Nurse Practitioner

Website SickKids

Job Description:

SickKids is recognized as one of the world’s foremost paediatric health-care institutions and is Canada’s leading centre dedicated to advancing children’s health. Nurse Practitioners play a critical role to our success. We are currently looking for a Paediatric Nurse Practitioner to join the Neonatal Intensive Care Unit, Neonatology Program. As a Pediatric Nurse Practitioner, you will provide leadership and promote inter-professional excellence and collaboration in child and family-centred -care within the five main role components of expert practice, education, consultation, research and leadership/change agency in a dynamic clinical environment for a subset of patients within the NICU.

Job Responsibilities:

  • Provide comprehensive health care for a specific patient population within the NICU, coordinating the interdisciplinary plan of care
  • Provide leadership in advancing clinical practice and the provision of safe and high quality child and family-centred care
  • Create, utilize and/or disseminate new knowledge using formal and informal channels
  • Integrate nursing and medical skills and knowledge within a broad scope of advanced nursing practice
  • Provide mentorship and coaching to support the development of nursing and Interprofessional colleagues
  • Foster interprofessional collaboration in the coordination of plans of care
  • Provide leadership in planning for successful transition of infants outside of the NICU (within SickKids, as well as to referral hospitals)
  • Assume a leadership role in advancing the quality of clinical practice and the provision of high quality, safe care
  • Identify and link to services and resources in community, provide assistance with acquiring specialized medical care for infants in the program and participate/lead in planning for transition of care
  • Provide relevant health education to families that is based on their needs, learning styles and stage of development
  • Identify, integrate and evaluate research-based innovations for improving patient care

Job Requirements:

  • Master of Nursing or equivalent with a clinical focus
  • Knowledge of theoretical and conceptual frameworks and their practical application
  • Completion of a Paediatric Nurse Practitioner program
  • Registration with the College of Nurses of Ontario within the RN (Extended Class)
  • Proven ability to provide leadership
  • Experience as a Paediatric Nurse Practitioner preferred
  • Ability to act as a change agent, and foster teamwork and consensus-building
  • Opportunity to work towards certification as a Neonatal Nurse Practitioner
  • Innovative critical thinking with excellent communication, public speaking and problem solving skills
  • 3-5 years of clinical nursing experience in neonatology would be an asset

Job Details:

Company: SickKids

Job Category: Health

Vacancy Type: Full Time

Job Location: Pickering, Ontario, CA

Application Deadline: N/A

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