Registered Nurse #74741

Company: Alberta Health Services

Job Description

Responsibilities:

  • Plans and implements patient care services to patients/clients or group thereof, based on functional center and facility standards, guidelines, policies and procedures.
  • Reflects the principles and practices of patient safety as a fundamental aspect of quality health services.
  • Pursues patient safety competency enhancement as a part of ongoing professional development.
  • As a member of a multidisciplinary team, provide nursing care including assessment, planning, implementation, evaluation, documentation and communication of same.
  • Demonstrates and practices knowledge of current principles, techniques and procedures within specified guidelines.
  • Demonstrates knowledge of guidelines as set out by the licensing body and performs duties accordingly and within established scope of practice.
  • Provides clinical assistance and direction to other members of the patient care team, as appropriate.
  • Provide safe, quality nursing care as directed.
  • Able to prioritize patient care according to level of acuity.
  • Other duties as required.

Requirements:

  • Active registration and practice permit with the College and Association of Registered Nurses of Alberta (CARNA).
  • Graduation from a recognized nursing education program.
  • Experience preferred in a related department or setting dependent of assignment.
  • 3-5 years relevant experience preferred in critical care and specialized units.
  • Current BCLS-HCP Certification required within 1 year.
  • Proven written/oral communication skills.
  • Demonstrated computer knowledge required.
  • Strong decision making/problem solving abilities.
  • Demonstrated ability to function effectively as a member of a multidisciplinary team.
  • Additional certification and/or courses may be required in critical care and specialized units.
  • AHS values the diversity of the people and communities we serve and is committed to attracting, engaging and developing a diverse and inclusive workforce.
  • All employees must provide a criminal record check that is satisfactory to AHS in compliance with the AHS Security Screening Procedure.
  • All professions must provide proof of licensure or registration with the approved Alberta regulatory college, prior to commencing duties with AHS where applicable:Regulated health professions under the Alberta Health Professions Act and Health Disciplines Act will be required to provide an original copy of a valid practice permit before commencing their duties with AHS. Other professions governed by government acts, college or regulatory body requirements may be required to provide additional documentation.

Additional Information:

In addition to a competitive rate of pay, AHS currently has a Fort McMurray Allowance in place to an annual maximum of $12,480. This allowance is non-pensionable and is payable on an hourly basis for all hours paid at the basic rate of pay.

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