Registered Nurse - Obstetrics

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<p>Your Opportunity:</p> <p>We are looking for a passionate Registered Nurse to join our interdisciplinary team on our Obstetrics department here at the Northern Lights Regional Health Centre in beautiful Fort McMurray. As our Registered Nurse, you will be utilizing our values (AHS Cares) and Patient First Strategy in your practice to provide leading care to Albertans. Our Obstetrics department contains 11 beds with an antenatal clinic operating adjacent to the unit, and we are a very active with an average of 120 or more births a month!</p> <p>Fort McMurray (within the Regional Municipality of Wood Buffalo) is a thriving community with lively social, arts, recreational and cultural opportunities. Located in the heart of Canada&#39;s boreal forest with lakes and rivers nearby, along with four provincial parks in the area, it offers a stunning landscape. Fort McMurray is a family-forward city, offering work-life balance and great education to all ages. Within Fort McMurray, you&#39;ll discover a flourishing community with a range of clubs and associations, churches, and community service organizations. AHS Cares represents our five core values in action. These values (compassion, accountability, respect, excellence, and safety) are at the heart of everything we do. They inspire, empower, and guide how we work together with patients, clients, families, and each other. At AHS, we are living our values.</p> <p>This position has on-call/call back as required. If interested, there is the ability to float between Obstetrics and Pediatrics. In addition to a competitive rate of pay, AHS currently has a Fort McMurray Allowance in place to an annual maximum of $12,480. This allowance is non-pensionable and is payable on an hourly basis for all hours paid at the basic rate of pay.</p> <p>Description:</p> <p>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.</p> <p>Required Qualifications:</p> <p>&bull;&nbsp;Completion of an accredited nursing education program.<br /> &bull;&nbsp;Active or eligible for registration and practice permit with the College and Association of Registered Nurses of Alberta (CARNA).<br /> &bull;&nbsp;Current Basic Cardiac Life Support - Health Care Provider (BCLS-HCP).</p> <p>Additional Required Qualifications:</p> <p>&bull;&nbsp;Current Neonatal Resuscitation Program (NRP) certification.<br /> &bull;&nbsp;Current Obstetrical Nursing Education (i.e. MoreOB).<br /> &bull;&nbsp;Current Fetal Health Surveillance Course.</p> <p>Preferred Qualifications:</p> <p>&bull;&nbsp;Two (2) years of experience in Obstetrics within the last five (5) years.</p> <p>Apply online and join our team today! Go to ahs.ca/careers and click on Apply Now, then search for one of the relevant requisition numbers:</p> <p>&bull;&nbsp;ALB00051046 (Permanent)<br /> &bull;&nbsp;ALB00051042 (Temporary)</p>