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Registered Nurse / Registered Psychiatric Nurse

Nursing - Nurses/Psych Nurses
ALB00270050 Requisition #

Your Opportunity:

Our North Zone Complex Care Support team has a new opening for and RN or RPN to provide clinical consultation services working within a dynamic multidisciplinary team. In this vital role, you will conduct complex care assessments, perform clinical interventions, provide education, and make referrals to a wide range of services and supports (e.g. housing, financial, food and clothing, transportation). You will teach, counsel and advocate on behalf of your patients to promote their safety, well-being and self-efficacy. If you prefer to work from home, much of this role may be done virtually, provided you live within driving distance of Westlock and surrounding communities. If you want to develop your complex care skills and become a valued and trusted member of a rural community, this is the ideal opportunity for you!


As a Registered Psychiatric Nurse (RPN), you will provide leadership through a wide variety of nursing services to patients (clients, residents) for the purpose of promoting, maintaining or restoring health, mental health and preventing mental illness, injury and disability. You will teach, counsel and advocate on behalf of patients and take necessary steps to ensure their safety and well-being. You will provide safe, quality patient and family centered care, while reflecting the shared vision and values of AHS.

  • Classification: Registered Psychiatric Nurse
  • Union: United Nurses of Alberta
  • Unit and Program: Complex Care Support Team
  • Primary Location: Westlock Admin Building
  • Multi-Site: At or Out of (UNA only)
  • FTE: 1.00
  • Posting End Date: 22-JUL-2022
  • Employee Class: Regular Full Time
  • Date Available: 01-AUG-2022
  • Hours per Shift: 7.75
  • Length of Shift in weeks: 12
  • Shifts per cycle: 57
  • Shift Pattern: Days
  • Days Off: As Per Rotation
  • Minimum Salary: $37.97
  • Maximum Salary: $49.83
  • Vehicle Requirement: Driver's License, Vehicle Required
Required Qualifications:

Completion of an accredited Psychiatric nursing education program. Active or eligible for registration and practice permit with the College of Registered Psychiatric Nurses of Alberta (CRPNA). Current Basic Cardiac Life Support - Health Care Provider (BCLS-HCP).

Additional Required Qualifications:

RN/RPN active registration. Minimum 5 years RN/RPN nursing experience. Minimum 1 year Continuing Care experience. Minimum 1 year AMH and/or Brain injury experience. Proficiency in Microsoft/Word/PowerPoint/Excel, and virtual meeting platforms (TEAMs, ZOOM, Skype).

Preferred Qualifications:

Case Management experience. Additional education certifications in: Mental Health First Aid, PIECES, Supportive Pathways, and/or NVCI.

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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