The CCU Registered Nurse (RN) integrates the nursing process along with critical care knowledge and skills to deliver safe and effective care to the critically ill cardiac patient. Acting as an advocate, coordinator and liaison for the patient and the patient's family, the RN identifies needs and sets priorities in collaboration with the multidisciplinary team. The successful incumbent will be required to assume Code Team and/or Charge Nurse Responsibilities following successful orientation to the role. Our Cardiac team is guided by the AHS values. We strive to continuously grow, create opportunities for professional development, and to positively influence the workplace experience for staff and patients. If you have enthusiasm, positive energy and critical care experience, the Cardiac Intensive Care Unit will be a great fit, an ideal challenge, and a rewarding opportunity for you. We take pride in being part of the Royal Alexandra Hospital team and seek to embody the Royal Alex Way. Other Information: The Cardiac Care Unit at the Royal Alexandra Hospital is a 10-bed unit which provides care to cardiac patients requiring intensive physiological monitoring and technological support.
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-Coronary Intensive Car-EDM
Primary Location: Royal Alexandra Hospital
Multi-Site: At (UNA only)
Posting End Date: 16-APR-2020
Temporary Employee Class: Temp Full Time
Date Available: 26-APR-2020
Temporary End Date: 10-OCT-2020
Hours per Shift: 11.08
Length of Shift in weeks: 12
Shifts per cycle: 40
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 combination of experience and education will be considered, however successful completion of a Critical Care Challenge exam may be required. Must possess strong decision-making skills and be able to work effectively in stressful and emergent situations. Exceptional communication and interpersonal skills are necessary, with the ability to work cooperatively and collaboratively with other members of the multi-disciplinary team.
Completion of a recognized Critical Care Program is required with one (1) year CICU experience preferred.