• Temporary Part-Time, and Unscheduled Part-Time Registered Nurse Opportunities - NICU

    Job Location CA-ON-Kitchener
    Posted Date 1 month ago(3/28/2018 9:05 AM)
    Job ID
    2018-1394
    Job Type
    Unscheduled part time
    Program
    Childbirth and Children's Programs
    Career Level
    Entry Level, Experienced
    Years of Experience
    1
  • Job Description

    HOURS OF WORK:
    7.5 or 11.25 hour shifts
    Days, Nights and Weekends

     

    JOB SUMMARY:  

    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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