Job title: Perioperative Registered Nurse – Training

Company: Alberta Health Services

Job description: Your Opportunity:

THIS IS A TRAINING POSITION – The Perioperative Course and required orientation will be provided to the qualified applicant. 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 successful applicant for the Perioperative Nurse Training Line will demonstrate competence in delivering safe, effective and efficient care in both a scrub and a circulating roles as an integral part of the surgical team. The RN – Training Line 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 measure and outcomes. The RN is a patient advocate and provides a link between the unit and the Operating Room. The RN draws on a unique body of nursing knowledge.

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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. PLEASE NOTE: Provisional Permit Holders shall be paid $35.87/hour – $43.82/hour. Upon being entered into the register of Registered Nurses, the rate of pay shall be adjusted to the rate of pay applicable to a Registered Nurse in accordance with AHS/UNA Article 25.02(b)(i) or (ii) as applicable. This posting is scheduled to close at 23:59 MT of the posting end date but may be filled earlier if a Regular Employee who holds a position within the unit, program, or office expresses their interest in this vacancy by 23:59 MT on the 5th calendar day following the posting date, under LOU #25. In the event that no Regular Employee from this workplace expresses their interest by the deadline, the vacancy shall be filled under the provisions of Article 14: Promotions, Transfers and Vacancies. Please be advised this posting may be used to fill multiple identical vacancies arising as a result of the administration of the Trial of Modified Posting Provisions.

  • Classification: Registered Nurse
  • Union: United Nurses of Alberta
  • Unit and Program: Surgical Suites
  • Primary Location: Peter Lougheed Centre
  • Location Details: As Per Location
  • Multi-Site: At (UNA only)
  • FTE: 1.00
  • Posting End Date: 20-NOV-2023
  • Temporary Employee Class: Temp F/T Benefits
  • Date Available: 15-JAN-2024
  • Temporary End Date: 12-JAN-2025
  • Hours per Shift: 7.75
  • Length of Shift in weeks: 8
  • Shifts per cycle: 38
  • Shift Pattern: Days, Evenings, Nights, On Call
  • Days Off: As Per Rotation
  • Minimum Salary: $39.21
  • Maximum Salary: $51.46
  • Vehicle Requirement: Not Applicable

Required Qualifications:

Completion of an accredited nursing education program. Active or eligible for registration and practice permit with the College of Registered Nurses of Alberta (CRNA). Current Basic Cardiac Life Support – Health Care Provider (BCLS-HCP). If you have not practiced as a Registered Nurse within the last five (5) years, completion of the following free courses is required: CRNA Medication Administration Certificate (https://connect.nurses.ab.ca/home/%2Flearning-and-development%2Flearning-modules%2F) and the NextGenU Health Assessment Resources Certification (https://courses.nextgenu.org/course/view.php?id=271#section-0) Additional Required Qualifications:

Ability to stand scrubbed for many hours supporting the surgical team. Ability to wear a lead vest for many hours. Ability to accept and incorporate feedback. Ability to perform consistently in a highly organized, rapid moving, complex and environment. Demonstrates advanced problem solving skills integrating critical thinking and good judgment. Demonstrates communication skills promoting respect and team spirit. Preferred Qualifications:

2 years of experience on an inpatient surgical unit. OR preceptorship as a SN4 as asset.

Please note:

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

Security Screening:

A satisfactory criminal record check and/or Vulnerable Sector Search is required prior to your first day of work. Additionally, all employees have an ongoing duty to disclose any charges or convictions that may occur during their employment with AHS.

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We’re passionate about what we do. Our team of skilled and dedicated health care professionals, support staff, and physicians promote wellness and provide health care every day, all across Alberta.

Everything we do at AHS reflects a patient and family centred approach; it’s about putting patients’ and families’ experiences, priorities and trust first.

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.

Location: Calgary, AB

Job date: Mon, 13 Nov 2023 06:15:06 GMT