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: ICU CCU GNCH
Primary Location: Grey Nuns Community Hospital
Multi-Site: At (UNA only)
Posting End Date: 04-JUN-2020
Temporary Employee Class: Temp P/T Benefits
Date Available: 30-JUN-2020
Temporary End Date: 30-JUN-2021
Hours per Shift: 11.08
Length of Shift in weeks: 12
Shifts per cycle: 28
Shift Pattern: Days, Nights, 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:
Adult Critical Care Nursing certificate required. Completion of an ICU course required. Excellent interpersonal and communication skills. Proven problem solving and critical thinking skills. Excellent assessment and organizational skills. If the successful candidate requires Critical Care orientation and/or certificate, the following will apply: Covenant Health in conjunction with Alberta Health Services provides Registered Nurses with a unique opportunity to be enrolled in a Critical Care Orientation Program (OPACCA). The unit will be responsible for course cost and salary obligations. The successful candidate will be required to sign a 12 month Return for Service commitment agreement, as outlined in the UNA Collective Agreement. The Return for Service commitment will commence following successful completion of the program inclusive of the clinical practicum.
Advanced Cardiac Life Support (ACLS) preferred. One year of related experience preferred. Previous medical/surgical experience preferred. Monitor training preferred. Charge nurse experience preferred.