The RN will serve the medical surveillance unit (MSU), which is a closed observation unit for patients not requiring ICU, but are more acute than a general medicine patient. The MSU provides an increased level of skilled nursing care to those patients requiring frequent monitoring, observation, physiological monitoring, support, and treatment. These skills will include cardiac monitoring and the application of telemetry.
Bachelor Degree/Diploma in Nursing Basic Life Support (BLS) Registered or eligible for registration with the Saskatchewan Registered Nurses Association (SRNA)
1 year of acute care experience to meet the observation training requirement
Knowledge, Skills and Abilities
Ability to initiate and exercise critical thinking and decision-making Demonstrated knowledge and skills in applying the nursing process Ability to perform the functions of the position, after unit orientation and training for certifiable skills
NOTE: This is a Provincial Posting and is open to all SUN members within the bargaining unit as per Articles 27.02 and 27.05 of the SUN Collective Bargaining Agreement. First preference will be given to employees of the SKHA (Saskatoon) and its affiliated agencies.
IT WILL BE DESIRABLE IF YOU POSSESS A KNOWLEDGE OF THE PRINCIPLES, METHODS AND TECHNIQUES INVOLVED IN PERFORMING NURSING SERVICES RELATING TO THE CARE OF PATIENTS ON 5TH MEDICINE. THIS KNOWLEDGE IS COMMONLY OBTAINED THROUGH PREVIOUS EXPERIENCE IN MEDICAL NURSING.
Expected Start Date: January 14, 2020
This posting will remain Open until Filled.
Working in Canada
Candidates are required to be legally entitled to work in Canada to apply on this position.