Nurse Clinician
Health Careers in Saskatchewan
Saskatoon, Canada
8d ago

Job Description

The Nurse Clinician (NC) is an expert clinical nurse who integrates experience, advanced level skills and knowledge from nursing theory and principles of adult learning in the provision of direct client / patient / resident care, assessment of needs, clinical coordination and problem solving, client / patient / resident and staff education and participation in research for a defined group of clients / patients / families.

The NC position requires skill in collaborative consultation with the Manager of Nursing, multidisciplinary healthcare team members and cardiologists to provide seamless coordination of clinical planning, therapeutic activities and client / patient / resident interventions for patients in the Heart Health Value Stream.

This may include participating in policy and procedure development, performing quality improvement and participating in the education of nursing staff across the Heart Health portfolio

Required Qualifications

  • Bachelor Degree / Diploma in Nursing
  • Registered or eligible for registration with the Saskatchewan Registered Nurses Association (SRNA)
  • Current CPR Certification
  • Current BCLS certification
  • Current CCNC Certification in cardiology
  • Current ACLS certification preferred
  • Experience

    Requires 5 years recent full time experience in specific clinical area

    Knowledge, Skills and Abilities

  • Advanced communication skills
  • Leadership skills
  • Ability to accept and implement change
  • Knowledge of leadership strategies in order to lead, encourage, advise and cooperate with colleagues to promote and maintain positive relationships, to achieve patient / resident / client team and organizational goals within available resources.
  • Knowledge of current trends, issues and perspectives, of nursing in the specific clinical area
  • Knowledge of communication techniques and approaches in order to adapt to multiple and ever changing situations and environments
  • Knowledge of the role of the specific clinical area within the entire health system
  • Knowledge of critical thinking processes in order to creatively solve problems in an open and resourceful manner
  • Commitment to continued learning and professional development.
  • Demonstrated ability in teaching staff and patients / residents / clients / families
  • Demonstrated ability to utilize research and theory based knowledge to design, manage, coordinate and provide an advanced level of care
  • Demonstrates conflict resolution skills
  • Knowledge of policy and procedure development and quality assurance initiatives
  • Demonstrated ability to work within a team environment
  • Excellent analytical, judgment and decision-making skills
  • Demonstrates highly developed clinical assessment skills
  • Knowledge of research processes and program evaluation
  • Demonstrates ability to establish and maintain good interpersonal / consultative relationships and communication patterns
  • Demonstrates critical thinking to creatively solve problems in a resourceful manner
  • Proficient computer skills
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