The Nurse Clinician is an expert clinical nurse who integrates experience, advanced level skills and knowledge using nursing theory and principles of adult learning in the provision of direct patient care, assessment of client care needs, clinical coordination, clinical problem solving, client/patient/resident and staff education and participation in research for a defined group of clients/patients/residents.
The Nurse Clinician position requires skill in collaborative multidisciplinary consultation with managers, health care team members and physicians to provide seamless coordination of clinical planning, therapeutic activities and client/patient/resident interventions.
A leadership role is provided in the areas of care, assessment, research and/or education.
Other more specific responsibilities may include participating in policy and procedure development, performing quality improvement and administrative responsibilities and serving as a consultant to individuals and groups of health professionals within the region.
- Bachelor Degree/Diploma in Nursing
- Registered or eligible for registration with the Saskatchewan Registered Nurses Association (SRNA)
- Current CPR Certification
- Current C.N.A. certification in clinical specialty, if available.
- Instructor certification in appropriate advanced life support or other required programs.
Requires 5 years recent full time experience in Cardiology.Knowledge, Skills and Abilities
- 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 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
- Knowledge of conflict resolution techniques
- Knowledge and experience in policy and procedure development, quality initiatives, research, data management, and program evaluation
- Valid class 5 driver's license
- Knowledge of current trends, issues and perspectives of nursing in the specific clinical area
- 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.
Postgraduate course in clinical specialty preferred.
Expected Start Date: July 13, 2020
Working in Canada
Candidates are required to be legally entitled to work in Canada to apply on this position.
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