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Clinical Assistant, Pediatric Critical Care, Halifax Regional Municipality

Canada, Nova Scotia, Halifax Regional Municipality
Last update 2024-04-15
Expires 2024-04-15
ID #1814585873
Clinical Assistant, Pediatric Critical Care, Halifax Regional Municipality
Canada, Nova Scotia, Halifax Regional Municipality,
Modified August 24, 2023


Click here to apply as an internal applicant. Company : IWK Health Req ID: 163890   Department/Program: Pediatric Critical Care , Children's Health Program   Location:  Halifax    Type of Employment: Permanent   Hourly FT ( 100%  FTE)   x 1  position(s)   Start Date: ASAP Union Status:   Non-union , Management/Non Union Bargaining Unit Compensation: $ 49.9113 - $ 63.5742   /hour Closing Date : Open Until Filled (Applications are accepted until 23:59 Atlantic Time)   IWK Health is a respected academic health sciences centre located in Halifax, Nova Scotia, providing tertiary and primary care for two million children, youth, adults, and families each year across the Atlantic region. We have a team of approximately 4000 employees, phys icians, volunteers, and learners at sites across Nova Scotia. People build careers with IWK Health with our focus on training and mentorship opportunities. We recognize each other’s talent and celebrate our successes. We collaborate in modern facilities or virtually from home, align our work to our values , and enjoy access to enhanced benefits and wellness programs. We are proud to support our patients, families, and communities and are grateful for the generous donor support we receive.   Promoting an anti-racist environment, and calling out discrimination as we work and provide care, is important to us. We are located in Mi’kma’ki, the unceded and ancestral territory of the Mi’kmaq people. Working in Mi’kma’ki and providing care to those across Atlantic Canada is a shared privilege with the original inhabitants who have lived here for many thousands of years prior to colonization. There are 13 First Nation communities across Nova Scotia and more than 50 historic African Nova Scotian communities who also have a long, deep, and complex history dating back over 400 years. We have the highest percentage of people with disabilities in the country. Nova Scotia has the highest proportion of transgender and non-binary people than any other province or territory in the country. We are active in our work to eliminate discrimination but have more work to do to build that trust, acknowledge our biases, and reduce the barriers our diverse communities face. We want IWK Health to be a safe and supportive space of equity and belonging in the care we provide and the employment we offer. We welcome all interested persons who self-identify as Indigenous, Black/African Nova Scotians, Persons of Colour, Immigrants/Newcomers, Persons with Disabilities, 2SLGBTQIA+ to apply to support our goal for our workforce to be representative of the patients, families, and communities that we care for at all job levels. The Opportunity The Paediatric Critical Care Clinical Assistant will be responsible for working within the multi-disciplinary PICU team to provide critical care to patients admitted with critical illness to IWK Health. This will include direct patient care in the PICU and in consultation with other areas of Children’s Health, participation in PICU continuous quality improvement initiatives, and support of PICU education and research activities.  Clinical care will be supervised daily, directly or indirectly, by the most responsible Pediatric Intensivist. Hours of Work TBD Your Qualifications • RCPSC Residency training (or equivalent) in General Pediatrics. Note, that preference will be given to candidates who have completed a sub-specialization in Pediatric Critical Care.  • Successful completion of licensing exam for pediatrics. • Ability to obtain a Clinical Assistant License through CPSNS. • Demonstrated clinical competence and experience in the assessment of clinically deteriorating children • Current PALS certification • Current successful completion of a Heart and Stroke Foundation of Canada Basic Life Support Level (BLS) Program within the last 12 months, or successful completion of a BLS Renewal Challenge Certificate, required • Demonstrated organizational, conceptual, and leadership skills • Demonstrated advanced practice skills and competence in interpersonal relations, problem-solving, communication, negotiation, assertiveness and innovation • Demonstrated ability to perform autonomously • Demonstrated ability to adapt to constantly changing, unpredictable situations • Demonstrated flexibility required to work with others and allow the role to evolve continually through time; always looking for ways to improve the delivery of care • Competencies in other languages an asset  T hank you for your interest in IWK Health.   Please note that we only contact applicants selected for interview/testing. If we invite you to participate in an assessment process (such as an interview or testing) you have the right to request accommodation. Please discuss your needs when invited to the assessment process.   This is a Management/Non Union   bargaining unit position. Preference is given to bargaining unit employees for unionized positions. Successful applicants changing unions, bargaining units, or employment status, are advised to seek clarification regarding their seniority, benefits, and vacation entitlement and/or usage, prior to accepting the position.   An offer of employment is conditional upon the completion and satisfactory results of all applicable background checks and confirmation of credentials. Additionally, as per Nova Scotia’s COVID-19 Vaccine mandate, any offer of employment will be conditional upon submitting proof of full vaccination status. Medical exceptions or any other kind of requested exception based upon the Health Centre’s obligations pursuant to the Nova Scotia Human Rights Code will be considered on a case-by-case basis   I f you are an employee of IWK Health , please apply through the internal careers page to ensure you are flagged as an internal applicant.   

Job details:

Job type: Full time
Contract type: Permanent
Salary type: Monthly
Occupation: Clinical assistant, pediatric critical care

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