Nursing - Practical Nurses
ALB00319997 Requisition #

Your Opportunity:

Experience a whole new way of nursing - and way of life – in the beautiful town of Wabasca! Situated between two lakes and surrounded by 2,500 hectares of wetlands, Wabasca offers endless opportunities for boating, fishing, hunting, bird watching, and camping. In this friendly, close-knit community, there’s also an aquatic centre, ice arena, schools K-12, Northern Lakes College, and plenty of trails for snow-mobiling, quadding, hiking and cross-country skiing. This is a great opportunity if you enjoy variety in your work and getting to know your patients on a personal level. Thorough orientation, training and mentorship will be provided. Having an understanding and respect for Indigenous culture, history, and health practices is essential for this role. When you arrive, we’ll do everything we can to support you and help you get settled. Subsidized AHS housing may be available within the hospital campus. We have independent houses, FourPlexes and shared units that are allocated on a first come first serve basis. 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. The position is also eligible for the Canada Student Loan Forgiveness program. To start your northern adventure, apply now! We look forward to hearing from you. [b]Community of Wabasca[b/] [url=https://rhpap.ca/wp-content/uploads/2022/02/Community-Profile-RESIDE-Wabasca.pdf]Learn more about Wabasca[/url] [url=https://youtu.be/2vreYVY51Bg]Meet the Wabasca nursing team[/url] For more information about Wabasca, please copy and paste into your browser: https://rhpap.ca/wp-content/uploads/2022/02/Community-Profile-RESIDE-Wabasca.pdf and https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=2vreYVY51Bg


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
  • Unit and Program: Home Care
  • Primary Location: Wabasca/Desmarais Comm Health
  • Location Details: As Per Location
  • Multi-Site: Not Applicable
  • FTE: 1.00
  • Posting End Date: 06-FEB-2023
  • Temporary Employee Class: Temp F/T Benefits
  • Date Available: 16-FEB-2023
  • Temporary End Date: 20-NOV-2023
  • Hours per Shift: 7.75
  • Length of Shift in weeks: 2
  • Shifts per cycle: 10
  • Shift Pattern: Days
  • Days Off: As Per Rotation
  • Minimum Salary: $27.04
  • Maximum Salary: $35.42
  • Vehicle Requirement: Not Applicable
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:

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.

Preferred Qualifications:

As Required

Please note:

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

Security Screening:

A satisfactory criminal record check and/or Vulnerable Sector Search is required prior to your first day of work. Additionally, all employees have an ongoing duty to disclose any charges or convictions that may occur during their employment with AHS.

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