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General Duty Nurse (N2) - Women's Health Labour & Delivery

Requisition ID: 36907 

Position Number: 20005137

Posting End Date: December 09, 2019

City: Winnipeg

Site: Health Sciences Centre

Department / Unit: Labour & Delivery 2 

Job Stream: Clinical 

Union: MNU-10

Anticipated Start Date - End Date: ASAP - 04/05/2020

Reason for Term: Maternity Leave

FTE: 0.50 

Anticipated Shift: Days; Nights; Standby coverage as required; Weekends

Daily Hours Worked: 12 hours

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 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
  • Previous Labour and Delivery experience preferred.
  • Must be able to deal with all aspects of reproductive health i.e. pregnancy termination.
  • Satisfactory employment record required.
Education (Degree/Diploma/Certificate)
  • Graduate of an approved Registered Nursing education program required.
  • Successful completion of a relevant post basic program may be 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 Registered 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.

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

 

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.


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