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Leadership - Management
ALB00245881 Requisition #

Your Opportunity:

In addition to a competitive rate of pay and excellent benefits, AHS currently offers new hires who accept Regular Full-time positions located north of the 57th Parallel a Northern Allowance (annual maximum of $6,300). This allowance is non-pensionable and is payable on an hourly basis for all hours paid at the basic rate of pay. Additional incentives include temporary housing (up to three months), and Relocation Assistance, based on eligibility and availability. AHS is Canada’s first and largest province-wide, fully-integrated health system, and has been named among Canada’s Top 100 Employers, Alberta’s Top 75 Employers and a top employer for young people and diversity. AHS is a supportive employer, with opportunities for professional development and comprehensive benefits, including health and dental, where you and your family can truly thrive. Discover a whole different professional practice – and way of life – in La Crete! The “crest” or “rooster’s comb” that gives the hamlet of La Crete its name rises above the plateau and overlooks the Mighty Peace River in the northwestern reaches of the province about 700 kilometres from Edmonton. Today the population of the Hamlet is close to 3642 and offers all the essential amenities. Here you will find top-notch schools and excellent community support, especially from their Chamber of Commerce. Known for their hockey and basketball teams, the hamlet also boasts an arena, field house, and a popular bowling alley for people of all ages. Explore nearby parks, campgrounds, and trails, or ride the ferry (one of only seven operating in Alberta) to a popular campground and recreational space. This family-oriented community is perfect for raising your family, purchasing affordable property, or for opening up your own local business. Connect to the community of La Crete – Welcome to your new home!


As the AHS Care Manager, you will be based out of the La Crete Community Health Centre and report to the Site and Seniors Manager for Fort Vermilion and La Crete . You will be responsible and accountable for providing the direction, leadership and organization to Ambulatory Care, Continuing Care and Homecare services. You will plan, deliver and provide oversight of health services for these areas, in support of the vision, mission and business plan of Alberta Health Services. You will make key decisions regarding the integration of various resources to ensure effective delivery of health services within the facility and community. This position is responsible and accountable for making front line unit-level decisions and having direct leadership responsibility for contributing to the achievement of the goals of the departments. You will provide support and counsel to the Director, Area 1- North Zone and management team on all aspects of related services within the designated geographic area.

  • Classification: Manager
  • Union: Exempt
  • Department: Advanced Ambulatory Care Centr
  • Primary Location: La Crete Health Centre
  • Temporary Employee Class: Temp F/T Benefits
  • FTE: 1.00
  • Posting End Date: 06-DEC-2021
  • Date Available: 16-DEC-2021
  • Temporary End Date: 01-JUL-2022
  • Hours per Shift: 7.75
  • Length of Shift in weeks: 4
  • Shifts per cycle: 20
  • Shift Pattern: Days
  • Days Off: Saturday/Sunday
  • Minimum Salary: $36.68
  • Maximum Salary: $62.91
  • Vehicle Requirement: Not Applicable
Required Qualifications:

Three to five years in a health care provider role and a minimum of one year working in a leadership capacity. Active or eligible for registration and practice permit with the College and Association of Registered Nurses of Alberta (CARNA) or an applicable healthcare related education or background. Equivalencies of education and experience may be considered.

Additional Required Qualifications:

Progressive leadership experience in a health care environment, including experience in a management role in health service operations. Effective communicator with strong organizational skills, influential skills, client focused orientation and commitment to providing quality services. Leadership skills, including demonstrated ability and comfort with decision making responsibilities, coaching and teaching, and the ability to inspire and build confidence in others. Demonstrated ability to manage change and create innovative solutions for complex and diverse issues Ability to manage human, financial and physical resources within an operating environment. Proven ability to foster partnerships and to achieve organizational goals within an organization and ideally managing within a unionized sector. Effective leadership abilities combined with a strong commitment to operating within a team environment and the ability to motivate and inspire other to achieve common goals. Ability to plan, organize and manage short and long term plans and projects and deliver customer focused results.

Preferred Qualifications:

Rural nursing, Long Term Care, Supportive Living, Seniors Health or Homecare experience preferred.

Please note:

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

Hiring Requirements:

The following must be provided prior to your first day of work:

Security Screening: Satisfactory criminal record check and/or Vulnerable Sector Search. Additionally, all employees have an ongoing duty to disclose any charges or convictions that may occur during their employment with AHS.

COVID-19 Immunization: Proof of full immunization against COVID-19. Full immunization status is achieved when 14 days have passed after the second dose of a two-dose vaccine, or the first dose of a single-dose vaccine. See our Frequently Asked Questions for additional information.

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We’re passionate about what we do.  Our team of skilled and dedicated health care professionals, support staff and physicians who promote wellness and provide health care every day, all across Alberta. 

Everything we do at AHS reflects a patient and family centred approach; it’s about putting patients’ and families’ experiences, priorities and trust first.

We are an equal opportunity employer. AHS values the diversity of the people and communities we serve and is committed to attracting, engaging and developing a diverse and inclusive workforce.

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