Nursing - Nurse/Psych Nurse
Alberta Health Services
ALB00118238 Requisition #
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The Rocky Mountain House Health Centre is an active rural hospital. We provide 24 hour Emergency Services, Obstetric & Surgical services, as well as maintain 31 Acute Care beds. The local Emergency Department provides emergency services to a community population base of more than 20,000. This includes the Town of Rocky Mountain House, Clearwater County, Nordegg and the Sunchild, O'Chiese and Bighorn First Nation Communities. Working within a multidisciplinary team of compassionate and dedicated health care professionals, the Registered Nurse will utilize your critical thinking and problem solving skills to competently provide direct patient and family centered care to clients across the life span. You will be responsible for the assessment, planning, implementation and evaluation of safe, quality care following policies and guidelines of Alberta Health Services. You will be expected to demonstrate a professional and positive attitude with excellent communication while prioritizing conflicting demands. You accept responsibility for continuing competencies through ongoing professional development, including participation in education programs, and continuous improvement activities. Rocky Mountain House is located 84 km west of Red Deer in west-central Alberta on the North Saskatchewan River. One word that could describe Rocky Mountain House is "opportunity". This multicultural community has that small town feel with big city amenities. Rocky Mountain House is a friendly, vibrant feel community that welcomes newcomers to the area and help become engaged and included.


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: CZ RMH CHC NU09 CombMedSurg
  • Primary Location: Rocky Mountain House HC
  • Multi-Site: At (UNA only)
  • FTE: 0.58
  • Posting End Date: 20-SEP-2019
  • Temporary Employee Class: Temp P/T Benefits
  • Date Available: 28-OCT-2019
  • Temporary End Date: 26-OCT-2020
  • Hours per Shift: 7.75
  • Length of Shift in weeks: 24
  • Shifts per cycle: 67
  • Shift Pattern: Days, 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:

As required.

Preferred Qualifications:

As required.

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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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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