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Nursing - Nurse/Psych Nurse
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ALB00163087 Requisition #

Your Opportunity:

If you are interested in assisting clients with chronic conditions to maintain their independence in the community, this position will be of interest to you. Using your knowledge of the Alberta Aids to Daily Living (AADL) program, you will screen clients to determine if they are eligible to benefit from supplies and equipment provided through the AADL program. Using your strong assessment skills, you will ensure clients recieve appropriate medical/surgical supplies. The successful applicant will perform direct client care, indiriect care, and Triage intake for the Community Aids for Independent Living (CAIL ) program.

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: CH-ADL Home Nursing-EDM
  • Primary Location: Edmonton General Hospital
  • Multi-Site: At or Out of (UNA only)
  • FTE: 0.70
  • Posting End Date: 30-NOV-2020
  • Temporary Employee Class: Temp P/T Benefits
  • Date Available: 10-DEC-2020
  • Temporary End Date: 30-JUN-2021
  • Hours per Shift: 7.75
  • Length of Shift in weeks: 12
  • Shifts per cycle: 40
  • Shift Pattern: Days, Evenings, Weekends
  • Days Off: As Per Rotation
  • Minimum Salary: $36.86
  • Maximum Salary: $48.37
  • Vehicle Requirement: Not Applicable
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:

Current AADL Authorizer status is required. Excellent interpersonal and communication skills. Excellent organizational ahd time management skills. Demonstrated critical thinking, assessment and decision making skills.

Preferred Qualifications:

Experience nursing in a community based setting is preferred. Acute or community experience in med/surg nursing and/or Community Care Access is an asset. Use of Meditech or another electronic medical record for direct patient documentation is also an asset.

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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