Registered Nurse (Family Birthing Centre)

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Family Birthing Centre
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The Registered Nurse (RN) is responsible for using the nursing process to meet the needs of patients according to the professional standards of nursing care. The RN assures that the philosophy, mission, goals, objectives, policies and procedures of the Family Birthing Centre and of Michael Garron Hospital are followed. The position of the RN in the Family Birthing Center (FBC) is responsible for the assessment of all patients entering the Family Birthing Center. The RN consistently applies and utilizes the nursing process, critical thinking skills, scientific judgment, technical skills and leadership to deliver safe nursing care to patients. The RN collaborates with the patient care team to achieve quality patient care outcomes.



-  Registered Nurse with current Certificate of Registration issued by the College of Nurses of Ontario required.
-  Obstetrical/Maternity certificate or midwifery background an asset.
-  Breastfeeding certificate course of 21 hours in length required. (If not completed prior to hire - must be completed within 6 months of start date).
-  Current neonatal resuscitation (NRP) certification required.
-  Completion of an obstetrical/maternity certificate program from an accredited college or university required (If not completed prior to hire, must be completed within 2 years of start date).
-  Current BCLS required.
-  Current certification in Fetal Monitoring from AWHONN and/or the Champlain Maternal Newborn  Regional Program (CMNRP) required.
-Member of the MOREOB® Program an asset.



-  Minimum recent 1 year full-time experience in labour and birth (ante-partum/post-partum/intrapartum nursing which includes operative procedures, in particular scrubbing and circulating for caesarean sections) required. 
-  Demonstrated family centered care philosophy required.
-  Demonstrated ability to welcome change and manage it innovatively.
-  Demonstrated ability to provide ongoing education to clients and families to support informed choice required.
-  Demonstrates excellence in written and verbal communication skills required.
-  Demonstrated critical thinking and problem solving skills required.
-  Demonstrated ability to provide excellent customer service skills required.
-  Demonstrated computer proficiency required; demonstratedexperience with Cerner (Powerchart maternity and Fetal Link) is an asset.
-  Must be willing to work in both labour and birth and postpartum required.
-  Good work and attendance record required.
-  All employees of Michael Garron Hospital (MGH), a division of Toronto East Health Network (TEHN) [formerly Toronto East General Hospital (TEGH)] agree to work within the legislated practices of the Occupational Health and Safety Act of Ontario.
-  All employees of MGH are responsible to contribute to a transparent culture of patient and staff safety by adhering to and abiding by patient and staff safety policies and procedures set by MGH.
-  All employees are accountable for protecting the psychological health and safety of themselves and their co-workers through adherence to MGH's policies and practices.

Vaccines (COVID-19 and others) are a requirement of the job unless you have an exemption pursuant to the Ontario Human Rights Code.