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Registered Nurse - Pediatric Inpatient Surgery

MCH-Oth Crit Care & Amb
Hamilton, Ontario
Closing date
Apr 22, 2024

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Registered Nurse
Work Setting
Other - Work Setting
Area of Practice
General Nursing, Pediatrics, Surgery
Job Description - Registered Nurse - Pediatric Inpatient Surgery (112064)

: Nursing
: Ontario-Hamilton
This position will be located at: McMaster Children's Hospital
: MCH-Oth Crit Care & Amb
: Regular Part-time
Hours per week: 0.01
: 1
Union Code: ONA Local 70
: 37.9300 - 54.3700 Hourly
: Mar 27, 2024, 4:00:00 AM
: Apr 3, 2024, 3:59:00 AM
Unit Summary
Step into a job that opens countless doors. As Ontario's most comprehensive healthcare system, providing advanced care to people of all ages from across the province, we offer endless opportunities. You can explore advancement opportunities, take professional development courses, and stretch yourself as a leader, all at HHS. We are the largest employer in the greater Hamilton region, and play a vital role in training the next generation of health professionals in collaboration with our academic partners, including McMaster University and Mohawk College. Hamilton Health Sciences is a hospital system of 18,000 staff, physicians, researchers and volunteers that proudly serves south central Ontario residents. We also provide specialized, advanced care to people from across the province.
McMaster Children's Hospital, located in Hamilton's west-end, is the second largest children's hospital in Canada. We are home to the fastest-growing kids-only emergency department in Ontario, one of Canada's most advanced neonatal intensive care units, and a range of programs and clinics with unique expertise in a number of areas including children's cancer, digestive diseases, and mental health.

The Pediatric Inpatient Surgical Care Unit is located at McMaster Children's Hospital Site of Hamilton Health Sciences. This inpatient unit provides acute tertiary and sub-specialty surgical care including pediatric trauma to children age 0-17. 3Y prides itself on a friendly and welcoming environment with an emphasis on the wellbeing and mentorship of our nurses. 3Y is a dynamic, fast-paced unit that is committed to investing in our nurses' professional growth and development with the goal of developing a community of specialized pediatric surgical nurses who will seamlessly provide care to our patients.
As a collaborative member of the multidisciplinary healthcare team, the Registered Nurse will apply their clinical expertise of pediatric diseases requiring surgical management to provide comprehensive nursing care to children 0-17 years as outlined within the practice standards and guidelines by the College of Nurses of Ontario. Nurses are set up for success and go through a comprehensive onsite orientation program, led by experienced health care professionals and educators to build a foundation of surgical knowledge as well as create confidence to care for pediatric patients.

Schedule Work Hours 12 hour shifts, rotating, days, nights, weekends and holidays

Current Certificate of Registration with the College of Nurses of Ontario as a Registered Nurse
Current Basic Cardiac Life Support (BCLS) certification
Pediatric Emergency Assessment, Recognition and Stabilization (PEARS) certificate preferred or willing to complete within six (6) months from hire
Pediatric Advanced Life Support (PALS) certificate preferred
Minimum of 2 years recent nursing experience (within the last 3 years) in a tertiary pediatric hospital preferred
Sound knowledge of pediatric illnesses, symptoms and related interventions
Demonstration of clinical expertise in pediatric psychosocial assessments, pediatric growth and development, critical thinking and problem solving
Demonstration and knowledge in the role of community liaison and access to supports for the children and families
Excellent communication skills, both written and verbal
Demonstrated ability to be self-directed and also collaborative with a multidisciplinary team
Knowledge, skill and ability to provide health teaching for pediatric patients and their families, specific to the needs of the clinic population

As a condition of employment, you are required to submit proof of full COVID-19 vaccination to Employee Health Services.

Hamilton Health Sciences fosters a culture of patient and staff safety, whereby all employees are guided by our Mission, Vision, Values, and Values Based Code of Conduct. Hamilton Health Sciences is a teaching hospital and all staff and physicians are expected to support students and other learners.
To be considered for this opportunity applicants must apply during the posting period. All internal and external applicants may ONLY apply via the Careers website.
Hamilton Health Sciences is an equal opportunity employer and we will accommodate any needs under the Canadian Charter of Rights and Freedom, Accessibility for Ontarians with Disabilities Act and the Ontario Human Rights Code. Hiring processes will be modified to remove barriers to accommodate those with disabilities, if requested. Should any applicant require accommodation through the application processes, please contact HR Operations at 905-521-2100, Ext. 46947 for assistance. If the applicant requires a specific accommodation because of a disability during an interview, the applicant will need to advise the hiring manager when scheduling the interview and the appropriate accommodations can be made.

This competition is open to all qualified applicants, however, qualified internal applicants will be considered first. Past performance will be considered as part of the selection process. If you are a previous employee of Hamilton Health Sciences, please note: the circumstances around an employee's exit will be considered prior to an offer of employment
Proficiency in both Official Languages, French and English, is considered an asset
If this position is temporary, selection for this position will be as per the outlined Collective Agreements:
Article 30 (k), CUPE Collective Agreement
Article 10.7 (d), ONA Collective Agreement
Article 13.01 (b) (ii), OPSEU 273 Collective Agreement
Article 14.04, OPSEU 209 Collective Agreement
Article 2.07 and Article 13, PIPSC RT Collective Agreement

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