The successful candidate will report to the Clinic Manager of the Medical Outpatient Unit and Adult Day Medicine. The Registered Nurse is responsible for the assessment, planning, implementation and evaluation of patient care by providing direct care. The RN assesses patient/family education needs and plans, implements and evaluates education strategies. This is a fast-paced environment with multiple competing demands. The RN must be able to respond to adverse patient events quickly and competently. Care is provided to a variety of patients from different adult specialties requiring IV Infusions such as chemotherapy, blood products and a variety of medications. The RN must be competent in a number of medical procedures including but not limited to monitoring drains, care of central lines, blood withdrawal from central lines, and wound care.
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: UA-Medical Outpatient Unit-EDM
Primary Location: U of A Hospital
Multi-Site: At (UNA only)
Posting End Date: 24-FEB-2020
Employee Class: Regular Part Time
Date Available: 05-MAR-2020
Hours per Shift: 7.75
Length of Shift in weeks: 24
Shifts per cycle: 72
Shift Pattern: Days, Evenings, Weekends
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:
The physical ability to perform CPR on Adult Clients is required. A medium to high level of physical activity is required to fulfill job requirements. Includes but not limited to, reaching above shoulders frequently, looking up frequently, and the ability to assist/transfer patients with mobility limitations is required. Minimum of three years adult acute care experience in Medicine or Surgery is required. Must have excellent communication and documentation skills and the ability to participate as an interdisciplinary team member. IV certification and experience, as well as, use and care of experience with Venous Access Device is required. Chemotherapy Level 1 and 2 certification is required. Experience in performing phlebotomy is required. Wound care assessment skills are required.
Charge Nurse experience preferred. Connect Care experience is preferred. This is a fast-paced clinic requiring staff to stand for long periods, must be able to adapt to a rapidly changing environment utilizing critical thinking skills.