Registered Nurse

Alberta Health Services - Calgary, AB (30+ days ago)

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Your Opportunity:
The NST is a team of RN’s and LPN’s that support patients from birth to 18 years of age. The NST team gives our nurses the opportunity to be orientated and able to work on Unit 1, Unit 2, Unit 3, Unit 4, Surgical Short Stay and the Rotary Flames House. As an NST RN, you will provide ongoing assessment, care, education, and coordination of services for the physical, psychological, and emotional/ social needs of children, youth and families admitted to the areas that NST supports within a framework of Family Centered Care. The NST RN is a member of the multi-disciplinary team and works both in an independent and cohesive manner to support patient and family centered care. Develop your pediatric skills while working in a supportive learning environment. The NST provides a variety of opportunities for growth and learning in a fun pediatric environment. To ensure your skills and qualifications are considered please attach a resume with your Acute Care, Continuing Care, Mental Health and Public Health LPN, RN and RPN application.

Description:
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: (ACH) FLOAT POOL FOR UNITS
Primary Location: Alberta Children's Hospital
Multi-Site: At (UNA only)
FTE: 0.00
Posting End Date: 16-DEC-2019
Employee Class: Casual/Relief
Date Available: 13-JAN-2020
Hours per Shift: Varies
Length of Shift in weeks: Varies
Shifts per cycle: Varies
Shift Pattern: Days, Evenings, Nights, Weekends, On Call
Days Off: Other
Minimum Salary: $36.86
Maximum Salary: $48.37
Vehicle Requirement: N/A

Required Qualifications:
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:
1 year + experience (within the last 5 years) of nursing practice in an acute pediatric care setting. Experience with Tracheostomies, EVD’s, PD, hemodialysis, CVC’s and oncology/chemotherapy. Completion of pediatric focused courses i.e.: TNCC, PALS, PEARS,ENPC, CHPCN, Trach/Vent certification, NICU Level I,NICU level II, Breastfeeding course Level I, Level II, Palliation, or other pediatric focused courses. Participation in unit or hospital based initiatives and committees. Preference will be given to staff oriented to any/all of NST supported areas; Units 1, 2, 3, 4, SSSU and RFH. Experience and proficiency with Sunrise Clinical Manager (SCM). Exceptional interpersonal communication skills with the ability to adapt communication styles to meet the varied needs of children, families and colleagues. Basic computer skills (MS office, Outlook). Excellent written and verbal communication.

Preferred Qualifications:
Ability to communicate fluently both verbal and written in English. Nursing experience with infants/school age children/adolescents. Ability to work under time constraints, within fast paced changing environments. Demonstrated initiative, accountability, time management, problem solving abilities and organizational skills. Strong decision making and critical thinking. Must convey and demonstrate AHS’ core values.