Nurse Employment Opportunity at kidEcare

Job Description: Nurse

Location: Suite 301, 491 Eglinton Avenue West, Toronto, M5N 1A8

Shifts: 6pm to approximately 11pm Monday to Friday, 10am to approximately 5pm Saturday and Sunday

Pay: $30 per hour

Clinic Description: Pediatric urgent care walk-in clinic in Forest Hill, Toronto.  Services children for a variety of urgent care issues. Onsite X-Ray services.

Clinic Mandate: The kidEcare team manages urgent but non life-threatening illnesses or injuries such as cuts, fevers, colds, viruses, minor burns, sprains, strains, simple fractures etc. Patients are seen by a pediatrician.

Duties: During each shift, there is at least one physician, one nurse, and one clerk. The nurse is responsible for maintaining the flow of patients, primary assessments, and assisting the physician. Nursing tasks include triage, basic vitals/assessment, preparing the rooms for the next patients, bringing patients in and parent teaching and education. Common procedures that the nurse will perform/assist with include urine catheterization, stitching or gluing lacerations, applying casts, etc.

Qualifications: 

The successful candidates must:

  • Maintain registration and licensure with the College of Nurses of Ontario
  • Be comfortable working independently with other physicians
  • Be able to work at a quick pace
  • Be comfortable and have sufficient experience working with children.

It would be considered an asset if the succesful candidate

  • Has experience 1) performing urine catheterizations, 2) casting, and 3) gluing lacerations.

Reporting:

The Nurse will operate under the direction of the pediatrician on duty, also reporting to Maggie Murray, the Operations Manager.

For Further Information: 

If you are interested in this position, please forward a resume and cover letter, along with references, to Maggie Murray, at admin@kidecare.ca

 

 

Physician Work Opportunity at kid-E-care

Work Opportunity for Physicians at kid-E-care, a Pediatric Urgent Care Clinic in Mid-Town Toronto

 

About kidEcare:

kidEcare is an after-hours pediatric urgent care clinic in mid-town Toronto. We are currently looking for physicians who may wish to join our team.

Qualifications:

The job requires that the physician (pediatrician, emergency medicine, family doctor) has experience and expertise working 1) in an emergency department and 2) with pediatric patients.

Location:

491 Eglinton Avenue West Suite 301

Shift times:

Weeknights: 6PM – 10PM.
Weekends: 10AM – 1PM , 1 – 4PM, or 10AM – 4PM

Work load:

Average number of patients seen per weeknight: 15-25
Average number of patients seen per weekend: 30-50

Work environment:

A typical shift includes:

  • A receptionist who manages registrations and patient flow
  • A nurse who performs initial triage, obtains vitals, and provides general medical support for the physician
  • A physician (or more when extremely busy) who conducts the patient assessments.

Payment:

kidEcare charges 30% of the physician’s gross billings.

kid-E-care Culture:

kid-E-care was conceived by a group of Toronto Pediatricians to help unburden Toronto emergency departments and to service mid-town Toronto families with a pediatric urgent care center, a service that was both missing from the community and in very high demand.

kidEcare strives to make its work environment pleasant, team spirited, and patient/family-centered. The clinic has a modern upscale decor with state-of-the-art equipment.

More information:
For more information about kidEcare, please have a look at our website. If you are interested in joining, or would like further information about the opportunity, please email admin@kidecare.ca