Registered Nurse, Birthing Centre (2023)

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Job Number: J1122-0991
Job Title: Registered Nurse, Birthing Centre (2023)
Job Category: Nursing
Hospital Location: Centenary/General/Birchmount
Job Type: Full-time/Part-time
Number Of Positions: 1
Union: ONA Local 111
Hours: Days, Nights

Company Biography:
Across our three hospitals and eight satellite sites, Scarborough Health Network (SHN) is shaping the future of care. Our many programs and services are designed around the needs of one of Canada′s most vibrant and diverse communities. We are home to North America′s largest nephrology program, as well as the designated cardiac care and spine centre for Scarborough and surrounding communities to the east. We are proud to be a community-affiliated teaching site for the University of Toronto and partner with a number of other universities and colleges, helping to train the next generation of health care professionals. We are also proud to be named one of Greater Toronto's Top Employers for 2022! Learn more at

FOR EXTERNAL APPLICANTS ONLY: As a condition of employment, you are required to submit proof of full COVID-19 vaccination status to the Hospital′s Workplace Health and Safety department.

Position Overview:
Reporting to the Manager of the Family Birthing Centre, the successful candidate will be responsible for assessing, planning implementation and evaluating nursing care and practice activities in a multidisciplinary family centered level 2c care environment. The RN is responsible for maternal and newborn assessments and care during the ante-partum, and post-partum period as well as care for pregnant person and their families during labour and delivery. You will be able to participate in continuous education opportunities and workshops to help further your professional development and growth. You will be able to bring your passion for perinatal nursing to the department while advocating for patients and their families.

What You′ll Love About SHN:
New to Perinatal Nursing? Your customized orientation is geared towards your learning needs. On average, the length of your orientation will be approximately 6 weeks. After your orientation is complete, our charge nurses and team continue to support you with your new skills, such as fetal health surveillance closely for the first six months and beyond.
Ongoing Skill Advancement: In-house courses and workshops to advance skills like Neonatal Resuscitation Program (NRP) and Fetal Health Surveillance (FHS) as well as ongoing support with more OB education, simulation activities, drills and other in class sessions will promote your professional development.
Benefits Coverage: Full-Time Permanent includes comprehensive medical and dental coverage and a defined pension plan through HOOPP. Part Time will receive allowance in lieu.
Employee and Family Assistance Program: Confidential counselling program that is specialized to provide service to SHN staff and their families.
Employee Referral Program: A bonus up to $2000 for referring individuals who get hired into specific Full-Time and Part-Time Permanent positions.
Tuition Assistance Program: Supports professional growth internally.
Staff Wellness Program: Best practice wellness programs to support your physical, psychological, spiritual, social health and well-being.
Wellness Activities: On-unit wellness rounding activities (such as stretching and exercise breaks) and Well-Being Wednesdays – virtual sessions to empower and inspire your well-being while at work and at home.
Best Practice Spotlight Organization: We pride ourselves in leading the way in best practices.
Our ongoing commitment to equity, diversity and inclusion

Company Vacancy/Request for Transfer:
The completion of this online form serves as your application and will be used to determine if you meet the requirements of this position. Please ensure that you have provided all pertinent information necessary to be considered for this vacancy by the close date.

• Current certification with the College of Nurses of Ontario as a Registered Nurse in good standing
• Current BCLS
• Current Certificate in Neonatal Resuscitation (NRP) or willing to complete within 3 months
• Fetal Monitoring Course completion or willing to complete within 3months
• Breastfeeding Course or recent experience in this area
• Minimum 2 years current family centered labour and delivery experience or recent related clinical placement
• Minimum 1-year current experience in family centered maternal/newborn nursing or recent related clinical placement
• Demonstrates initiative and the ability to function both independently and as a multidisciplinary team member in a fast-paced environment
• Demonstrates an understanding of and commitment to SHN's comprehensive safety programs and practices including staff safety, patient safety, environmental safety and participates in regular in-service education in this area
• Exposure to Lean principles, an understanding of methodologies and tools and a commitment to the use of these in support of providing the best healthcare experience possible to our patients
• Demonstrates values consistent with SHN′s Code of Conduct and is committed to fostering a healthy and positive work environment in accordance with Health & Safety policy and legislation.
• Engages in ethical conduct and strives to understand and appreciate the diversity of our patient/staff population and community
• Ability to perform the essential duties of the position
• Excellent work performance and attendance

Accommodation Statement:
Scarborough Health Network (SHN) embraces and celebrates our community′s unique multicultural heritage and diversity. SHN is an equal opportunity employer, dedicated to a culture of inclusiveness and diversity reflecting our diverse patients, staff and community alike. We are committed to providing barrier-free and accessible employment practices in compliance with the Accessibility for Ontarians with Disabilities Act (AODA). Should you require accommodation through any stage of the recruitment process, please make them known when contacted and we will work with you to meet your needs.

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