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Registered Nurse IC

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Happy Valley-Goose Bay, NL
Full-time - Permanent
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Job Description

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.

For more information on the RN Locum Travel Premium Policy, please visit this link: RN Locum Travel Premium Policy
Please visit this link to view the Locum Premium Policy FAQ: Travel Locum Premium Pay FAQ

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."

Competition Number: 2023000277
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About NL Health Services

If you come from away, you’ll discover just how special Newfoundland and Labrador is. If you're a local, you already know this. It’s our people. It’s our culture. It’s our stories (and oh do we love our stories).

If you’re looking to grow your health career in a place with adventure around each corner and a strong sense of community, then let’s put on the kettle and have a chat. Newfoundland and Labrador (NL) Health Services might just be the perfect fit for you.

Why join NL Health Services?

There are many reasons. You will put your skills to great use in a unique and remarkable part of the world, be part of interdisciplinary and talented health-care teams and have access to state-of-the-art equipment and modern facilities.

  • We also offer incentives for local talent, those looking to return home and those new to our province.
  • Competitive remuneration and attractive benefits package.
  • Generous vacation packages and paid time off.
  • Full-time and part-time pension plans options.
  • Health insurance, dental and long-term disability plans.
  • Financial incentives and relocation support.
  • Student placements and clinical residencies.
  • Remote work options available.
  • Fast pathways to nursing for out-of-province applicants.

With a rich and unique culture, and tremendous natural beauty, Newfoundland and Labrador is an ideal place to call home, with a growing diverse population and among the safest places in the world to live.

About NL Health Services

At NL Health Services, we are responsible for delivering health and community services to more than 528,000 people living in Newfoundland and Labrador. Our team consists of more than 21,000 dedicated health workers who are committed to providing the best care in communities across the province, in five geographical areas.

The provincial health authority was created in April 2023, following recommendations from Health Accord NL, and brings together five former separate health entities. Our goal is to improve the health of the people of Newfoundland and Labrador and to create a more integrated, accessible, technologically enhanced, equitable and sustainable health system.

We know that it is the people – employees, physicians and volunteers – that together make NL Health Services a great place to work. We believe that every person carries valuable knowledge, experience and perspective, and it is in this diversity that we find strength. At NL Health Services, we embrace the distinct and complementary characteristics of all our members as we seek to eliminate health disparities by providing fair, equitable and quality health care to all patients, residents and clients.

If your passion is to provide extraordinary health care to the residents of the communities of Newfoundland and Labrador, we want to hear from you.

Come, work with us, and be extraordinary every day!

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