The ECT Program at The Centennial Centre for Mental Health and Brain Injury offers inpatient services to our adult and geriatric patients while Transcranial Magnetic Stimulation or TMS is offered on an outpatient basis. Reporting to the Manager, the Registered Nurse – ECT / TMS assists in the coordination and safe delivery of Electroconvulsive Therapy and Transcranial Magnetic Stimulation. The successful candidate will be expected to provide education and support to the patient. The Nurse has a role in supporting an integrated and holistic approach to patient care, health promotion and maintenance. Will provide safe, quality patient and family centered care while reflecting the shared vision and values of AHS. Will be expected to assist in the pre-treatment evaluation of all patients as per professional nursing standards, hospital and program policies and procedures and in accordance with all legal and ethical standards. Expected to provide emergency interventions as required. Expected to have familiarity with psychiatric disorders that would require ECT or TMS. Lastly, the nurse will have the ability to collaborate with patients, Nurses, physicians and other health care professionals in the provision of care is essential.
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.
- Classification: Registered Nurse
- Union: United Nurses of Alberta
- Department: COVID-19 Commun Diseases NU
- Primary Location: Cent. Ctr for MH and Brain Inj
- Multi-Site: At (UNA only)
- FTE: 0.60
- Posting End Date: 26-OCT-2021
- Temporary Employee Class: Temporary Part Time
- Date Available: 08-NOV-2021
- Temporary End Date: 08-APR-2022
- Hours per Shift: 7.75
- Length of Shift in weeks: 5
- Shifts per cycle: 14
- Shift Pattern: Days
- Days Off: As Per Rotation
- Minimum Salary: $36.86
- Maximum Salary: $48.37
- Vehicle Requirement: Not Applicable
Completion of an accredited nursing education program. Active or eligible for registration and practice permit with the College and Association of Registered Nurses of Alberta (CARNA). Current Basic Cardiac Life Support – Health Care Provider (BCLS-HCP). Additional Required Qualifications:
Ability to demonstrate critical thinking and clinical judgment. Demonstrate knowledge and ability to assist with mental health treatment as part of ECT and TMS: pre and post ECT/TMS care, assist with ECT/TMS treatment as required. Demonstrate knowledge of relevant Legislation, such as Mental Health Act and Informed Consent. Demonstrate knowledge of the formal certification process and implications required. Demonstrate ability to work as part of a team. Demonstrate excellent interpersonal, communication and organizational skills required. Knowledge and ability to assess mental status required. Knowledge about common mental health issues/illnesses required. Ability to identify signs and symptoms of mental health issues required. Preferred Qualifications:
Experience with Airway Management. Minimum of two years’ experience working in Mental Health.
All postings close at 23:59 of the posting end date indicated.
The following must be provided prior to your first day of work:
Security Screening: Satisfactory criminal record check and/or Vulnerable Sector Search. Additionally, all employees have an ongoing duty to disclose any charges or convictions that may occur during their employment with AHS.
COVID-19 Immunization: Proof of full immunization against COVID-19. Full immunization status is achieved when 14 days have passed after the second dose of a two-dose vaccine, or the first dose of a single-dose vaccine. See our for additional information.
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