Registered Nurse - PICU

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Registered Nurse - PICU

Location: Edmonton, Alberta

Requisition #: ALB00286903

Salary Range: $37.97 - $49.83 per hour

Job Type: Regular Full Time

Your Opportunity:

The Pediatric Intensive Care Unit (PICU) at the Stollery Children’s Hospital provides an environment that supports critically ill children and their family. The multidisciplinary critical care team promotes best clinical practice as well as fostering education, research and quality improvement initiatives guided by contemporary evidence-based medicine and enhanced locally by an active and productive clinical research program. Our critical care program is recognized at a regional, national and international level for excellence in critical care. As the PICU Registered Nurse, you will be challenged in your ability to balance varying patient acuity levels and priorities in this dynamic environment. The PICU RN is trained in advanced critical care certifications and will have the opportunity to utilize excellent communication skills and collaborative discussions to better support optimal outcomes. You will be responsible for the provision of education, advice and information to patients and families regarding evidence based guidelines, while determining the family’s ability and desire to participate in care.

Please note there are 9 positions available.

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.

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).

Additional Required Qualifications:

Successful completion of PICU orientation, including 80% pass on comprehensive exam and 90% pass on medication exam. Successful pass of the Stollery Interview Medication Exam with a 90% (to be done at time of interview).

Preferred Qualifications:

Critical Care experience. Pediatric experience. Pediatric Advanced Life Support (PALS).

Apply today and join our dynamic team!