Dept ID: PDRN Provincial Dialysis RN
Location: QE2 Offsite
Close Date: 2014-09-17
Applications are accepted until 11:59 PM on the Closing Date.
Reporting to the Health Services Manager, the Registered Nurse is responsible for meeting the total dialysis and related teaching needs of assigned patients. The Registered Nurse (RN) utilizes the nursing process, critical thinking and problem solving skills to provide holistic care to individuals, families, groups, communities and populations across the life span. The RN is responsible for the overall coordination and direction of nursing care. The RN provides clinical leadership particularly in complex or unpredictable patient/client care settings. The RN has the knowledge, skill and judgment needed to provide competent, evidenced based nursing practice. The RN is accountable for the development, implementation and ongoing evaluation of the plan of care to achieve patient/client outcomes. The RN supports the development of students and colleagues through acting as a preceptor and providing ongoing mentorship.
The RN contributes to the efficient and effective functioning of the unit, coordination of patient care and staffing. The RN accepts responsibility for maintaining and continually enhancing competencies through ongoing professional development including participation in education programs, research and continuous quality activities. The RN practices according to the Canadian Nurses Association Code of Ethics for Registered Nurses, the College of Registered Nurses of Nova Scotia Standards of Nursing Practice, specialty standards as applicable and the policies and procedures of the Capital District Health Authority. The RN is responsible and accountable for his/her nursing practice and conduct as defined by the College of Registered Nurses of Nova Scotia and for ensuring that his/her registration is current and valid.
*Graduate of an accredited school of nursing with current certificate of registration in the province of NS
*Certification from the Canadian Association of Nephrology Nurses and Technicians an asset
*Recent Hemodialysis experience preferred
*Nephrology experience preferred
*Recent Med/Surg and Critical Care nursing experience are assets
*Must display an aptitude for technical ability in working with Dialysis equipment
*Displays an ability for patient teaching and working with patient and family on a one-to-one basis for long periods
*Demonstrated interpersonal and communication skills and the ability to provide supportive and empathetic care for long term Dialysis patients
*Competencies in other languages an asset, French preferred
PLEASE NOTE: Applicants relying on education and experience equivalencies must demonstrate such equivalencies in their application. Additionally, candidates will not be considered for an interview if applications are incomplete or are missing information.
Hours of Work:
* Permanent Part-time 40% Position; 30 hours biweekly
Salary: Registered Nurse
$30.9559 - 36.5904 hourly
($37.8711 hourly with 25 years RN experience)
Closing Statement: Thank you for your interest in this position.
This is a NSGEU Bargaining unit position. Preference is given to bargaining unit employees for unionized positions.
We will contact you should you be selected for an interview. Typically interviews are held within three to four weeks of the closing date.
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Successful Applicants are required to provide a criminal record check (including Vulnerable Sector Search) to People Services before starting employment and assume any associated costs as a condition of employment.
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