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Alberta Health Services
Jan 30, 2023
Full time
Registered Nurse - Intensive Care Unit Lethbridge, Chinook Regional Hospital Your Opportunity: This opportunity is for the Intensive Care Unit Registered Nurse with 7 available openings. The Intensive Care Unit Registered Nurse is a leader and pivotal member of the interprofessional team who acts as a primary caregiver to the patient and family in the critical care setting and is trained in advanced critical care certifications, including cardiac arrest management and rapid assessment. Intensive Care Unit Nurses work collaboratively with physicians, respiratory therapists, physical and occupational therapists, pharmacists and social workers in order to achieve the best patient outcomes through a team-based approach. The Intensive Care Unit in Lethbridge participates in an Orientation Program for Adult Critical Care in Alberta (OPACCA) that offers critical care education tailored to meet specific learning requirements. This 20-bed unit offers a broad case mix, including critically ill medical, surgical, cardiac, pediatric, and trauma patients. Key responsibilities include the provision of direct care for patients & families, maintenance of electronic and written documentation of care, maintenance of professional practice including but not limited to mentoring of unit staff, ongoing professional development, assumption of charge nurse duties when needed, promotion of a positive, supportive work environment, and demonstration of professional accountability. Part of a healthy, respectful, and safe practice environment is essential. 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 $35.17/hour - $42.96/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:   Intensive Care Unit Primary Location:   Chinook Regional Hospital Location Details:   As Per Location Multi-Site:   At (UNA only) FTE:   1.00 Posting End Date:   27-FEB-2023 Employee Class:   Regular Full Time Date Available:   07-MAR-2023 Hours per Shift:   11.08 Length of Shift in weeks:   12 Shifts per cycle:   40 Shift Pattern:   Days, Nights, Weekends Days Off:   As Per Rotation Minimum Salary:   $38.44 Maximum Salary:   $50.45 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). Additional Required Qualifications: 2 years of Medical/Surgical experience. Accountability for own professional practice. Current certification for IV Therapy. Excellent organizational and interpersonal communication skills. Maintenance of clinical competence and proficiency. Possesses critical thinking and advanced assessment skills. Required exceptional communication and interpersonal skills, with the ability to work cooperatively and collaboratively with other members of the inter-professional team. Self-motivated and enthusiastic learner. Preferred Qualifications: Adult Critical Care Nursing certification and/or Orientation Program for Adult Critical Care in Alberta. Charge nurse experience. Critical Care Certification course. Continuous Renal Replacement Therapy certification. Current Advanced Cardiac Life Support. Current certification in Hemodynamic monitoring. Current Pediatric Advanced Life Support. Experience with the patient and family-centred care and collaborative practice. Intensive Care Unit experience. 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.
Vancouver Coastal Health
Jan 30, 2023
Full time
Come work as a Clinical Nurse Specialist with Vancouver Coastal Health (VCH)! Vancouver Coastal Health is looking for a Clinical Nurse Specialist to join the Palliative Care team. Apply today to join our team!   As a Clinical Nurse Specialist with Vancouver Coastal Health you will: Be responsible for providing leadership and direction in the delivery of nursing care and the formulation of organizational policies relevant to such care. Work within the organization’s leadership framework to foster, facilitate and achieve the highest standards of service delivery and leads in the planning, development and implementation of clinical policies and programs designed for improving patient/client care. Provide expert advice and consultation in the areas of nursing, resource planning, program and health system improvement, research and professional development to support quality and utilization initiatives. Continuously evaluate nursing practice and contributes to the ongoing organizational development of practice knowledge by evaluating research and developing frameworks and strategies to facilitate the implementation of best practices. Function as clinical leader in a particular area of specialty and advances nursing practice in the area of specialty through the use of advanced practice and evidence based research. Work closely with Professional Practice leaders and acts as a liaison between various hospitals and/or community programs to facilitate integration of care across the continuum and reports on professional nursing practice matters. Provide leadership and expert consultation to team members and other health care staff, patients/clients and families/significant others. Work collaboratively with Program Managers, Medical Directors, Clinical Educators, Nurse Clinicians, staff nurses, and others members of the interdisciplinary team to pro-actively move nursing practice forward at the regional, provincial and national levels. QUALIFICATIONS:   Education & Experience Masters degree in Nursing plus current practicing registration as a Registered Nurse with the British Columbia College of Nurses and Midwives (BCCNM). Minimum of five (5) year’s recent related experience working in a health care setting with a focus in (designated clinical specialty) and in a progressive leadership role. Canadian Nurses Association certification in (designated clinical specialty) or membership in related provincial, national and/or international professional association(s) (designated clinical specialty) preferred. Knowledge & Abilities Effectively collaborates to build relationships that promote the achievement of cooperative goals and contribute to an atmosphere of trust and mutual respect. Professionally consults to enable the successful sharing of expertise with caregivers, patients/clients, families/significant others, other members of the public, and colleagues. Proficiently provides and vigilantly evaluates education/orientation on complex advanced practices and abilities to ensure skills levels are acquired or maintained by team members to meet overall practice and care standards. Utilizes expert acute clinical evaluation skills to assess needs of the patient/client and their families/significant others. Skillfully, and in consultation with academic institutions and professional bodies, identifies/develops discipline specific standards for teaching and education. Collaboratively leads in the identification, planning and implementation of ongoing activities to support research initiatives. Effectively leads and directs staff by providing a work environment that fosters motivation and respectful relationships, and enables decision-making. Exhibits advanced verbal, written and technological communication and presentation skills when disseminating information/advice and/or promoting the use of research findings. Applies knowledge of a wide range of cross-cultural and diversity issues within a health care environment. As per the current Public Health Orders (Long Term Care/Seniors Assisted Living Provincial Health Officer Order and the Health Sector Order), as of October 26, 2021, all employees working for Vancouver Coastal Health must be fully vaccinated for COVID-19. Proof of vaccination status will be required. WHY JOIN VANCOUVER COASTAL HEALTH?   VCH is a world class innovator in medical care, research and teaching, delivering service to more than one million BC residents. At VCH, we embrace thinking boldly, taking smart risks, and "going first" when we believe it will lead to the best possible outcomes for patients and their families. We invite you to join us in creating healthy lives in healthy communities by showcasing our passion for care, connection to the communities we serve and our culture of teamwork that makes VCH a great place to work. Comprehensive health benefits package, including MSP, extended health and dental and municipal pension plan Grow your career with employer-paid training and leadership development opportunities Wellness supports, including counselling, critical incident and innovative wellness services are available to employees and their immediate families Award-winning recognition programs to honour staff, medical staff and volunteers Access to exclusive discount offers and deals for VCH staff Diversity, equity, and inclusion are essential to our goals of creating a great place to work and delivering exceptional care. We acknowledge and accommodate unique differences and ensure special measures are in place so that all prospective and current employees are given an opportunity to succeed. We are committed to building a representative workforce and encourage applications reflecting diversity of sex, sexual orientation, gender identity or expression, racialization or ancestry, disability, political belief, religion, marital or family status, age, and/or status as a First Nation, Metis, Inuit, or Indigenous person. Vancouver Coastal Health is proud to be recognized as one of Canada's Top 100 Employers in 2023.   Please note that a resume is required to apply to this posting. Hours of Work may vary due to project requirements. Only short-listed applicants will be contacted for this posting.
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