Position: Registered Nurse
Department: Milton Maternal Newborn
Hours: Various rotating shifts -8 and 12 hour shifts. **Hours are subject to change based on operational requirements.**
Halton Healthcare takes great pride in providing quality, compassionate healthcare services to our rapidly growing communities. As a progressive and vibrant healthcare organization, we are committed to being an innovative centre of excellence in community hospital care in the Halton and Peel Regions. We are a distinctive centre of healthcare excellence that offers first-rate care in an innovative environment that supports the physical, mental, emotional and spiritual needs of the community.
- Level 2A Maternal Newborn Care
This includes care for pregnancies 34 weeks and greater, care for uncomplicated twin pregnancies, availability of Labour/birth/recovery/post-partum (LBRP) care for low risk women meeting specific criteria, dedicated postpartum bedrooms, and an operative birthing suite and recovery room on the unit. The Community Midwives of Halton provide midwifery care.
The Maternal Newborn program has 9 LBR/LBRP birthing rooms, 1 Recovery Room, 1 Operative Birthing Room, 14 postpartum rooms, availability of antepartum rooms and 6 Level 2A Special Care Nursery bassinets.
The Maternal Newborn program is located with convenient access to a 24 hour separate entrance and parking close by. The environment has natural light through windows or sky lights and provides features that support family presence and involvement throughout both public and patient areas including the provision of space and furniture upon which to sleep for partners. It is child and family friendly.
This is what you’ll be doing:
An exciting opportunity is available for Registered Nurses in a new unit as part of the expansion and increased scope of services at Milton District Hospital. Family Centred Care philosophy is foundational within this Perinatal Unit.
The successful applicant will provide prenatal assessment and triage and care to the pregnant woman throughout labour and birth including vaginal and Caesarean births. It will include roles and responsibilities in the operative birthing suit and recovery room right on the unit. Flexibility will be required to work in all areas of the unit including maternal and newborn care within the LBRP model.
This is what you’ll need to do:
Halton Healthcare endeavors to hire individuals who are competent in their chosen profession and who exemplify our mission, vision and values of accountability, respect and compassion which guide our individual behaviours and attitudes.
- Current registration in good standing with the College of Nurses of Ontario required
- Current BCLS Certification required at time of hire.
- Minimum of 2 years recent perinatal experience required
- Successful completion of the Neonatal Resuscitation Provider program
- Successful completion of the Fetal Health Surveillance in Labour course
- Current Obstetric O.R. certificate and/or experience required
- Completion of Perinatal Certificate preferred
- Competency with vaginal exams during labour required
- Proficient in venipuncture and IVs
- Current Breastfeeding Certificate required
- Demonstrated ability to assist and support breastfeeding women
- Commitment to Family Centred Care
- Dedication to continuing education
- Must be able to meet the physical demands of the position
- Satisfactory employment and attendance record required
The ideal candidate demonstrates strength in family centered care and is able to work in a dynamic, rapidly changing environment and be ready to embrace change and innovation. We require a person with excellent clinical and communication skills with a clear patient focus and the ability to inspire, influence and advance collaborative teamwork.
Salary: $33.56 to $48.05 per hour
Date Posted: July 21, 2020
Internal applications due by: July 28, 2020
If you are passionate about what you do, motivated by a job well done, and as committed to excellence, quality and patient satisfaction as we are, we'd like to hear from you. Please submit your application via our website at www.haltonhealthcare.com directly to this posting and include a current copy of your resume.
Selection of the preferred candidate(s)will be prioritized based on those whomeet the minimum requirements of the position.
We thank all those who apply but only those individuals selected for further consideration will be contacted.
In accordance with the Accessibility for Ontarians with Disabilities Act and the Ontario Human Rights Code, Halton Healthcare will provide accommodations throughout the recruitment and selection process. If you require an accommodation, we will work with you to meet your accommodation needs to ensure your equal participation.
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