COV00018321 Requisition #

Your Opportunity:

The Registered Nurse reports directly to the Unit Manager of the Neonatal Intensive Care Unit (NICU). As a member of the multidisciplinary team caring for newborns, the Registered Nurse provides leadership in nursing assessment, planning, implementation, and evaluation of patient care in accordance with both the Misericordia Community Hospital and Covenant Health policies and procedures. The Registered Nurse provides care and support to neonatal patients, their families and/or caregivers while recognizing the value of and working within a Family Centered Care philosophy. The Registered Nurse accepts responsibility for continuing competency through ongoing professional development including participation in education programs, research, and continuous quality activities.


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 MCH
  • Primary Location: Misericordia Community Hosp
  • Multi-Site: At (UNA only)
  • FTE: 1.00
  • Posting End Date: 30-NOV-2020
  • Temporary Employee Class: Temp F/T Benefits
  • Date Available: 15-DEC-2020
  • Temporary End Date: 28-FEB-2022
  • Hours per Shift: 7.75
  • Length of Shift in weeks: 4
  • Shifts per cycle: 19
  • Shift Pattern: Days, Evenings, Weekends
  • Days Off: As Per Rotation
  • Minimum Salary: $36.86
  • Maximum Salary: $48.37
  • Vehicle Requirement: Not Applicable
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:

Minimum 1-2 years recent Level 2 or 3 NICU experience. Breastfeeding Essentials training. Current NRP (must be maintained throughout employment). Must have good communication and interpersonal skills. Must be able to work within a multidisciplinary team. Must be adaptable to a rapidly changing environment and have strong organizational skills. Experience in caring for neonates or infants with fragile medical conditions. Must also meet the following requirements: Successfully pass the NICU Medication Administration exam done at the time of interview.

Preferred Qualifications:

Proficiency with eCritical electronic charting system.

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