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Hiring Organization Covenant Health Alberta
Post Name Registered Nurse
Qualification Graduate of a Registered Nurse program or recognized equivalent required.
Industry Private
Employment Type Full-Time
Work Hours 8 Hours
Salary CAD 37 To CAD 40 Per Hour
Location Edmonton, Alberta, Canada T6K 2P1

Your Opportunity:

Reporting to the Perioperative Unit Manager the Registered Nurse (RN) provides comprehensive nursing care to patients by assessing, planning, implementing, and evaluating nursing care in the Operating Room.

The Misericordia Community Hospital OR includes the following types of services: general, plastic, urological, gynecological, and orthopedic surgery. Maintaining a high degree of professionalism.

The successful candidate acts as an advocate, coordinator, and liaison for the patient by identifying needs and setting priorities in collaboration with the interdisciplinary team to provide holistic care during the intra-operative and/or immediate post-operative periods.

The incumbent will demonstrate competence in delivering safe, effective, and efficient care in both a scrub and a circulating role as an integral part of the surgical team. The nurse is responsible to provide safe care throughout the patient’s stay.

OR and promoting their professional role by evaluating their own educational requirements and clinical practice. The RN will work within their full scope of practice on a continuum ranging from basic to advanced clinical nursing activities.

The nurse will practice using evidence-based measures and outcomes. The RN is responsible for the provision of care in accordance with established standards (ORNAC), and the Mission, Vision, Values, policies, and procedures of Covenant Health.

Description:

Description: The Registered Nurse (RN) participates in nursing assessments and interventions, care planning, implementing prescribed treatments, and 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. This position is covered by the terms and conditions of the UNA Collective Agreement.

Required Qualifications:

Required Qualifications: Graduate of a Registered Nurse program or recognized equivalent required. Active registration with the College of Registered Nurses of Alberta (CRNA) is required. Basic Life Support Healthcare Provider (Level C) is required.

Additional Required Qualifications:

Three months of recent Operating Room experience required within the past two years. Excellent interpersonal and communication skills. Proven problem-solving and critical-thinking skills. Excellent assessment and organizational skills. Computer skills including experience with electronic charting (VAX) & Microsoft Outlook.

Preferred Qualifications:

Perioperative Nursing Course Certification preferred. At least two year’s operating room experience is an asset. Consideration will be given to those who have completed their final nursing practicum in the Operating Room. Canadian Nursing Association (CNA) Certification in Perioperative Nursing an asset.

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