Job title: Registered Nurse – Obstetrics

Company: Alberta Health Services

Job description: Your Opportunity:Wainwright is a vibrant & friendly rural community of around 7,000 located in east-central Alberta on highways 14 & 41. A community of delightful contrasts boasting a variety of attractive neighborhoods from charming older districts to steadily expanding new residential subdivisions. You will be close to parks, playgrounds & numerous recreational amenities including the Multiplex with a walking track, climbing wall, pool, weight training facilities, dance studio, meeting rooms & banquet halls. The lifestyle in this community is enhanced by an excellent choice of schools, extensive health care facilities & an array of year-round recreational opportunities. The Wainwright Obstetrics Department consists of a four room Labour and Delivery area. We care for patients during the antepartum, intrapartum & postpartum periods including patients requiring C-sections. We value providing high quality, effective, efficient, evidence-based, patient-centered care for all of our pregnant, laboring, postpartum, newborn & perinatal loss patients. We strive to build an environment that empowers our patients & families through education and support through the life change that is pregnancy & childbirth, while also encouraging our staff to continuously learn & grow. Primary duties is within labor & delivery, which is a part of the general medicine floor at the Wainwright Health Centre. Other related duties will include collaboration and assistance with Acute Care & Emergency Units.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. 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: Acute Care
  • Primary Location: Wainwright Health Centre
  • Location Details: As Per Location
  • Multi-Site: At (UNA only)
  • FTE: 0.79
  • Posting End Date: 25-MAR-2024
  • Temporary Employee Class: Temp P/T Benefits
  • Date Available: 15-APR-2024
  • Temporary End Date: 31-OCT-2025
  • Hours per Shift: 11.08
  • Length of Shift in weeks: 12
  • Shifts per cycle: 32
  • Shift Pattern: Days, Nights, Weekends, 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 Management – Chapters 1 – 4 (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:Experience in Labour, delivery, postpartum care. Current certification in Neonatal Resuscitation. Experience and training in Fetal Health Surveillance.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.Healthy Albertans. Healthy
Communities. Together.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: Wainwright, AB

Job date: Sun, 17 Mar 2024 08:31:36 GMT

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