Saint John Registered Nurse Class A (RNCA) PCN 1252447
in Saint John, NB

Saint John, NB
Full-time - Permanent
Experienced
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Competition Number: 150513
Horizon Health Network is an equal opportunity employer.
COMPETITION #: 2022-65131 External
BARGAINING UNIT: NBNU
ZONE: Saint John
DEPARTMENT: 3AN Obstetrics & Gynecology
FACILITY: Saint John Regional Hospital
POSTING TYPE: Permanent Full Time
JOB TITLE: 3AN Obstetrics & Gynecology RN
CLASSIFICATION: RNCA Registered Nurse Class A
LANGUAGE: English Essential
HOURS OF WORK: Rotating Day; Evening; Night, Subject to change due to operational requirements
SALARY: $35.34 to $44.77 per hour
JOB PURPOSE:
To coordinate the care of each patient's needs through assessment, planning, implementation and evaluation. The needs of the family will be identified, and the appropriate resources notified.
QUALIFICATIONS:
  • Currently registered with the Nurses Association of New Brunswick
  • Must have minimum 2 years perinatal experience within previous 5 years
  • Current CPR certification
  • Proof of up- to- date Immunization status
  • Breastfeeding module and NRP certification within first year of hire
  • High regard for confidentiality and advocacy for patients
  • Demonstrated initiative and good judgment
  • Ability to communicate effectively and pleasantly with patients, families, staff, physicians and the 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 is 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, 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
  • 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, Breastfeeding Essentials Course, 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.)
  • Will be cross trained within the Maternal / Child Health program as needed.

Applications for this position must be submitted on-line by December 7 , 2022.
Horizon is committed to enhancing our diverse and inclusive environment for our employees and patients. We believe in a healthcare system that equally supports all people regardless of race, ethnicity, national origin, social background, religion, gender identity or expression, age, disability, or sexual orientation. An environment based on a commitment to diversity and inclusion supports our goal of safe and quality patient care.
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.
Should testing be required to demonstrate language proficiency, the official results will be shared with the candidate, Human Resources and the requesting manager electronically and will be placed on the personnel file for Horizon hiring purposes.
Please quote Competition # 2022-65131 -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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If you imagine yourself contributing to a health authority that plays a major role in research, education, innovation and health and wellness check out why over 1,000 physicians and approximately 12,600 employees have chosen Horizon as a place to work.

Horizon is committed to enhancing our diverse and inclusive environment for our employees and patients. We believe in a healthcare system that equally supports all people regardless of race, ethnicity, national origin, social background, religion, gender identity or expression, age, disability, or sexual orientation. An environment based on a commitment to diversity and inclusion supports our goal of safe and quality patient care.

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