Registered Nurse IC

Location: Health Sciences Centre

Registered Nurse IC REPOST
Cardiac & Critical Care - Cath Lab
Temporary, Full Time (until June 1, 2021 with possibility of extension)

Hours: 75 bi-weekly (8 hour day shifts; on-call and stand-by required); 
Salary: NS-31, ($36.42 - $44.73)
Competition Number: 2020006051
Posted Date: 20 January 2021
Closing Date: 31 March 2021

About Us

Eastern Health is the largest, integrated health authority in Newfoundland and Labrador employing approximately 13,000 dedicated employees and serving a population of more than 300,000 people. The authority offers the full continuum of health and community services including public health, long-term care, community services, hospital care and unique provincial programs and services. At Eastern Health we pride ourselves on providing the highest quality care and service possible to the people in our communities, in our region, and in the province. To do that, we employ qualified, competent and caring individuals who are dedicated to their professions and to our vision of Healthy People, Healthy Communities.

Job Summary

The Cardiac Cath Lab Nurse is responsible for assessment, planning, implementation and evaluation of care for patients in all areas of the division; including prep/recovery, pacemaker, implantable Cardioverter-defibrillator (ICD), pre-admission services and Cath Lab procedure rooms. The Registered Nurse IC in the Cath Lab may occasionally be required to provide nursing care to patients in the ECG department and is expected to assume "charge nurse" responsibilities as assigned.

Job Demands

By applying for this job, you acknowledge an understanding that regular requirements and demands of this job include (but are not limited to):

  • Constantly moves/lifts up to 10 lbs., regularly moves/lifts up to 25 lbs. and occasionally is required to restrain/reposition/move/ lift up to 30 lbs. Pushes/pulls up to medium force.
  • Routinely required to wear lead radiation protective attire (ie: lean apron) during the duration of shifts (approx. 20 pounds).
  • Constantly stands/walks and works in awkward or cramped positions to assist with procedures.
  • Constantly uses fine finger/precision, auditory, sensory and visual concentration to provide and conduct risk assessments, observe/monitor patients, to complete documents, follow directions, administer medications, etc.
  • May be subject to time pressures/deadlines and subject to lack of control over work pace.

Job Qualifications

  • Graduation from an approved School of Nursing and a current, active registration with the CRNNL.
  • Current cardiac/critical care experience is required (2 years' experience within the last 4 years).
  • Must have thorough knowledge and skills in adult cardiac/critical care nursing.
  • Must be proficient in cardiac rhythm interpretation; hemodynamic assessment and monitoring; care and management of acute unstable coronary patients; use of temporary cardiac pacing; administration of intravenous inotropes and vasodilators.
  • Current certification BLS. ACLS certification will be considered an asset.
  • Ability to work effectively in a collaborative, interdisciplinary environment; demonstrated competency in organizational, leadership and interpersonal skills; evidence of active participation in professional growth and development.
  • A satisfactory record of work performance and attendance is required.

Open to external applicants.

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To become a part of our team, please submit your resume/cover letter or application form online, clearly demonstrating how you meet the required qualifications. Include your current mailing address, day-time contact number, e-mail address, competition and employee number if applicable.

Contact Information for Recruitment Related Inquiries:

Telephone: (709) 777-7777 (5-2) or 1-800-563-3693

Email: Applications/resumes are not accepted at this email address.

EXTERNAL APPLICANTS: We thank all applicants for their interest; however, only those selected for an interview will be contacted. The successful candidate will be required to provide a satisfactory Certificate of Conduct from the RCMP or local Police (Vulnerable Sector Check may be required), educational documents, registration/licensure if applicable and Social Insurance Number. 

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