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Full Time Registered Nurse, MACU, Medicine Program, #18-1300

Internal Job Posting #18-1300

Full Time Registered Nurse – MACU, Medicine Program


Medical Assessment Consultation Unit (MACU)




Medicine Program




12 HR D/N


As per pay scale

POSTED:  October 26, 2018                    PLEASE APPLY BY: November 1, 2018

If you are interested in applying to this position, please complete a “Job Posting Application for Hospital Employees” form, quoting the vacancy # and return directly to Human Resources on or before 11:59 p.m. on the specified closing date.

Job Summary:

The successful candidate will be motivated, self-directed and a key member of a dynamic interdisciplinary team with defined roles focused on quality patient care and patient flow. The successful candidate will be responsible to provide excellent care to a diverse acute medical patient population in a fast-paced transitioning setting in the Medical Assessment and Consultation Unit.  The unit provides ongoing comprehensive assessments within specified timelines; resulting in early treatments, diagnostics and care planning for patients, facilitating patient flow from the Emergency department through to discharge or the transfer of the patient to an Inpatient unit.

Qualifications & Experience:

  • Current RN Certificate of Registration from the College of Nurses of Ontario

  • Minimum 3 years recent acute hospital medical nursing experience

  • Excellent physical assessment skills are essential

  • Current BCLS certificate, ACLS certificate preferred

  • Coronary Care I and Coronary Care II preferred, or willingness to obtain

  • Excellent interpersonal and communication skills both written and verbal

  • Demonstrates excellent problem solving, decision making and critical thinking skills

  • Demonstrates excellent organizational and time-management skills

  • Demonstrates initiative and the ability to function both independently and as a multidisciplinary team member in a fast paced demanding environment

  • Demonstrates a commitment to a safe environment for staff, patients and families by working in   compliance with hospital related policies, health and safety regulations and completing mandated training and educational sessions as required

  • Demonstrated ability to collaborate within an inter-professional team

  • Commitment to customer service and teamwork

  • Must be able to deal effectively with patients and family members in crisis situations

  • Excellent computer skills

  • Demonstrates excellent clinical skills and professional leadership capabilities with a focus on collaborative teamwork, patient flow and quality improvements

  • Prior experience working in a changing atmosphere would be beneficial

  • Knowledge of the Lean and Patient Flow process would be beneficial

  • Demonstrated excellence in communication, both written and verbal

  • Demonstrated problem assessment skills

  • Demonstrated commitment to customer service and teamwork

  • Demonstrated individual leadership skills

    Health & Safety Workplace Responsibilities:

    It is the responsibility of all Southlake Regional Health Centre employees to work in a safe manner and promote health and safety in the workplace. Employees must adhere to the duties of workers, as stipulated in Section 28 of the OH&S Act, as well as all SRHC OH&S policies and procedures. Must be able to perform all necessary bona fide duties for the position, as outlined in the position guide. Must review and be capable of performing duties the Job Demands Analysis for the position as a condition of offer. Proven ability to attend work regularly as per the Attendance Support Policy.

    Accommodation & Diversity in the Workplace

    At Southlake, we are committed to fostering an inclusive and accessible work environment.  We are dedicated to building a work place that reflects the diversity of our community in which we live and serve, including those with disabilities, visible minorities, aboriginal persons, members of sexual minority groups and others who may contribute to diversity within our organization.  Southlake is committed to the principles of the Accessibility for Ontarians with Disabilities Act (AODA), and will work proactively through all stages of recruitment to create a barrier free process and to provide accommodation as required.

If interested in applying, please submit a resume and coverletter to quoting the position title, and vacancy# in the subject line.

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