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COV00011854 Requisition #
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The RN in the NICU provides safe and competent patient care for neonates at various stages of their stay. The RN uses the principles of family centered care to provide care for the sick neonate. The RN participates actively in patient care decision making, particularly within the multi-disciplinary team on patient care rounds. The RN encourages parents to actively participate in the delivery of patient care, facilitating their efforts to do so effectively and safely. The RN is capable of maintaining neonates in respiratory distress requiring respiratory support and/or ventilation. The RN has extensive knowledge base to initiate and facilitate breastfeeding the at risk newborn. The RN is responsible for processing orders within a timely and efficient manner, communicating to others effectively that orders have been completed. The RN communicates changes to the interdisciplinary team in an effective and timely manner, through channels such as the nursing flow sheets, bedside kardex, shift report in the charge kardex, discharge planning flow sheets, etc.

Description:

The Registered Nurse (RN) participates in nursing assessments and interventions, care planning, implementing prescribed treatments, administering medications, evaluating treatments, and monitoring/documenting treatment progress and patient/resident response. Acting as an advocate, coordinator and liaison for the patient/resident, the RN identifies needs and sets priorities in collaboration with the multidisciplinary team. The RN facilitates patient/resident and family education and discharge planning, and may be required to act in a charge nurse capacity. The RN is responsible for the provision of care in accordance with established standards, and the Mission, Vision, Values, policies and procedures of Covenant Health.

  • Classification: Registered Nurse
  • Union: COV UNA
  • Department: Neonatal Intensive Care GNCH
  • Primary Location: Grey Nuns Community Hospital
  • Multi-Site: At (UNA only)
  • FTE: 0.45
  • Posting End Date: 26-AUG-2019
  • Temporary Employee Class: Temp Part Time
  • Date Available: 09-SEP-2019
  • Temporary End Date: 05-JAN-2020
  • Hours per Shift: 11.08
  • Length of Shift in weeks: 12
  • Shifts per cycle: 18
  • Shift Pattern: Nights, Weekends
  • Days Off: As Per Rotation
  • Minimum Salary: $36.86
  • Maximum Salary: $48.37
  • Vehicle Requirement: N/A
Required Qualifications:

Graduate of a Registered Nurse program or recognized equivalent required. Active registration with the College and Association of Registered Nurses of Alberta (CARNA) required. Basic Life Support Healthcare Provider (Level C) required.

Additional Required Qualifications:

One to two years recent experience in a Level 2 or 3 Neonatal Intensive Care Unit (NICU) required.

Preferred Qualifications:

Certificate in Neonatal Resuscitation Program (NRP) preferred. Neonatal certificate or equivalent preferred.

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