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                                                                                 Ref# 19ONA240

                                                                1 ‑ Part Time (.5) ‑ Composite ‑ RN

                                            Neonatal Intensive Care Unit & Paediatric Inpatient Unit


**Composite = the successful candidates will be required to work in Neonatal Intensive Care Unit &

Paediatric Inpatient Unit with Neonatal Intensive Care Unit as the home unit.


Reporting to the Manager ‑ Neonatal Intensive Care and Paediatric Services, you will be responsible for providing

quality nursing care to patients including complex patient populations whose outcomes are not predictable. As part

of a multidisciplinary health care team, you will practice within the Standards of the College of Nurses of Ontario,

the Philosophy and Values of Nursing Services and the policies of the Hospital.


Applicants must have the following qualifications:

*  Current registration as a Registered Nurse with the College of Nurses of Ontario

*  Current certification in BCLS

*  Two years experience in Neonatal/Paediatric Nursing

*  Certification, or recent continuing education in Neonatal/Paediatric Nursing is preferred


In addition, applicants must have skill and experience in the following elements of nursing practice:

*  Physical Assessment

*  Intravenous Therapy and Intravenous Initiation

*  Central Venous Line Management

*  Aseptic Technique and Body Substance Precautions

*  Practicing as a partner on multidisciplinary teams

*  Patient and family teaching

*  Critical thinking, problem solving and conflict resolution


In addition to the above qualifications, preference will be given to applicants who

*  Have newborn and Paediatric assessment skills

*  Have knowledge and expertise in promoting growth and development

*  Have experience working with cardio/respiratory monitors, oximeters and mechanical ventilators

*  Are certified in umbilical line samplingand are competent in CVL and port‑a‑cath access

*  Are proficient at performing all the required procedures related to the care of the critically ill newborn (i.e.

intubation, ventilation, IV initiation, blood sampling etc..)

*  Have experience initiating care of the newborn at a delivery or C/S

*  Have knowledge and experience assisting mothers with the initiation and ongoing support of breast‑feeding

*  Can apply the nursing process to the care of newborns and up to the age of 16 years

*  Have successfully completed a Neonatal/Peadiatric Critical Care Course, NRP and PALS, and Non‑Violent Crisis




Salary Range:  $33.230 to 47.570



The Health Sciences Centre strives to ensure the safety and security of the patients, visitors, employees and assets

financial and otherwise.  As one tool in the recruitment screening process, all offers of employment to external

candidates shall be conditional upon a satisfactory Vulnerable Sector Check (VSC) to ensure the absence of relevant

criminal convictions.



The Health Sciences Centre (HSC) is committed to delivering healthcare in a manner that is consistent with Patient

and Family Centred Care.  Applicants are required to have a demonstrated knowledge, understanding and

commitment to this care philosophy.


Candidates will have demonstrated adherence to the Hospital's Code of Conduct.  Regular attendance at work is

imperative, therefore, all applicants will have to demonstrate a good attendance record to be considered for this



We are an equal opportunity employer.  Upon request, accommodations due to a disability are available throughout

the selection process.


As a proposed designation position under the French Language Policy (HR‑esa‑12) Level 2 ‑ French

Language Skills are required.



If there are no qualified applicants for the above position, the Hospital may, at their discretion, train unqualified



Interested applicants must submit a resume outlining relative previous experience and training no later than

11:59p.m. on Monday, 17 June, 2019.


Internal applicants may apply via the job posting page on the iNtranet.  External applicants must apply through our




Posted:  June 10, 2019