Nurse Educator - WCP (Mother & Baby and Labour & Delivery)

Mackenzie Health
Vaughan, Ontario
Closing date
Jun 6, 2023

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Registered Nurse
Work Setting
Hospital / Health Centre
Area of Practice
Education, General Nursing
Nurse Educator - Woman and Children Program
Permanent Full Time
The Nurse Educator is responsible for leading the assessment, implementation, planning, evaluation and supportive application of existing and new clinical knowledge and skills to practice. The Educator elevates practice and supports strategic initiatives at Mackenzie Health. This position supports the Woman and Child and Corporate Initiatives.
Contribute to safe, quality care by
- Managing a workload effectively in a fast-paced environment.
- Addressing and resolving issues in a productive, respectful manner.
- Exercising sound professional judgment and using best practice guidelines.
- Education of staff in Neonatal Resuscitation, Breastfeeding, Scrubbing and Circulating for Caesarean deliveries and Fetal Health Surveillance.
- Contributing to a safe, inclusive environment for all through compliance with patient and staff safety policies and procedures.
- Leading orientation and education for the Birthing Unit and Mother Baby Unit.
- Designing ongoing education programs to keep staff updated on evidence-based practice, competencies and certifications.
What must you have?
- Current Certificate of Registration in the General Class with the College of Nurses of Ontario.
- Baccalaureate degree in Nursing, preparation at the Masters Level is preferred.
- Current Basic Cardiac Life Support (BCLS) certificate.
- Current Neonatal Resuscitation Provider course.
- Fetal Health Surveillance Monitoring Certification.
What else do you bring?
- Effective knowledge transfer, program planning and evaluation skills.
- Superior interpersonal, coaching, and leadership skills to facilitate identification and development of staff learning needs.
- Promotes professional practice and excellence in evidence-based, patient centered care.
- In partnership with clinical leadership, plans, develops, implements and evaluates programs to meet the educational needs of nursing staff as well as other members of the clinical team.
- Uses and applies adult learning principles in teaching and learning opportunities.
- Demonstrates advanced clinical assessment skills.
- Strong interpersonal, verbal and writing skills in order to successfully present and facilitate with a wide variety of audiences.
- Proven analytical thinking and problem-solving skills.
- Proven ability to achieve outcomes through programs delivered to individuals and groups.
- Demonstrates ability to work independently and as a member of an interprofessional team.
- Demonstrates ability to effectively plan, organize and prioritize work in a continuously changing environment.
- Demonstrates ability to effectively identify need and facilitate practice related change.
- Computer literacy in a Windows environment utilizing Word, Excel, PowerPoint and Outlook.
- Effectively uses empathy in interactions with others.
- Proven attendance record.
- Demonstrates understanding and complies with patient and staff safety policies and procedures that foster a safe and inclusive environment for all.
- Ability to perform the essential duties of the job.
- Demonstrates behaviours consistent with Mackenzie Health's Commitment to Caring and values - Excellence, Leadership and Empathy.
- Commitment to providing an exceptional experience for staff and clients within a challenging and exciting health care environment.
Preferably, your profile also includes:
- Membership of the Registered Nurses Association of Ontario.
- Minimum of three (3) years of relevant Labour and Delivery nursing experience.
- Certification from the Canadian Nurses Association.
- Neonatal Resuscitation Provider, required Instructor status.
- Experience as an educator.
- This position is represented by ONA
- You may be required to work at any site of Mackenzie Health
- FOR EXTERNAL APPLICANTS: As a condition of employment, you are required to submit proof of full COVID-19 vaccination to Mackenzie Health's Occupational Health and Safety department.
Competition Number: 2023-11082
Department: Women & Child Program
Shift: Days, Evenings, Nights, Weekends
Hours: 7.5 Hour Shifts

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