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Registered Nurse – In Patient Cardiology Unit

University Health Network

This is a Contract position in Toronto, ON posted June 18, 2020.


Position:  Registered Nurse – 3 Positions 
Site:  Toronto General Hospital 
Department:  In Patient Cardiology – 5 Peter Munk Building (PMB)   
Reports to:  Nurse Manager       
Scale/Grade:  E0 06
Salary Range:  $33.23 – $47.57 per hour (Start rate: determined in accordance with collective agreement requirements) 
Hours: Hours of the Position up to 22.5 Hours/Week; 12 Hour Days and Nights with Alternate Weekends/Holidays
Status:  Permanent Part 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.

This 28-bed Inpatient Cardiology Unit serves adult cardiology patients who require primary, secondary, tertiary and quaternary levels of assessment, diagnosis and intervention of their cardiac condition. The unit is structured to encompass five services for our cardiology population including general cardiology, electrophysiology, adult congenital populations, heart failure and consults. Staff Nurses develop skills in arrhythmia interpretation, vasoactive medication management and telemetry monitoring.

The majority of patients have diagnoses of:

  • Acute coronary syndrome
  • Cardiomyopathy
  • Heart failure
  • Patients with Dysrhythmias
  • Congenital heart defects

As a member of the UHN and the Nursing Multi-disciplinary Team, 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
  • Basic Cardiac Life Support (B.C.L.S.) certification
  • Minimum one (1) year Cardiac experience preferred
  • Experience with cardiac monitoring including pacemaker management and arrhythmia identification and interpretation
  • Demonstrated evidence of ongoing education in cardiac nursing and involvement in professional associations
  • Strong interpersonal and communication skills
  • Must be flexible and possess the ability to work effectively and efficiently within a variety of patient care teams
  • Excellent organizational and time management skills 

    POSTED DATE:  June 18, 2020  CLOSING DATE:  June 25, 2020 3:00pm

    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 should apply.

    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. Requests for accommodation can be made at any stage of the recruitment process providing the applicant has met the Bona-fide for the open position.  Applicants need to make their requirements known when contacted.