The Registered Nurse (RN) is a regulated health care professional who adheres to and models the Standards and Guidelines of the College of Nurses of Ontario; the SJHH mission, vision and values, policies and procedures; and applicable specialty standards. The RN provides patient/client-centred and evidence informed care to promote health and assess the need for the provision of care and the treatment of health conditions by supportive, preventative, therapeutic, palliative and rehabilitation means in order to attain or maintain optimal patient/client function. The RN collaborates with the inter-professional team and assumes a leadership role in the delivering a full range of care and treatment to patient/clients including those with complex needs, high acuity and less predictable outcomes.
•Current registration with the College of Nurses of Ontario required
•Current clinical experience related (within last 2 years) to the Women’s and Infants’ Program
•Neonatal Resuscitation Provider certification or commitment to successfully complete within 3 months of employment
•Current BCLS/HCP certification required
•Gentle Persuasive Approach training preferred
•Willingness and ability to cross-train within the Women’s and Infants’ program citing a secondary area of interest
•Preference will be given to candidates who possess the following:
a)Perinatal Nursing Certificate from a recognized College or C.N.A. certification
b)Breastfeeding Certificate from a recognized College program
c)International Board Certified Lactation Consultant (IBCLC) designation
d)Maternal-Fetal monitoring experience preferred
•Demonstrated organizational, interpersonal communication, teaching, problem-solving and delegation skills
•Demonstrated commitment to continuing education and learning related to the nursing care of childbearing women, newborns, children and their families
•Good attendance and work record is essential
•A resume regarding further education, special courses and experience should accompany the application
HOURS OF WORK:
Rotating shifts and extended hours - days, nights, weekends, holidays
St. Joseph’s Nursing Vision is to make a difference in the lives of those we care for, our organization, and the future of our community through achievement of excellence in nursing and commitment to a culture of nursing innovation, empowerment, leadership and accountability.
St. Joseph’s Healthcare Hamilton (SJHH) is an equal opportunity employer and strives for equity, inclusiveness, and diversity in all our programs, practices, facilities, and people.
Applications must be received online by 12:00 midnight on the Closing Date - late applications will not be accepted. We thank all applicants for their interest, however, only those selected for an interview will be contacted. SJHH is committed to a barrier-free recruitment and selection process - please inform us should accommodation be required at any point in the recruitment process.
We foster a culture of patient and staff safety where all positions comply and work in conjunction with the Mission, Vision, and Core Values of SJHH.
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