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Registered Nurse - Acute Care and Emergency

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Nursing - Nurse/Psych Nurse
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ALB00235463 Requisition #

Your Opportunity:

Drumheller has an exciting opportunity for a Registered Nurse (RN) in their Acute Care and Emergency Department! In this role, you will work within a multidisciplinary team to provide clinical leadership, direction, supervision, mentoring to other professionals and unregulated staff, and you will play a key role in the support of an integrated holistic approach to the patient’s health care, health promotion and health maintenance requirements. You will be responsible for the assessment, planning, implementation and evaluation of quality care following policies and guidelines of Alberta Health Services. You will also demonstrate genuine interest and respect for our patients and utilize your knowledge, skills, and abilities to competently provide direct patient and family centered care. You will work with patients on an inter-disciplinary team, will utilize your strong communication, critical thinking and problem solving skills to provide care to clients across the life span. You will ensure the development, implementation and ongoing administration of the client care plans. You will assess, coordinate, supervise, administer and evaluate the provision of health services and health care resources. You will also accept responsibility for continuing competencies through ongoing professional development, including participation in education programs and continuous quality activities. Drumheller is located 135 km from Calgary and 160 km from Red Deer, with a population of 8,029 and is located in the valley of the Alberta Badlands. Drumheller residents benefit from a wide variety of recreational facilities and amenities within the town, such as the Aquaplex for swimming, the Memorial Arena for skating and the Badlands Community Facility for fitness and library resources.

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: CZ DRH HC NU09 CombMedSurg
  • Primary Location: Drumheller Health Centre
  • Multi-Site: At or Out of (UNA only)
  • FTE: 0.79
  • Posting End Date: 25-OCT-2021
  • Temporary Employee Class: Temp P/T Benefits
  • Date Available: 04-NOV-2021
  • Temporary End Date: 30-JUN-2023
  • Hours per Shift: 7.75
  • Length of Shift in weeks: 12
  • Shifts per cycle: 45
  • 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:

As Required.

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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