Registered Nurse Class A (Permanent Full Time), 5AN/CCU

Horizon Health Network is an equal opportunity employer.

COMPETITION #: 2018-333301 External
BARGAINING UNIT: NBNU
ZONE: Saint John
DEPARTMENT: 5AN/CCU
FACILITY: Saint John Regional Hospital
POSTING TYPE: Permanent Full Time
JOB TITLE: RNCA
CLASSIFICATION: RNCA Registered Nurse Class A
LANGUAGE: English Essential with requirements to handle verbal French inquiries
HOURS OF WORK: Days, Evenings, Nights, Rotating, 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 CCU (5AN) experience (2 years within the last three)
  • Current experience with Permanent Pacemaker insertion and care
  • Demonstrates knowledge and understanding of cardiac anatomy & physiology, cardiac rhythm strip interpretation & cardiac drugs
  • Current IV Therapy and Venipuncture certification
  • Defibrillation certification
  • BCLS and ACLS certification
  • High regard for confidentiality and advocacy for patients
  • Demonstrates 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 and spoken competence in French required

KEY RESPONSIBILITIES:

  • Assesses the health care needs of patients including patients assigned to non-professional staff.
  • 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, counseling, 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.
  • Directs and supervises non-professional staff.
  • Interacts with the nursing department in identifying, planning, implementing and evaluating changes.
  • Demonstrates initiative for personal professional development.
  • Participates in programs promoting quality improvement on nursing unit.

Applications for this position must be submitted on-line by June 24, 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 # 2018-33301-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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