Registered Nurse

at Alberta Health Services
Location Kampala, Uganda
Date Posted April 3, 2024
Category Health Care / Medical
Job Type Full-time
Currency UGX

Description

About the job

Your Opportunity:

Integrated Home Care uses a strength–based Client Centered Case Management practice framework. Using a person-centered approach, you will develop a care plan supporting the client/family to identify needs, focus on strengths, set achievable personal health and self-care goals and provide direct nursing care. In collaboration with the client/family you will ensure services are provided and modified on an ongoing basis, based on client’s response to interventions, incorporating stewardship into service authorization. The Registered Nurse will report to the Home Care Manager and will be responsible for coordinating and providing quality care to clients in the community. You will provide nursing assessments, case coordination and direct care in partnership with clients and their families in their own residence or an alternate care setting, as determined by the assessment. Client care in a Home Care setting uses a collaborative, team-based approach while working remotely in a community setting. There is an expectation to be a mobile worker as this role requires travel within Wheatland and Rockyview County including caring for clients in their homes or in the community. Ability to work a combination of Days, Weekends & On-Call. You will be responsible to operate a laptop computer and mobile phone, and manual handling (lifting, lowering, carrying, pushing and pulling) is a regular part of the job. For example: lifting of approximately 30 pounds in and out of a vehicle on a regular basis and carrying this weight up and down stairs throughout the day is common within this job.

Description:

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 $35.87/hour - $43.82/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: Strathmore and Chestermere Home Care Primary Location: Airdrie Health Centre Location Details: As Per Location Multi-Site: Multi Site - At (UNA only) FTE: 1.00 Posting End Date: 11-APR-2024 Employee Class: Regular Full Time Date Available: 29-APR-2024 Hours per Shift: 7.75 Length of Shift in weeks: 12 Shifts per cycle: 57 Shift Pattern: Days, Evenings, Weekends, On Call Days Off: As Per Rotation Minimum Salary: $39.21 Maximum Salary: $51.46 Vehicle Requirement: Driver's License, Vehicle Required

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). If you have not practiced as a Registered Nurse within the last five (5) years, completion of the following free courses is required: CRNA Medication Management - Chapters 1 - 4 (https://connect.nurses.ab.ca/home/%2Flearning-and-development%2Flearning-modules%2F) and the NextGenU Health Assessment Resources Certification (https://courses.nextgenu.org/course/view.php?id=271#section-0)

Additional Required Qualifications:

Two years of recent home care or acute care experience in the last five years. Advanced wound care knowledge and experience required. Must be proficient in computer use as role is heavily dependent on computer use. Knowledge, skill ability and willingness to work to full scope of practice. Ability to use critical thinking skills. Critical inquiry to assess, plan & evaluate.

Preferred Qualifications:

Experience working with acute clients and/or long-term clients with a focus on chronic disease management. Experience in providing case management services. Experience in Home Parenteral Therapy (HPT), wound, skin and ostomy care, palliative support and client teaching.

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