A Registered Nurse in the Post Anesthetic Recovery Room (PARR): Is responsible for the provision of comprehensive patient care in a critical and highly specialized area. Demonstrates a professional and caring approach to patients and families using the primary/team nursing model. Has strong organizational and prioritization skills. Functions autonomously in the recovery room setting. Acts as the primary care provider for patients. Uses technical skills and clinical judgement in the delivery of professional nursing care to patients. Participates in collaborative practice with other members of the multidisciplinary health care team. Please note: On call 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: CZ RD REG HOSP Recovery Rm Gen
Primary Location: Red Deer Regional Hospital
Multi-Site: At (UNA only)
Posting End Date: 15-NOV-2019
Employee Class: Regular Part Time
Date Available: 25-NOV-2019
Hours per Shift: 7.75
Length of Shift in weeks: 12
Shifts per cycle: 36
Shift Pattern: Days, Evenings, Weekends, On Call
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:
Current PACU experience (within the last 6 months) and/or completion of a PACU certificate program. Minimum of 2 years current PACU/Critical Care/ICU/Surgical experience is required (current refers to experience in the last 3 years). Proven excellent interpersonal and communication skills. Basic computer skills are required. Proven ability to apply critical analysis in a critical environment that is evolving constantly. Proven ability to think on your feet in a fast-pasted environment and at times stressful environment. Ability to stand for long periods at patient’s bedside is required. Ability to move/reposition unresponsive patients in order to protect airways is required.
ACLS is an asset. PACU Course preferred.