Nursing - Practical Nurse
ALB00161605 Requisition #
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  • Classification: Licensed Practical Nurse
  • Union: AUPE AUX
  • Department: RA-Unit 62 Adlt Psychiatry-EDM
  • Primary Location: Royal Alexandra Hospital
  • Multi-Site: Not Applicable
  • FTE: 0.40
  • Posting End Date: 28-SEP-2020
  • Temporary Employee Class: Temp Part Time
  • Date Available: 08-OCT-2020
  • Temporary End Date: 01-JAN-2021
  • Hours per Shift: 7.75
  • Length of Shift in weeks: 10
  • Shifts per cycle: 20
  • Shift Pattern: Days, Evenings, 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:

Demonstrated interpersonal, organizational and assessment skills. Demonstrated ability to maintain effective working relationships with the interdisciplinary team. Demonstrated ability to work independently while maintain collaboration with team members. Demonstrated ability to adapt quickly to changing and fluctuating workloads and work conditions. Demonstrated accountability, critical thinking, interpersonal and communication skills. Demonstrated ability to respond to new needs in the role as they arise, within initiative and self-directedness. Minimum 2 years of experience in an adult acute inpatient practice setting. Working knowledge of concurrent disorders, risk assessments, safety plans, psychotropic medications and mental status assessments. Working knowledge of patient and family centered care principles. Working knowledge or the DSM 5, concurrent disorders, risk assessments, safety plans, psychotropic medications and mental status assessments. Working knowledge of evidence-based addiction and mental health treatment modalities. A working knowledge of relevant legislation is required, including the Alberta Mental Health Act and Health Information Act. Non-violent crisis intervention skills. Basic computer skills. Please attach a resume.

Preferred Qualifications:

Experience working within the CoACT framework an asset. Experience working with persons with significant mental illness and/or addictions an asset and preferred.

Please note:

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


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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