Temporary - Nurse Practitioner

Victoria Hospital - London, ON (5 months ago)

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Posting Period

Open: May 1, 2020

Deadline: May 31, 2020


Department Description

Children's Care - Neonatal Intensive Care Unit

The Nurse Practitioner (NP) is a nurse prepared at the graduate and post-graduate level, who functions in an expanded nursing role in a collaborative practice model. The APN demonstrates a comprehensive knowledge base in neonatal practice and exhibits a high degree of clinical competence in caring for infants with acute and specialized healthcare needs.

The NP scope of practice incorporates the skills and knowledge from the disciplines of nursing and medicine. Working in collaboration with a physician or group of physicians, the NP manages, directs and provides comprehensive care for a select neonatal patient population in a collaborative interdisciplinary team environment. The NP provides comprehensive patient care using advanced assessment skills and a sound knowledge of clinical therapeutics and provides indirect patient care services to support patient care, promote professional education, and advance knowledge through research and scholarly activities.

Temporary Full-Time

Rate of pay: $52.00 per hour - $63.360 per hour

Duration: 12 Months

Current registration with the College of Nurses of Ontario: Extended Class
Successful completion of a Nurse Practitioner certificate in one of the following specialty areas: Adult, Primary Care, Paediatric
Current Basic Life Support for Healthcare Providers course: BLS-HCP(C)
Current Neonatal Resuscitation Program (NRP)
Current member of the Nurse Practitioner's Association of Ontario (NPAO) preferred
Minimum 2 years recent, related experience with a neonatal population in an acute care setting
Recent experience collaborating with external agencies and community partners preferred
Advanced presentation skills including the application of adult learning principles, change theory and systems theory in a clinical environment
Proficiency with computer programs including Microsoft Word, Excel, Internet, Power Chart and GroupWise
Ability to recognize own feelings, express them fully and constructively manage own feelings in challenging and emotionally charged situations
Ability to express ideas clearly, confidently and directly and work through conflicts and differences in a respectful way
Ability to understand the feelings, concerns and needs of other people, demonstrate care and interest towards them and establish and maintain productive relationships
Ability to stay effective and resilient when dealing with adverse circumstances and multiple demands
Ability to demonstrate an optimistic disposition toward new experiences and change in general
Demonstrated computer proficiency with Automated Clinical Systems
Demonstrated practice and commitment to the principles of patient and family centered care
Demonstrated practice and commitment to patient and staff safety at LHSC
Demonstrated practice and commitment to LHSC’s Mission, Vision and Values
Demonstrated ability to attend work on a regular basis

Immunization Requirements:
Provide vaccination records or proof of immunity against measles, mumps, rubella and varicella (chicken pox), Hepatitis B, Tetanus/ Diphtheria/Polio; Meningitis.
Provide documentation of the Tuberculosis skin testing (two step)

We are committed to providing a safe, healthy and inclusive work environment that inspires respect. LHSC encourages applications from persons with disabilities and we are committed to providing accommodations upon request.

Your interest in this opportunity is appreciated. Only those applicants selected for an interview will be contacted. Successful candidates, as a condition of job offer, would be required to provide a satisfactory Police Information Check (original document) completed in the last 3 months.

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