Registered Nurse #74869

Company: Alberta Health Services

Job Description

Responsibilities:

 

  • The Registered Nurse plans and implements patient care services to patients/clients or groups thereof, based on functional centre and facility standards, guidelines, policies and procedures.
  • The Registered Nurse is a liaison with Directors, Managers, Head Nurse, Physicians RN's, LPN's NA's, Unit Clerk, Secretaries, Patients, Family members and Community Agencies as provision of patient care required.
  • As a member of a multi-disciplinary 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.
  • Perform 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.
  • Basic Cardiac Life Support - Health Care Provider (BCLS-HCP) required.
  • Experience preferred in a related department or setting dependent on assignment.
  • 3-5 years relevant experience preferred in critical care and specialized units.
  • 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 employees who work in a patient care location are required to submit a completed Communicable Disease Assessment form.
  • 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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