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RN - NICU

RN - NICU

Job ID 
2017-1035
Job Location 
CA-ON-Kitchener
Job Type 
Temporary part time
Program 
Childbirth and Children's Programs
Career Level 
Experienced
Years of Experience 
..
Posted Date 
3/22/2017

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Job Description

Temporary Part-Time until September 21, 2017

 

Provision of high quality nursing care in a safe, family-centered environment for neonatal patients and their families.  Contributes to ensuring there is a safe environment for patients, staff and visitors.


Job Requirements:

 

•    Current certificate of competence with the College of Nurses Of Ontario
•    2 years experience in Level II/III NICU or equivalent combination of education and experience.
•    Current certificate NRP.
•    Excellent neonatal assessment skills.
•    College certificate in neonatal nursing 
•    Completed breastfeeding course 
•    Quality Improvement focus
•    Strong change management skills
•    Willingness to cross-train within Children’s Services
•    Good attendance record

 

Demonstrated skill in:


•    Care of umbilical lines including line sampling.
•    Mechanical ventilation of neonate
•    Suction – basic and endotracheal
•    Chest physiotherapy – percussion and vibration
•    Nasogastric intubation and gavage feeding
•    Neonatal venipuncture
•    Neonatal capillary blood sampling
•    Neonatal IV therapy and IV medication
•    Basic computer skills
•    Quality improvement

 

Attributes:


•    Highly motivated & self-directed
•    Respectful, collaborative manner in dealing with colleagues and patient/families
•    High level of maturity and professionalism
•    Compassionate and understanding
•    Sound/realistic decision making
•    Flexible and able to balance competing priorities
•    Reflective practitioner