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Nursing - Practical Nurse
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Alberta Health Services
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ALB00125767 Requisition #

Your Opportunity:

High Prairie, in Northern Alberta’s Big Lakes County is known as the “Gateway to the Mighty Peace Country”. With a population of 2,600 people, and a trading area of more than 17,000, there is an abundance of beautiful open plains, rich farmland, and thriving agriculture, forestry, oil and gas, and service industries. Unlimited recreational activities are available in town including golf, a professional rodeo, and a variety of winter sports including sled dog races every February. A quick 20 minute drive will bring you to the stunning Lesser Slave Lake area, one of Alberta’s top recreational playgrounds and host to the annual “Golden Walleye Classic” fishing tournament. Develop your skills in a new setting, expand your horizons, and experience the beauty of the North. This could be the opportunity for you! In addition to a competitive rate of pay, AHS currently has a Remote Retention Allowance in place to an annual maximum of $3,000. This allowance is non-pensionable and is payable on an hourly basis for all hours paid at the basic rate of pay.

Description:

As a Licensed Practical Nurse (LPN), you are part of an interprofessional health care team utilizing nursing processes, critical thinking, problem solving and decision making skills. You will be guided by your education, experience, demonstrated skill level and AHS policies and procedures. You will play a key role in providing safe, quality patient and family centered care while reflecting the shared vision and values of AHS.

  • Classification: Licensed Practical Nurse
  • Union: AUPE AUX
  • Department: NZ HIPR HC NU09 CombMedSurg
  • Primary Location: High Prairie Health Complex
  • Multi-Site: Not Applicable
  • FTE: 1.00
  • Posting End Date: 18-NOV-2019
  • Employee Class: Regular Full Time
  • Date Available: 28-NOV-2019
  • Hours per Shift: 11.08
  • Length of Shift in weeks: 12
  • Shifts per cycle: 42
  • Shift Pattern: Days, Nights, Weekends
  • Days Off: As Per Rotation
  • Minimum Salary: $26.45
  • Maximum Salary: $34.63
  • Vehicle Requirement: N/A
Required Qualifications:

Completion of an accredited Licensed Practical Nurse education program. Active or eligible for registration and practice permit with the College of Licensed Practical Nurses of Alberta (CLPNA). Current Basic Cardiac Life Support - Health Care Provider (BCLS-HCP).

Additional Required Qualifications:

As Required.

Preferred Qualifications:

Comfort working with obstetrical patients is an asset. Recent certifications in ACLS, CTAS, and NRP preferred.

Please note:

All postings close at 23:59 of the posting end date indicated.

Important:

Alberta Health Services (AHS) is committed to ensuring the safety of staff and patients and requires all NEW employees to provide a satisfactory criminal record check (CRC) and/or Vulnerable Sector Search(VSS) prior to the start of their employment. The CRC/VSS must be specific to the role at AHS and must be dated no more than 90 days prior to the date on your written offer from AHS.

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