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General Duty Nurse (N2)

Requisition ID: 323664 

Position Number: 20047004

Posting End Date: Open until filled

City: Winnipeg

Site: Shared Health

Work Location: Health Sciences Centre

Department / Unit: Angiography Nursing - HSC 

Job Stream: Clinical 

Union: MNU-SHEO

Anticipated Start Date: ASAP 

FTE: Casual 

Anticipated Shift: Days; On Call 

Daily Hours Worked: 7.75

Annual Base Hours: 2015 

 

Shared Health leads the planning and coordinates the integration of patient-centred clinical and preventive health services across Manitoba. The organization also delivers some province-wide health services and supports centralized administrative and business functions for Manitoba health organizations.

Position Overview

Under the direction of the Manager (and utilizing the Clinical Resource Nurse as resource for clinical practice issues), the incumbent is responsible for:

  • Supporting, participating in and practicing within the mission/philosophy, objectives and policies of the Health Sciences Centre's clinical programs and the individual unit.
  • Functioning as a scrub or circulating nurse assisting the interventional radiologist in the vascular and neurovascular rooms.
  • Functioning as an Registered Nurse (RN) monitoring patient hemodynamics and collecting and analyzing data during diagnostic interventional procedures.
  • Delivering patient care in a manner that reflects professional nursing practice while demonstrating effective communication and teaching skills with patients, family and staff.
  • Demonstrating interest and participation in professional development activities.

Experience

  • Minimum two years recent experience in Interventional Procedures or Emergency or Critical Care nursing required.

Education (Degree/Diploma/Certificate)

  • Graduate of an approved Registered Nursing education program required.

Certification/Licensure/Registration

  • Responsible for maintaining and providing proof of registration with the College of Registered Nurses of Manitoba (CRNM).
  • Active participation in professional associations e.g. Association of Regulated Nurses of Manitoba (ARNM) preferred.

  • Cardiopulmonary Resuscitation (CPR) training requirements for this position shall be in accordance with the applicable policy.

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 Regulated Health Professions Act (RHPA).

    • 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.
  • Employees in this area are required to wear a lead apron (weighing 15-20 lbs.) continuously during hours of work.
  • Must be available to return to the Centre within 45 minutes for on call/stand-by coverage.

We have a unique ability to work together to make health care better. If you want to make a difference and contribute to supporting the health of your family, friends and neighbours, please apply today.

 

Interested candidates should select the "Apply" icon below to upload their cover letter, resume and copy of licenses/certification.

 

This position requires a current satisfactory Criminal Records Check (including Vulnerable Sector Search), Child Abuse Registry Check and Adult Abuse Registry Check as conditions of employment. The successful candidate will be responsible for any service charges incurred. A security check is considered current if it was obtained no more than six (6) months prior to the start of employment.

 

Please note that an employee is not permitted to hold two or more positions in Shared Health that combine to equal more than 1.0 FTE.

 

Shared Health values and supports employment equity and workplace diversity and encourages all qualified individuals to apply. We thank all applicants but only those selected for an interview will be contacted.

 

We welcome applications from people with disabilities.  Accommodations are available upon request during the assessment and selection process.


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