In-Patient Pediatrics - Part Time - Registered Nurse

Grand River Hospital - Kitchener, ON (30+ days ago)

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Job Description:
POSITION VACANCY:
In-Patient Pediatrics

POSITION:
Part Time Registered Nurse

HOURS OF WORK:
11.25 hours shifts (2D/2N)

JOB SUMMARY: Provision of exemplary pediatric patient care that is patient and family focused and based on current best evidence. Provision of education and support to patients and their families in a safe, efficient and responsive manner. Collaboration within the multidisciplinary team to support a safe, productive, and respectful working environment.

QUALIFICATIONS:
Requirements
  • Valid license with the College of Nurses of Ontario
  • One year of recent experience in acute pediatric nursing. Nurses who have recently graduated who have consolidated in Pediatrics for their final placement will be considered.
  • Good attendance record
  • Current BCLS HCP certification
  • PALS certification is preferred
Demonstrated Skill in
  • Care of the neonatal and pediatric patient and family
  • Pediatric venipuncture and IV insertion an asset
  • Clear communication within a multidisciplinary team
  • Computer based documentation
  • Care of central lines, intravenous medication administration and fluid management
  • Care of pediatric patients with diabetes (type I and II), acute respiratory illnesses requiring non-invasive intervention, acute asthma exacerbations, sepsis, and oncological and hematological diagnoses.
  • Critical thinking skills and problem solving under challenging circumstances.
Attributes
  • Highly motivated & self-directed
  • Respectful, collaborative manner in dealing with colleagues and patients
  • High level of maturity and professionalism
  • Compassionate and understanding
  • Sound/realistic decision making
  • Flexible and able to balance competing priorities
  • Reflective practitioner
  • Patient and family centered approach to providing care