Registered Nurse/Registered Psychiatric Nurse

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Nursing - Nurse/Psych Nurse
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ALB00155513 Requisition #

Your Opportunity:

If you're looking for the chance to work to your full-scope of practice, this may be the opportunity for you! The Registered Nurse/Registered Psychiatric Nurse - Inpatient Psychiatry (RPN/RN) utilizes the nursing process, critical thinking and problem solving skills to provide care to clients across the life span. The RPN/RN ensures the development, implementation and ongoing administration of the client care plans. The RPN/RN assesses, coordinates, supervises, administers and evaluates the provision of health services and health care resources. The Registered psychiatric Nurse/ Registered Nurse accepts responsibility for continuing competencies through ongoing professional development, including participation in education programs, research and continuous quality activities. The RN demonstrates the ability to accurately and effectively assess client status and to take appropriate intervention measures that have significant impact on the client's medical condition, safety, as well as ultimate recovery. The RPN/RN must follow Nursing standards/protocols as required in area of nursing specialty related to the job assignment. This casual position has cross training potential. An exciting opportunity exists in St. Paul, Alberta! St. Paul is located approximately 200 km northeast of Edmonton. The area is home to approximately 6000 people. St. Paul is along the southern leg of the Iron Horse Trail - 300 km of former railroad that has been adapted for hiking, biking, horseback riding, quadding, or snowmobiling. If trails aren't for you, they also offer both indoor and outdoor ice rinks, a curling rink, a riding barn and fair grounds, tennis courts, golf course, ball diamonds and soccer fields. Camping, fishing and other lake activities are in abundance as there are many, many beautiful lakes surrounding our town.

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: STSPHC Psych Addict PCU09
  • Primary Location: St. Paul Health Centre
  • Multi-Site: At (UNA only)
  • FTE: 0.00
  • Posting End Date: 12-OCT-2021
  • Employee Class: Casual/Relief
  • Date Available: 22-OCT-2021
  • Hours per Shift: Varies
  • Length of Shift in weeks: Varies
  • Shifts per cycle: Varies
  • Shift Pattern: Days, Evenings, Nights, Weekends
  • Days Off: Other
  • 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:

Registration with CRPNA will be accepted for RPN applicants. Demonstrated ability to identify mental health conditions and knowledge regarding appropriate interventions related to psychiatry.

Preferred Qualifications:

Current NVCI - (training will be booked if not current). Strong communication skills and ability to perform within high stress situations.

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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