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Nursing - Nurse/Psych Nurse
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ALB00187743 Requisition #

Your Opportunity:

This position offers an opportunity to work within a new state of the art healthcare facility in High Prairie, Alberta. Opened in 2017, the facility has 30 acute care beds, obstetrics and surgical programs, emergency and outpatient departments, lab, DI, pharmacy and co-located Primary Care, Public Health, Indigenous Health, Addiction and Mental Health and Allied Health Services. JB Wood Continuing Care Centre attached to health complex has 67 beds. The opportunity exists for the right candidate to make a meaningful difference in the lives of the patients and staff. High Prairie, in northern Alberta’s Big Lakes County is known as the “Gateway to the Mighty Peace Country”. With a population of 2,600 people, and a trading area of more than 17,000, there is an abundance of beautiful open plains, rich farmland, and thriving agriculture, forestry, oil and gas, and service industries. We provide a comprehensive benefits plan to enhance the health and wellbeing of our employees and their families. This includes (but is not limited to) health, dental, vision, disability and lifestyle considerations. Visit Alberta Health Services' website to view an overview of the benefits plan. In addition to a competitive rate of pay, AHS currently has a Remote Retention Allowance in place to an annual maximum of $3,000. This allowance is non-pensionable and is payable on an hourly basis for all hours paid at the basic rate of pay. This position will provide the successful candidate with the opportunity to work in the Emergency Department in addition to the Acute Care Combined Medical Surgical environment. There is also the opportunity for the successful applicant to participate in the OR environment and this can be discussed at the interview.

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 HIPR HC NU09 CombMedSurg
  • Primary Location: High Prairie Health Complex
  • Multi-Site: At (UNA only)
  • FTE: 1.00
  • Posting End Date: 02-DEC-2021
  • Temporary Employee Class: Temp F/T Benefits
  • Date Available: 12-DEC-2021
  • Temporary End Date: 04-JAN-2023
  • Hours per Shift: 11.08
  • Length of Shift in weeks: 12
  • Shifts per cycle: 40
  • Shift Pattern: Days, Nights, 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:

As required.

Preferred Qualifications:

Recent Obstetrical, acute care, and ER experience an asset. Current ACLS, NRP, or other certifications preferred.

Please note:

All postings close at 23:59 of the posting end date indicated.

Hiring Requirements:

The following must be provided prior to your first day of work:

Security Screening: Satisfactory criminal record check and/or Vulnerable Sector Search. Additionally, all employees have an ongoing duty to disclose any charges or convictions that may occur during their employment with AHS.

COVID-19 Immunization: Proof of full immunization against COVID-19. Full immunization status is achieved when 14 days have passed after the second dose of a two-dose vaccine, or the first dose of a single-dose vaccine. See our Frequently Asked Questions for additional information.

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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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