Location: Placentia Health Centre
Registered Nurse IA
Medicine / Emergency Room
Permanent, Full Time
Hours 75 bi-weekly (12 hour rotating shifts; days, nights, evenings, weekends) Salary NS29, ($38.93 - $48.14) Competition Number 2022000834 Posted Date 24 May 2022 Closing Date open until filled
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.
This position will provide coverage to the 24-hour Emergency Room and the Medicine Unit at the Placentia Health Centre.
Registered Nurses lead, coordinate and participate in the delivery of holistic and supportive care to patients by assessing, developing, implementing and evaluating the plan of care. The RN promotes healthy living and provides curative, supportive, rehabilitative and palliative services. As the clinical leader, the RN provides professional supervision and direction to the nursing care team while supporting other members of the interprofessional team to achieve safe and effective care to patients. This includes working in partnership with families to ensure the highest standard of patient-centered care is provided. RNs ensure that documentation, program and organizational policies and practices are followed. Patients have diverse needs resulting from such conditions as chronic illness and functional and cognitive impairments. The work environment is fast paced with frequent contact with the public, patients and other health professionals. The RN will function with considerable independence and may be the initial 'on site' contact to address issues related to patient, staff and building safety.
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.
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.
Graduation from an approved School of Nursing.
Current and active registration with the Association of Registered Nurses of Newfoundland and Labrador (ARNNL).
Emergency room experience would be an asset.
A satisfactory record of work performance is required.
Must be willing to complete ACLS, PALS, CTAS, TCI and TNCC within one year of commencing the position.
If this is an internal posting only, only applicants of the Eastern Health RNUNL Regional Bargaining Unit will be considered. Otherwise, if this is posted internal and external, we will accept all applications, but preference will be given to those qualified candidates who are internal to the Eastern Health RNUNL Regional Bargaining Unit.
Apply online at https://employment.easternhealth.ca
Upon successfully applying for a vacancy then you will receive a confirmation email. If you do not receive this email please contact Recruitment 777-7777 ext 5-2 immediately
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: [email protected]. Applications/resumes are not accepted at this email address.
If you are no longer interested in the position, you can withdraw your application by emailing [email protected] as soon as possible.
Eastern Health is committed to inclusive and barrier-free recruitment, selection and onboarding processes. We are happy to assist applicants requesting accommodation or support during the process. Please email [email protected] or call 777-7777 press 5 then press 2 (long distance 1-800-563-3693) outlining how we can help.