Registered Nurse – IV Therapy
2220 7 Ave NW, Calgary, AB T2N 0Z6, Canada, Part Time
In this role, you will be responsible for providing therapies for antibiotic, non-antibiotic treatments within the clinic. Non-antibiotic treatments may include blood products, specialized infusions, iron infusions and phlebotomies. You will also provide home parental therapy (HPT) patients within the clinic, completing assessments for patients to determine if they can leave the clinic and use personal pumps at home (HPT), provide education for patients to empower them to achieve their best health outcomes. In this role, you’ll also care for medical in patients.
You may work in other ambulatory clinics throughout the hospital including the cardiac clinic, outpatient department or Advanced Vascular Access Service (AVAS). The IV Therapy clinic is an outpatient clinic located within the Sturgeon Hospital. It is an exciting opportunity for a RN interested in building a foundation that promotes the health and well-being of the community. The team in the IV Clinic is small but mighty and work cohesively to ensure the best patient outcomes and support each other.
As the successful candidate, you will bring with you the ability to adapt to multiple shifting priorities in a fast-paced environment. You will also be able to communicate well with patients, ensuring understanding and being able to adjust your communication style to meet the needs of your audience. You will also be highly collaborative with your team in the collaborative care model but bring with you the ability to work independently as well. In this position, you will be on your feet for an extended period of time (both walking and standing), and you must be able to assist in transporting, lifting and positioning of patients.
You will also be required to bend, lift, push, and pull equipment. Description: As a Registered Nurse (RN), you will provide a wide variety of nursing services to patients, families, communities and populations, while taking necessary steps to ensure their safety and well-being. In your role, you will utilize nursing processes, through critical thinking, problem solving and decision making, as well as teach, counsel and advocate on behalf of patients and their families. You will play a leadership role in supporting an integrated and holistic approach to patient care, health promotion and maintenance.
You will provide safe, quality patient and family centered care while reflecting the shared vision and values of AHS.PLEASE NOTE: Provisional Permit Holders shall be paid $35.87/hour – $43.82/hour. Upon being entered into the register of Registered Nurses, the rate of pay shall be adjusted to the rate of pay applicable to a Registered Nurse in accordance with AHS/UNA Article 25.02(b)(i) or (ii) as applicable.This posting is scheduled to close at 23:59 MT of the posting end date but may be filled earlier if a Regular Employee who holds a position within the unit, program, or office expresses their interest in this vacancy by 23:59 MT on the 5th calendar day following the posting date, under LOU 25. In the event that no Regular Employee from this workplace expresses their interest by the deadline, the vacancy shall be filled under the provisions of Article 14: Promotions, Transfers and Vacancies. Please be advised this posting may be used to fill multiple identical vacancies arising as a result of the administration of the Trial of Modified Posting Provisions.
Classification: Registered Nurse Union: United Nurses of Alberta Unit and Program: IV Therapy Primary Location: Sturgeon Community Hospital Location Details: As Per Location Multi-Site: At (UNA only) FTE: 0.56 Posting End Date: 18-SEP-2023 Employee Class: Regular Part Time Date Available: 28-SEP-2023 Hours per Shift: 7.75 Length of Shift in weeks: 12 Shifts per cycle: 32 Shift Pattern: Days, Evenings, Nights, Weekends, On Call Days Off: As Per Rotation Minimum Salary: $39.21 Maximum Salary: $51.46 Vehicle Requirement: Not Applicable Required Qualifications: Completion of an accredited nursing education program.Active or eligible for registration and practice permit with the College of Registered Nurses of Alberta (CRNA).Current Basic Cardiac Life Support – Health Care Provider (BCLS-HCP).If you have not practiced as a Registered Nurse within the last five (5) years, completion of the following free courses are required: CRNA Medication Administration Certificate (https://connect.nurses.ab.ca/home/%2Flearning-and-development%2Flearning-modules%2F) and the NextGenU Health Assessment Resources Certification (https://courses.nextgenu.org/course/view.php?id271section-0) Additional Required Qualifications: A minimum 3 years of adult IV therapy clinic experience within the last 5 years and/or PICC Insertion experience. Preferred Qualifications: Experience with central venous access devices. Experience in teaching HPT. Experience with PICC Line Insertion.
Experience with (ankle-brachial pressure index/ Photoplethysmography) ABI/PPG. Experience with complex wound care. Experience with Connect Care. Experience working in a cardiac clinic or outpatient clinic.
Please note: All postings close at 23:59 MT of the posting end date indicated. Security Screening: A satisfactory criminal record check and/or Vulnerable Sector Search is required prior to your first day of work. Additionally, all employees have an ongoing duty to disclose any charges or convictions that may occur during their employment with AHS. Healthy Albertans.
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