Registered Nurse, Maternal Newborn, Paediatrics, Labour and Delivery, NICU

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Position Summary 
Registered Nurse, Maternal Newborn and Paediatric Program, Labour and Delivery, NICU

Your goal in this position is to provide excellent patient and family driven care, in a supportive and culturally sensitive manner. You will be providing care in the following areas: Postpartum, Pediatrics, Labour and Delivery and NICU. You will do this by collaborating with an interdisciplinary team of care providers, with an emphasis on the assessment, education, prevention, maintenance, and restoration of patient health. You’re a great relationship builder, and foster close contacts with peers across the entire organization. You have great interpersonal skills, and effortlessly connect with physicians, staff, patients, and families. You are competent in Mother and Baby and Paediatrics nursing or Labour and Delivery, or NICU. This position supports the Hospital’s academic mandate by advancing care through teaching and learning and/or transforming care through research and innovation. This position contributes to the shared responsibility of ensuring health and safety policies are followed to provide for a healthy environment for staff, physicians, volunteers , learners, patients and families.

Great Registered Nurses are:

  • Organized – they embrace the challenge of prioritizing patient care demands in a fast paced environment, and are eager to engage with new challenges every single day
  • Great Communicators – they communicate effectively with colleagues, staff, volunteers and families
  • Decisive – at the end of the day, they have the ability to make the big decisions, to take ownership of their actions, and use their critical thinking and problem solving skills in the best interests of the patient
  • Safety Conscious – they know that keeping everyone safe and healthy is the highest priority, and follow all H&S policies and guidelines
  • Committed – they embrace our learning culture and demonstrate ongoing commitment to professional development to enhance their knowledge and skills

On a practical level, you will:

  • Demonstrate the ability to function to the full scope of nursing practice per the College of Nurse of Ontario
  • Communicate effectively (written and verbal) with patients/clients, families and other members of the health care team
  • Think critically, set priorities and organize work in response to client/patient needs.
  • Demonstrate knowledge of transfers and lifts
  • Be committed to ongoing learning, professional development, and continuous quality improvement
  • Assume a leadership/charge role with demonstrated evidence of self- motivation regarding continuing education in areas of patient assessment, patient education and related Clinical Specialties
  • Foster good public relations and working relationships in a family centered care environment
  • Demonstrate your ability to perform appropriately in emergency situations

Qualifications

  • Diploma in Nursing, Baccalaureate Degree in Nursing
  • Registered and in good standing with the College of Nurses of Ontario
  • Current Basic Cardiac Life Support (BCLS) certification
  • Neonatal Resuscitation Provider (NRP) certification (must obtain within 3 months of employment)
  • Paediatric Advance Life Support (PALs) certificate (must obtain within 9 months of employment)
  • Recognized breast feeding course-preferred
  • Recent experience in any of the following clinical areas:
  • 1 year of General Paediatrics
  • Post-partum
  • NICU
  • Labour and Delivery
  • Bilingualism in French/English an asset

What We Offer
Working at NYGH means working with a dynamic team of fellow healthcare providers, staff, and volunteers in one of Canada’s leading hospitals. We are hiring into all shifts for full time and part time temporary and permanent positions with various FTEs within our Maternal Newborn, Postpartum & Pediatrics, Labour and Delivery and NICU program. We offer a highly competitive total compensation package. If you were searching for more reasons to consider joining the wonderful team at NYGH, check out some features of our Total Rewards package by visiting nygh.on.ca

IMPORTANT: As a condition of employment, you are required to submit proof of COVID-19 vaccination to the Hospital’s Occupational Health and Safety department prior to start date.  Full immunization status is defined as 2 weeks post final dose.