO)
  • Graduate of a CNO-approved bachelor’s degree in nursing program, or equivalent combined education and experience
  • Completion of Level 3 Critical Care Nursing Certificate from an accredited academic institution
  • 1-2 years of recent Adult Medical/Surgical experience
  • Current Basic Cardiac Life Support (BCLS) certificate
  • Current Advanced Cardiac Life Support (ACLS) certificate (must complete within 6 months of hire)
  • Preferred:
  • Bachelor of Science in Nursing (BScN)
  • Skills and Knowledge:
  • Proven ability to function independently and collaboratively as part of an interdisciplinary team
  • Skilled at multi-tasking with excellent critical thinking, problem solving and decision making skills
  • Sound knowledge base and demonstrated skill in:
  • Advanced assessment and documentation
  • Chest tube management
  • Arrhythmia interpretations
  • Hemodynamic monitoring
  • Mechanical ventilation
  • Dialysis
  • Set-up and assistance in bedside procedures e.g. central line insertions, intubations, etc.
  • Monitoring and transporting critically ill patients for inter-facility transfers
  • If this sounds like you and you feel ready to build your career within intensive care nursing, apply via the button below and let us know why you’d be a great addition to our team.

Responsibilities

  • Monitor patients vital signs, hemodynamics, and respond to emergencies
  • Assist with bedside procedures, administrating medications, managing pain, and patients who are sedated and ventilated
  • Administer high acuity medications to stabilize acute patients
  • Interact with physicians, allied health, patients, and families
  • Perform other duties consistent with the job classification, as required

FAQs

What are the mandatory qualifications for this position?

The mandatory qualifications for this position include a current certificate of registration with the College of Nurses of Ontario, completion of a Level 3 Critical Care Nursing Certificate, 1-2 years of recent Adult Medical/Surgical experience, current Basic Cardiac Life Support (BCLS) certificate, and current Advanced Cardiac Life Support (ACLS) certificate (must be completed within 6 months of hire).

What are some preferred qualifications for this position?

A Bachelor of Science in Nursing (BScN) is a preferred qualification for this position.

What skills and knowledge are important for this role?

Important skills and knowledge for this role include the ability to function independently and collaboratively as part of an interdisciplinary team, excellent critical thinking, problem-solving, and decision-making skills, and a sound knowledge base in areas such as advanced assessment and documentation, chest tube management, hemodynamic monitoring, mechanical ventilation, and more.

What are the responsibilities of a Registered Nurse in the Intensive Care Unit?

Responsibilities of a Registered Nurse in the Intensive Care Unit include monitoring patients' vital signs and responding to emergencies, assisting with bedside procedures and administering medications, interacting with physicians, allied health professionals, patients, and families, and performing other duties consistent with the job classification as required.

How many beds does the ICU at Mount Sinai Hospital have?

The ICU at Mount Sinai Hospital consists of 36 beds, serving a diverse patient population including obstetrical, oncology, medicine, and surgical patients.

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