Registered Nurse - Temporary Part Time Job Share - Neonatal Intensive Care Unit (NICU)

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

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Job Description:
POSITION:
Temporary Part-Time Job Share Registered Nurse
Until approximately September 2020

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

JOB SUMMARY:
Provision of exemplary care that is patient focused, and based on current best evidence. Provision of education and support to 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
  • Recent experience in Neonatal ICU (level II or III). New graduate RNs who have completed their final consolidation in NICU may be considered OR
  • Significant progress toward completion of the Neonatal Nursing Certification (college certificate), or CNA Neonatal Nursing Certification.
  • Current NRP certification.
  • Completion of breastfeeding course(s)
  • Good attendance record
Demonstrated skill in:
  • Ability to adapt to changes in care based on best evidence
  • Excellent neonatal assessment skills
  • Care of the neonate requiring respiratory support - non-invasive and short term invasive ventilation
  • Care of infants requiring enteral and parenteral nutrition
  • Developmentally supportive care of the at risk neonate
  • Neonatal venipuncture and capillary blood sampling
  • Care of central lines, intravenous medication administration and fluid management.
  • Experience with computer based documentation
Attributes:
  • Highly motivated & self-directed
  • Respectful, collaborative manner in dealing with patient/families and colleagues
  • High level of maturity and professionalism
  • Compassionate and understanding
  • Strong critical thinking skills
  • Flexible and able to balance competing priorities
  • Reflective practitioner