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Patient Observer- Nursing Student Summer Opportunity

University Health Network

This is a Contract position in Toronto, ON posted February 27, 2021.

Great opportunity for Nursing Students in the Nursing Resource Team! 
Temporary Casual (Up to 35 hours per week over the summer)

University Health Network: Toronto General Hospital, Toronto Western Hospital and Princess Margaret Cancer Centre


Amazing  2021 Summer Job Opportunity!

Your position within the Nursing Resource Team will be to provide constant or close observation of patients for the purpose of advancing the patient´s safety, and according to policies and procedures at the University Health Network. Working all shifts (Days, evenings, nights, weekends, stats holidays). 

As an Unregulated Care Provider (UCP), you will receive reports and follow the direction of the patients’ assigned nurse.  Primary responsibilities will include: immediately reporting to the assigned nurse any changes in the patient´s status without leaving the patient; participating in any physical and verbal interventions as needed; assisting the nurse with activities of daily living; following established safety measures; maintaining appropriate Infection Control practices/WHMIS precautions; safeguarding and maintaining patient confidentiality, dignity and privacy at all times; performing other duties that are consistent with the job classification.


  • Completion of 50% of a Bachelor of Science of Nursing (BScN) program
  • Strong interpersonal and communication skills
  • Compliance with confidentiality requirements under UHN Privacy Policy
  • Ability to use good judgment in assessing difficult situations
  • Demonstrate a patient-centered approach to providing care and services
  • Experience working in a health care environment
  • CPR certification required

Completed On-Line Application Deadline – March 3, 2021

If you are interested in making a contribution at UHN, please apply on-line. You will be asked to copy and paste as well as attach your resume and covering letter. You will also be required to complete some initial screening questions.

University Health Network thanks all applicants, however, only those selected for follow-up will be contacted.

University Health Network has a diverse workforce and is an equal opportunity employer.

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.