Registered Nurse #75079

Company: Alberta Health Services

Job Description

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 Northern Lights Regional Health Centre, located in the energetic and vibrant community of Fort McMurray.

Responsibilities:

  • As our Registered Nurse, you will be working in a float position between our Pediatrics and Obstetrics departments, working within a multidisciplinary team, utilizing our values (AHS Cares) and Patient First Strategy in your practice to provide leading care to Albertans.
  • Our Pediatric department has 8 beds with 4 overflow, serving a general population of 16 years and under.
  • Our Obstetrics department contains 11 beds with an antenatal clinic operating adjacent to the unit. Our unit is very active with an average of 120 or more births a month!
  • As our Registered Nurse, you will be providing leadership in nursing assessment, planning, implementation, evaluation and documentation across a continuum of care, with the purpose of providing safe, quality care for patients and their families while reflecting the shared vision of Alberta Health Services.
  • You will be guided by your education, experience, demonstrated skill level and Alberta Health Services policies and procedures.
  • 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.
  • AHS Cares represents our five core values in action. These values (compassion, accountability, respect, excellence, and safety) are at the heart of everything we do.
  • They inspire, empower, and guide how we work together with patients, clients, families, and each other. At AHS, we are living our values. Together.
  • The Patient First Strategy sees patients and families as integral members of the health-care team, and encourages their active participation in all aspects of care, including as partners in planning, implementation and evaluation of existing and future care and services.
  • This all allow Alberta Health Services to advance health care by empowering and enabling Albertans to be at the centre of their health care team, improving their own health and wellness.

Requirements:

  • Active registration and practice permit with the College and Association of Registered Nurses of Alberta (CARNA)
  • Graduation from a recognized nursing education program
  • Current Basic Cardiac Life Support - Health Care Provider (BCLS-HCP) certification
  • Two (2) years of experience in pediatrics and/or obstetrics
  • Current Pediatric Advanced Life Support (PALS) certification
  • Current Neonatal Resuscitation Program (NRP) certification
  • Current Emergency Nursing Pediatric Course (ENPC)
  • Current Obstetrical Nursing Education (i.e. MoreOB)
  • Current Fetal Health Surveillance Course
  • Demonstrated commitment to professional development.
  • Demonstrated accountability for own practice.
  • Demonstrated interpersonal and communication skills with conflict resolution ability.
  • Demonstrated evidence of accountability, integrity, initiative, and sound judgment.
  • Demonstrated strong decision making/problem solving abilities.
  • Demonstrated ability to function effectively as both a member of a multidisciplinary team and independently.
  • Demonstrated commitment to confidentiality.
  • This position has on-call/call back as required.
  • The Registered Nurse position requires physical demands include lifting, pulling and pushing, walking, standing, transferring and transporting clients and equipment up to a frequent basis 
  • 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.

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