Registered Nurse (Permanent Part Time), Labour and Birth

Horizon Health Network is an equal opportunity employer.

COMPETITION #: 2018-32835 External
BARGAINING UNIT: NBNU 
ZONE: Saint John
DEPARTMENT: Labour and Birth
FACILITY: Saint John Regional Hospital
POSTING TYPE: Permanent Part Time
JOB TITLE: Registered Nurse
CLASSIFICATION: RNCA Registered Nurse Class A
LANGUAGE: English Essential
HOURS OF WORK: Rotating Days, Evenings, Nights, Weekends, Statutory Holidays, FTE: 0.5, Subject to change due to operational requirements.
SALARY: $31.07 to $39.37 per hour

JOB PURPOSE:

Provision of Nursing Care to meet the individual patient's needs by utilizing the nursing process.

QUALIFICATIONS:

  • Currently registered with the Nurses Association of New Brunswick
  • Current Perinatal experience
  • Current CPR certification
  • Good previous work record
  • Good attendance record
  • Physically able to perform assigned duties
  • High regard for confidentiality and advocacy for patients
  • Demonstrated initiative and good judgement
  • Ability to communicate effectively and pleasantly with patients, families, staff, physicians and the general public
  • Ability to attend work on a regular basis.
  • Ability to perform the duties of the position.
  • Good work record.
  • Written and spoken competence in English required

KEY RESPONSIBILITIES:

  • Demonstrates an understanding of Family Centered Maternal and Newborn (and Gynecology) principles
  • Assesses the health care needs of patients including patients assigned to other health care personnel.
  • Identifies patient needs and problems utilizing an assessment tool.
  • Identifies needs effecting discharge planning and potential services required at home.
  • Formulates objectives specific to the patient needs.
  • Provides health teaching, counselling, health promotion to individuals or groups.
  • Provides nursing care required to achieve the patient's desired outcomes.
  • Evaluates outcomes of nursing actions for further assessment and planning.
  • Utilizes effective communication skills to achieve a helping relationship.
  • Supports new employees during orientation.
  • Provides support and works with student personnel to ensure a positive learning experience (UNB, RNA, Refresher RN students)
  • Works co-operatively with allied health personnel and delegates, consults and refers appropriately.
  • Directs and supervises non-professional staff.
  • Interacts with the patient care team to identify, plan, implement and evaluate changes.
  • Demonstrates initiative for personal professional development.
  • Obtains and maintains required training and qualifications (i.e. Professional Registration, CPR, WHIMMIS, Fire/Disaster, Neonatal Resuscitation Program, Operating Room Training, Fetal Monitoring and Delegated Medical Function Certifications
  • Participates in programs promoting quality improvement on nursing unit.
  • Demonstrates competent use of equipment used in this nursing care area (i.e. Breast Pumps, Electronic Fetal Monitor, Infant scales, Vital Sign Monitors, Bilimeters, etc)

NOTE:

  • N.B. These job duties are only the basic and prime duties of the job, related and allied duties may be assigned from time to time as may be necessary to the operation of the hospital.
  • Successful applicant will be expected to cross-train on 3AN and rotate between 3AN and Labour and Birth unit. 

Applications for this position must be submitted on-line by June 20, 2018.

NOTE: There will be no further postings for this position should there be no fully qualified applicants. If you wish to be considered for this position and have most of the qualifications as posted and the registration or licensure where required, you are encouraged to apply at this time.

Please quote Competition # 2018-32835-External. Horizon Health Network appreciates expressed interest, however, only candidates considered for an interview will be contacted. Human Resources Department, Horizon Health Network.

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