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Nursing - Nurse/Psychiatric Nurse
Temporary Part Time
Royal Alexandra Hospital
RA-ICU Combined Medical/S-EDM
2012-11-22 Time: 23:59
As Per Rotation
Days, Evenings, Nights, Weekends
Minimum: 34.31 per hour Maximum: 45.03 per hour
The RAH ICU is a 24-bed unit characterized by high activity and 100% occupancy.
The ICU is funded for 24 beds and cares for critically ill patients from the medicine, surgery (including the regionalized thoracic surgery program), obstetrics, gynecologic, neurosurgical, and trauma programs. The unit provides evidence based services within an inter-disciplinary team model. Specialized services include continuous and intermittent renal replacement for acute and chronic renal failure, rhabdomyolysis and sepsis; therapeutic plasma exchange for hematological and auto-immune disorders; and critical care support for the regional bariatric program.
The incumbent will perform a variety of nursing duties while caring for critically ill patients. Care will be administered safely and effectively, according to hospital policies and nursing care standards. Excellent communication, organizational and interpersonal skills are necessary. Charge Nurse duties may be required following successful orientation to the role.
Current registration with the College & Association of Registered Nurses of Alberta (CARNA) and CPR (BCLS - HCP) are required. A recognized Critical Care course and/ or at least 1 year recent ICU/CCU experience is required.
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