Under the general supervision of the Manager, Patient Care, the Registered Nurse (RN) is responsible for providing professional registered nursing services for patients, including those with complex and unpredictable health needs. These services include independent nursing services, administration of prescribed medical treatments, a leadership role within the healthcare team, and facilitating coordination of patient care and discharge. Demonstrates a commitment to the vision, values, goals, and objectives of the region/facility/unit.
Experience Previous nursing experience in a hospital setting is considered an asset.
Education (Degree/Diploma/Certificate) Graduate of an approved Registered Nursing education program required. Successful completion of a relevant post basic program may be required.
Certification/Licensure/Registration Responsible for maintaining and providing proof of registration with the College of Registered Nurses of Manitoba (CRNM). Active participation in professional associations e.g. Association of Registered Nurses of Manitoba (ARNM) preferred. Cardiopulmonary Resuscitation (CPR) Training requirements for this position shall be in accordance with WRHA policy.
Qualifications and Skills Knowledge of: College of Registered Nurses of Manitoba Standards of Practice for Registered Nurses. Canadian Nurses Association Code of Ethics for Registered Nurses. Scope of practice as documented in the Regulated Health Professions Act (RHPA). Regional/Facility/Unit policies, procedures, protocols, and guidelines. Nursing care knowledge related to clinical area. Personal Health Information Act (PHIA), Protection of Persons in Care Act, Mental Health Act, Workplace Hazardous Material Information System (WHMIS), Principles of Routine Practices (Universal Precautions) and other legislated acts. Roles and responsibilities of members of the healthcare team. Principles of delegation. Demonstrated effective oral and written communication skills. Preference will be given to those applicants competent in an Indigenous language and/or knowledge in Indigenous customs, traditions and values. Demonstrated critical thinking/problem solving skills. Ability to prioritize care for an individual patient or group of patients. Ability to respond to a variety of simultaneous demands. Ability to recognize and pursue self-development opportunities. Ability to perform independently and as a member of the healthcare team. Ability to adapt quickly to changing situations. Ability to maintain concentration with frequent interruptions. Ability to function in a demanding and stressful environment. Proficient with computers, software programs, and applications such as Windows and Word processing, spreadsheets, and databases.
Physical Requirements Good physical and mental health. Moderate to heavy physical effort required. If there are no RN applicants, LPNs will be considered This term position may end earlier as outlined in your collective agreement.
The Collective Agreement this position is covered under, is identified by the Union noted above. As a result of The Health Sector Bargaining Unit Review Act, the bargaining agent for this position may differ from the Union identified. In the event you have any questions, please contact your site Human Resources Department.