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 1957.50
Union: COV UNA
Department: CCU MCH
Primary Location: Misericordia Community Hosp
Multi-Site: At or Out of (UNA only)
Posting End Date: 30-MAR-2020
Employee Class: Casual/Relief
Date Available: 09-APR-2020
Hours per Shift: 11.25
Length of Shift in weeks: Varies
Shifts per cycle: Varies
Shift Pattern: Days, Nights, Weekends
Days Off: Other
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:
Interested candidates must be a graduate of a Registered Nurse program or recognized equivalent as well as have active registration with the College and Association of Registered Nurses of Alberta. They must also have current Basic Life Support-Health Care Provider. Other required qualities include effective communication and organizational skills, proven by the ability to communicate changes in patient condition in a clear and timely manner. Along with sound assessment skills, the successful candidate should also have strong problem solving and critical thinking skills, in order to recognize, prioritize and anticipate patient needs. Candidates will have completed a Critical Care Course recognized by AHS/COV, preferably in the last 12 months and must pass a Critical Care Challenge exam.