Nursing positions at more attractive terms at the CHU de Québec

Postes d’infirmières aux conditions plus attrayantes au CHU de Québec

December 18, 2019 22h38

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Nursing positions at more attractive terms at the CHU de Québec

Postes d’infirmières aux conditions plus attrayantes au CHU de Québec

Elizabeth Fleury

The Sun

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The CHU de Québec has hired no less than 343 nurses since the 1st of September, an increase of 78% compared with 193 nurses hired to the same period last year. The results that the institution assigns to the attractiveness of the new positions offered, the so-called “continuity”.

The CHU de Québec announced Wednesday by press release the creation of posts of nurses “offering more attractive conditions”. The establishment explains that in the past few months, 166 posts called “continuity” were offered to the staff in place, and that these positions are now available for nurses and candidates to the profession wishing to join the team at the CHU de Québec.

The post business continuity planning the terms “innovative”, according to the CHU de Québec. Nurses, for example, have access to a full-time job on a single shift (day-evening-night), illustrates there. “In addition, as a member of the continuity team, these nurses will be assigned to only three care units, identified after consultations with them in order to match their field of interest,” said the CHU de Québec.

Moreover, continuing the establishment, the nurses of continuity, obtain the position of evening or night “does not work as a end of week three, instead of two as is the current standard”.

According to the director of human resources of the CHU de Québec, Michel Boudreault, “this new type of post fits in with the desire to improve the quality of the work lives of clinical staff, to stabilize the expertise within the units and to better allocate the resources”.

The supply of these positions, continuity is a direct result of suggestions made by the employees of UHC in the context of the consultation-mode solutions, held during the last few months.

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