Registered Practical Nurse (RPN), Pediatric School Care (TPT 0.6)

Victoria Order of Nurses
London, Ontario
Closing date
Jun 5, 2023

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Registered Practical Nurse
Work Setting
Other - Work Setting
Area of Practice
General Nursing, Pediatrics
Are you a Nurse who prides yourself on empathy, adaptability and excellent judgement? Do you enjoy working with children and work only during the school calendar year? If so, this position may be the ideal fit for you!

Temporary Part-Time positions available within London and Middlesex-Elgin area.

Time frame: School Calendar Year (September to June) with an option to renew.

Job Summary:

The School Nurse is responsible for supporting medically fragile children and their families in the community. As a School Nurse, you will provide complex pediatric nursing care within a school setting and at times before and after school in the child's home.

The successful candidate will be working, as per their availability, throughout the school calendar year except on all school holidays and PD days.

Candidates with pediatric experience are preferred.

Key Responsibilities:
  • Maintain accurate client clinical records
  • Communicates and participates as full member of the health care team
  • Provide leadership in own professional development
  • Participate in CNO Reflective Practice
  • Knowledge of VON policies and procedures
  • Provide clinical leadership
  • Other duties as assigned

External and Internal Relationships:
  • Engages regularly with clients, their families and caregivers.
  • Provides education and support to engage clients and families in independence
  • Participates actively with other healthcare professional organizations and the community to promote nursing best practices

Education, Designations and Experience:
  • Registered with the College of Nurses of Ontario
  • Current CPR and First Aid certification will be requested
  • Experience working with pediatric clients is preferred
  • Experience in community health an asset.

Skill Requirements:
  • Knowledge of community resources an asset
  • Excellent assessment, teaching, problem solving and communication skills
  • Demonstrated ability to adapt nursing practice to operating independently in a variety of situations
  • Demonstrated ability to work collaboratively in an interdisciplinary team

  • Must have personal vehicle and possess both a current driver's license and proof of vehicle insurance
  • A current and original copy of a satisfactory Criminal Records Check
  • A Vulnerable Sector Search and/or a Child Abuse Registry Check may be required
  • The use of Personal Protective Equipment (PPE) will be required

Work Conditions and Physical Capabilities: Attention to detail; Lift and carry using appropriate lifting techniques; Bend, push, pull, grip, reach, kneel, crouch using good body mechanics; Walk, sit, stand, climb stairs; Hand movements.

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