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Job Title:
NURSE PRACTITIONER, FT

Posted Date:
12/4/2019
Closing Date:
12/20/2019
Functional Discipline:
NEONATAL INTENSIVE CARE UNIT

Job Description
VACANCY DETAILS

VACANCY NUMBER: 0000017193JF

JOB TITLE: NURSE PRACTITIONER, FT
STATUS: FULL TIME
DEPARTMENT: NEONATAL INTENSIVE CARE UNIT
LOCATION: ST. CATHARINES SITE
HOURS OF WORK: 75 HOURS PER PAY PERIOD

POSTING DATE: 4 DECEMBER 2019
CLOSING DATE: 20 DECEMBER 2019

UNION: ONTARIO NURSES' ASSOCIATION
WAGE RANGE: $50.59 to $57.67 PER HOUR

POSITION OBJECTIVE:
Working to promote clinical excellence, quality patient/family-centered care and high professional standards, the Neonatal Nurse Practitioner will provide comprehensive, holistic, family-centred care to neonatal patients in an acute care setting through the use of advanced skills, knowledge and education in health assessment, diagnoses and management, health promotion and disease prevention. The Neonatal NP works in a collaborative practice model with his/her physician partner(s) and within an interdisciplinary team environment. The role encompasses the core competencies of advanced nursing practice: clinical practice; research; education; leadership; and collaboration / consultation / referral. The successful applicant will work with the program leadership to improve the quality and safety of patient care across the Niagara region, with a focus on Continuous Quality Improvement, ensuring evidence-based policies/procedures/guidelines are implemented, and supporting ongoing learning and staff competencies (i.e. simulation, mock drills, etc.)

QUALIFICATIONS:
o Current registration with the College of Nurses of Ontario in the Extended Class.
o Master's Degree in Nursing required.
o Accredited Nurse Practitioner program in advanced neonatal care
o Current BCLS.
o Current Neonatal Resuscitation Certification
o Recent 5 years' of related clinical experience in neonatal care
o Applies knowledge, skills and judgment to meet nursing practice standards as outlined by the College of Nurses.
o Demonstrated ability to coach interdisciplinary teams in the development and communication of an integrated and patient-centered plan of care.
o Demonstrated ability to provide nursing leadership.
o Experience as a formal or informal nursing leader who uses critical thinking and takes the initiative to advance nursing professional practice, patient/family education and interprofessional team consultation/functioning to promote patient and family-centered care.
o Maintains a high degree of professionalism, compassion and collaboration with patients, families and all internal and external service providers or stakeholders in paediatric and neonatal care and promote positive relationships with community partners.
o Demonstrated ability to be flexible and adapt positively to constantly changing clinical situations.
o Compliance with confidential requirements under the NHS Privacy Policy.
o Working knowledge of Microsoft Office applications and the ability to learn about other software/computer applications needed to carry out the role.
o This role may involve internal/external committee work and/or capacity building initiatives and service development as required.
o Consistent attendance and the ability to work independently with optimal time management skills are required.

Recruitment Specialist: Sarah Fisher

It is Niagara Health policy to give consideration to qualified internal applicants.

Niagara Health is committed to Employment Equity, welcomes diversity in the workplace, and encourages applications from all qualified individuals including women, members of visible minorities, aboriginal persons, and persons with disabilities. In accordance with the Accessibility for Ontarians with Disabilities Act, 2005 and the Ontario Human Rights Code, Niagara Health will provide accommodations through the recruitment process to applicants with disabilities. If selected to participate in the recruitment and selection process, please inform Human Resources of the nature of any accommodation(s) that you may require in respect of any materials or processes used to ensure your equal participation.