Open: August 5, 2020
Deadline: August 11, 2020
This position is covered by a collective agreement.
Nursing Professional, Scholarly Practice
Area of Assignment: Children's Care - Neonatal and Paediatric Transport Team
An exciting opportunity exists for a creative, energetic individual with excellent communication and teaching ability in the role of Clinical Educator in Nursing Professional, Scholarly Practice with the assignment in the Children's Care - Neonatal and Paediatric Transport Team. Drawing on solid clinical experience and foundational knowledge in the specialty of Children's Care across the age continuum, the Educator will work in partnership with various members of the leadership team across the program to promote excellence in Children's Care. The primary focus of this position will be the provision of educational support to all staff members in the Children's Care - Neonatal and Paediatric Transport Team. This role will be teaching and supporting nurses and RRTs to be excellent extended role Neonatal and Paediatric team members. The clinical educator is a professional role model and resource person for nursing staff and other team members in supporting the development of education, policies, and procedures that promote evidence-based practice. Working in collaboration with clinical educator peers, the children's care leadership team, and Professional Practice Specialists, key responsibilities of this role include: plan, facilitate, and evaluate the orientation program and support integration of new staff members to the team. The incumbent will also plan, facilitate and evaluate ongoing learning opportunities to meet the educational needs of staff members across the career span and LHSC; engage staff in quality improvement and evaluation; identify ongoing learning needs; assist in facilitating interdisciplinary professional development; and provide leadership to the program in educational initiatives. This position includes the ongoing development and review of policies, medical directives, procedures, training, testing and networking across Ontario in support of the extended Neonatal and Paediatric Transport Team. The incumbent will also support corporate and unit based initiatives (eg. Central Nursing Orientation and Accreditation). This position requires critical thinking, resourcefulness, a strong lens for patient and staff safety, and will work closely with Physicians.
Rate of Pay: $35.15 per hour - $50.71 per hour
Current Certificate of Registration with the College of Nurses of Ontario
Master's of Science in Nursing (MScN), or Masters of Nursing (MN) or related field required; will consider applicants who are currently enrolled and working towards this Master's program
Current Basic Life Support for Healthcare Providers course: BLS-HCP(C)
Current Paediatric Advanced Life Support certification
Current Neonatal Resuscitation Provider certificate
Minimum four years recent paediatric or neonatal clinical experience or in a teaching role
Minimum two years recent nursing experience in a Paediatric Intensive Care Unit or Neonatal Intensive Care Unit
Previous experience working on a Neonatal and/or Paediatric transport team preferred
Proficiency in computer and keyboarding skills (Microsoft Word, PowerPoint and Excel, Outlook, and the Internet)
Demonstrated proficient knowledge in Adult Education theories
Demonstrated ability to evaluate ongoing learning opportunities to meet the educational needs of staff members across their career span
Demonstrated ability to organize/implement corporate, central nursing orientation, department and program specific orientation, and delegated corporate initiatives
Demonstrated excellence in clinical practice
Experience with professional practice and educational program development tools
Effective presentation skills; experience in e-learning preferred
Proven coaching skills, evaluating the development of staff and providing appropriate feedback
Strong project management and analytical skills
Demonstrated ability to facilitate learner development and socialization and the ability to use assessment and evaluation strategies effectively
Ability to participate in curriculum Design and Evaluation of Program outcomes
Demonstrated ability to function as a change Agent and Leader
Demonstrated ongoing commitment to pursue Continuous Quality Improvement
Demonstrated ability to engage effectively in scholarship
Demonstrated strong leadership, interpersonal skills, team building and conflict management skills with individuals as well as program teams/groups
Effective communication skills (both written and verbal) and the ability to network effectively with other disciplines
Highly developed critical thinking skills and ability to conceptualize and analyze problems
Demonstrated excellent problem solving and organization skills
Demonstrated planning and evaluation skills
Recognition, understanding and emotional intelligence and learning agility, particularly emotional self awareness, assertiveness, optimism, stress tolerance and empathy, demonstrated in a variety of situations
Strong negotiation and conflict resolution skills
Demonstrated ability to relate easily to a variety of people from various backgrounds
Demonstrated understanding and ability to manage the complexities of change and transition
Demonstrated behaviors supporting our Core Values of Compassion, Teamwork, Curiosity, and Accountability
Demonstrated computer proficiency with Automated Clinical Systems
Demonstrated practice and commitment to the principles of patient and family centered care
Demonstrated practice and commitment to patient and staff safety at LHSC
Demonstrated practice and commitment to LHSC’s Mission, Vision and Values
Demonstrated ability to attend work on a regular basis
Provide vaccination records or proof of immunity against measles, mumps, rubella and varicella (chicken pox), Hepatitis B, Tetanus/ Diphtheria/Polio; Meningitis.
Provide documentation of the Tuberculosis skin testing (two step)
We are committed to providing a safe, healthy and inclusive work environment that inspires respect. LHSC encourages applications from persons with disabilities and we are committed to providing accommodations upon request.
Your interest in this opportunity is appreciated. Only those applicants selected for an interview will be contacted. Successful candidates, as a condition of job offer, would be required to provide a satisfactory Police Information Check (original document) completed in the last 3 months.
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