The Lois Hole Hospital for Women provides expert patient care for women of all ages and in all stages of life located at the Royal Alexandra Hospital (RAH) one of Alberta’s largest and longest-serving hospitals. Centrally located in Edmonton’s downtown core, the RAH serves a diverse community, including some of our province’s most vulnerable populations. Do you have a passion for obstetrics and looking for an exciting opportunity to learn, grow and advance your nursing career? This is a training position for Labour & Delivery with the expectation to provide cross coverage in antepartum as required. Once the training is complete, you will have gained confidence in working with obstetrical patients performing a wide variety of nursing duties by administering safe and effective nursing care according to hospital policies and nursing care standards. As a Registered Nurse, you will demonstrate a professional attitude while working collaboratively within a multidisciplinary team and consider the Essential Habits as set forth by the AHS Way in daily interactions with colleagues, patients, and visitors. Responsibilities of this positon include handling obstetrical emergencies and caring for high-risk women with obstetrical complications and/or medical conditions complicated by pregnancy.
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: RA-Womens Float-EDM
Primary Location: Royal Alexandra Hospital
Multi-Site: At (UNA only)
Posting End Date: 08-JUN-2020
Temporary Employee Class: Temp Full Time
Date Available: 18-JUN-2020
Temporary End Date: 11-OCT-2020
Hours per Shift: 7.75
Length of Shift in weeks: 12
Shifts per cycle: 57
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 thorough understanding of the antepartum period, the labor and delivery process and the immediate postpartum period, and possesses a basic knowledge of newborn assessment and breastfeeding. Successful completion of a medication exam is required at the time of interview.
Completed a clinical preceptorship in Obstetrics at a level two or three facility within the last two (2) years.