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Job Title:
Registered Nurse IA

Posted Date:
Closing Date:
Functional Discipline:
Regional Medicine Program
Education Level:
None specified

Job Description

Location: Bonavista Peninsula Health Centre

Bonavista Peninsula Health Centre
Medicine Program - Renal Dialysis
Permanent, Full-Time
Hours75 bi-weekly (8 and 12 hour shifts; days)
SalaryNS-29 ($33.24 - $40.85 per hour)
Competition Number2020000942
Posted Date20 February 2020
Closing Date1 March 2020

About Us
Eastern Health is the largest, integrated health authority in Newfoundland and Labrador employing approximately 13,000 dedicated employees and serving a population of more than 300,000 people. The authority offers the full continuum of health and community services including public health, long-term care, community services, hospital care and unique provincial programs and services. At Eastern Health we pride ourselves on providing the highest quality care and service possible to the people in our communities, in our region, and in the province. To do that, we employ qualified, competent and caring individuals who are dedicated to their professions and to our vision of Healthy People, Healthy Communities.

Job Summary
This is an independent nursing position that carries out haemodialysis in a satellite unit. The incumbent is responsible for ongoing assessment, intervention, monitoring, educating and evaluation of clients with stable end-stage renal disease that requires dialysis. The clients are initially assessed and treated at the Health Sciences Centre, St. John's and are screened as suitable candidates for the satellite site. Clinical and medical backup will be provided through the Renal Dialysis Program at the Health Sciences Centre, St. John's. The incumbent will also provide necessary teaching to clients and families, and provide ongoing monitoring of the client situation. As well, the incumbent keeps abreast of technological skills needed to perform duties (e.g. complex equipment and procedures) and participates as an active member of the regional team. Employees may be exposed to Hazardous Medications.

Job Demands
By applying for this job, you acknowledge an understanding that regular requirements and demands of this job include (but are not limited to):
Constantly moves/lifts up to 10 lbs. regularly moves/lifts up to 25 lbs. and occasionally is required to restrain/reposition/move/ lift up to 30 lbs. Pushes/pulls up to medium force.
Constantly stands/walks and works in awkward or cramped positions to assist with procedures.
Constantly uses fine finger/precision, auditory, sensory and visual concentration to provide and conduct risk assessments, observe/monitor patients, to complete documents, follow directions, administer medications, etc.
May be subject to time pressures/deadlines and subject to lack of control over work pace.

Job Qualifications
Graduation from an approved/recognized school of nursing program is required.
Current practicing license with the College of Registered Nurses of Newfoundland and Labrador (CRNNL).
Current in Basic Life Support Level C - Basic Rescuer.
A satisfactory record of work performance and attendance is required.

If this is an internal posting only, only applicants of the Eastern Health RNUNL Regional Bargaining Unit will be considered. Otherwise, if this is posted internal and external, we will accept all applications, but preference will be given to those qualified candidates who are internal to the Eastern Health RNUNL Regional Bargaining Unit.

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To become a part of our team, please submit your resume/cover letter or application form online, clearly demonstrating how you meet the required qualifications. Include your current mailing address, day-time contact number, e-mail address, competition and employee number if applicable.

Contact Information for Recruitment Related Inquiries:

Telephone: (709) 777-7777 (5-2) or 1-800-563-3693

Email: Applications/resumes are not accepted at this email address.

EXTERNAL APPLICANTS: We thank all applicants for their interest, however, only those selected for an interview will be contacted. The successful candidate will be required to provide a satisfactory Certificate of Conduct from the RCMP or local Police (Vulnerable Sector Check may be required), educational documents, registration/licensure if applicable and Social Insurance Number.