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: Mental Health Part Hosp GNCH
Primary Location: Grey Nuns Community Hospital
Multi-Site: At (UNA only)
Posting End Date: 08-JUN-2020
Employee Class: Regular Part Time
Date Available: 22-JUN-2020
Hours per Shift: 3.75 / 4.00
Length of Shift in weeks: 4
Shifts per cycle: 16
Shift Pattern: Days
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:
Registration with CRPNA or CARNA. Knowledge of mental disorders required. Knowledge and experience in mental status assessment and mental health nursing interventions required. Ability to utilize strong clinical judgement required. Ability to work constructively as a member of an interdisciplinary team required. Familiarity with electroconvulsive therapy nursing required. Familiarity with working with DSM-V Axis II disorders required. Good organizational and conflict resolution skills required. Ability to work in a fast paced, highly stressful environment required.
Registered Nurse or Registered Psychiatric Nurse required; BScN preferred. Minimum of two (2) years Mental Health experience preferred. Recovery experience an asset. ALCS preferred. Working knowledge of the Mental Health Act preferred. Effective de-escalation technique such as NCI preferred. Excellent interpersonal communication skills preferred. Ability to provide leadership and function as a team member preferred. Proven dependability preferred. Familiarity with psychiatric modalities preferre