Position: Registered Nurse - Inpatient Pediatrics
Union: ONA Nursing
Location: KW Campus
Work Type: Temporary Unscheduled Part Time
Contract End Date: January 31, 2022
Shift: 11.25hour shifts; ONA 2D 2N
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.
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.
Current BCLS HCP certification
Completion of a 16hr in-person breastfeeding course mandatory. Course will be required to be completed within 6 months of hire.
Current PALS Provider status. Applicants not holding PALS provider status may be considered however course will be required to be completed within 6 months of hire.
Good attendance record
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.
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
APPLICATIONS WILL BE RECEIVED UNTIL THE POSITION IS CLOSED.
Please include a resume with your application in order to ensure that your qualifications are appropriately considered in the hiring process.
Grand River Hospital is committed to providing and fostering a respectful, accessible and inclusive workplace for all employees, free from violence and harassment.
Upon individual request, the hospital will endeavour to remove any barrier to the hiring process to accommodate those candidates with disabilities. Should any applicant require accommodation through the application, interview, or selection processes, please contact the Recruitment Specialist for assistance.