Registered Nurse - Women’s & Children’s Health (Obstetrics)

Hospital Cambridge Cambridge Memorial Hospital

Registered Nurse - Women’s & Children’s Health (Obstetrics)

Posted Date11 hours ago(10/15/2020 4:43 PM)
Job ID
# Positions
Womens & Childrens’
Job Type
Full Time
Closed Date


Cambridge Memorial Hospital (CMH) is a thriving community hospital that proudly provides acute care services including: Emergency, Surgery, Medicine, Women’s and Children’s Health, Intensive Care, Mental Health, and Acute Inpatient Rehabilitation.

Our vision is to provide exceptional healthcare by exceptional people. Our dedicated and skilled staff are passionate about providing outstanding patient-centred care, and an exceptional patient experience to residents of the Waterloo Region and beyond.

Join CMH as it leads in innovation and compassion!  With a beautiful and caring community like no other, you are not just expanding our career; you are enhancing your life!  To learn more about CMH, please visit our website at

Job Description

Position Summary:

As a key member of the Women & Children’s Health team, the Obstetrics Registered Nurse is responsible for assessing, analyzing, prioritizing, planning and evaluating care in collaboration with women and families in both normal and complex situations. The nursing care includes antenatal care, intrapartum care, immediate postpartum care, breastfeeding support, infant care and care following perinatal loss. The physical demands of the role may include but are not limited to prolonged sitting, standing, walking, bending, lifting, pushing and pulling. This position contributes to ensuring there is a safe environment for patients, staff and visitors. Duties as per job fact sheet.


Posted hours do not constitute a guarantee that shifts will not be subject to change.



  • Current Certificate of Registration with the College of Nurses in Ontario as a Registered Nurse in good standing required 
  • Diploma or Baccalaureate degree in Nursing required
  • BCLS certification within the last 2 years required
  • Two (2) years of current experience in Labour & Delivery and/or Special Care Nursery required
  • Neonatal Resuscitation course required within the past 2 years
  • Fetal Health Surveillance course required within the past 2 years
  • Breastfeeding Certificate Program required or willingness to complete within 1 year
  • Perinatal Certification required or willingness to complete within 2 years
  • Current experience within the past 2 years with the physiological, psychosocial and emotional needs of the pregnant women and their families throughout the continuum from triage to post-partum
  • Previous experience with patient safety and quality initiatives required
  • Proven track record working effective in a multidisciplinary team
  • Demonstrated ability to collaborate with internal and external stakeholders
  • Stellar verbal and written communication skills
  • Proven ability to remain resilient and adapt during changing priorities and critical situations
  • Experience with Meditech an asset.
  • Demonstrated ability to attend work on a regular basis is required


as per the O.N.A. Collective Agreement, all O.N.A. members (full-time, part-time & casual) are eligible to apply for this position.


The successful external applicant is required to provide the applicable criminal record check, as requested by Human Resources, in accordance with federal and provincial legislation. Valid criminal record checks are in original format and dated with two months from date of conditional offer from CMH.


Cambridge Memorial Hospital is committed to providing and fostering a respectful workplace.  All reasonable accommodation will be made to support participation in the recruitment process.  Where needed, accommodations for disabilities will be provided, on request, to support participation in all aspects of the recruitment process.

We thank all those who apply, however, only those selected for an interview will be contacted.


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