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Career Opportunity

Posting Number: 370-17
Date of Posting: 2017-12-14
Closing Date: 2017-12-20

Registered Nurse - Women & Child Care Unit

Owen Sound

Reporting to the Manager, Woman and Child Care, the Registered Nurse is responsible for the delivery of patient care through the nursing process of assessment, diagnosing, planning, implementation, and evaluation.  The RN is responsible for directing and coordinating all nursing care for Paediatric and ICN patients based on established clinical nursing practice standards.  The RN serves in the Resource Nurse role when oriented and as directed by the Manager.  The RN utilizes knowledge of patient’s age and cultural diversity into the provision of patient care.  The RN contributes to the provision of quality nursing care through performance improvement techniques that demonstrate positive outcomes in patient care.

Qualifications / Skills / Abilities:


  • Ontario College of Nurses registration or eligibility

  • BCLS Certification

  • NRP Certification

  • Competency in Paediatrics and Level II Nursery

  • Completion of Breast Feeding Certificate (to be completed within 1 year)

  • First Segment of a normal Mother/Baby Perinatal course (to be completed within 2 years)

  • Central line care – including tubing, dressing changes and blood sampling (to be completed within 1 year)

  • Recent Paediatric/ICN experience within the last 5 years

  • Recent Surgical experience within the last 5 years

  • Recent Mother Infant Care within the last 5 years

  • Current Certification and/or experience in the following:

      • Venipuncture to establish an IV on Neonates, Children and Adults

      • IV medications below the drip chamber

      • Management and care of P.C.A. pumps

  • Ability to provide and promote family-centered care

  • Self-directed and an ability to work with minimal supervision required

  • Ability to adapt to rapidly changing population and patient assessment skills

  • Leadership, problem-solving, decision-making, organizational and interpersonal skills

  • Willingness to escort high risk paediatric patients via Ambulance Services

  • Excellent verbal and written communication skills

  • Interviewing and patient assessment skills

  • Interest and experience in patient education and health promotion

  • Commitment to continuous professional development and continuing education

  • Recent satisfactory performance and attendance records

  • Knowledge of and adherence to GBHS ‘CARE’ Behaviours (Collaboration, Accountability, Respect, Excellence)

  • Advocates and supports a culture of patient safety and demonstrates an understanding of how the department service and assigned responsibilities contribute to overall patient safety at GBHS through patient safety knowledge, skills and attitudes


  • Baccalaureate degree in nursing

  • Completion of Post Diploma Paediatric Assessment Course

  • PALS Certification

  • Perinatal Certificate

To be considered for this position, please submit a resume to the address or fax number below or complete the On-line Application form. Applications must be received in Human Resources no later than 4 p.m. on the closing date. Grey Bruce Health Services is an equal opportunity employer.

You can submit your resume to one of the following:

Phone: 519-376-2121 extension 2014
Fax: 519-372-3949
Mail: Attn: Human Resources Department
PO Box 1800
1800 8th Street East
Owen Sound, ON N4K 6M9


Contact HR

Mailing address: 1800 8th Street East Owen Sound, ON N4K 6M9

(519) 376-2121

(519) 372-3949


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