Under the direction of the Unit Manager, or designate, and according to regional and unit specific policies and directives, the Registered Nurse as a professional, bears the primary responsibility and accountability to assess needs, plan for, implement, and evaluate nursing care for assigned patients in the Critical Care Unit. This is a front line nursing position on a busy combined ICU/CCU. The position is physically demanding including bending, kneeling, crouching, overhead lifting and mobilizing bariatric patients. Shift work is required.
As a Registered Nurse (RN), you will provide a wide variety of nursing services to patients, families, communities and populations, while taking necessary steps to ensure their safety and well-being. In your role, you will utilize nursing processes, through critical thinking, problem solving and decision making, as well as teach, counsel and advocate on behalf of patients and their families. You will play a leadership role in supporting an integrated and holistic approach to patient care, health promotion and maintenance. You will provide safe, quality patient and family centered care while reflecting the shared vision and values of AHS.
Classification: Registered Nurse
Union: United Nurses of Alberta
Department: NW-ICU Combined Medical/S-EDM
Primary Location: Sturgeon Community Hospital
Multi-Site: At (UNA only)
Posting End Date: 23-SEP-2019
Temporary Employee Class: Temp P/T Benefits
Date Available: 07-OCT-2019
Temporary End Date: 14-OCT-2020
Hours per Shift: 11.08
Length of Shift in weeks: 12
Shifts per cycle: 24
Shift Pattern: Days, Evenings, Nights
Days Off: As Per Rotation
Minimum Salary: $36.86
Maximum Salary: $48.37
Vehicle Requirement: N/A
Completion of an accredited nursing education program. Active or eligible for registration and practice permit with the College and Association of Registered Nurses of Alberta (CARNA). Current Basic Cardiac Life Support - Health Care Provider (BCLS-HCP).
Additional Required Qualifications:
Active registration and practice permit with the College and Association of Registered Nurses of Alberta (CARNA). Current Canadian Heart and Stroke Foundation Basic Cardiac Life Support - Healthcare Provider (BCLS-HCP) certification required. Recent adult Critical Care experience within the last year is required. Successful completion of a recognized Critical Care course is required. The incumbent will possess good decision making skills, exercise sound judgement and be able to work effectively in stressful/emergency situations. Excellent communication and interpersonal skills a necessity with the ability to work cooperatively and collaboratively with other members of the multi-disciplinary team. Responsible to provide proof of active registration with the College and Association of Registered Nurses of Alberta (CARNA) and to maintain registration throughout out the duration of employment.
ACLS certification preferred.