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Position Number: 179122-67

Position Available: Lactation Consultant (RN)

Status: Casual/Relief

Department: Maternal & Child Program

Union: O.N.A

Shifts: Days, Weekends

Posting Date: May 21, 2024

Closing Date: May 28, 2024

Internal applicants must apply by 11:59pm on May 27, 2024.

About Joseph Brant Hospital:

Joseph Brant Hospital (JBH) is a full-service community teaching hospital located in the growing and thriving community of Burlington, Ontario, serving more than 185,000 residents in Halton, Hamilton, Waterdown, Flamborough, Milton and Stoney Creek. JBH is honoured to be recognized as one of Hamilton Niagara’s Top Employers for eight (8) consecutive years, with a skilled staff of 194 physicians, 1,911 full- and part-time staff, and more than 300 volunteers.

JBH is a Clinical Education site in conjunction with McMaster University, and designated as an Academic Community Teaching Hospital. Its expanded campus includes the state-of-the-art Michael Lee-Chin & Family Patient... Tower, featuring a new Emergency Department, 295 acute inpatient beds, 9 new Operating Rooms, and post-anaesthetic care unit to support expanded medical, surgical, and outpatient services. JBH is also a partner member of the Burlington Ontario Health Team (OHT).

JBH inspires and empowers a culture of caring and this is demonstrated in many ways including our commitment to the health, safety, and wellbeing of our people. For more information, visit www.josephbranthospital.ca.

The Maternal and Child Program is currently seeking a Lactation Consultant (RN) to join their multidisciplinary team.

• Current Certificate of Competence in the Province of Ontario from College of Nurses.
• Certification as an International Board Certified Lactation Consultant required.
• Certification in Neonatal Resuscitation is required.
• Minimum of 2 years nursing experience with the Maternal Newborn population.
• Minimum of 2 years experience working as a lactation consultant.
• Preference will be given to candidates with current outpatient and clinic experience.
• Demonstrated excellent communication and interpersonal skills and abilities.
• Demonstrated good working relationships with all members of the health care team.
• Demonstrated ability to take initiative, be self-motivated and work both independently and part of a team.
• Demonstrated knowledge of and commitment to Baby Friendly Initiative.
• Demonstrated leadership skills, critical thinking and oral/written communication skills.
• Demonstrated ability to work with women and their families in accordance with the philosophy of family-centeredcare.
• Demonstrated commitment to continuing education.
• Demonstrated clinical assessment and family/patient teaching skills.
• Demonstrated reliable attendance, punctuality and availability.
• Experience supporting families with breastfeeding

To be considered for this exciting opportunity please visit the JBH Careers page to apply. We ask that you please include the posting number in the subject line of any email correspondence. No phone calls, please. We thank all applicants and only those selected for interview will be contacted.

Joseph Brant Hospital prioritizes the health and well-being of our patients, employees, credentialed staff, volunteers and learners. As a condition of employment, all successful candidates are required to provide proof of two COVID-19 vaccines authorized by Health Canada within 24-48 hours of receiving an offer of employment, or proof of a documented exemption pursuant to the Ontario Human Rights Code.

Any information obtained during the recruitment process will be used for employment recruitment only, and not for any other purpose.

At Joseph Brant Hospital, we are committed to diversity and inclusion as we continue and expand our efforts to become a more inclusive, safe and respectful place for everyone to visit, work and receive care. HR will accommodate any needs under the Ontario Human Right Code (OHRC) and the Accessibility for Ontarians with Disabilities Act (AODA). Recruitment processes will be modified to remove barriers to accommodate those with disabilities, if requested.

Should you require accommodation through the application and/or recruitment process, please contact HR for assistance at careers@josphbranthospital.ca or at Ext. 4129 to allow opportunity for appropriate accommodations to be made
Burlington ON


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