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Alberta Health Services
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The Registered Nurse (RN) assesses, coordinates, supervises, administers, and evaluates the provision of health services and health care resources. The RN accepts responsibility for continuing competencies through ongoing professional development, including participation in education programs, research, and continuous quality activities. The RN demonstrates the ability to accurately and effectively assess client status and to take appropriate intervention measures that have significant impact on the client’s medical condition, safety, as well as ultimate recovery. May be required to work in all areas of a rural hospital setting - Medical/Surgical, Maternity, Emergency, Operating Room and Dialysis. The Registered Nurse must follow Nursing standards/protocols as required in area of nursing specialty related to the job assignment. Able to balance numerous demands and conflicting priorities. Ability to work within team environment and to effectively contribute to client care planning processes and improvement in service delivery. The incumbent must have a great communication skills and ability to adapt communication style to meet the needs of specific clients and to relay client information to physicians, who may be geographically removed, in a concise, accurate manner in order to facilitate the physician’s treatment decisions. Must have an excellent assessment skills to recognize and respond appropriately to client change in status. The Registered Nurse position required physical demands include lifting, pulling and pushing, walking, standing, transferring and transporting clients, and equipment up to a frequent basis.

Description:

As a Registered Nurse (RN), you will provide a wide variety of nursing services to patients, families, communities and populations, while taking necessary steps to ensure their safety and well-being. In your role, you will utilize nursing processes, through critical thinking, problem solving and decision making, as well as teach, counsel and advocate on behalf of patients and their families. You will play a leadership role in supporting an integrated and holistic approach to patient care, health promotion and maintenance. You will provide safe, quality patient and family centered care while reflecting the shared vision and values of AHS.

  • Classification: Registered Nurse
  • Union: United Nurses of Alberta
  • Department: NZ HINTON HC NU16 CombMedSurg
  • Primary Location: Hinton Healthcare Centre
  • Multi-Site: At (UNA only)
  • FTE: 0.60
  • Posting End Date: 22-JAN-2019
  • Temporary Employee Class: Temp P/T Benefits
  • Date Available: 18-FEB-2019
  • Temporary End Date: 25-JAN-2020
  • Hours per Shift: 11.08
  • Length of Shift in weeks: 6
  • Shifts per cycle: 12
  • Shift Pattern: Days, Evenings, Nights, Weekends
  • Days Off: As Per Rotation
  • Minimum Salary: $36.86
  • Maximum Salary: $48.37
  • Vehicle Requirement: N/A
Required Qualifications:

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

Additional Required Qualifications:

As Required.

Preferred Qualifications:

Baccalaureate Degree in Nursing from an accredited academic institution preferred. 1 year relevant nursing experience preferred. Certification as may be required within the scope of the position assignment.

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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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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