Registered Nurse / Nurse Continence Advisor

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Nursing
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Covenant Health
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COV00015318 Requisition #

Your Opportunity:

Reporting to the Unit Manager of the Northern Alberta Continence Services Clinic, the Nurse Continence Advisor (NCA)/Registered Nurse is responsible for and is an expert in assessing, planning, implementing and evaluating a plan of care for women experiencing incontinence and Urology/Gynecology related concerns. The NCA independently triages patients referred to the clinic, assesses and recommends the most appropriate modality to address incontinence, implements the plan of care and monitors the effectiveness of the treatment and follow-up. The NCA works in collaboration with patients, family members, family physicians, specialists, community partners and clerical staff. Physical job demands are classified as medium.

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: Urodynamic Rehab Clinic MCH
  • Primary Location: Misericordia Community Hosp
  • Multi-Site: At (UNA only)
  • FTE: 0.53
  • Posting End Date: 01-JUN-2020
  • Employee Class: Regular Part Time
  • Date Available: 11-JUN-2020
  • Hours per Shift: 7.75
  • Length of Shift in weeks: 12
  • Shifts per cycle: 30
  • Shift Pattern: Days
  • 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:

BScN is required. Completion (or nearing completion) of a Nursing Continence Advisor Certificate (NCA) Program, an Enterostomal Therapy(ET)/Nurse Specializing in Wound, Ostomy & Continence (NSWOC) Certificate from an accredited institution including clinical placement with preceptorship provided by an experienced certified NCA is required. At least three (3) years’ experience in a Urology/Gynecology/Women’s Health environment. Candidates must have experience in and a passion for nursing related to women’s health issues and a proven ability to work autonomously and effectively as a team member. The successful candidates will demonstrate superior verbal communication and interpersonal skills and have demonstrated an excellent ability to correspond and communicate with care providers and family members.

Preferred Qualifications:

Master of Nursing with a clinical focus in women's health

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