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Nursing - Nurse/Psych Nurse
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ALB00256937 Requisition #

Your Opportunity:

The Registered Nurse - The ICU RN is a leader and pivotal member of the interprofessional team who acts as a primary caregiver to the patient and family in the critical care setting, and is trained in advanced critical care certifications, including cardiac arrest management and rapid assessment. ICU Nurses work collaboratively with physicians, respiratory therapists, physical and occupational therapists, pharmacists and social workers in order to achieve the best patient outcomes through a team-based approach. The ICU in Lethbridge participates in a provincial critical care orientation program (OPACCA) that offers critical care education tailored to meet specific learning requirements. This 14 bed unit offers a broad case mix including critically ill medical, surgical, cardiac, pediatric, and trauma patients. Key responsibilities include: provision of direct care for patients & families, maintenance of electronic and written documentation of care, maintenance of professional practice including but not limited to mentoring of unit staff, ongoing professional development, assumption of charge nurse duties when needed, promotion of a positive supportive work environment, and demonstration of professional accountability. Part of a healthy, respectful, and safe practice environment is essential.

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 ICU Cmb Med/Surg
  • Primary Location: Chinook Regional Hospital
  • Multi-Site: At (UNA only)
  • FTE: 0.60
  • Posting End Date: 24-JAN-2022
  • Employee Class: Regular Part Time
  • Date Available: 07-FEB-2022
  • Hours per Shift: 11.08
  • Length of Shift in weeks: 12
  • Shifts per cycle: 24
  • Shift Pattern: Days, Nights, 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:

At least 2 years of recent acute care nursing experience. Strong physical assessment skills. Demonstrated excellent critical thinking and problem solving skills. Ability to work effectively in stressful and emergent situations. Exceptional communication and interpersonal skills, with the ability to work cooperatively and collaboratively with other members of the inter-professional team. Maintenance of clinical competence and proficiency. Accountability for own professional practice. OPACCA or equivalent program.

Preferred Qualifications:

ICU Experience preferred. ACCN certification. Experience with patient and family centered care and collaborative practice is a strong asset. PALS. ACLS.

Please note:

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

Hiring Requirements:

The following must be provided prior to your first day of work:

Security Screening: Satisfactory criminal record check and/or Vulnerable Sector Search. Additionally, all employees have an ongoing duty to disclose any charges or convictions that may occur during their employment with AHS.

COVID-19 Immunization: Proof of full immunization against COVID-19. Full immunization status is achieved when 14 days have passed after the second dose of a two-dose vaccine, or the first dose of a single-dose vaccine. See our Frequently Asked Questions for additional information.

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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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