The Registered Nurse (RN) participates in nursing assessments and interventions, care planning, implementing prescribed treatments, administering medications, evaluating treatments, and monitoring/documenting treatment progress and patient/resident response. Acting as an advocate, coordinator and liaison for the patient/resident, the RN identifies needs and sets priorities in collaboration with the multidisciplinary team. The RN facilitates patient/resident and family education and discharge planning, and may be required to act in a charge nurse capacity. The RN is responsible for the provision of care in accordance with established standards, and the Mission, Vision, Values, policies and procedures of Covenant Health.
Classification: Registered Nurse
Union: COV UNA
Department: Unit 91 Mental Health GNCH
Primary Location: Grey Nuns Community Hospital
Multi-Site: At (UNA only)
Posting End Date: 01-JUN-2020
Employee Class: Regular Part Time
Date Available: 30-JUN-2020
Hours per Shift: 7.75
Length of Shift in weeks: 4
Shifts per cycle: 10
Shift Pattern: Evenings, Weekends
Days Off: As Per Rotation
Minimum Salary: $36.86
Maximum Salary: $48.37
Vehicle Requirement: N/A
Graduate of a Registered Nurse program or recognized equivalent required. Active registration with the College and Association of Registered Nurses of Alberta (CARNA) required. Basic Life Support Healthcare Provider (Level C) required.
Additional Required Qualifications:
Active registration with the College of Registered Psychiatric Nurses of Alberta (CRPNA) required.
Basic knowledge of psychiatric disorders. Familiarity with psychiatric treatment modalities preferred. Working knowledge on the Mental Health Act preferred. Non Violent Crisis Intervention preferred. Excellent interpersonal communication skills preferred. Good organizational and conflict resolution skills. Charge Nurse experience preferred. Ability to provide leadership and function as a team member preferred. Proven dependability preferred. Ability to be objective in decision making preferred.