Clinical Resource Nurse (N3) - Fetal Assessment

Health Sciences Centre - Winnipeg, MB (30+ days ago)

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Requisition ID: 51243

Position Number: 20030680

Posting End Date: February 21, 2020

City: Winnipeg

Site: Health Sciences Centre

Department / Unit: Fetal Assessment

Job Stream: Clinical

Union: MNU-10

Anticipated Start Date - End Date: ASAP - Indefinite

Reason for Term: Other Leave

FTE: 1.00

Anticipated Shift: Days

Daily Hours Worked: 8 hours

Annual Base Hours: 2015

Shared Health leads the planning and coordinates the integration of patient-centred clinical and preventive health services across Manitoba. The organization also delivers some province-wide health services and supports centralized administrative and business functions for Manitoba health organizations.

Position Overview

Under the general supervision of, and in collaboration with the Manager of Patient Care, the Clinical Resource Nurse (CRN) is responsible for providing clinical expertise to nurses. The CRN assumes a leadership role in coordinating patient care within the healthcare team to ensure quality patient care outcomes, and promote an interdisciplinary patient centered approach to care based on best practice. Demonstrates a commitment to the vision, values, goals, and objectives of the region/facility/unit.

Minimum three years recent related nursing experience in a high risk perinatal unit is required.
Previous experience in a fetal assessment unit is required.
Education (Degree/Diploma/Certificate)
Graduate of an approved Registered Nursing or Registered Psychiatric Nursing (Mental Health) education program required.
BN,BScMH, or BScPN is preferred.
Successful completion of the Obstetrical Ultrasound course through the Burwin Institute of Diagnostic Medical Ultrasound or equivalent.
Responsible for maintaining and providing proof of active registration with the College of Registered Nurses of Manitoba (CRNM).
Active participation in professional associations e.g. Association of Registered Nurses of Manitoba (ARNM) preferred.

Cardiopulmonary Resuscitation (CPR) training requirements for this position shall be in accordance with the applicable policy.

Valid motor vehicle license and access to a reliable vehicle preferred.
Qualifications and Skills

Knowledge of:
College of Registered Nurses of Manitoba Standards of Practice for Registered Nurses (College of Registered Psychiatric Nurses of Manitoba Standards of Practice for RPNs in Mental Health).
Canadian Nurses Association Code of Ethics for Registered Nurses (College of Registered Psychiatric Nurses of Manitoba Code of Ethics for RPNs in Mental Health).
Scope of practice as documented in the Regulated Health Professions Act (RHPA)(Registered Psychiatric Nurses Act for RPNs in Mental Health).
Regional/Facility/Unit policies, procedures, protocols, and guidelines.
Nursing care knowledge related to clinical area.
Personal Health Information Act (PHIA), Protection of Persons in Care Act, Mental Health Act, Workplace Hazardous Material Information System (WHMIS), Principles of Routine Practices (Universal Precautions) and other legislated acts.
Roles and responsibilities of members of the healthcare team.
Principles of delegation.
Proficient with computers, software programs, and applications such as Windows, Word processing, spreadsheets, and databases.
Demonstrated effective oral and written communication skills.
Preference will be given to those applicants competent in an Indigenous language and/or knowledge in Indigenous customs, traditions and values.
Ability to prioritize care for an individual patient or group of patients.
Ability to delegate care appropriately and monitor outcomes of delegated care.
Ability to respond to a variety of simultaneous demands.
Ability to recognize and pursue self-development opportunities.
Ability to perform independently and as a member of the healthcare team.
Ability to adapt quickly to changing situations.
Ability to maintain concentration with frequent interruptions.
Ability to function in a demanding and stressful environment.
Demonstrated effective organizational, interpersonal, critical thinking/problem solving and decision-making skills.
Ability to implement change.
Physical Requirements
Good physical and mental health.
Must be able to provide care for all aspects of pregnancy, including termination.
Moderate to heavy physical effort required.
Hours of work are flexible and may include evening, night or weekend shifts as required.

This term position may end earlier as outlined in the Collective Agreement.

The Collective Agreement this position is covered under, is identified by the Union noted above. As a result of The Health Sector Bargaining Unit Review Act, the bargaining agent for this position may differ from the Union identified. In the event you have any questions, please contact your site Human Resources Department.

We have a unique ability to work together to make health care better. If you want to make a difference and contribute to supporting the health of your family, friends and neighbours, please apply today.

Interested candidates should select the "Apply" icon below to upload their cover letter, resume and copy of licenses/certification.

This position requires a current satisfactory Criminal Records Check (including Vulnerable Sector Search), Child Abuse Registry Check and Adult Abuse Registry Check as conditions of employment. The successful candidate will be responsible for any service charges incurred. A security check is considered current if it was obtained no more than six (6) months prior to the start of employment.

Please note that an employee is not permitted to hold two or more positions in Shared Health that combine to equal more than 1.0 FTE.

Shared Health values and supports employment equity and workplace diversity and encourages all qualified individuals to apply. We thank all applicants but only those selected for an interview will be contacted.