We have an exciting opportunity for a Registered Nurse (RN) to join our team in the Intravenous (IV) Clinic! In this role, you will be responsible for providing therapies for antibiotic, non-antibiotic treatments within the clinic. Non-antibiotic treatments may include blood products, specialized infusions and phlebotomies. You will also provide assessment and education to patients requiring home parental therapy (HPT) and provide education for patients to empower them to achieve their best health outcomes. In this role, you’ll also care for medical in patients. The IV Therapy clinic is an outpatient clinic located within the Sturgeon Community Hospital. It is an exciting opportunity for a registered nurse interested in building a foundation that promotes the health and well-being of the community. This is a large facility offering nurses an opportunity to work with multi-disciplinary teams that are focused on improving patient health outcomes. The team in the IV Clinic is small but mighty and work cohesively to ensure the best patient outcomes and support each other. As the successful candidate, you will bring with you the ability to adapt to multiple shifting priorities in a fast-paced environment. You will also be able to communicate well with patients, ensuring understanding and being able to adjust your communication style to meet the needs of your audience. You will also be highly collaborative with your team in the collaborative care model but bring with you the ability to work independently. In this position, you will be on your feet for an extended period of time (both walking and standing), and you must be able to assist in transporting, lifting and positioning of patients. You will also be required to bend, lift, push, and pull equipment.
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: NW-Outpt IV Therapy-EDM
Primary Location: Sturgeon Community Hospital
Multi-Site: At (UNA only)
Posting End Date: 13-JUL-2020
Employee Class: Regular Part Time
Date Available: 23-JUL-2020
Hours per Shift: 7.75
Length of Shift in weeks: 12
Shifts per cycle: 33
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:
A minimum of 3 years of Critical Care or IV Therapy Clinic experience within 5 years.
Experience with central venus access devices. Experience in teaching HPT. Experience with (ankle-brachial pressure index/photoplethysmography) ABI/PPG. Experience with complex wound care. Experience with Connect Care. Experience with Netcare.