Trillium Health Partners

Registered Nurse - 4J Neurosurgery and 3J Special Care Unit

System ID
Job Type
Full Time
Mississauga Hospital
Number of Positions

Job Description

Position: Registered Nurse

Dept./Health System: 4J Neurosurgery and 3J Special Care Unit

Posting ID: 2023-31339

Role Level: Clinical Patient Services (CPS04.2) - $34.24-$48.17

Status: Permanent Full Time 

Site: Mississauaga Hospital 

Hours of Work/Shift: Weekdays and Weekends, 12 hour shifts

Reposted: January 24, 2023

Internal Deadline: January 31, 2023


Trillium Health Partners (THP) is one of the largest community-based acute care facilities in Canada. Comprised of the Credit Valley Hospital, the Mississauga Hospital, the Queensway Health Centre, and the Reactivation Center at Humber. Trillium Health Partners serves the growing and diverse populations of Mississauga, West Toronto and surrounding communities and is a teaching hospital affiliated with the University of Toronto.

Our Mission: A New Kind of Health Care for a Healthier Community

Our Values: Compassion, Excellence, Courage

Our Goals: Quality, Access, Sustainability

Our Enablers: People, Education, Innovation, Research



Department/Unit Summary:

4J Neurosurgery and 3J Neurosurgery Special Care Unit provide care for patients admitted electively for planned surgery as well as through our Emergency Department and Critical Care services.


4J Neurosurgery is a 14-bed unit that supports the care of patients who have been diagnosed with brain tumours, subdural hematoma, subarachnoid hemorrhage and arterial venous malformations. As the Regional Centre for Neurosurgery, 4J Neurosurgery offers a wealth of learning opportunities in peri-operative nursing.


3J Neurosurgery Special Care Unit is an 8-bed unit with a nursing ratio 2:1 that provides high observation to Neurosurgery patients post-operatively and patients with higher care needs than can be managed on a ward level.


Together, 4J Neurosurgery and 3J Special Care Unit are supported by an inter-disciplinary team of RNs and RPNs, CQCL, Charge Nurses, Physician Assistants, Physiotherapists, Occupational Therapists, OTA/PTA, Speech Language Pathologists, Discharge Planners, Dieticians, Pharmacists and Neurosurgeons. The team provides exceptional, patient-centred care in a collaborative and integrated manner. As a part of an academic centre, our team participates in ongoing research, quality improvement and professional development initiatives.


Position Summary:  


  • Responsible and accountable for decisions and actions in the provision and management of nursing care for patients.
  • Provides nursing assessment, contributes to care plan development, goal oriented treatment interventions, patient and family education and support to address medical, cognitive, emotional and self-care needs.
  • Contributes to the development of a realistic discharge plan.
  • Perform as a coach/mentor/consultant and use sound critical thinking skills, which are key to achieving patient outcomes and facilitating team function.
  • Participate in program planning, continuous quality improvement and evaluation.


Key Qualifications:


  • Previous neurosurgery nursing experience or keen interest in Neuroscience an asset
  • Current registration with the College of Nurses of Ontario is required
  • Current BCLS is required
  • Self-directed professional, able to work effectively and collaboratively in a high performance inter-professional team
  • Effective interpersonal, organizational and communication skills
  • A positive work and attendance record is essential
  • Coronary Care Level 1 an asset, or commitment to complete within one year of hire
  • Neuroscience Nursing Certificate an asset, or commitment to complete within one year of hire.


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Candidates are selected on the basis of their skill, ability, experience and qualifications.

Where these factors are relatively equal seniority shall govern providing the successful applicant.


 Trillium Health Partners’ (THP) is an equal opportunity employer who values the importance of antiracism work and is committed to integrating antiracism, diversity, equity and inclusion best practices throughout THP operations, policies and culture. Therefore, we ask that even if you do not see yourself fully reflected in every job requirement listed on this posting, we still encourage you to reach out and apply. Research has shown that candidates from underrepresented groups often only apply when they feel 100% qualified. We encourage all applicants who are members of groups that have been marginalized on any grounds enumerated under the Ontario Human Rights Code based on race, gender identity or expression, sex, sexual orientation, disability, political belief, religion, marital or family status, age, and/or status as a First Nations, Métis or Inuk/Inuit person to consider this opportunity.


In accordance with the Accessibility for Ontarians with Disabilities Act, 2005 and the Ontario Human Rights Code Trillium Health Partners will provide accommodations throughout the recruitment and selection process to applicants with disabilities.  If selected to participate in the recruitment and selection process, please inform Human Resources of the nature of any accommodation(s) that you may require in respect of any materials or processes used to ensure your equal participation.


All personal information is collected under the authority of the Freedom of Information and Protection of Privacy Act.


Trillium Health Partners is identified under the French Language Services Act.


We thank all those who apply but only those selected for further consideration will be contacted. 



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