Nursing Resource Unit - Children's Sub-Specialties

  • London Health Sciences Centre
  • London, ON, Canada
  • Jun 28, 2018
Part time

Job Description

Nursing Resource Unit- Paediatric Sub Specialties (NICU, PCCU and Children’s Emergency) - Victoria Hospital

Posting #61839

The Nursing Resource Unit (NRU) operates within the Professional Practice portfolio under the strategic leadership of the Director of Professional Practice.  A Coordinator provides the day-to-day leadership and direction for the team along with a dedicated Clinical Educator.  The NRU is a staffing team made up of registered nurses whose shifts are assigned to clinical areas to meet appropriate staffing requirements.  NRU nurses respond to needs based on patient acuity, replacement of sick time, vacation relief, and known vacancies.  The Members of the NRU for the Paediatric sub specialties have the opportunity to work on a variety of clinical areas (NICU, PCCU, and Children’s Emergency Department) , and experience a variety of learning opportunities in a supportive environment.  Nurses for the NRU - Paediatric Sub Specialties are provided with a comprehensive orientation and competency development program.

Regular Part Time "B" 

Rate of Pay:   $32.21 per hour - $46.11 per hour


  • Current Certificate of Registration with the College of Nurses of Ontario
  • Current Basic Life Support for Healthcare Providers course:  BLS-HCP(C) for which you can provide proof
  • Completion of Neonatal Resuscitation Program (NRP) preferred
  • Completion of PALS preferred
  • Completion of RNAO Breastfeeding Course preferred
  •  ENC (C), ACLS, and TNCC certification preferred
  • One year recent experience in any of the paediatric sub specialties:  Neonatal Intensive care Unit (NICU), Paediatric Critical Care Unit (PCCU) and or Children’s Emergency Department
  • Demonstrated proficient clinical knowledge in a critical care environment
  • Ability to stay effective and resilient when dealing with adverse circumstances and multiple demands
  • Demonstrated problem solving, critical thinking, decision-making, and conflict resolution skills with the ability to express ideas clearly, confidently and directly and work through conflicts and differences in a respectful manner.
  • Well developed interpersonal skills, and the ability to establish and sustain effective relationships both internally and externally with the ability to understand the feelings, concerns and needs of other people, demonstrate care and interest towards them and establish and maintain productive relationships
  • Actively listens, gives and receives feedback; chooses appropriate communication strategies as necessary, ability to participate in performance development of self and team members with the ability to recognize your feelings, express them full and constructively and manage your feelings in challenging and emotionally charged situations.
  • Demonstrated leadership, teaching, coaching, mentorship and familiarity with principles of change with an ability to manage change in a dynamic environment with an optimistic disposition toward new experiences and change in general
  • Ability to work independently and as a member of a multi/disciplinary team while maintaining effectiveness and resiliency when dealing with adverse circumstances and multiple demands
  • Committed to ongoing education and professional development
  • Demonstrated flexibility, adaptability and ability to change in a dynamic environment
  • Demonstrated knowledge of and commitment to the principles of patient and family centred care
  • Demonstrated knowledge of and commitment to patient and staff safety at LHSC
  • Demonstrated ability to attend work on a regular basis

London Health Sciences Centre fosters a culture of patient and staff safety whereby all employees are guided by LHSC's Mission, Vision, Values and Code of Conduct.

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.

As part of the assessment process applicants may be required to complete a written examination or test.  Please be advised that an internal reference check may be conducted as part of the selection process.

Job Category

Registered Nurse