General Duty Nurse (N2) - Emergency

Requisition ID: 741 

Position Number: 20007377

Posting End Date: January 19, 2018

City: Winnipeg

Site: Health Sciences Centre

Department / Unit: Adult ER 

Job Stream: Clinical 

Union: MNU-10

Targeted Start Date - End Date: 02/07/2018 - 10/26/2018

Reason for Term: Other Leave

FTE: 1.00 

Anticipated Shift: Days; Nights; Weekends

Daily Hours Worked: 12 hours

Annual Base Hours: 2015

 

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Position Overview

Under the general supervision of the Manager, Patient Care, the Registered Nurse (RN) is responsible for providing professional registered nursing services for patients, including those with complex and unpredictable health needs. These services include independent nursing services, administration of prescribed medical treatments, a leadership role within the healthcare team, and facilitating coordination of patient care and discharge. Demonstrates a commitment to the vision, values, goals, and objectives of the region/facility/unit.

Experience

  • Recent acute care nursing experience required.

Education (Degree/Diploma/Certificate)

  • Graduate of an approved Registered Nursing education program required.
  • Preference will be given to those who have successfully completed a recognized ER/ICU Course, or who have recent Emergency or Critical Care nursing experience.
  • Completion of ACLS or TNCC would be an asset.
  • If the successful applicant does not have basic EKG monitoring experience, then a 12-hour EKG Monitoring Course must be successfully completed within 12 months of hire.

Certification/Licensure/Registration

  • Responsible for maintaining and providing proof of registration with the College of Registered Nurses of Manitoba (CRNM).
  • CPR training at the Health Care Provider Level required.

Qualifications and Skills

  • Knowledge of:
    • College of Registered Nurses of Manitoba Standards of Practice for Registered Nurses.
    • Canadian Nurses Association Code of Ethics for Registered Nurses.
    • Scope of practice as documented in the Registered Nurses Act.
    • Regional/Facility/Unit policies, procedures, protocols, and guidelines.
    • Nursing care knowledge related to clinical area.
    • Personal Health Information Act (PHIA), Protection of Persons in Care Act, Mental Health Act, Workplace Hazardous Material Information System (WHMIS), Principles of Routine Practices (Universal Precautions) and other legislated acts.
    • Roles and responsibilities of members of the healthcare team.
    • Principles of delegation.
  • Demonstrated effective oral and written communication skills.
  • Preference will be given to those applicants competent in an Indigenous language and/or knowledge in Indigenous customs, traditions and values.
  • Demonstrated critical thinking/problem solving skills.
  • Ability to prioritize care for an individual patient or group of patients.
  • Ability to respond to a variety of simultaneous demands.
  • Ability to recognize and pursue self-development opportunities.
  • Ability to perform independently and as a member of the healthcare team.
  • Ability to adapt quickly to changing situations.
  • Ability to maintain concentration with frequent interruptions.
  • Ability to function in a demanding and stressful environment.
  • Proficient with computers, software programs, and applications such as Windows and Word processing, spreadsheets, and databases.

Physical Requirements

  • Good physical and mental health.
  • Moderate to heavy physical effort required.

 

This term position may end earlier as outlined in the Collective Agreement.

 

This position is subject to a Criminal Record Check, including Vulnerable Sector Search, an Adult Abuse Registry Check and a Child Abuse Registry Check. The successful candidate will be responsible for any service charges incurred.

 

Please note that an employee is not permitted to hold two or more positions across the WRHA legal entity that combine to equal more than 1.0 EFT. The WRHA legal entity includes Churchill Health Centre, Deer Lodge Centre, Grace Hospital, Health Sciences Centre, Middlechurch Home of Winnipeg, Pan Am Clinic, River Park Gardens, Victoria General Hospital, WRHA corporate programs, and WRHA community health services.

 

Interviewed candidates may be called upon to participate in a skills assessment.

 

Any application received after the closing time will not be included in the competition.


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