• Registered Practical Nurse, Childbirth

    Job Location CA-ON-Kitchener
    Posted Date 9 months ago(5/21/2019 9:19 AM)
    Job ID
    2019-1731
    Job Type
    Unscheduled part time
    Program
    Childbirth and Children's Programs
    Career Level
    Experienced
    Years of Experience
    1
  • Job Description

    POSITION:
    Unscheduled Part-Time Registered Practical Nurse, Childbirth

    HOURS OF WORK:

    11.25 hour shifts
    Days/Nights/Weekends

     

    JOB SUMMARY:

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


    QUALIFICATIONS:

    • Current Certificate of Competence from College of Nurses of Ontario.
    • Current BCLS required.
    • Recent, relevant experience in postpartum nursing required. Graduate nurses who have completed their final practicum consolidation in obstetrics may be considered.
    • New Graduates and applicants with minimal postpartum. experience may be considered if completed or enrolled in a perinatal certificate course.
    • Applicants will be required to obtain their perinatal certificate after hire.
    • Successful completion of an 18hr breastfeeding course preferred.
    • Current NRP Provider status is required. Applicants not holding NRP provider status may be considered however as a condition of hire, certification must be obtained prior to unit orientation.
    • Commitment to patient and family-centred care.
    • Commitment to continuous learning and professional development.
    • Excellent critical thinking and problem-solving skills.
    • Demonstrated ability to work within a fast-paced environment.
    • Excellent interpersonal and communication skills.
    • Good attendance record.

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