Registered Nurse – DTC Surgical Suite Float Pool

Alberta Health Services

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Registered Nurse – DTC Surgical Suite Float Pool


Alberta Health Services

Job description

Your Opportunity:As a member of a multi disciplinary team, the experienced peri-operative RN has focused skills in a variety of services that would include: Urology, General Surgery, Thoracic, Plastic/ Oral Maxiofacial Surgery, Neurosurgery and Orthopedics. Both scheduled (elective) and unscheduled (emergency) surgery is performed and the position requires the incumbent to do on-call shifts. The RN is responsible for the assessment, planning, implementation and evaluation of care during the peri-operative patient experience in accordance with hospital policies and standards. It is expected that the incumbent is able to provide leadership in clinical practice through management of patient care, anticipate needs of the patient including ensuring equipment and supplies are available for the required cases. The RN assumes responsibility and acts as a resource for staff skill development and support. As a leader and role model, the individual must demonstrate a professional, positive attitude, excellent communication, problem solving and interpersonal skills and is able to contribute to quality initiatives and promotes a professional work environment at all times.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 $35.87/hour – $43.82/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: DTC Surgical Suite
  • Primary Location: Royal Alexandra Hospital
  • Location Details: As Per Location
  • Multi-Site: At (UNA only)
  • FTE: 1.00
  • Posting End Date: 17-JUN-2024
  • Employee Class: Regular Full Time
  • Date Available: 27-JUN-2024
  • Hours per Shift: 7.75
  • Length of Shift in weeks: 8
  • Shifts per cycle: 38
  • Shift Pattern: Days, Evenings, Nights, Weekends, On Call
  • Days Off: As Per Rotation
  • Minimum Salary: $39.21
  • Maximum Salary: $51.46
  • 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). If you have not practiced as a Registered Nurse within the last five (5) years, completion of the following free courses is required: CRNA Medication Management – Chapters 1 – 4 ( and the NextGenU Health Assessment Resources Certification ( Additional Required Qualifications:Minimum of 5 years current general operating room experience in a high acuity OR experience in a team leader role. Experience in a charge nurse/ leadership role, Charge Nurse duties will be expected. Ability to collaborate within the expectations of an integrated team. Ability to demonstrate advanced problem-solving skills integrating critical thinking and good judgment. Ability to demonstrate communications skills that promote respect and a positive team environment. Incumbent should have effective interpersonal and written communication skills. Computer skills including experience with electronic charting & Microsoft Outlook. Preferred Qualifications:Peri-operative Certificate from an approved school of nursing. Canadian Nursing Association (CNA) Certification in Peri-operative Nursing. Preference will be given to candidates with previous operating room experience who have taken a perioperative undergraduate course. At the discretion of the hiring manager may be considered for additional education in a perioperative nursing course. Only candidates who submit a current resume will be considered for an interview.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.

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Edmonton, AB

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Sat, 08 Jun 2024 04:25:37 GMT

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