Reporting to the Manager of The Family Birthing Centre, the successful applicant will be responsible for providing evidenced based, comprehensive, safe, effective and ethical nursing care to all clients in the labour and delivery and postpartum units of the hospital. Qualifications: Graduate of an accredited college or university nursing program Registered and in good standing with the College of Nurses of Ontario Current Basic Cardiac Life Support (BCLS) certification Current (2 years) experience in labour/ birthing or recovery N.R.P. Certificate Fetal Health Surveillance in Labour certificate Perinatal Certificate Breastfeeding Certificate or Board Certified Lactation Consultant Able to perform venipuncture and I.V. starts Compentencies: Excellent patient assessment skills Exceptional interpersonal and communication skills with a team focus Self-directed individual with the ability to work both independently and within an inter professional team Demonstrated commitment to continuing education and professionalism in nursing Creative problem solver with a customer focus and patient friendly approach Proven critical thinking skills; Ability to multi task and set priorities in a rapidly changing environment Well-developed negotiation and conflict resolution skills Ability to be a coach, teacher and mentor to colleagues and students Ability to establish work relationships with external partners Mature, reliable individual with excellent attendance record Preferred Qualifications: High Risk Obstetrical Certificate Advances in Labour and Risk Management (ALARM) certificate More OB certificate Primary responsibilities also include: Safety (patient, worker & workplace) is a BCHS Corporate Priority. The successful applicant will demonstrate good stewardship in the identification, reporting and mitigation of unsafe acts or conditions. To submit your application, please forward your cover letter and resume to email@example.com The Brant Community Healthcare System (BCHS) is an equal opportunity employer. The BCHS is committed to employment equity and diversity in the workplace, and welcomes applications from women, members of racialized groups/visible minorities, Aboriginal persons, persons with disabilities, persons of any sexual orientation, and persons of any gender identity or gender expression. In order to ensure equal opportunities during the recruitment and selection process, the BCHS provides accommodation for applicants with disabilities upon request.
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