17 Apr 2017

Full-Time Registered Nurse – Lactation Consultant

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Registered Nurse – Lactation Consultant

Job Description (EN):

Build your career at the hospital that’s building for the future

 

Humber River Hospital is committed to revolutionizing patient care for our diverse community.  We’re looking for exceptional individuals to join our great team: people who share our passion to deliver excellent, patient-focused, expert care. The Hospital is formally affiliated with both the University of Toronto and Queen’s University.

 

Right now we’re looking for a Registered Nurse – Lactation Consultant to work in our  Women’s Outpatient Clinic Maternal and Child Program

 

Responsibilities:

 

  • Promotion of baby-friendly breastfeeding initiatives.
  • Promotion of and commitment to family centered maternity care philosophy.
  • Plans, teaches and evaluates classes for breastfeeding mothers.
  • Accept consults from inpatient unit staff regarding breastfeeding problems/issues.
  • Accepts referrals from nurses, physicians or patient regarding breastfeeding problems/issues.
  • Assist mothers having breastfeeding problems.
  • Plans, organizes and delivers breastfeeding education in-services to all breastfeeding patients, both inpatient & outpatient, as well as staff.
  • Selects appropriate literature and supplies to support the activities of breastfeeding at HRRH.
  • Oversees breast pump rentals and retail sales.
  • Liaise with community agencies, Public Health, Community Health Services and Breastfeeding Coalitions.
  • Conducts quality assurance program to assess the effectiveness of breastfeeding education and support at HRH
  • To assist with the antenatal and RSV Clinic if needed

 

Requirements:

 

  • A baccalaureate degree in nursing preferred.
  • Registered member of the College of Nursing, in good standing.
  • IBCLC Certification required (International Board Certified Lactation Consultant).
  • Recent clinical experience in breastfeeding support and teaching in an inpatient and ambulatory setting.
  • Current Perinatal/Birthing Unit experience required.
  • A highly developed customer service orientation.
  • Demonstrated ability to work independently and in a team environment.
  • Current BCLS and NRP Certification required.
  • Demonstrated ability to implement evidence/research findings in practice.
  • Excellent organizational, verbal and written communication skills.
  • Excellent interpersonal and problem-solving skills.
  • Experience in adult education an asset.
  • Good attendance and work record essential.
  • Certification in Childbirth Education with ICEA or ASPO/Lamaze an asset

 

Location: Humber River Hospital – Wilson Site,

Hours of work: Monday – Friday some evenings and weekends may be required.

Employee Group: ONA

Interested applicants are required to apply online by the closing date.

We thank all candidates that apply but only qualified candidates will be contacted for an interview

Humber River Hospital is an equal opportunity employer and we will accommodate your needs under the Ontario Human Rights Code. Upon individual request, hiring processes will be modified to remove barriers to accommodate those with disabilities. Should any applicant require accommodation through the application, interview or selection processes, please contact the Human Resources Department for assistance.

Registered Nurse – Lactation Consultant

Job Categories: Featured. Job Types: Full-Time. Salary: 60,000 - 80,000.

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