General Duty Nurse (N2)

Requisition ID: 781 

Position Number: 20009424

Posting End Date: January 19, 2018

City: Winnipeg

Site: Health Sciences Centre

Work Location: GA1 Lithotripsy

Department / Unit: Ambulatory Care 

Job Stream: Clinical 

Union: MNU-10

Targeted Start Date - End Date: 02/05/2018 - Indefinite

Reason for Term: Other Leave

FTE: 1.00 

Anticipated Shift: Days

Daily Hours Worked: 8 Hours

Annual Base Hours: 2015

 

 

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Position Overview

Under the direction of the Manager of Patient Care, the incumbent functions collaboratively with other members of the health care team to assess, plan direct, and evaluate various approaches to care of the ambulatory cardiac patient.

Experience

  • Two years experience in medical/surgical nursing is required.
  • Previous experience in Cardiac Sciences preferred.

Education (Degree/Diploma/Certificate)

  • Graduate of an approved Registered Nursing education program required.
  • Completion of a recognized Critical Care Nursing Program required.

Certification/Licensure/Registration

  • Responsible for maintaining and providing proof of registration with the College of Registered Nurses of Manitoba (CRNM).
  • Current B.L.S registration at the Targeted Responder 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 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.

 

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


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