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TYPE OF HCP : Teaching Hospital
LOCATION : Toronto
SITES : 1
NURSES : 1,100
TOTAL STAFF : 3,000
ALLIED HEALTH CARE PROFESSIONALS : : Social Workers, Physiotherapists, Occupational Therapists, Respiratory Therapists, Pharmacists, Chaplains
Nursing Positions
RN : Yes
RPN : No
CLINICAL PROGRAMS : : Woman and Infant’s Health, Internal Medicine and Subspecialties, Surgical Subspecialties, Oncology
CONTRACTS : : Full-time, part-time and casual positions available
SCHEDULING : : Schedules are managed in a variety of ways, from scheduling committees to master rotations, which offer 8 and 12-hour shifts
CLINICAL PLACEMENTS : : Nursing students from a wide variety of Canadian and international universities are welcome. Second-year practicums available
EXTERNSHIP PROGRAMS : : No
Nursing Support
LEADERSHIP : : Senior Vice-President Nursing, Program Directors Nursing, Clinical Nurse Specialist, Nurse Clinicians, Advanced Nurse Practitioners
PAID EDUCATIONAL DAYS : : Yes
ORIENTATION : : Comprehensive General Hospital Orientation and Nursing Preceptorship Programs. Duration of experience varies from program to program
Contact Us/ Send Resume To
Mount Sinai Hospital
Joseph and Wolf Lebovic Health Complex
600 University Avenue
Toronto, ON  M5G 1X5
PHONE: : 416-586-4800 ext. 5040
E-MAIL: : humanresources@mtsinai.on.ca
WEBSITE: : www.mountsinai.on.ca
  Mount Sinai Hospital
Welcome to Mount Sinai, one of Canada's Most Prestigious Hospitals Winner of many awards, Mount Sinai Hospital is an internationally recognized health science centre and a leader in pioneering health-care advances. It is dedicated to both discovering and delivering the best patient care possible, and provides opportunities for nurses to assist in the development of innovative approaches to effective health care. A 465-bed tertiary-care facility in downtown Toronto, Mount Sinai Hospital is a teaching hospital affiliated with the University of Toronto. Three core areas represent clinical activity: The Women and Infant Health Program Mount Sinai Hospital has one of the most progressive perinatal programs in Canada and was the first hospital in Canada to have an established Nursing Research Chair, the Heather Reisman Chair of Perinatal Nursing. A comprehensive program that specializes in caring for women with high-risk pregnancies, more than 6,000 babies a year enter the world at Mount Sinai Labour and Delivery unit. The NICU is committed to patient and family-centred care while providing the latest advancements in neonatal technology. The Internal Medicine and Subspecialties Program Mount Sinai medical program provides the continuum of care to complex medical patients and consists of a state-of-the-art Emergency, Intensive Care Unit, General Medicine and Medical Step Down Unit. With a specialization in heart failure, cardiac care is provided in an integrated Cardiology and Coronary Care Unit. Our mental health program focuses on general psychiatry in an in-patient and ambulatory setting. The Surgical Subspecialties and Oncology Program The surgical program consists of four surgical units, a surgical step down unit, perioperative unit, preadmission unit, post-anesthetic care unit, day surgery and an ambulatory oncology unit. The services provided are varied with a strong oncological component. Mount Sinai’s surgical program provides care to 18,000 patients per year. The Gerald P. Turner Department of Nursing endeavours to continually advance nursing professional development and learning opportunities. High on the agenda is the further advancement of the Professional Practice Program, consisting of four practice councils: Professional Practice, Education, Research and Nursing Informatics, which are supported by unit councils. An all-RN nursing staff of excellent clinicians delivers quality, compassionate patient care in a collaborative, multidisciplinary environment. In 1998, the Registered Nurses Association of Ontario chose Mount Sinai Hospital as Employer of the Year. In 2000, Mount Sinai Hospital received the Canadian Nurses Association Employer Recognition Award� for its ongoing support for nursing certification.



The preceptorship of new nurses is a priority at Mount Sinai Hospital. It begins with a structured and purposeful teaching and learning experience, which blends classroom and guided clinical experience. Nurses receive support for ongoing and formal academic preparation. University reimbursement and paid seminar attendance is provided. Nurses in specialty areas attend certificate courses through local colleges prior to beginning work in the ICU, CCU, Emergency and step down units. Sinai CARE (Consulting Associates for Resources in Education), the hospitals on-site learning centre, provides education for nurses. RNs are given financial support to register for courses at Sinai CARE that will enhance their professional development. A total of 24 courses are currently available and the course calendar is available at www.mtsinai.on.ca/sinaicare. Sinai CARE is owned and operated by Mount Sinai’s Department of Nursing. A number of initiatives are underway to foster a healthy work environment, such as retention and recruitment activities, establishing supportive learning environments, and participating in the Quality of Work Environment for Nurses study. The nursing staff is unionized with the Ontario Nurses Association. Whenever possible, scheduling is flexible to accommodate family and personal needs. Financial support is available for relocation expenses. For those new to Toronto, this world-famous hospital is located on the subway line. s also near a major expressway and the GO train system for those who choose to live outside the city.