As our Registered Nurse (RN), you will be working in the Acute Care department with a focus on cardiac and oncology patients at Chinook Regional Hospital. Units 4B and 4C each have 32 Acute Care beds, providing comprehensive health care services for patients. As a float RN on Units 4B and 4C, you will work within a multidisciplinary team to provide exceptional patient and family centred care. You will provide clinical leadership, direction, supervision, mentoring to other professionals and unregulated staff, and you will play a key role in the support of an integrated holistic approach to the patient’s health care, health promotion and health maintenance requirements. The successful candidate will have strong critical thinking skills and the ability to prioritize competing demands. Your good communication skills give you the ability to foster strong interpersonal relationships and work collaboratively within an interdisciplinary team to ensure the development, implementation and ongoing administration of the client care plans. You will demonstrate competence in relevant technical nursing skills and the ability to accurately and effectively assess client status and to take appropriate intervention measures that have significant impact on the client's medical condition, safety, as well as ultimate recovery. Lethbridge is the largest city in southern Alberta. Located 212 km southeast of Calgary on the Oldman River, Chinook winds keep winter temperatures on the mild side. Lethbridge is a gateway to both the Canadian Badlands and the Canadian Rocky Mountains.
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: SZ CHIR HOSP NU Medical
Primary Location: Chinook Regional Hospital
Multi-Site: At (UNA only)
Posting End Date: 03-FEB-2020
Employee Class: Regular Part Time
Date Available: 01-MAR-2020
Hours per Shift: 11.08
Length of Shift in weeks: 12
Shifts per cycle: 32
Shift Pattern: Days, Nights, 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:
A minimum of two years nursing experience in Acute Care within the last 5 years. Previous charge nurse experience within the last 5 years. Excellent ability in organization and care delivery to clients. Adhere to Collaborative Model of Care including bedside shift report. Current ACE modules, N95 fit tested, IV Management/IV initiation, familiarity with heart failure and COPD pathways. TORBSST and NIHSS certifications.