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Alberta Health Services
Aug 12, 2022
Full time
Registered Nurse – Home Care Location: Valleyview, Alberta, Canada Requisition #: Multiple Requisitions Salary Range: $37.97 - $49.83 per hour Job Type: Regular Full Time, Regular Part Time, and Temporary Part Time Your Opportunity: Are you tired of the long commute and traffic and looking for a simpler and quieter way of life? An exciting opportunity awaits you in Valleyview! Alberta Health Services (AHS) Valleyview Home Care, has an exciting opportunity available for a Registered Nurse. You provide excellent assessment, planning, implementation, and evaluation of care for the purpose of promoting, maintaining, or restoring health, preventing illness, injury, and disability. This is an outstanding chance to work to an advanced scope of practice. We offer educational opportunities and a position where you play an integral role in the delivery of patient care for Albertans. New Graduate Nurses are welcome to apply! Known as the “Portal to the Peace”, Valleyview is a community of about 2,000 located at a highway junction leading from central Alberta to the famous Mackenzie and Alaska Highways. Peace River is located 140 km to the north of Valleyview while Edmonton is located 345 km to the south of Valleyview. This warm friendly community of Valleyview has a beautiful natural setting and offers easy access to fishing, camping, hunting, skiing, snowmobiling and other outdoor recreation, as well as ample community recreation facilities and schools in town, making it an attractive place to work, live, and play. In addition to a competitive rate of pay, AHS currently has a Remote Retention Allowance in place to an annual maximum of $3,000. This allowance is non-pensionable and is payable on an hourly basis for all hours paid at the basic rate of pay. If you’re passionate about providing excellence in quality patient care and want to grow your nursing career, apply today! 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. 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). Additional Required Qualifications: Knowledge of nursing standards/protocols as required in home care. Knowledge of basic nursing care procedures. Knowledge of scope of practice as defined by the college. Computer proficiency, with experience with Meditech, Connect Care and Microsoft programs. Relevant nursing experience - home care 3 years experience. Preferred Qualifications: As required.
Fraser Health
Aug 12, 2022
Full time
Why Fraser Health? Fraser Health is responsible for the delivery of hospital and community-based health services to over 1.9 million people in 20 diverse communities from Burnaby to Fraser Canyon on the traditional territories of the Coast Salish and Nlaka’pamux Nations.   Our team of 43,000 staff, medical staff and volunteers is dedicated to serving our patients, families and communities to deliver on our vision: Better health, best in health care.   Effective October 26, 2021 all new hires to Fraser Health will need to have full COVID 19 vaccination (have received a full series of a World Health Organization “WHO” approved vaccine against infection by SARS-COV-2, or a combination of approved WHO vaccines).  Please note this applies to all postings, and individual medical exemptions must be approved by the Provincial Health Officer Detailed Overview In accordance with the British Columbia College of Nurses and Midwives (BCCNM) standards of practice and the Mission and Values of Fraser Health, and working collaboratively and in partnership with the interprofessional care team in the provision of person-centered care, the Registered Nurse provides direct patient care by assessing, planning, providing and evaluating nursing care to patients in an acute medical unit. Responsibilities Assesses patients and collects information from a variety of sources using skills of observation, communication, data review and physical assessment. Makes a nursing diagnosis of the patient's condition and determines whether the condition can be improved or resolved by an appropriate nursing intervention. Plans, performs and evaluates nursing interventions and care. Collaborates with patients and their families/care givers in developing the care plan and encourages family participation in the development, implementation and ongoing modification of the care plan. Establishes a therapeutic relationship by demonstrating empathy, trust and respect, advocating for the patient's rights to privacy, dignity and access to information, and by ensuring the patient's choice and autonomy in decision making and care planning. Participates in the care and discharge planning process for patients on admission by ensuring the care plan is established and implemented effectively, updating care plan and intervening as appropriate, collaborating with the interprofessional care team to ensure comprehensive care planning and delivery, and collaborating and communicating with the Patient Care Coordinator on issues that will affect the care/discharge plan. Coordinates nursing care for the patient; sets priorities, assigns and delegates tasks to support staff, and makes referrals to the interprofessional care team according to established protocols and practice standards. Receives and prepares patients for testing by receiving requisitions from physicians, reviewing patients' case history, correlating clinical history with examination to be performed, assessing the nature of the issue to determine a process for testing, explaining procedures to patients, and monitoring patients comfort level to ensure patient is at ease while obtaining required results. Performs non-invasive diagnostic tests on the vascular system by positioning patient, performing resting and exercise ankle-brachial indexes, toe-brachial indexes, thoracic outlet testing, and operating continuous wave Doppler and/or plethysmography equipment. Performs Transcutaneous Oxygen Measurement (TCOM) by operating the transcutaneous oxygen machine. Assesses test results, records findings, submits results and summary to physicians for review, reporting and authorization. Collaborates with members of the interprofessional care team including Physicians, Licensed Practical Nurses, Patient Care Coordinator, Clinical Nurse Educators, and other health care professionals/providers in the identification and resolution of issues, adjustments to care plans as required, and in regard to changes in patient condition. Teaches patients and families/care givers about illness prevention, health restoration and health maintenance to help patients accomplish their health care goals. Assesses learning needs of the patient and family/care giver; provides information and demonstration of care activites to support self-care and the discharge plan. Plans and discusses referral information with patient and their families/care givers and, in collaboration with members of the interprofessional care team, initiates referrals to appropriate health care/community agencies. Documents assessments, nursing diagnosis, observations, interventions, patient/family responses, outcomes/evaluations, and referrals according to practice standards and Fraser Health procedures. Participates on nursing committees, care conferences and councils as assigned or as agreed to with the Manager. Participates in research and quality improvement activities by identifying patient care issues, collecting data, and identifying needs and recommendations for corrective action and changes to practices, procedures or protocols. Participates in and attends in-services and other educational programs. Identifies own learning goals and maintains and updates current clinical competence and knowledge within area of practice. Acts as a preceptor or mentor to assigned new nursing staff and students; shares information, demonstrates care activities, participates in orientation. Provides feedback to the Manager/delegate regarding the effectiveness of patient care programs, policy/clinical decision support tools (e.g. clinical pathways, standards, order sets and procedures), and equipment. Performs other related duties as required. Qualifications Education and Experience Graduation from an approved School of Nursing with current practicing registration as a Registered Nurse with the British Columbia College of Nurses and Midwives (BCCNM). RNs performing ABI procedures under Duties 5 and 6 are required to be deemed qualified after the successful completion of the Fraser Health Regional ABI course. Skills and Abilities Ability to complete initial and ongoing patient assessment (clinical and diagnostic reasoning) and provide nursing care through appropriate/prescribed technical, therapeutic, safety type interventions. Ability to communicate effectively with patients, families/care givers, the public, medical staff and members of the interprofessional care team using verbal, written and electronic communication means. Ability to promote person-centered care that demonstrates empathy for patients and families/care givers, sensitivity to diverse cultures and preferences, and patient advocacy. Ability to integrate and evaluate data from multiple sources to problem-solve effectively. Ability to teach and instruct patients and families/care givers about topics essential to their health care and well-being. Ability to organize and prioritize work. Ability to collaborate with and promote cooperation among members of the interprofessional care team. Ability to use factual information, prior learning and basic principles and procedures to support nursing decisions and actions with relevant research-based evidence/evidence-informed practice. Ability to operate related equipment including relevant computer applications. Physical ability to perform the duties of the position.
Fraser Health
Aug 12, 2022
Full time
Why Fraser Health? Fraser Health is responsible for the delivery of hospital and community-based health services to over 1.9 million people in 20 diverse communities from Burnaby to Fraser Canyon on the traditional territories of the Coast Salish and Nlaka’pamux Nations.   Our team of 43,000 staff, medical staff and volunteers is dedicated to serving our patients, families and communities to deliver on our vision: Better health, best in health care.   Effective October 26, 2021, all new hires to Fraser Health will need to have full COVID 19 vaccination (have received a full series of a World Health Organization “WHO” approved vaccine against infection by SARS-COV-2, or a combination of approved WHO vaccines). Please note this applies to all postings, and individual medical exemptions must be approved by the Provincial Health Officer.   Detailed Overview Under the direction of the Manager, Clinical Services, provides and co-ordinates nursing care to newborns and their families in accordance with the British Columbia College of Nurses and Midwives (BCCNM) standards of practice and the nursing philosophy of Fraser Health. Promotes Family-Centered Care, Best Practices and actively participates in the development of a quality workplace environment. Responsibilities Conducts comprehensive nursing assessments and identifies risk factors in newborns on admission and at regular intervals. Provides primary care providers, specialists and members of the interdisciplinary team with assessment data outcomes and initiates discussions to determine optimal care planning for newborns. Diagnoses actual or potential problems and strengths, plans interventions, performs planned interventions and evaluates outcomes. Writes timely and accurate reports of relevant observations including patient and family teaching and evaluation of nursing care. Provides accurate reports to oncoming staff at shift change or to next care provider when transfers of care occur. Participates and attends high risk deliveries, implementing the principles of the Neonatal Resuscitation Program (NRP) Provides direct nursing care to newborns based on nursing knowledge and in compliance with established standards and hospital guidelines by performing such duties as assessing newborn care needs, identifying problems, planning, implementing, evaluating and documenting nursing care. Modifies care as needs change, initiates immediate treatment if required and communicates changes to the appropriate personnel in a timely manner. Collaborates with primary care providers and specialists in planning and evaluating the care provided. Collaborates with other care providers and completes referrals to additional support services as needed such as nutrition, physiotherapy, social services, pharmacy and others. Maintains complete and accurate computerized and paper records by methods such as documenting nursing observations and assessments an inputting data in accordance with unit, hospital guidelines and Fraser Health policies. Promotes Family Centered Care and Best Practice principles and is respectful for and sensitive to beliefs, values and traditions of all cultures, races and religion. Acts as an advocate to protect and promote the patient's rights to autonomy respect, privacy, dignity and confidentiality. Participates in the Professional Practice Council process on the unit council level and as an active member on nursing and hospital committees and councils for improvement of patient care and/or work environment. Participates in the collegial sharing of information among staff and in the orientation and ongoing education of health care providers and students by providing information and acting as a preceptor and or mentor as appropriate. Participates on designated program and professional committees by methods such as attending meetings, providing input and promoting the NICU Program. Participates in the review and revision of program guidelines by methods such as attending meetings and providing input to the Manager, Clinical Nurse Educator or Patient Care Coordinator to promote improvements to patient care and the efficient and safe operation of the NICU. Participates in quality improvement and research activities in collaboration with other members of the interdisciplinary team by methods of collecting data, interpreting data and providing input for further analysis as required Maintains a safe and therapeutic environment for women, families, visitors and staff by adhering to established organization standards related to infection control, WHMIS, fire and other emergency practices and procedures. Performs other related duties as assigned. Qualifications Education and Experience Graduate of an approved School of Nursing with current practicing registration as a Registered Nurse with the British Columbia College of Nurses and Midwives (BCCNM). One (1) year's recent experience in a neonatal tertiary unit and completion of a post basic Neonatal Nursing Program, or an equivalent combination of education, training and experience. Current Basic Rescuer (Level C) and Neonatal Resuscitation (NRP) Certificates. Skills and Abilities Ability to apply newborn theory and expertise in the nursing care of neonates. Ability to recognize acuity changes and make appropriate clinical decisions. Ability to communicate effectively, both verbally and in writing. Ability to work independently and as a member of a multi-disciplinary team. Ability to teach families. Ability to operate related equipment including a computer. Ability to organize and prioritize work in a continuously changing environment. Ability to deal with and promote change. Ability to deal with others effectively. Physical ability to perform the duties of the position.
Fraser Health
Aug 12, 2022
Full time
Why Fraser Health? Do you have a passion for nursing? Be a part of our dedicated and experienced team of health care providers in Emergency! Watch   Naomi's story .   We are seeking a motivated Registered Nurse with a real dedication for delivering compassionate care to join our Emergency unit at Abbotsford Regional Hospital and Cancer Centre.   Fraser Health is responsible for the delivery of hospital and community-based health services to over 1.9 million people in 20 diverse communities from Burnaby to Fraser Canyon on the traditional territories of the Coast Salish and Nlaka’pamux Nations.   Our team of nearly 40,000 staff, medical staff and volunteers is dedicated to serving our patients, families and communities to deliver on our vision: Better health, best in health care.   We have positive and caring work environments where you can bring your real passion for emergency nursing to the role and be part of our fast-growing team. Fraser Health is experiencing unprecedented growth. As services expand and improve, we are implementing new leading practices, including "rapid access to care", at our sites. Build on your career experience by: Making a difference by utilizing your critical care nursing skills Collaborating with members of the inter-professional care team and providing person-centered care Working in an environment where training is provided and encouraged Being part of a dedicated and ambitious team Your background includes: Graduation from an approved school of Nursing Current practicing registration as a Registered Nurse with the British Columbia College of Nurses and Midwives (BCCNM) Completion of post graduate course work in emergency This role is a full-time position located at Abbotsford Regional Hospital and Cancer Centre (ARHCC) in Abbotsford, BC. ARHCC is a 272 bed, University of British Columbia affiliated hospital offering medical, surgical, obstetrics, inpatient pediatrics, renal, cardiology, tertiary palliative care, helipad, as well as 24/7 emergency services with 79,289 visits annually.   Abbotsford is a flourishing community with breath-taking scenic views. It is home to the Abbotsford International Airport, the fastest growing airport in western Canada, and the annual Abbotsford International Air Show.   A career at Fraser Health will offer you the opportunity to work in a fast growing and exciting organization with professionals who are eminent in their respective fields. We offer a competitive salary package, including comprehensive health benefits coverage.   Take the next step and apply, so we can chat about you joining Fraser Health where we value diversity in the work force and strives to maintain an environment of Respect, Caring & Trust.   Effective October 26, 2021 all new hires to Fraser Health will need to have full COVID 19 vaccination (have received a full series of a World Health Organization “WHO” approved vaccine against infection by SARS-COV-2, or a combination of approved WHO vaccines).  Please note this applies to all postings, and individual medical exemptions must be approved by the Provincial Health Officer. Detailed Overview In accordance with the British Columbia College of Nurses and Midwives (BCCNM) standards of practice and the Mission and Values of Fraser Health, and working collaboratively and in partnership with the interprofessional care team in the provision of person-centered care, the Registered Nurse provides direct patient care by assessing, planning, providing and evaluating nursing care to patients in an emergency department. Responsibilities Assesses patients and collects information from a variety of sources using skills of observation, communication, data review and physical assessment. Makes a nursing diagnosis of the patient's condition and determines whether the condition can be improved or resolved by an appropriate nursing intervention. Plans, performs and evaluates nursing interventions and care. Collaborates with patients and their families/care givers in developing the care plan and encourages family participation in the development, implementation and ongoing modification of the care plan. Establishes a therapeutic relationship by demonstrating empathy, trust and respect, advocating for the patient's rights to privacy, dignity and access to information, and by ensuring the patient's choice and autonomy in decision making and care planning. Participates in the care and discharge planning process for patients on admission by ensuring the care plan is established and implemented effectively, updating care plan and intervening as appropriate, collaborating with the interprofessional care team to ensure comprehensive care planning and delivery, and collaborating and communicating with the Patient Care Coordinator on issues that will affect the care/discharge plan. Coordinates nursing care for the patient; sets priorities, assigns and delegates tasks to support staff, and makes referrals to the interprofessional care team according to established protocols and practice standards. Collaborates with members of the interprofessional care team including Physicians, Licensed Practical Nurses, Patient Care Coordinator, Clinical Nurse Educators, and other health care professionals/providers in the identification and resolution of issues, adjustments to care plans as required, and in regard to changes in patient condition. Teaches patients and families/care givers about illness prevention, health restoration and health maintenance to help patients accomplish their health care goals. Assesses learning needs of the patient and family/care giver; provides information and demonstration of care activities to support self-care and the discharge plan. Plans and discusses referral information with patient and their families/care givers and, in collaboration with members of the interprofessional care team, initiates referrals to appropriate health care/community agencies. Documents assessments, nursing diagnosis, observations, interventions, patient/family responses, outcomes/evaluations, and referrals according to practice standards and Fraser Health procedures. Participates on nursing committees, care conferences and councils as assigned or as agreed to with the Manager. Participates in research and quality improvement activities by identifying patient care issues, collecting data, and identifying needs and recommendations for corrective action and changes to practices, procedures or protocols. Participates in and attends in-services and other educational programs. Identifies own learning goals and maintains and updates current clinical competence and knowledge within area of practice. Acts as a preceptor or mentor to assigned new nursing staff and students; shares information, demonstrates care activities, participates in orientation. Provides feedback to the Manager/delegate regarding the effectiveness of patient care programs, policy/clinical decision support tools (e.g. clinical pathways, standards, order sets and procedures), and equipment. Performs other related duties as required. Qualifications Education and Experience Graduation from an approved School of Nursing with current practicing registration as a Registered Nurse with the British Columbia College of Nurses and Midwives (BCCNM). Completion of applicable post graduate course work in emergency, or an equivalent combination of education, training and experience in emergency. Skills and Abilities Ability to complete initial and ongoing patient assessment (clinical and diagnostic reasoning) and provide nursing care through appropriate/prescribed technical, therapeutic, safety type interventions. Ability to communicate effectively with patients, families/care givers, the public, medical staff and members of the interprofessional care team using verbal, written and electronic communication means. Ability to promote person-centered care that demonstrates empathy for patients and families/care givers, sensitivity to diverse cultures and preferences, and patient advocacy. Ability to integrate and evaluate data from multiple sources to problem-solve effectively. Ability to teach and instruct patients and families/care givers about topics essential to their health care and well-being. Ability to organize and prioritize work. Ability to collaborate with and promote cooperation among members of the interprofessional care team. Ability to use factual information, prior learning and basic principles and procedures to support nursing decisions and actions with relevant research-based evidence/evidence-informed practice. Ability to operate related equipment including relevant computer applications. Physical ability to perform the duties of the position.
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