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Registered Nurse/Intensive Care, Hines Health Services

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Hines Health Services

Hines Health Services (HHS) is Alberta’s local medical staffing and occupational health care provider. Founded in 2012, HHS has an extensive client base ranging from diverse industries to all levels of government. HHS’s varied scope of services includes a local assessment clinic, mobile services, on-site testing, staffing and remote medical services, as well as a dedicated Emergency Medical Division. 

For more information on Hines Health Services, visit:  www.hineshealth.ca.

Job Profile:  Registered Nurse/Intensive Care Nurse

This is a challenging and complex role, meant to fulfill a shorter term contract to meet the needs of Albertans during the COVID-19 pandemic. Successful candidates will be assigned as short term support for Intensive Care Medical Teams. A critical member of the Intensive Care Medical Team, the Registered Nurse (RN) 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.

The ideal candidate will play a role in supporting an integrated and holistic approach to patient care, health promotion and maintenance. They will provide safe, quality patient and family-centered care while reflecting the shared vision and values of Hines Health Services.

The ideal candidate is a natural leader who is experienced, dedicated, detail-oriented with excellent communication skills, and a proven team player who recognizes the importance of continuous improvement. The RN will manage and remain calm within an unpredictable fast (or slow) paced environment.

  • Category: Medical Staffing – Alberta Health Services (AHS)
  • Daily rate: $45 – $70 per hour, commensurate with experience[CS1] 
  • Benefits: Company vehicle or transportation to work, flights, accommodation and food
  • Additional compensation: Bonus pay, Overtime pay
  • Location: Intensive Care Unit, Alberta (Calgary, Edmonton, Fort McMurray, Grande Prairie Lethbridge, Medicine Hat, Red Deer)

Duties and Responsibilities of the Registered Intensive Care Unit Nurse:

  • Plans and implements patient care services to patients/clients based on facility standards, guidelines, policies and procedures.
  • As a member of a multi-disciplinary team, provides nursing care including assessment, planning, implementation, evaluation, documentation and communication of same. Demonstrates and practices knowledge of current principles techniques and procedures within specified guidelines. Demonstrates knowledge of guidelines as set out by the licensing body and performs duties accordingly and within established scope of practice.
  • Provides clinical assistance and direction to other members of the patient care team, as appropriate. Able to prioritize patient care according to level of acuity. Performs other duties as required.
  • As a 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. Nursing care includes assessment, planning, implementation, evaluation, documentation and communication of same. Demonstrates and practices knowledge of current principles techniques and procedures within specified guidelines.
  • Always act in a manner that ensures the client’s dignity, safety, privacy and confidentiality

Required Qualifications: Current AHS employees will not be considered for this position

  • Completion of an accredited Registered Nurse or Bachelor of Nursing program
  • Active or eligible for registration and practice permit with the College of Registered Nurses of Alberta (CARNA)
  • Current Basic Cardiac Life Support – Health Care Provider (BCLS-HCP)
  • A recognized Critical Care course and/or recent ICU/CCU experience

Preferred Qualifications:

  • Minimum 3 years of nursing experience
  • 1-2 years relevant experience preferred in Intensive Care Unit or other Critical Care area
  • Orientation program for adult critical care in Alberta (OPACA) certification
  • Current Advanced Cardiac Life Support
  • Experience with: hemodynamic monitoring; continuous renal replacement therapy; defibrillation; intravenous medications including neuromuscular blockade, anti-arrhythmics, vasopressor, inotrope experience; transvenous pacers; intravenous push certified.
  • Certificate in Adult Critical Care Nursing (CNA certification)
  • Valid unrestricted Class 4 Alberta Operator’s Licence (please note a valid licence does not include a Learner’s Permit or Graduated Licence)
  • Willingness to work shift work, including days, nights and evenings
  • Ability to successfully obtain clearance for a pre-employment alcohol & drug screen 

We are not seeking to recruit nurses employed by AHS; but, looking to fill contract roles to meet the short-term needs of the health care system.  The schedule may vary, potentially 7/7, 14/7 or 14/14. Accommodations, food and flights from across Canada will be provided as required.  Transportation to work will be provided or reimbursed.

To Apply:

This position is currently accepting applications.  Email your resume to

communications@hineshealth.ca.

This posting closes September 19, 2021.

We thank all applicants; however, only those selected for the interviews will be contacted.

Posted: September 13, 2021; Expires: October 15, 2021