Clinical Assistant / Registered Nurse, Special Pregnancy Program - Fetal Medicine Unit

Hospital Toronto Mount Sinai Hospital
Job Type
Temporary Full Time
Vacancies
1
Organizational Department
Sinai Health -> Mount Sinai Hospital -> Women’s and Infants’ Health, Special Pregnancy Program - Ontario Fetal Centre
Employee Group
ONA
Location
Mount Sinai Hospital Campus - Toronto, ON M5G 1X5 CA (Primary)
Travel Requirement
Travel required between campuses listed
Hours (subject to change)
(approx. 16 month assignment) Generally 8 or 10 hour shifts, M– F: Evening and weekend and standby required at times
Salary Scale
As per ONA Collective Agreement
Job Description

In 2015, Bridgepoint Active Healthcare, Circle of Care, Lunenfeld-Tanenbaum Research Institute and Mount Sinai Hospital, came together to form Sinai Health System – and leverage our collective expertise and create a system that better responds to the changing needs of our patients, families and clients. Sinai Health has a bold vision and strategy for the future: To create Canada’s leading health system pushing the boundaries to realize the best health and care for complex patients. A key enabler of this vision is Sinai Health’s People Plan – which provides an explicit commitment to our people about our commitment to creating a workplace culture and environment that is safe, caring, equitable, compassionate and accountable in order to ultimately provide optimal care to patients and their family caregivers.

To support us on our journey, Sinai Health System is looking for a Clinical Assistant/ Registered Nurse to support our Special Pregnancy Program - Fetal Medicine team at our Mount Sinai Hospital Campus. 

This is a temporary part-time opportunity for up to sixteen (16) months. 

The Ontario Fetal Centre is a provincial/national referral centre offering services to high risk maternal and fetal populations.

The program consists of an ambulatory clinic located at 700 and 600 University Avenue sites at Mount Sinai Hospital. The program is a collective service that provides fetal ultrasound, assessment, detection, in-utero therapy and treatment with the goal of optimizing the health of the fetus and mother. The program offers expertise in fetal anomalies and in-utero surgical intervention through its partnerships with Sickkids & Sinai Health System. Early detection, surgical consultation and intervention is provided to improve long-term neonatal outcomes for conditions including but not limited to preterm birth, fetal anomalies, placental health, and infectious diseases.

The Registered Nurse /Clinical Assistant is responsible for coordinating care, developing complex care plans, performing complex fetal sonography (including abdominal, TVS and dopplers), assessment and interventions and assisting with fetal procedures, while supporting and teaching families. The nurse is also involved in obtaining obstetric/fetal ultrasound monitoring for both inpatients and outpatients within the Women’s & Infants’ Program (Triage, Labour & Delivery, Antenatal Unit, etc.). Additionally, nurses are engaged in program planning, quality improvement, education, and professional development activities within the program.

Job Requirements
  • Current registration in good standing with the Ontario College of Nurses

  • Current  BCLS

  • BScN (preferred)

  • Current ARDMS certification in OBGyn/Physics

    • Applicants that have not completed this certification may be considered however as a condition of hire, must be successfully completed within 2 years from hire

  • Minimum of 1-2 years recent experience performing fetal ultrasound (preferred)

  • Minimum of 1-2 years high-risk perinatal nursing in an ambulatory setting (preferred)

  • Well-developed maternal-fetal physical assessment skills

  • Organized and detail orientated

  • Knowledgeable in fetal development, cardiology, hematology, nephrology, infectious diseases and placental health

  • Experience as a Labour & Delivery/Antenatal inpatient nurse (preferred)

  • Experience in supporting families through perinatal loss (preferred)

  • Demonstrated ability to carry out complex psychosocial individual and family assessments

  • Demonstrated ability to counsel individuals/families in crisis

  • Well-developed communication, team work, and leadership skills

  • Computer literacy skills, comfortable with applications such as power chart, astraia, RIS, CIS

  • Demonstrated understanding of, and commitment to, evidenced-based nursing practice

  • Demonstrated commitment to the development of a culture supportive of breast feeding

  • Demonstrated ability to implement evidence/research findings in practice

  • Demonstrated commitment to continuous quality improvement and professional development

  • Demonstrated satisfactory work performance and attendance history

Open Date
6/29/2020
Posting Deadline
7/11/2020

All applications must be submitted  by no later than 4:00 p.m. of the posting deadline date.

Sinai Health is committed to fostering a culture and environment that is safe, caring, equitable, compassionate and accountable in order to provide optimal care to patients and their family caregivers. As such, all employees will follow safe work practices and comply with the roles and responsibilities that are outlined with respect to health and safety policies, procedures and training. In accordance with Sinai Health policy and legislated health and safety requirements, employment is conditional upon the verification of credentials, completion of a health review, and demonstrating proof of immunity and vaccination status of vaccine-preventable diseases. 

Sinai Health is a scent sensitive environment and all members of the community are expected to refrain from wearing or using scented products while visiting or working at any Sinai Health site.   We also support a barrier-free workplace supported by Sinai Health’s accessibility plan, accommodation and disability management policies and procedures. Should you require accommodation at any point during the recruitment process, including accessible job postings, please call the Accommodation Phone Line at 416-586-4800 ext. 7050 or email HiringProcessAccommodation.msh@sinaihealthsystem.ca

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