Position: Lactation Consultant/Registered Nurse - Casual
File #: 2021-21963
Department: Breastfeeding Clinic – Women’s and Children’s Program
Site: Credit Valley Hospital
Hours of Work/Shifts: Day Shifts, Weekdays and Weekends - 8 hour shifts
Reposted: June 15, 2021
Internal Deadline: June 22, 2021
Trillium Health Partners (THP) is one of the largest community-based acute care facilities in Canada. Comprised of the Credit Valley Hospital, the Mississauga Hospital and the Queensway Health Centre, Trillium Health Partners serves the growing and diverse populations of Mississauga, West Toronto and surrounding communities and is a teaching hospital affiliated with the University of Toronto.
Our Mission: A New Kind of Health Care for a Healthier Community
When we set out to build our vision and future, we connected with our community - patients, families, visitors, physicians, staff and volunteers. The foundational goals of our new strategic plan - quality, access and sustainability - anchor everything we do. Our mission for a new kind of health care is built on an inter-connected system of care organized around patients - inside and outside the hospital.
At THP, we are relentless in providing high quality, compassionate care to our communities and take great pride in fostering an inclusive and accessible environment and we are all accountable for contributing to a healthy, safe and respectful environment for healing and promoting excellence in patient care though advancing patient and staff safety. If you are passionate about what you do, motivated to improve the health of the community, committed to excellence, quality and patient safety we would like you to join our Better Together team!
Reporting to the Patient Care Manager, the successful candidate will be responsible for providing in-patient and out-patient consultation and plan of care for families requiring breastfeeding assistance. Additionally, you will act as a breastfeeding leader to help the Women’s and Children’s program achieve Breastfeeding Friendly Initiative (BFI) status by contributing to the development of and leading change initiatives to achieve BFI performance targets and coaching and role modeling breastfeeding best practice for staff and physicians.
Current Certificate of Competence from College of Nurses of Ontario
NRP Certification required
International Board Certified Lactation Consultant (I.B.C.L.C.)
Three years current experience in Mother Baby Unit and NICU preferred
Demonstrated aptitude in providing breastfeeding support and direction
Demonstrated commitment to patient and family-centred care and developing therapeutic relationships
Expertise in adult learning and patient teaching principles preferred
Experience in a consulting role preferred
A positive work and attendance record is essential
Internal candidates who believe they possess the necessary qualifications and experience for this position and who have been in their current position for at least six (6) months are encouraged to apply.
To pursue this career opportunity, please visit our website: www.trilliumhealthpartners.ca
Trillium Health Partners is an equal opportunity employer committed to fostering a healthy, safe and respectful environment for healing, based on our values compassion, excellence and courage. To be Better Together, we commit to fostering a respectful workplace culture that promotes a safe and supportive environment for everyone who provides care, supports caregiving, receives care or visits the hospital.
In accordance with the Accessibility for Ontarians with Disabilities Act, 2005 and the Ontario Human Rights Code Trillium Health Partners will provide accommodations throughout the recruitment and selection process to applicants with disabilities. If selected to participate in the recruitment and selection process, please inform Human Resources of the nature of any accommodation(s) that you may require in respect of any materials or processes used to ensure your equal participation.
All personal information is collected under the authority of the Freedom of Information and Protection of Privacy Act.
Trillium Health Partners is identified under the French Language Services Act.
We thank all those who apply but only those selected for further consideration will be contacted.