Registered Nurse - Childbirth

3 months ago(10/16/2017 9:17 AM)
Job ID
Job Type
Temporary full time
Childbirth and Children's Programs
Career Level

Job Description

Temporary full-time until approximately October 31, 2018


Responsible for the provision and coordination of care for the high and low risk antenatal, intrapartum, and postpartum women and neonates within a family/patient centered care framework. Contributes to ensuring there is a safe environment for patients, staff and visitors.


• Current Certificate of Competence from College of Nurses of Ontario
• Certificate in Perinatal Nursing from a community college program or equivalent professional organization
• Three years current experience in Perinatal Nursing
• Demonstrated ability in Triage/Early Labour Assessment/Antenatal Care
• Demonstrated ability in the assessment and nursing management of the low and high risk labouring/birthing patient
• Competency in performing vaginal examinations
• Competency in fetal monitoring for labour assessment and non-stress testing
• IV therapy including administration of IV medication via infusion pump
• Competency in the monitoring and management of epidural analgesia Experience in labour support/coaching of the family during the childbirth experience
• Skilled in the care of the bereaved patient/family
• Recent breastfeeding course or willingness to take course required
• Demonstrated competency/skills in operating room care delivery
• Demonstrated ability to “scrub and circulate” for both elective and emergency C-section births
• Recovery of patient with epidural and general anesthesia
• Adult BCLS
• Mandatory NRP
• Basic computer skills
• Good Attendance Record


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