Registered Nurse

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

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Your Opportunity:
As a member of a multi-disciplinary team, the Registered Nurse is responsible for the assessment, planning, implementation and evaluation of patient care. The incumbent performs a variety of nursing duties in accordance with clinical policies and nursing care standards. Decisions are made in collaboration with the multi-disciplinary team. The successful candidate will be responsible for providing hemodialysis treatments to the patients in the Red Deer Incentre Dialysis Unit. On call duty (night/weekend) is required. Training provided in Edmonton or Red Deer Incentre Dialysis Unit (4-week full-time course + 2 weeks full time buddy shifts). Please Note: Candidates who are chosen for an interview will be contacted by email.

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 (2022.75)
Union: United Nurses of Alberta
Department: Red Deer Hemodialysis
Primary Location: Red Deer Regional Hospital
Multi-Site: At or Out of (UNA only)
FTE: 0.40
Posting End Date: 20-FEB-2020
Temporary Employee Class: Temp P/T Benefits
Date Available: 02-MAR-2020
Temporary End Date: 02-JUL-2021
Hours per Shift: 7.75
Length of Shift in weeks: 4
Shifts per cycle: 8
Shift Pattern: Days, Evenings, Nights, Weekends, On Call
Days Off: As Per Rotation
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:
Minimum 1 to 2 years of medical/surgical experience. Demonstrated effective time management skills. Demonstrated critical thinking, problem solving and decision-making skills. Must be able to provide direction to other health care workers. Basic computer skills. Effective communication and interpersonal skills. Must be able to lift 40lbs (18kg). Please note: The position is located in Central Zone in Red Deer. Must be available to take Hemodialysis training in Edmonton or Red Deer: Final exam score of 80% and clinical pass is required to successfully complete the Hemodialysis education program. Upon successful completion of the Hemodialysis training program, unit specific orientation shifts will be assigned by the hiring manager.

Preferred Qualifications:
Preference will be given to applicants who possess current hemodialysis skills. Familiarity with NIS and AHS databases is an asset. Nephrology Certification and/or recent nephrology experience is an asset. Knowledge of case management is an asset.