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All AHS employees are required to be fully immunized against COVID-19 as a condition of employment.

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Nursing - Nurse/Psych Nurse
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ALB00234491 Requisition #

Your Opportunity:

The Registered Nurse - Public Health, based in or out of the High Prairie Public Health office is Alberta Health Services front line representative in delivering public health services in the diverse communities of the North Zone. The Public Health Nurse (PHN) is a key position working in partnership with a multidisciplinary team and community stakeholders. The incumbent will: Effectively use the nursing process to deliver quality care. Provide safe, ethical and patient/family centered healthcare. Independently provide health assessment, health planning, health education, supportive counseling, preventative and screening measures, referrals and evaluation as appropriate. Also provides services to individuals, families, groups and communities with attention to diversity and the social determinants of health. Duties include, but are not limited to the generalist role of public health nursing. Provision of universal Public Health services includes Immunization for all age groups, influenza program delivery and health promotion initiatives. Communicable Disease Control – outbreak management, notifiable disease follow up. Maternal/Infant Health including postpartum support, lactation education, prenatal education and high-risk assessment of mother, babies and families in the home environment. Travel Health - immunization and travel health counselling. COVID-19 Swabbing. Health promotion and injury prevention. 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.

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 C PrmDiseaseInj Cmb91
  • Primary Location: High Prairie Health Complex
  • Multi-Site: At or Out of (UNA only)
  • FTE: 0.84
  • Posting End Date: 26-NOV-2021
  • Temporary Employee Class: Temp P/T Benefits
  • Date Available: 06-DEC-2021
  • Temporary End Date: 12-NOV-2022
  • Hours per Shift: 7.75
  • Length of Shift in weeks: 12
  • Shifts per cycle: 48
  • Shift Pattern: Days, Evenings, Weekends, On Call
  • Days Off: As Per Rotation
  • Minimum Salary: $36.86
  • Maximum Salary: $48.37
  • Vehicle Requirement: Driver's License, Vehicle Required
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:

Must possess strong assessment, communication, organizational, problem solving and counseling skills. Must be able to work as a part of an interdisciplinary team. Must be able to work independently with minimal supervision in a complex dynamic environment. Effective communication skills required, oral and written Demonstrated advanced critical thinking skills.

Preferred Qualifications:

Baccalaureate degree in nursing preferred; however, skills and experience relevant to nursing practice in the community sector will be considered. Public Health nursing experience including immunization, Healthy Beginnings and Child Health Clinic preferred. Other desirable recent nursing experience includes maternal/postpartum and newborn assessment.

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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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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