Advanced Practice Registered Nurses / Physician Assistants
Choosing to work for The Hospital for Sick Children means that you’ve chosen more than a job – you’ve chosen a career where you can have a meaningful impact on the lives of children, youth and families every day. Our staff are our greatest strength and SickKids works hard to provide a supportive working environment where Nurse Practitioners can give their best work possible. Working in collaboration with the interprofessional health care team, Nurse Practitioners at SickKids have the opportunity to provide expertise in the areas of:
Education, Mentorship, Research and Knowledge Translation
Leadership and Organizational & Systems Management
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 Nurse Practitioner to join the Neonatal Intensive Care Unit, Neonatology Program to 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.
Here's What You'll Get To Do:
Provide comprehensive health care for critically ill newborns within the NICU, coordinating the interdisciplinary plan of care
Integrate nursing and medical skills and knowledge within a broad scope of advanced nursing practice
Provide leadership in advancing clinical practice and the provision of safe and high quality child and family-centred care
Foster interprofessional collaboration in the coordination of plans of care
Assume a leadership role in advancing the quality of clinical practice and the provision of high quality, safe care
Provide mentorship and coaching to support the development of nursing and Interprofessional colleagues
Identify, integrate and evaluate research-based innovations for improving patient care
Create, utilize and/or disseminate new knowledge using formal and informal channels
Provide relevant health education to families that is based on their needs, learning styles and stage of development
Provide leadership in planning for successful transition of infants outside of the NICU (within SickKids, as well as to referral hospitals)
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 specialty consultation regarding neonatal care for teams within and outside of the hospital
Here's What You'll Need
Master of Nursing or equivalent with a clinical focus
Completion of a Nurse Practitioner program with a Neonatal emphasis
Registration with the College of Nurses of Ontario within the RN (Extended Class)
Neonatal Nurse Practitioner certification
3-5 years of clinical nursing experience in neonatology, experience as an NNP an asset
Proven ability to provide leadership
Ability to act as a change agent, and foster teamwork and consensus-building
Innovative critical thinking with excellent communication, public speaking and problem solving skills
Knowledge of theoretical and conceptual frameworks and their practical application
This position offers full benefits including health and dental coverage, vacation time, sick time, personal days, LTD, life insurance and the opportunity to participate in the SickKids Pension plan.
Internal Number: 11794
About The Hospital for Sick Children
Dedicated exclusively to children and their families, The Hospital for Sick Children (SickKids) is one of the largest and most respected paediatric healthcare centres in the world. As innovators in child health, we lead and partner to improve the health of children through the integration of healthcare, leading-edge research and education. Our reputation would not have been built – nor could it be maintained – without the skills, knowledge and experience of the extraordinary people who come to work here every day. SickKids is committed to ongoing learning and development, and features a caring and supportive work environment that combines exceptionally high standards of practice.
When you join SickKids, you become part of our community. We share a commitment and determination to fulfill our vision of Healthier Children. A Better World.
Don’t miss out on the opportunity to work alongside the world’s best in paediatric healthcare.