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Registered Nurse, Labour and Delivery

  • Job
    Full-time
    Junior Level
  • Healthcare
  • Toronto
  • 19d left

AI generated summary

  • You need CNO registration, BSN degree or equivalent, BCLS and NRP certification, and FHSL course completion within 3 months. Superior communication skills are a must.
  • You will provide direct care in Labour and Delivery unit, conduct assessments, communicate with patients and families, provide education, perform infant feeding and bloodwork, and assist in high-risk deliveries.

Requirements

  • Mandatory:
  • Current certificate of registration with the College of Nurses of Ontario (CNO)
  • Graduate of a CNO-approved bachelor’s degree in nursing program, or equivalent combined education and experience
  • Current Basic Cardiac Life Support (BCLS) certification
  • Active Neonatal Resuscitation Program (NRP) provider status. Applicants not currently enrolled in an NRP program may be considered. This program must be successfully completed within three (3) months of hire
  • Successful Fetal Health Surveillance in Labour (FHSL) course completion. Applicants not currently enrolled in an FHSL program may be considered. This program must be successfully completed within three (3) months of hire
  • Preferred:
  • Bachelor of Science in Nursing (BScN). Applicants in their final year or near completion will be considered
  • Skills and Knowledge:
  • Excellent critical thinking, decision-making and problem-solving skills
  • Superior interpersonal and communication skills

Responsibilities

  • Provide direct care in the Labour and Delivery unit, Triage, Operating Rooms, Recovery Room
  • Conduct assessments such as fetal health assessments, labour assessments, antenatal assessments and neonatal assessments
  • Effectively communicate with patients, families, and the interdisciplinary team
  • Provide patient and family education
  • Conduct infant feeding and bloodwork
  • Provide high risk delivery care
  • Perform other duties consistent with the job classification, as required

FAQs

What are the main responsibilities of a Registered Nurse in the Labour and Delivery unit?

The main responsibilities include providing direct care in the Labour and Delivery unit, conducting assessments such as fetal health assessments, labour assessments, antenatal assessments and neonatal assessments, communicating effectively with patients, families, and the interdisciplinary team, providing patient and family education, conducting infant feeding and bloodwork, providing high risk delivery care, and performing other duties consistent with the job classification.

What qualifications are required for the role of Registered Nurse in Labour and Delivery?

Mandatory qualifications include current certificate of registration with the College of Nurses of Ontario, graduate of a CNO-approved bachelor’s degree in nursing program or equivalent, current Basic Cardiac Life Support certification, and active Neonatal Resuscitation Program provider status. Preferred qualifications include a Bachelor of Science in Nursing.

What skills and knowledge are important for a Registered Nurse in Labour and Delivery?

Important skills and knowledge include excellent critical thinking, decision-making and problem-solving skills, superior interpersonal and communication skills, and expertise in fetal health assessments, labour assessments, bloodwork, patient and family education, infant feeding, high-risk delivery care, antenatal assessments, and neonatal assessments.

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