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: Neonatal Intensive Care MCH
Primary Location: Misericordia Community Hosp
Multi-Site: At (UNA only)
Posting End Date: 08-JUN-2020
Temporary Employee Class: Temp F/T Benefits
Date Available: 06-JUL-2020
Temporary End Date: 02-SEP-2021
Hours per Shift: 7.75
Length of Shift in weeks: 4
Shifts per cycle: 19
Shift Pattern: Days, 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:
Minimum 3 years recent NICU experience. Breastfeeding Essentials training. Current NRP (must be maintained throughout employment). Must have good communication and interpersonal skills. Must be able to work within a multidisciplinary team. Must be adaptable to a rapidly changing environment and have strong organizational skills. Experience in caring for neonates or infants with fragile medical conditions. Must also meet the following requirements: Successfully pass the NICU Medication Administration exam done at the time of interview.
Proficiency with eCritical electronic charting system.