Job title: Registered Nurse – Day Surgery
Company: Alberta Health Services
Job description: Your Opportunity:
An exciting opportunity exists for a Registered Nurse looking to work to their full-scope of practice and whom has a passion for providing patient-and family-centered care at the Wainwright Health Centre. You will work within an interdisciplinary team, utilizing our values (AHS Cares) and Patient First Strategy in your practice to provide leading care to Albertans. The Day Surgery Registered Nurse is responsible for providing pre- and post-operative patient care using the nursing process, in accordance with the College of Registered Nurses of Alberta (CRNA) and National Association of Peri Anesthesia Nurses of Canada (NAPAN) standards. You will demonstrate competence in delivering safe, effective and efficient care in all settings, participating as an integral part of our team. You will act as a patient advocate and provide a link between the other units in the facility and the Operating Room and/or Post-Anesthesia Recovery Room. Through your education, experience, knowledge of current principles, techniques and procedures, and interpretation of evidence-based healthcare practices and processes, you will play a key role in supporting an integrated and holistic approach to the patient’s care, health promotion and health maintenance. This place of work is in a community designated for Canada Student Loan forgiveness. You may be eligible for Canada Student Loan forgiveness if you meet other eligibility requirements.
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: Day Surgery, Operating Room
- Primary Location: Wainwright Health Centre
- Location Details: As Per Location
- Multi-Site: At (UNA only)
- FTE: 0.60
- Posting End Date: 20-NOV-2023
- Employee Class: Regular Part Time
- Date Available: 30-NOV-2023
- Hours per Shift: 7.75
- Length of Shift in weeks: 20
- Shifts per cycle: 57
- Shift Pattern: Days, On Call
- Days Off: As Per Rotation
- Minimum Salary: $39.21
- Maximum Salary: $51.46
- Vehicle Requirement: Not Applicable
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:
As Required. Preferred Qualifications:
Two (2) years of experience within the last five (5) years in a day surgery unit and/or post-anesthesia recovery room. Post-Anesthesia Care Nursing Course. Current Advanced Cardiac Life Support (ACLS) certification.
All postings close at 23:59 MT of the posting end date indicated.
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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Location: Wainwright, AB
Job date: Sun, 12 Nov 2023 06:28:22 GMT