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Why Choose Mount Sinai?

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In addition to providing a challenging and fulfilling role, we support your career in many ways:


Extensive Paid Orientation Program

As a new employee at Mount Sinai, you can expect to participate in a well-organized, comprehensive, competency-based Nursing Orientation program which acknowledges and builds on your knowledge and skills. Your orientation will consist of: 

  • A 1-day general hospital orientation facilitated by various departments within the hospital. 
  • A 3 to 5 day (based on unit of hire) general nursing orientation, applicable to all nurses new to Mount Sinai and offered monthly.
  • A unit-specific phase which takes place in the clinical area and is supported by our preceptorship program, our Clinical Nurse Specialists, Nurse Clinicians and Nurse Unit Administrators. The length of this orientation varies from unit to unit and is always based on the needs of the orientee. 

See an overview of your first year at Mount Sinai »


Diverse Practice Areas

Mount Sinai provides many opportunities for you to work and develop in your chosen area of practice. The different areas of nursing practice include:  

  • Outpatient heart function clinic, cardiac care unit, and inpatient cardiology unit.
  • Operational and professional leadership in nursing.
  • Emergency nursing.
  • Clinical support to several surgical teams.
  • Critical care nursing.
  • Intensive diabetes therapy.
  • Adult and neonatal critical care nursing.
  • Add medicine teams to the surgical teams bullet.
  • Obstetrical nursing including ambulatory clinics and Centre for Reproductive Health.
  • Mental health nursing.
  • Geriatric nursing.

Advanced Practice Nursing Roles

There are a number of advanced nursing practice roles at Mount Sinai that provide leadership and support to staff nurses, including:

  • Preceptor
  • Resource Nurse
  • Nursing Clinical Manager (NCM)
  • Nursing Unit Administrator (NUA)
  • Advanced Nurse Practitioner
  • Nurse Clinician (NC)
  • Clinical Nurse Specialist (CNS)
  • Director

As an employer Mount Sinai fully supports and encourages ongoing nursing career development, and helps nurses pursue advancement opportunities through education and development opportunities and resources.


Continuing Education Support

Mount Sinai’s Continuing Education Support and Tuition Reimbursement Program supports and encourages continuing nursing education and provides financial support for ongoing formal academic preparation, paid seminar attendance and specialty certifications.  Our dedication to education has encouraged a growing number of nurses to pursue ongoing learning.  nurses6.jpg


Preceptorship Program

Supporting new staff is a priority at Mount Sinai Hospital.  New nurses are given structured and purposeful teaching and learning experiences.  When a new nurse starts the unit specific orientation phase, she/he will be assigned a preceptor to:

  • assist her/him to identify learning needs 
  • negotiate learning experiences 
  • assist the preceptee when performing new skills
  • provide regular feedback and review progress on a daily basis, and complete an evaluation. 

As you progress through your nursing career at Mount Sinai, you will also have the opportunity to become a preceptor to new staff and students completing their clinical placements. New preceptors are supported through ongoing education and development opportunities and resources.
 

Professional Development

Mount Sinai Hospital is dedicated to helping our nurses expand their knowledge and skills throughout their careers. We develop and present quality courses for health professionals through Sinai C.A.R.E., our on site learning centre, and provides online, on-demand education through our eLearning courses. Learn more » 
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Commitment to a Healthy Workplace

In addition to supporting your nursing career, we also support your health and wellbeing!

Mount Sinai is committed to providing a healthy and supportive environment where you can thrive.  Many services, events and programs exist to support all aspects of nursing staff health and wellness, including:

  • Onsite fitness classes such yoga, Pilates and meditation
  • Onsite fitness center located on 11th floor of the hospital
  • Onsite Rehab and Wellbeing Centre that provides massage, chiropractic, Active Release Therapy, Acupuncture and Podiatry
  • Ongoing events, training and resources to support health, fitness, nutrition, smoking cessation and stress management
  • Work-life balance support through an Employee Assistance Program and our LifeWorks website
  • A Healthy Workplace Nurse Ambassador program to involve each nursing unit in the development of fun and effective wellness programs that meet nursing needs.

  
      

You can find and apply for available nursing positions at  www.mountsinai.ca/careers »
 

Contact Us

If you have any questions about your nursing career at Mount Sinai, please contact:

Human Resources
Mount Sinai Hospital
Joseph and Wolf Lebovic Health Complex
600 University Avenue
Room 301
Toronto, Ontario, Canada, M5G 1X5
t 416-586-4800, ext. 5040