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Alberta Health Services
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An exciting opportunity exists for a Registered Nurse looking to work in all areas of a healthcare centre, keeping a variety of skills up to date. As the Registered Nurse (RN) working at the Whitecourt Healthcare Centre, you will utilize the nursing processes, critical thinking and problem solving skills to provide care to patients across the lifespan. As this is a rural RN position, you will be required to work in all areas of the healthcare centre, such as: Emergency, Medical/Surgical, Operating Room, Labour and Delivery, along with a potential opportunity to work in the Hemodialysis Unit or Endoscopy. With this Part-time position, you will have opportunity to pick up shifts in the above mentioned areas, giving you the flexibility of a Part-time position but the opportunity to work extra if you’re interested! Whitecourt, a bustling town of approximately 11,000, is situated 180 km northwest of Edmonton and offers big city advantages and amenities but the friendly, down-to-earth lifestyle accustomed to rural Alberta. Life in Whitecourt will keep you active with their multiple recreation facilities, four rivers, and their outdoor trail system, earning them the title of the Snowmobile Capital of Alberta. If you're looking for the chance to work to your full scope of practice all the while having work-life balance, the position of a Registered Nurse in Whitecourt is for you. Relocation assistance may be offered to candidates relocating to the community. Whitecourt qualifies for the Canada Student Loan forgiveness program – apply today and begin paying off your student loans while you diversity your skillset!


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 WHTCRT HC NU09 CombMedSurg
  • Primary Location: Whitecourt Health Centre
  • Multi-Site: At (UNA only)
  • FTE: 0.00
  • Posting End Date: 19-FEB-2019
  • Employee Class: Casual/Relief
  • Date Available: 01-MAR-2019
  • Hours per Shift: 7.75
  • Length of Shift in weeks: Varies
  • Shifts per cycle: Varies
  • Shift Pattern: Days, Evenings, Nights, Weekends
  • Days Off: Other
  • 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:

Labour & Delivery experience required. Ability to work all shift types required. On-call duty is available.

Preferred Qualifications:

Baccalaureate degree in nursing from an accredited academic institution preferred. Additional education courses related to rural nursing preferred. At least one year relevant nursing experience preferred. Rural experience preferred. Emergency experience 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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