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Nursing - Nurse/Psych Nurse
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Alberta Health Services
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ALB00126073 Requisition #

Your Opportunity:

The Registered Nurse (RN) is responsible for providing perioperative patient care using the nursing process, in accordance to CARNA, Operating Room Nurses Association of Canada (ORNAC) and CSA standards of practice. The RN will demonstrate competence in delivering safe, effective and efficient care in both a scrub and a circulating role as an integral part of their surgical team. The RN is responsible to provide safe care throughout the patient stay in the surgical suite. The RN promotes the professional role and evaluates own professional education and clinical practice standards. The scope of practice is a continuum ranging from basic to advanced clinical nursing activities. The RN will practice using evidence based measures and outcomes. The RN is a patient advocate and provides a link between the unit and the Operating Room. The Registered Nurse draws on a unique body of nursing knowledge. Applicants must have completed an accredited perioperative course to work in the Operating Room.

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: (PLC)PCU 21 SURGICAL SUITE
  • Primary Location: Peter Lougheed Centre
  • Multi-Site: At (UNA only)
  • FTE: 1.00
  • Posting End Date: 18-NOV-2019
  • Employee Class: Regular Full Time
  • Date Available: 28-NOV-2019
  • Hours per Shift: 7.75
  • Length of Shift in weeks: 8
  • Shifts per cycle: 38
  • Shift Pattern: Days, Evenings, Nights, Weekends, On Call
  • Days Off: As Per Rotation
  • Minimum Salary: $36.86
  • Maximum Salary: $48.37
  • Vehicle Requirement: N/A
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:

Completion of a recognized perioperative program. Recent experience in an Operating room of equivalent size, within the last 5 years.

Preferred Qualifications:

Ability to perform consistently in a highly organized, rapid moving, complex environment. Ability to collaborate within the expectations of a highly complex integrated team. Demonstrates advanced problem solving skills integrating critical thinking and good judgment. Demonstrates communication skills promoting respect and team spirit. Ability to stand scrubbed for many hours supporting surgical team.

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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We are an equal opportunity employer. AHS values the diversity of the people and communities we serve and is committed to attracting, engaging and developing a diverse and inclusive workforce.

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