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Nursing - Nurse/Psych Nurse
Alberta Health Services
ALB00085960 Requisition #
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Are you a Registered Nurse who has always wanted to work with mothers and babies? Unit 27 is looking for RN’s who are passionate about maternal/child nursing. We offer a classroom based orientation program with buddy shifts to facilitate learning and skill development. There are opportunities for Labour and Delivery as well as the Obstetrical Operating room. If this is an area you have always wanted to work in, come join our team and we will learn together! The preferred candidate for this unit is one who has a strong interest, experience and ability to provide family centered care to the antenatal and intrapartum experience. This environment is suitable for candidates who enjoy patient and family teaching and guiding/supporting students of novice health care professionals. A candidate with certification in a relevant specialty area, charge nurse experience, NRP, Electronic Monitoring and MoreOB certification is preferred. Experience in an Obstetrical operating room environment preferred. Please note the start dates will vary depending on individual orientation requirements.


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: Delivery Room Assess/Induction
  • Primary Location: Red Deer Regional Hospital
  • Multi-Site: At (UNA only)
  • FTE: 0.60
  • Posting End Date: 21-FEB-2019
  • Temporary Employee Class: Temp P/T Benefits
  • Date Available: 01-MAR-2019
  • Temporary End Date: 15-SEP-2019
  • Hours per Shift: 7.75
  • Length of Shift in weeks: 12
  • Shifts per cycle: 34
  • Shift Pattern: Evenings
  • 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:

Job Requirements: Basic computer skills. Good communication skills and the ability to maintain effective interpersonal relationships. Competence in relevant technical nursing skills and a willingness to learn new skills as required. Demonstrated ongoing responsibility for maintaining own continuing competence through professional development activities. Ability to work shift work. Ability to meet the physical demands of the job. Qualifications: Recent experience in Labour/Delivery/Perioperative/ Antepartum and Newborn care required. Fetal Health Surveillance experience required. Demonstrated Expertise in the following: Inter-professional Communication. Patient/Client/Family/Community-Centered Care. Leadership and critical thinking skills. Ability to balance numerous demands and conflicting priorities. Ability to work within a team environment and to effectively contribute to patient and family care planning processes. Understanding of teaching/learning concepts. To ensure your skills and qualifications are considered please attach a resume with your Acute Care, Continuing Care, Mental Health and Public Health LPN, RN and RPN application.

Preferred Qualifications:

Current IBCLC (International Board Certified Lactation Consultant) Certification as asset.

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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