Nursing at St. Michael's
Message from Sonya Canzian, Executive Vice-President Programs, Chief Nursing Executive and Chief Health Disciplines Executive (Interim)
Nurses who work at St. Michael's are passionate and committed to promoting excellence in patient care, research and education. St. Michael's has a rich tradition of values-based care that strives to provide the highest standard of compassionate, holistic and evidence-based nursing care to ensure the delivery of safe, quality care for all.
The landscape of health care is constantly and rapidly changing, and the nursing professionals at St. Michael’s continue to lead and excel in the delivery of cutting-edge, evidence-based care. St. Michael’s Hospital is proud to be designated a Registered Nurses’ Association of Ontario (RNAO) Best Practice Spotlight Organization (BPSO). We are dedicated to actively engaging nurses in all roles to sustain and expand the implementation and evaluation of RNAO Best Practice Guidelines as we build capacity for nurses to continue to deliver knowledgeable care each and every day. As part of this journey, we have committed to ensuring resources and opportunities for nurses to be leaders in their profession. The important role that nurses play in advancing the hospital’s quality agenda is evident through nursing’s involvement in quality improvement initiatives both at the unit level as well as corporately. Nurses at St. Michael’s are also committed to creating and sustaining a healthy work environment which enables quality patient care.
We strive for excellence in nursing research and innovation. We encourage our nurses to ask questions, think critically about patient care and examine existing practices. We create opportunities for nurses to formulate questions at the point of care, to find answers through scholarly inquiry, and to translate this knowledge into practice at the point of care. This allows us to achieve our goal of advancing excellence in quality patient care and the establishment of healthy work environments.
As knowledgeable professionals, nurses at St. Michael’s have embraced advancing the redesign of clinical processes and are open to emerging transformative possibilities in healthcare through the use of technology.
Nurses at St. Michael’s are vital members of the health care team. Guided by the vision of St. Michael's Interprofessional Strategic Plan, Advancing Interprofessional Excellence through Collaboration, interprofessional practice is now the hallmark of St. Michael’s care. Clinician practice across disciplines is enhanced by this team approach, and our staff, patients and families benefit from better coordination, communication and collaboration across health professions and health sectors.
If you are a nurse at St. Michael's, thank you for your dedication and contribution to excellence in nursing practice, education and research. You are a valued member of the hospital community.
If you are seeking employment as a registered nurse, learn more about St. Michael's and the many potential opportunities for growth and learning in your chosen profession. If you commit to St. Michael’s we will invest in you and your career.