Registered Nurse (RN) – Neonatal Intensive Care Unit – Maternal, Newborn and Paediatric Program-J1121-1184

Website North York General Hospital

Job Title                                                                              Registered Nurse (RN) – Neonatal Intensive Care Unit
Job Details Union: ONA                                             Department: Maternal, Newborn and Paediatric Program >> – NICU                                                              Reports To: Clinical Team Manager                         Job Category: Nursing
FTE: 1.0                                                                     Shifts: Day, Nights, Weekends   Shift Duration: 12’s                                                                                        Status: Full-Time Temporary Contract                        Duration: 18 months    Number of Positions: 1                                                                                              Site: General Site, 4001 Leslie Street                             Salary: $34.24 – $49.02 /Hour

Post Date: 12/09/2022                                                                                                                                                            Closing Date: No end date

Position Summary                                                                                                                                                                                                                      Registered Nurse, Neonatal Intensive Care Unit                                                                                                                                                                               Your goal in this position is to provide excellent patient and family driven care, in a supportive and culturally sensitive manner. You will be providing care in the following areas: Neonatal Intensive Care Unit. You will do this by collaborating with an interdisciplinary team of care providers, with an emphasis on the assessment, education, prevention, maintenance, and restoration of patient health. You’re a great relationship builder, and foster close contacts with peers across the entire organization. You have great interpersonal skills, and effortlessly connect with physicians, staff, patients, and families. You are competent in Neonatal Intensive Care Nursing. You will be responsible to provide care for patients and families undergoing genetic terminations – before, during and after the birth. This position supports the hospital’s academic mandate by advancing care through teaching and learning and/or transforming care through research and innovation. This position contributes to the shared responsibility of ensuring health and safety policies are followed to provide for a healthy environment for patients, staff, physicians, learners, volunteers and families.

Great Registered Nurses are:

• Organized – they embrace the challenge of prioritizing patient care demands in a fast paced environment, and are eager to engage with new challenges every single day
• Great Communicators – they communicate effectively with colleagues, staff, volunteers and families
• Decisive – at the end of the day, they have the ability to make the big decisions, to take ownership of their actions, and use their critical thinking and problem solving skills in the best interests of the patient
• Safety Conscious – they know that keeping everyone safe and healthy is the highest priority, and follow all H&S policies and guidelines
• Committed – they embrace our learning culture and demonstrate ongoing commitment to professional development to enhance their knowledge and skills
. On a practical level, you will:
• Demonstrate the ability to function to the full scope of nursing practice per the College of Nurse of Ontario
• Communicate effectively (written and verbal) with patients/clients, families and other members of the health care team
• Think critically, set priorities and organize work in response to client/patient needs.
• Demonstrate knowledge of transfers and lifts
• Be committed to ongoing learning, professional development, and continuous quality improvement
• Assume a leadership/charge role with demonstrated evidence of self- motivation regarding continuing education in areas of patient assessment, patient education and related Clinical Specialties
• Foster good public relations and working relationships in a family centered care environment
• Demonstrate your ability to perform appropriately in emergency situations.


• Diploma in Nursing, Baccalaureate Degree in Nursing
• Registered and in good standing with the College of Nurses of Ontario
• Current Basic Cardiac Life Support (BCLS) certification
• Neonatal Resuscitation Provider (NRP) certification (must obtain within 3 months of employment)
• STABLE certificate (must be obtained within 6 months of hire)
• Perinatal Intensive Care Course preferred
• Recognized breast feeding course
• 1-year experience of neonatal nursing in a community setting
• Bilingualism in French/English an asset

What We Offer Working at NYGH means working with a dynamic team of fellow healthcare providers, staff, and volunteers in one of Canada’s leading hospitals. This is a Full Time Temporary position, 75 hours bi-weekly, 12 hour shifts, Days, Nights, and including Weekends, in the Neonatal Intensive Care Unit. We offer a highly competitive total compensation package which may include benefits, pension, vacation pay, or pay in lieu of benefits, when applicable. If you were searching for more reasons to consider joining the wonderful team at NYGH, check out some features of our Total Rewards package by visiting Ask us if you qualify for the Community Commitment Programs for Nurses ( CCPN ) signing bonus of up to $10,000 through Ontario Health

FOR EXTERNAL APPLICANTS ONLY: As a condition of employment, you are required to submit proof of COVID-19 vaccination to the Hospital’s Occupational Health and Safety department.

How to Apply

Think you’re the right person for the job? Here’s your first chance to show us why:
• Ensure to meet the deadline – only applications received by the closing date will be considered.
• We will review all applications and will contact those selected for an interview.

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At North York General, we are committed to fostering an inclusive and accessible environment. We are dedicated to building a workforce that reflects the diversity of the community in which we live, including those with disabilities. North York General is committed to providing accommodations in all parts of the hiring process. If you require an accommodation, we will work with you to meet your needs.