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Registered Nurse (ONA), Childbirth Program – Grand River Hospital

Grand River Hospital

This is a Contract position in Kitchener, ON posted December 27, 2020.

Job Description

Registered Nurse (ONA), Childbirth Program – Grand River Hospital

Permanent Part-Time, Unscheduled Part Time & Temporary Opportunities Available 

 

About Us

Grand River Hospital (GRH) is Waterloo Region’s largest hospital, located in Kitchener, Ontario. With over 600 beds, GRH has 15 clinical programs and services and provides patient-centered care to more than 775,000 residents in the Region of Waterloo and surrounding communities. The hospital is conveniently located close to major routes and highways.

 

Why Work With Us?

We are looking for passionate individuals to help us achieve our vision of providing exceptional care and contributing to a healthy community. Grow your career at Waterloo Region’s largest hospital and be part of a progressive organization full of great opportunities with a culture that values compassion, innovation, and a positive attitude. GRH is a place where you can truly make a difference – one patient at a time. At GRH, you are essential.

 

Job Summary & Qualifications

Hours of Work – 12 Hour Shifts

Days/Nights/Weekends 

 

Job Summary:

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

In this position, the incumbent may be required to work with COVID positive patients when assigned.


Qualifications: 

  • Current Certificate of Competence from College of Nurses of Ontario
  • Current BCLS
  • Recent, relevant experience in perinatal nursing. Graduate nurses who have completed their final practicum consolidation in obstetrics may be considered.        OR
  • Completion of or current enrollment in a perinatal certificate course (college-level) or Canadian Nurses Association (CNA) Perinatal Certification. Applicants will be required to obtaining their perinatal certificate or CNA certification after hire.  
  • Successful completion of an 18hr breastfeeding course preferred.
  • Successful completion of a Fetal Health Surveillance course. Applicants not having taken this course may be considered however as a condition of hire, course will be required to be completed within 6 months of hire.
  • Current NRP Provider status. Applicants not holding NRP provider status may be considered however as a condition of hire, certification must be obtained prior to unit orientation.
  • Excellent critical thinking and problem-solving skills
  • Demonstrated ability to work within a high acute, fast-paced environment

Why Should You Apply?

  • Great Pension Plans
  • Employee and Family Assistance Programs
  • Growth and Promotion opportunities across clinical and corporate program and service areas
  • Educational and Training Opportunities, Tuition Assistance Program, Health Services Library, Leadership Academy, Edge Learning Courses
  • GRH Social Club and discounted prices for movies, family events, tickets to attractions, etc. 
  • Other community discounts and access to opportunities as a GRH health care worker