RNCA Registered Nurse Class A
LANGUAGE : English Essential
HOURS OF WORK : Day; Evening; Night; Rotating, FTE : 0.6, Subject to change due to operational requirements
SALARY : $31.23 to $39.57 per hour
JOB PURPOSE :
To coordinate and deliver holistic care to individuals or groups of patients and their families, by incorporating the standards of Nursing professional practice and the Horizon Health Network philosophy of care
To assess, plan, implement and evaluate measures on a continual basis to meet patient needs and enhance outcomes
To aid patients / families in development of their care plan and in recovery planning
Collaboration, and provision of leadership and coordination for professional / non-professional team members
To act as a resource and advocate for patient and family centered collaborative care
To participate in the development, implementation and evaluation of education, policies and care standards
To fulfill duties as determined within the scope of practice for Registered Nurses in NB
Minimum of 5 years recent and direct Addiction & Mental Health experience OR Minimum of 1 year of recent and direct (within 5 years) Addiction and Mental Health experience AND a Post Secondary Certificate in Mental Health Nursing or CNA certification
Actively registered with the Nurses Association of New Brunswick
Current BLS, Non Violent Crisis Intervention, Applied Suicide Intervention Skills Training, Addictions 101 and Motivational Interviewing are essential.
Willingness to maintain re-certifications as required
High level of interpersonal skills; ability to work well within a team and independently
Demonstrated awareness of assessment tools and treatment modalities
Demonstrated knowledge of and adherence to relevant legislation and processes, including but not limited to the Mental Health Act, Family Services Act and NB Addiction withdrawal protocols
Demonstrated competency in development of care plans and recovery planning
Previous exemplary work and attendance record
Excellent communication and Organizational skills
Willingness to participate in Reflective Clinical Supervision, Coaching Circles and Family Centered Care training.
Ability to attend work on a regular basis.
Ability to perform the duties of the position.
Good work record.
Written and spoken competence in English is required
KEY RESPONSIBILITIES :
Through the use of standardized tools, utilizes the nursing process as a framework to assess, plan, implement, evaluate and document patient care
Provides case management and counselling services
Maintains documentation within NANB standards of practice
Embraces a culture of client / family centered collaborative care
Aids in the development of and continuously evaluates effectiveness of individual nursing care plans, ensuring modifications as needed
Engages in therapeutic relationships and helps support and guide patients / families in their recovery planning
Facilitates / participates in educational or therapeutic groups
Ensures patient / family / community have been provided with information conducive to optimal outcomes
Acts as a patient advocate, promoting an environment conducive to open communication and professionalism
Maintains knowledge of treatments, equipment and supplies pertinent to the service
Acts as a role model, working collaboratively with other team members
Evaluates and communicates special patient needs and / or staffing needs to assure safe quality care provision
Educational / Human Resources
Maintains personal certification skills required
Models professionalism ; maintains standards of practice and professional boundaries as determined by the service and NANB
Acts in a leadership role for other professional and non-professional staff
Assists with and supports the orientation of new staff
Assists with educating patient / families / staff / community
Supports the preceptorship program
Promotes and demonstrates an interest in program activities, by attending staff meetings, participating on committees as requested and contributing to the development / evaluation of unit standards of care.
Reports unsafe practices or professional misconduct which could possibly endanger patient safety
Maintains an awareness of fiscal responsibility and promotes a culture of cost effectiveness
Acts as a change agent to enhance quality of care, work environment and sustainability
Works collaboratively with the Manager regarding optimization measures.
These are the basic minimum duties required and are subject to change due to operational requirements.
Applications for this position must be submitted on-line by September 16, 2020.