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Nursing - Nurse/Psych Nurse
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ALB00214007 Requisition #

Your Opportunity:

As our Registered Nurse (RN), you will be working in the Acute Care department with a focus on cardiac and oncology patients at Chinook Regional Hospital. Unit 4B has 32 Acute Care beds, providing comprehensive health care services for patients. As an RN on Unit 4B, you will work within a multidisciplinary team to provide exceptional patient and family centred care. You will provide clinical leadership, direction, supervision, mentoring to other professionals and unregulated staff, and you will play a key role in the support of an integrated holistic approach to the patient’s health care, health promotion and health maintenance requirements. The successful candidate will have strong critical thinking skills and the ability to prioritize competing demands. Your good communication skills give you the ability to foster strong interpersonal relationships and work collaboratively within an interdisciplinary team to ensure the development, implementation and ongoing administration of the client care plans. You will demonstrate competence in relevant technical nursing skills and the ability to accurately and effectively assess client status and to take appropriate intervention measures that have significant impact on the client's medical condition, safety, as well as ultimate recovery. Lethbridge is the largest city in southern Alberta. Located 212 km southeast of Calgary on the Oldman River, Chinook winds keep winter temperatures on the mild side. Lethbridge is a gateway to both the Canadian Badlands and the Canadian Rocky Mountains.

Description:

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: SZ CHIR HOSP NU Medical
  • Primary Location: Chinook Regional Hospital
  • Multi-Site: At (UNA only)
  • FTE: 0.63
  • Posting End Date: 21-JUN-2021
  • Temporary Employee Class: Temp P/T Benefits
  • Date Available: 01-JUL-2021
  • Temporary End Date: 17-MAY-2022
  • Hours per Shift: 7.75
  • Length of Shift in weeks: 12
  • Shifts per cycle: 36
  • Shift Pattern: Days, Evenings, Weekends
  • Days Off: As Per Rotation
  • Minimum Salary: $36.86
  • Maximum Salary: $48.37
  • Vehicle Requirement: Not Applicable
Required Qualifications:

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 minimum of two years nursing experience in Acute Medicine within the last 5 years.

Preferred Qualifications:

Excellent ability in organization and care delivery to clients. Excellent communication and interpersonal skills in order to work collaboratively with members of the multidisciplinary team. Adhere to Collaborative Model of Care including bedside shift report. Current ACE modules, N95 fit tested, IV Management/IV initiation, familiarity with heart failure and COPD pathways. Previous charge experience within the last five years.

Please note:

All postings close at 23:59 of the posting end date indicated.

Important:

Alberta Health Services (AHS) is committed to ensuring the safety of staff and patients and requires all NEW employees to provide a satisfactory criminal record check (CRC) and/or Vulnerable Sector Search(VSS) prior to the start of their employment. The CRC/VSS must be specific to the role at AHS and must be dated no more than 90 days prior to the date on your written offer from AHS.

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