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Registered Nurse

Hamilton Health Sciences

This is a Contract position in Hamilton, ON posted September 13, 2022.

Registered Nurse
Job Number: 99873
Job: Nursing
Primary Location: Ontario-Hamilton
This position will be located at: McMaster University Medical Centre
Organization: OBGYN & LD
Status: Temporary Full-time
Hours per week: 0.01
Number of Openings: 1
Union Code: ONA Local 70
Minimum Salary: 34.2400 Hourly
Maximum Salary: 49.0200
Post Date: Sep 14, 2022, 4:00:00 AM

Close Date (Period for Applying) – External

: Sep 21, 2022, 3:59:00 AM

Unit Summary

Ward 4C is a family-centered Maternity Care Unit which provides care to women, newborns and their families during the antepartum and postpartum phases of pregnancy. Ward 4C is a 32-bed inpatient unit with a respite nursery.

Position Summary

The Perinatal Nurse assesses, analyzes, prioritizes, plans and evaluates care in collaboration with women and families in both normal and complex situation. Nursing care includes antenatal care, postpartum care, breastfeeding support, infant care and care following perinatal loss.

Schedule Work Hours

days, evenings, nights, weekends, holidays

This position is temporary until October 2023.


1. Current Certificate of Registration with the College of Nurses on Ontario as a Registered Nurse
2. Diploma or Baccalaureate degree in Nursing
3. Current BCLS and NRP certifications
4. Successful completion of a recognized Perinatal Certificate Program with a maternal-fetal focus (within the past 2 years), or evidence of current work in progress with a documented plan for completion or successful completion of the Canadian Nurses Association Perinatal Certification Exam (within the past 5 years)
5. Successful completion of Acute Care of at-Risk Newborns (ACoRN) Program
6. Successful completion of a recognized Breastfeeding Certificate Program (within the past 5 years), or evidence of current work in progress with a documented plan for completion, or current certification as an International Board Certified Lactation Consultant
7. Recent (within the last 2 years) experience in providing care and support to hospitalized antenatal and postpartum women and their families who have varying degrees of obstetrical risk ranging from low to high risk
8. Current knowledge of, and recent experience (within the past 2 years) in providing care and support to the newborn
9. Demonstrate knowledge, skill and ability in the health teaching of women and their families during the antenatal and postpartum periods
10. Current knowledge of the physiological, psychosocial and emotional needs of the pregnant women and their families
11. Venipuncture and capillary heel sampling

As a condition of employment, you are required to submit proof of full COVID-19 vaccination to Employee Health Services.


Hamilton Health Sciences fosters a culture of patient and staff safety, whereby all employees are guided by our Mission, Vision, Values, and Values Based Code of Conduct. Hamilton Health Sciences is a teaching hospital and all staff and physicians are expected to support students and other learners.

To be considered for this opportunity applicants must apply during the posting period. All internal and external applicants may ONLY apply via the Careers website.

Hamilton Health Sciences is an equal opportunity employer and we will accommodate any needs under the Canadian Charter of Rights and Freedom, Accessibility for Ontarians with Disabilities Act and the Ontario Human Rights Code. Hiring processes will be modified to remove barriers to accommodate those with disabilities, if requested. Should any applicant require accommodation through the application processes, please contact HR Operations at 905-521-2100, Ext. 46947 for assistance. If the applicant requires a specific accommodation because of a disability during an interview, the applicant will need to advise the hiring manager when scheduling the interview and the appropriate accommodations can be made.

This competition is open to all qualified applicants, however, qualified internal applicants will be considered first. Past performance will be considered as part of the selection process. If you are a previous employee of Hamilton Health Sciences, please note: the circumstances around an employee’s exit will be considered prior to an offer of employment

Proficiency in both Official Languages, French and English, is considered an asset

If this position is temporary, selection for this position will be as per the outlined Collective Agreements:

Article 30 (k), CUPE Collective Agreement

Article 10.7 (d), ONA Collective Agreement

Article 13.01 (b) (ii), OPSEU 273 Collective Agreement

Article 14.04, OPSEU 209 Collective Agreement

Article 2.07 and Article 13, PIPSC RT Collective Agreement