RN - NICU

CA-ON-Kitchener
4 weeks ago(11/20/2017 10:32 AM)
Job ID
2017-1296
Job Type
Temporary part time
Program
Childbirth and Children's Programs
Career Level
Experienced

Job Description

Temporary part time until approximately December 3, 2018

 

11.25 hour shifts
Days, Nights and weekends

 

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.

 

Qualifications:

• 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

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