Registered Nurse IC - Surgical Services
Number of Positions: 4
Premium Travel Locum Assignment
Location: Happy Valley-Goose Bay, NL
The primary purpose of this position is to work as an active member of the nursing team, to provide specialized nursing care and to provide preventative, promotion, supportive, rehabilitative, and curative interventions within Surgical Services at the Labrador Health Centre. The Registered Nurse is responsible for maintaining professional and organizational standards and practice in accordance with the LGH Model of Nursing Clinical Practice and reports to the Clinical Nurse Manager.
" Graduation from an approved/recognized school of nursing program is required;
" Current and continuing practicing licensure with the College of Registered Nurses of Newfoundland and Labrador (CRNNL) is required;
" Surgical Services Education Program.
" Successful completion of NRP, ACLS, TNCC or willingness to complete (within timeframe designated by employer).
" Breastfeeding education/course (desirable asset but not essential)
" Current certification in Basic Life Support (CPR).
" The successful applicant will be required to submit a satisfactory certificate of conduct and vulnerable sector check.
Duties: (Included but not limited to)
" Provide safe nursing care to clients in the Surgical Suite, including Post-op Recovery Room, Endoscopy, and Day Surgery.
" Complete an accurate record of care throughout the client's stay in Surgical Services.
" Complete inventory of unit narcotics and controlled drugs.
" Be familiar with the operation of the equipment in the Surgical Suite and Day Surgery.
" Assess equipment function and reports malfunctions.
" Maintain a safe level of supplies.
" Performs other related duties as assigned.
" NS - 31 of the RNUNL Salary Scales, $41.79 - $51.66 per hour with a premium locum rate of an additional $25/hr. for hours working in the locum position. Locums must agree to work a minimum of fourteen (14) continuous days for this benefit to apply. Other benefits in accordance with the RNUNL Collective Agreement.
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Hours of Work:
" 75 hours biweekly, variable shifts, on-call required.
Interested applicants please submit resume, stating competition number 2023000277
NL Health Services - Labrador-Grenfell Zone Values Diversity and is an Equal Opportunity Employer
NL Health Services - Labrador-Grenfell Zone is a Smoke and Scent Free Organization
"If this is an internal posting only, only applicants of the Labrador Grenfell Zone RNUNL Regional Bargaining Unit will be considered. If this is an internal and external posting, all applications will be accepted and preference will be given to those qualified candidates who are internal to the Labrador Grenfell Zone RNUNL Regional Bargaining Unit."