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: Integrated Access GNCH
Primary Location: Grey Nuns Community Hospital
Multi-Site: At (UNA only)
Posting End Date: 02-MAR-2020
Employee Class: Regular Part Time
Date Available: 12-MAR-2020
Hours per Shift: 7.75
Length of Shift in weeks: 8
Shifts per cycle: 22
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:
Minimum of five years facility based nursing experience including geriatric experience (obtained within the last three years) is required. Minimum of five (5) years current acute care nursing experience specifically including adult/geriatric patient populations required. Minimum of two years of experience within the community is required. Minimum of one (1) year Charge Nurse Experience required. Experience in home care, supportive living or facility living is required. Effective time management and prioritization skills are required. Proven conflict resolution and strong communication skills are required. Conflict resolution and strong communication skills are required. Must be able to work independently and within a team environment. Must be able to work independently and within a complex interdisciplinary team required. Ability to problem solve and demonstrate critical thinking skills is required. Ability to problem-solve and critical thinking skills are required. Demonstrated ability to provide comprehensive assessments to individuals within their physical and social environments is required. Must be able to cope with high levels of stress, fluctuating priorities, and time sensitive deadlines. Must be able to tolerate long periods of sitting, or standing as well as repetitive movements. Must be able to lift and carry 10-15kg regularly. Must be able to participate in hands on care of patients (ie: transfers, bariatric clients, bending, twisting, walking)
Knowledge of computer applications such as Microsoft Word, Pathways, RAI Tools, Meditech and e-People is preferred and an asset. Previous Transition Coordinator experience preferred. Community experience - Home Living, Supportive Living and Facility Living preferred. Computer proficiency including Microsoft office tools is preferred. Working knowledge of MedWorxx, PathWays and MediTech preferred.