We are lucky to have an exemplar CNS, Humeira, as a UNA 115 member. Here is how she describes her practice and the challenges CNSs face today.
If you've ever met Humeira, you know she takes her job seriously and takes much pride in her work. If you ever get to know Humeira, you know she has a fantastic sense of humour and a Joie de Vivre like no other. As intense as she is at work, she manages to live life to the fullest outside the hospital walls.
SARO's Stampede BBQ is fast approaching and this is an event you will want to be part of. If you can volunteer July 11th, 2017 please contact me. We need Volunteers from 0900 till 1600 hrs. The BBQ opens to the public at 1130 and ends at 1430. The SARO office is located on 1422 … Continue reading SARO’s Stampede BBQ
You may be very familiar with the Nurse Practitioner role, but if you are like many nurses in Calgary, you do not know the definition of a Clinical Nurse Specialist.
First and foremost, thank for allowing me to stand in for our Vice President while she was off for the last six months . It was yet another opportunity to learn and work along side of my colleagues in a different focus of what we do as a Local Executive. 2016 was again an interesting … Continue reading UNA Local 115 Interim VP Report – December, 2016
The communication committee consists of our leader (and UNA Local 115 Secretary) Wanda Deadman, along with committee members Al Perreault, Patrycja Vaid and Sheldon Vogt. Al Perreault I’ve had the honour again to be with this committee for another year. My strong belief in the union makes be a proud member of this committee. Some … Continue reading UNA Local 115 – Annual Communications Report – 2016
I continue to have the privilege and great fortune to represent the nurses of local 115. I have not faced this honour alone, beside me has stood an executive team second to none. The last year has seen a continuation of initiatives that date back to the dark days of Dr. Duckett. In an attempt … Continue reading UNA Local 115 Annual President’s Report – December, 2016
The year started off as with most with the focus on membership engagement. I’ve spent time on many units educating our members on the various ways to sign up to our local. It is frustrating that as a Local we don’t have the ability to meet with every new employee to not only help in … Continue reading UNA Local 115 Secretary Report – December, 2016
2016 has been a year of continued change within AHS which in turn keeps UNA members and Local Executive on our toes ensuring members rights are protected under the joint UNA -AHS’s collective agreement. One of my key roles within the Local Executive has been to support members at investigation meetings, discipline, resolution and return … Continue reading UNA Local 115 VP Report – December, 2016