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Registered Nurse - Subacute/Transition

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Nursing - Nurse/Psych Nurse
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Alberta Health Services
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ALB00077390 Requisition #
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Under the direct supervision of the Unit Manager, or designate, and according to regional and unit specific policies and directives the Registered Nurse - Subacute/Transition will work in a multidisciplinary environment providing care to patients from across the Alberta Health Services area who have been referred to the Subacute and/or Transition Units at Leduc Community Hospital. The Registered Nurse, as a health professional, bears the primary responsibility and accountability to assess patient needs, plan for/implement and evaluate nursing care needs for patients who are admitted to Subacute and/or Transition.

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: LA-Unit 3B Sub-acute Care-EDM
  • Primary Location: Leduc Community Hospital
  • Multi-Site: At (UNA only)
  • FTE: 0.71
  • Posting End Date: 21-JAN-2019
  • Temporary Employee Class: Temp P/T Benefits
  • Date Available: 31-JAN-2019
  • Temporary End Date: 16-SEP-2019
  • Hours per Shift: 7.75
  • Length of Shift in weeks: 8
  • Shifts per cycle: 27
  • Shift Pattern: Evenings, weekends
  • 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:

Possess good decision making skills, exercise sound judgment and be able to work effectively in stressful/busy situations. Excellent communication and interpersonal skills are a necessity with the ability to work cooperatively and collaboratively with other members of the multi-disciplinary team. Able to work in a physically challenging environment; constant walking, lifting and bending necessary. Knowledge of nursing clinical best practice standards/protocol and nursing practice fundamentals. Demonstrates respect and professionalism with staff, patients, families and others. Ability to create an empowering work environment and supports knowledge transfer. Complies with Health Professions Act regulations and ensures continuing competence. Possess clear and assertive communication skills and strong organizational and multi-tasking skills. Demonstrates an awareness of accident and injury prevention; adheres to safe work practices and procedures and is responsible for maintaining self-wellness. An expectation is that the Registered Nurse will be in the charge role while effectively managing other responsibilities such as a patient assignment, discharge planning, triaging admission referrals and liaison with Alberta Health Services and external agencies.

Preferred Qualifications:

Certification in care of PICC lines and/or blood draws from a PICC line an asset. Experience in care of medical, post-operative surgical or orthopedic patients as asset. Experience in the care of Subacute and Transition patients also an asset.

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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