Registered Nurse - Southport

Company: Alberta Health Services
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Location: Southport, Canadá

Your Opportunity:Are you a dynamic and outgoing registered nurse seeking a different yet challenging work environment that will have you using your strong communication skills, solid nursing knowledge and diverse work experience in a contact center environment? Are you an active listener and effective problem solver who can ask relevant questions using your analytical and critical thinking skills to determine the best care for your patient? Do you enjoy engaging and conversing in a respectful and sensitive way that is clear and concise with a diverse variety of patients from the young to young at heart? As an integral member of Health Link Covid-19 Pandemic response team, the Covid-19 Registered Nurse is responsible for providing telephone health advice, home care, and testing information regarding Covid-19 to callers throughout Alberta. Health Link provides care and trusted advice, connecting people to the right care, by the right provider, at the right time and place. Through the use of online and paper tools, you will assess, triage, and advise patients who present with varied and often complex situations regarding exposure and/or symptoms of Covid-19. Using your strong customer focus, clinical nursing, and assessment skills you will provide high quality and accurate health advice and information in a contact center environment. We provide a comprehensive benefits plan to enhance the health and well-being of our employees and their families. This includes (but is not limited to) health, dental, vision, disability, and lifestyle considerations.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.

Classification: Registered NurseUnion: United Nurses of AlbertaDepartment: COVID-19 HealthLinkPrimary Location: SouthportMulti-Site: At (UNA only)FTE: 0.53Posting End Date: 28-JAN-2021Temporary Employee Class: Temp P/T BenefitsDate Available: 01-MAR-2021Temporary End Date: 28-FEB-2022Hours per Shift: 7.75Length of Shift in weeks: 12Shifts per cycle: 30Shift Pattern: Days, Evenings, WeekendsDays Off: As Per RotationMinimum Salary: $36.86Maximum Salary: $48.37Vehicle Requirement: Not ApplicableRequired Qualifications: Completion of an accredited nursing education program.
Active or eligible for registration and practice permit with the College and Association of Registered Nurses of Alberta (CARNA).
Current Basic Cardiac Life Support - Health Care Provider (BCLS-HCP).Additional Required Qualifications: Qualified candidates will have a minimum of one (1) year recent experience in a variety of health care settings, including experience in clinical areas that require high levels of independent assessment, and triage skills. They will also require recent experience working with diverse client populations. Interacting with clients over the telephone experience is required. They will also have the ability to successfully deal with stress in a high call volume contact center, in addition, they will be able to work comfortably with a variety of computer applications and complete electronic clinical documentation. A minimum typing speed of 28 WPM is a must. Intermediate computer skills are also a requirement for this position.Preferred Qualifications: A Baccalaureate Degree in Nursing is preferred.

Work Day: Full Time
Employment type: Permanent Job
Salary: Negotiable

Minimal experience: No experience

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