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Registered Nurses  (NOC 3152)
Toronto Region
Description |  Titles |  Duties |   Related Occupations

This unit group includes registered nurses, nurse practitioners, registered psychiatric nurses and graduates of a nursing program who are awaiting registration (graduate nurses). They provide direct nursing care to patients, deliver health education programs and provide consultative services regarding issues relevant to the practice of nursing. They are employed in a variety of settings including hospitals, nursing homes, extended care facilities, rehabilitation centres, doctors' offices, clinics, community agencies, companies and private homes, or they may be self-employed.

clinical nurse, community health nurse, critical care nurse, graduate nurse, intensive care nurse, nurse researcher, nursing consultant, nursing researcher, occupational health nurse, private duty nurse, registered nurse (R.N.), registered psychiatric nurse (R.P.N.).

General duty registered nurses perform some or all of the following duties:
  • Assess patients to identify appropriate nursing interventions
  • Collaborate with members of an interdisciplinary health team to plan, implement, co-ordinate and evaluate patient care in consultation with patients and their families
  • Administer medications and treatments as prescribed by a physician or according to established policies and protocols
  • Monitor, assess, address, document and report symptoms and changes in patients' conditions
  • Operate or monitor medical apparatus or equipment
  • Assist in surgery and other medical procedures
  • May supervise licensed practical nurses and other nursing staff
  • May develop and implement discharge planning process on admission of patients
  • May teach and counsel patients and their families on health-related issues in collaboration with other health care providers.

Registered nurses may specialize in areas such as surgery, obstetrics care, psychiatric care, critical care, pediatrics, geriatrics, community health, occupational health, emergency care, rehabilitation or oncology.

Nurse practitioners are independent care providers with a broader scope of practice relative to registered nurses.

  • Occupational health nurses develop and implement employee health education programs and provide registered nursing care in private businesses and industry.
  • Community health nurses provide health education and registered nursing care in public health units and through home visits, manage complex home care cases, participate in community needs assessment and program development, conduct disease screening and deliver immunization programs.
  • Psychiatric nurses provide nursing care, supportive counselling and life skills programming to patients in psychiatric hospitals, mental health clinics, long-term care facilities and community-based settings.
  • Nursing consultants provide consultative services to institutes, associations and health care organizations regarding issues and concerns relevant to the nursing profession and nursing practice.
  • Nursing researchers engaged in research activities related to nursing are self-employed or are employed by hospitals, public and private organizations and governments.
  • Clinical nurses provide leadership, advice and counsel on the provision of research-based care for specific patient groups within the care of particular health care organizations.
Included Cities in Region | Service Canada Offices

Toronto, Brampton, Mississauga, Oshawa, Vaughan, Ajax, Aurora, Beaverton, Bowmanville, Caledon, Cannington, East Gwillimbury, Halton Hills, King City, Markham, Milton, Newmarket, Oakville, Pickering, Port Perry, Richmond Hill, Whitby, Whitchurch-Stouffville, Acton, Algonquin Island, Bolton, Briars Park, Brooklin, Caledon East, Centre Island, Delrex, Dorset Park, Franklin Beach, Gaud Corners, Georgetown, Glen Williams, Jacksons Point, Marywood Meadows, Mono Road, Mossington Park, Newcastle, Nobleton, Norval, Orono, Port Darlington, Stouffville, Sutton, Toronto Islands, Uxbridge, Ward's Island, Wildwood, Wilmot Creek

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Jobs for Registered Nurses in Toronto Region

Job opportunities are updated daily.

There are 164 job postings in Toronto Region.

Table of job opportunities for your chosen occupation at the regional level.
Date Posted Job Title Employer Location Source
2014-08-29 RN (registered nurse) VHA HOME HEALTHCARE
  • Toronto
 Workopolis
2014-08-29 nurse THE PRIVATE CLINIC
  • Toronto
 Workopolis
2014-08-29 RN (registered nurse) HUMBER RIVER HOSPITAL
  • Brampton
  • Mississauga
  • Toronto
  • Vaughan
 Workopolis
2014-08-29 RN (registered nurse) THE SCARBOROUGH HOSPITAL
  • Toronto
 Workopolis
2014-08-29 RN (registered nurse) UNIVERSITY HEALTH NETWORK
  • Toronto
 Workopolis
2014-08-29 RN (registered nurse) TALENTCOR
  • Toronto
 Workopolis
2014-08-29 nurse BAYSHORE HOME HEALTH
  • Toronto
 Workopolis
2014-08-29 RN (registered nurse) UNIVERSITY HEALTH NETWORK
  • Toronto
 Workopolis
2014-08-29 RN (registered nurse) TORONTO EAST GENERAL HOSPITAL
  • Toronto
  • Markham
  • Scarborough
  • North York
 Workopolis
2014-08-29 RN (registered nurse) THE SCARBOROUGH HOSPITAL
  • Toronto
 Workopolis
2014-08-29 RN (registered nurse) UNIVERSITY HEALTH NETWORK
  • Toronto
 Workopolis
2014-08-29 RN (registered nurse) UNIVERSITY HEALTH NETWORK
  • Toronto
 Workopolis
2014-08-29 RN (registered nurse) UNIVERSITY HEALTH NETWORK
  • Toronto
 Workopolis
2014-08-29 RN (registered nurse) THE SCARBOROUGH HOSPITAL
  • Toronto
 Workopolis
2014-08-29 nurse UNIVERSITY HEALTH NETWORK
  • Toronto
 Workopolis
2014-08-29 RN (registered nurse) TORONTO EAST GENERAL HOSPITAL
  • Toronto
  • Markham
  • Scarborough
  • North York
 Workopolis
2014-08-29 RN (registered nurse) BAYSHORE HOME HEALTH
  • Oshawa
 Workopolis
2014-08-29 RN (registered nurse) UNIVERSITY HEALTH NETWORK
  • Toronto
 Workopolis
2014-08-29 RN (registered nurse) THE SCARBOROUGH HOSPITAL
  • Toronto
 Workopolis
2014-08-29 nurse MOUNT SINAI HOSPITAL
  • Toronto
 Workopolis

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