Job opportunity: Seeking reliable energetic nurse(s) (RN or RPN) to work with our amazing 5-year-old son, he is ventilator dependant at home (close to Cobourg, ON).
We are highly involved parents who have managed every aspect of our son’s care. We’re looking for home nurse(s) who are willing to work with us in providing this care.
If you are interested in evening shifts and the odd day shifts (some weekends, school breaks (summer/christmas/March break and PA days). Ranging from 20-40 hours per week part/full time.
During your shift you will be responsible for managing his daily and evening-time regimen, which includes: administering medications, managing respiratory care (including ventilator), managing trach care, g-tube feeds, using a cough assist (an artificial cough assistant device) Range of motion, Accompanying to medical appointments, and General care as needed
You must also be able to comfortably lift up to 40lbs and comfortable using technology (computer, IPads, etc) and you must also love working with children.
Requirements: Current Certificate of Competence with the College of Nurses of Ontario. A valid driver’s license and vehicle. A vulnerable sector check Current CPR certification Availability to work days, evenings, and weekends. We understand everyone has varying levels of experience. We are happy to teach if you are willing to learn. PICU or other ICU experience is a plus!
Independent contractor preferred.