Michael Garron Hospital Ontario
Nov 29, 2023Full time
We are the Heart of the East! Michael Garron Hospital (MGH), a division of Toronto East Health Network and a proud member of the East Toronto Health Partners, is an award-winning and vibrant 450-bed community teaching hospital serving one of Canada’s most diverse communities. For more than 90 years, we have delivered high-quality, patient-centred healthcare services to more than 300,000 people in 22 distinct neighbourhoods. Recognized as a leader in workplace wellness and offering a quality work environment focused on learning and development, MGH invests in people to meet their professional goals and to reach their personal best. It is an exciting time to be joining our team as we have opened our new eight storey Ken and Marilyn Thomson Patient Care Centre, a transformational project that will forever change the hospital and the care it provides to our community in keeping with our strategic vision of Great Care Inspired by Community. Currently we have an exciting opportunity for an individual who wants to advance their career as a Clinical Nurse Educator (Clinical Resource Leader) Paediatrics & Special Care Nursery Permanent Full-Time Position Overview: The Clinical Resource Leader (CRL) is responsible for ensuring that patient care and services for neonates and children are delivered in accordance with the Hospital’s vision and strategic goals and quality outcomes. The CRL advances professional practice and clinical care excellence through the design and implementation of educational programs and clinical processes that enable staff to deliver safe, excellent patient and family centered care. The CRL provides leadership with the Manager to ensure patient and staff safety practices are maintained, engages staff in the use of evidence-based best practice, and promotes a culture of continuous practice improvement. The role assures the development and maintenance of clinical competency through the identification of learning and practice development needs for direct care providers (RN, RPN, and PSW). The CRL shares responsibility with the Manager for ensuring mandatory education is provided and staff performance is evaluated. The CRL also promotes the professional growth of staff, encourages innovative contributions, and coaches team members in critical thinking and the management of complex clinical scenarios. The role collaborates closely with the Manager for corporate change initiatives; realizing the goals of the unit and review of staff clinical performance. Education: - Undergraduate degree in Nursing. - Masters in Nursing. - RN with current Certificate of Competence issued by the College of Nurses of Ontario. - NRP Provider Certificate. - NRP Instructor Certificate required or willingness to obtain one within 6 months of hire. - PALS Provider Certificate. - PALS Instructor Certificate or willingness to obtain one within 1 year of hire. - George Brown College NICU course (or equivalent) required. - Adult Education Certification an asset. - Breastfeeding Course. - BLS Provider Certificate. Qualifications/Experience: - Minimum 5 years current clinical and leadership experience in acute care paediatrics and Level II or Level III neonatal nursery required. - Sound knowledge of adult education theory and experience in designing, delivering, and evaluating educational programs. - Excellent communication, coaching, facilitation, and presentation skills combined with the ability to teach in a classroom and clinical setting. - Use of innovative educational modalities, such as simulation and eLearning is an asset. - A team player with the ability to develop and maintain partnerships with multiple, diverse stakeholders. - Sound change leadership and project management skills including identifying and tracking statistical outcome measures. - Demonstrated ability to multi-task and troubleshoot with critical and creative thinking ability. - Flexible, organized, and self-directed within scope of responsibility; has initiative and independent judgment. - Demonstrated ability to develop a healthy workplace including fair and equitable work practices. - Working knowledge of clinical/administrative computer software, including MS office. - Membership and active involvement in related professional organizations. - All employees of Michael Garron Hospital (MGH), a division of Toronto East Health Network (TEHN) [formerly Toronto East General Hospital (TEGH)] agree to work within the legislated practices of the Occupational Health and Safety Act of Ontario. - All employees of MGH are responsible to contribute to a transparent culture of patient and staff safety by adhering to and abiding by patient and staff safety policies and procedures set by MGH. - All employees are accountable for protecting the psychological health and safety of themselves and their co-workers through adherence to MGH's policies and practices. Vaccines (COVID-19 and others) are a requirement of the job unless you have an exemption pursuant to the Ontario Human Rights Code. If you are ready to join MGH, please visit our Careers page at www.tehn.ca > Careers > Career Opportunities > JOB NUMBER: J1023-0946 to apply to the role Disclaimer: Please note that we will be reviewing candidates as submitted, and therefore, early applications are encouraged. Michael Garron Hospital (MGH) champions accessibility, diversity and equal opportunity through the creation of an inclusive and diverse work environment. At Michael Garron Hospital, we strive to be an equitable and inclusive employer. We encourage candidates from Black, First Nations, Métis and Inuit, racialized and LGBTQ2S+ communities, people of colour, women, people with disabilities and individuals who identify with the diverse communities that we serve, to join the MGH team. Through our values of Compassion, Respect, Integrity, Inclusion and Courage, Michael Garron Hospital is committed to providing accessible employment practices that are in compliance with the Accessibility for Ontarians with Disabilities Act (AODA) and Ontario Human Rights Code (OHRC). Should you require an accommodation at any stage of the recruitment process, please let us know how we can work with you to meet your needs. We thank all applicants for their interest, however, only those selected for an interview will be contacted.