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

 

 

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