New Job Registered Nurse - Nicu In Alberta

Registered Nurse - NICU
Registered Nurse - NICU

Registered Nurse - NICU

Company : Jobssummary / Indeed
Salary : Details not provided
Location : Alberta

Full Description

Your Opportunity:

Do you enjoy working in a dynamic department? Do you enjoy caring for and supporting families? The Medicine Hat Regional Hospital Neonatal Intensive Care Unit (NICU) is hiring. We are looking to add more team members to our team. The MHRH NICU is a Level II NICU providing care to those born prematurely and/or with health issues. We are a multidisciplinary team consisting of Nurses, Respiratory Therapists, and Physicians, Social Work, Dieticians and other allied health partners. As part of the Women and Children’s Health Portfolio, NICU staff will support and help provide care to their sister unit, Pediatrics. NICU staff will provide support to the LDR and Mat/Child as necessary. For further information, you can contact the Manager, Becky Eldridge at 403-502-8648 Ext 1417 or [email protected]


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. PLEASE NOTE: Provisional Permit Holders shall be paid $35.17/hour - $42.96/hour. Upon being entered into the register of Registered Nurses, the rate of pay shall be adjusted to the rate of pay applicable to a Registered Nurse in accordance with AHS/UNA Article 25.02(b)(i) or (ii) as applicable. This posting is scheduled to close at 23:59 MT of the posting end date but may be filled earlier if a Regular Employee who holds a position within the unit, program, or office expresses their interest in this vacancy by 23:59 MT on the 5th calendar day following the posting date, under LOU #25. In the event that no Regular Employee from this workplace expresses their interest by the deadline, the vacancy shall be filled under the provisions of Article 14: Promotions, Transfers and Vacancies. Please be advised this posting may be used to fill multiple identical vacancies arising as a result of the administration of the Trial of Modified Posting Provisions.

  • Classification: Registered Nurse
  • Union: United Nurses of Alberta
  • Unit and Program: NICU/Women & Childrens' Health
  • Primary Location: Medicine Hat Regional Hospital
  • Location Details: As Per Location
  • Multi-Site: At or Out of (UNA only)
  • FTE: 0.84
  • Posting End Date: 21-FEB-2023
  • Temporary Employee Class: Temp P/T Benefits
  • Date Available: 06-MAR-2023
  • Temporary End Date: 07-MAR-2024
  • Hours per Shift: 7.75
  • Length of Shift in weeks: 12
  • Shifts per cycle: 48
  • Shift Pattern: Days, Evenings
  • Days Off: As Per Rotation
  • Minimum Salary: $38.44
  • Maximum Salary: $50.45
  • Vehicle Requirement: Not Applicable
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:

Knowledge of assessing and providing care for a newborn. Strong verbal and written communication skills with care team and patients/clients, especially in facilitating information transfer between care team and parents. Assessment skills to recognize and respond appropriately to patient/client change in status. Demonstrated critical thinking skills and responses. Ability to perform duties as outlined on the Physical Demand Statement (PDS) for the position. Ability to safeguard AHS information as private and confidential. Ability to follow and adhere to AHS policies, procedures, goals and objectives. Reliable and dependable. Demonstrated teamwork and ability to work well with others in small groups, especially interdisciplinary team. Strong time management and prioritization skills.

Preferred Qualifications:

2-3 years acute care or relevant clinical care experience preferred. Proven technical and clinical skills pertinent to NICU nursing preferred. Basic computer skills preferred. Experience/knowledge of lactation and the ability to assist/teach mothers to feed their baby preferred. Experience/knowledge of perinatal bereavement and the ability to assist family to cope with newborn loss preferred.