Nursing - Nurse/Psych Nurse
Alberta Health Services
ALB00112401 Requisition #
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Are you an RN who loves a challenge, has a variety of nursing skills and likes to travel? If so, this position may be what you’re looking for! This position is based out of the Northwest Health Centre in High Level as well as Ft Vermilion depending on patient acuity/staffing needs. This position requires flexibility, and adaptability to accommodate changes in assignment or work location. The variety in work at the Northwest Health Centre, in High Level will provide you with the opportunity to work in labour/delivery, ER, and Acute Care. Ft Vermilion is located 78 km southeast of High Level. New hires accepting Regular Full-time UNA positions north of the 57th Parallel are eligible to receive a Recruitment Initiative payment of $2,500. This payment is non-pensionable and is pro-rated for Regular Part-time employment. In addition to a competitive rate of pay and excellent benefits, AHS currently offers: Northern Allowance (annual max of $6,300). This allowance is non-pensionable and is payable on an hourly basis for all hours paid at the basic rate of pay. Retention Payment (annual max of $2,500) for Regular Full-time employment. This payment is non-pensionable and is pro-rated for Regular Part-time employment. Additional incentives: temporary housing (up to 3 months) and relocation assistance, based on eligibility and availability. Opportunities for career development/growth, including five days of paid leave for professional development for Regular employees employed in excess of one year, and pro-rated days for new hires based on months employed in a calendar year. Permanent and temporary employees working in excess of one (1) year whose work sites are above the 57th parallel are also eligible to receive an annual reimbursement (max of $1,235) for one round trip, departing from a location above the 57th parallel, to any destination within Alberta.


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 NW HOSP NU09 CombMedSurg
  • Primary Location: High Level Northwest Health Ct
  • Multi-Site: Multi Site - At or Out of (UNA only)
  • FTE: 1.00
  • Posting End Date: 23-SEP-2019
  • Employee Class: Regular Full Time
  • Date Available: 03-OCT-2019
  • Hours per Shift: 11.08
  • Length of Shift in weeks: 12
  • Shifts per cycle: 40
  • Shift Pattern: Days, Evenings, Nights, Weekends
  • 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:

As Required.

Preferred Qualifications:

Recent Acute Care, ER, or OBS experience an asset. Preference will be given to candidates with current ACLS, PALS, TNCC, NRP.

Please note:

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


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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We’re passionate about what we do.  Our team of skilled and dedicated health care professionals, support staff and physicians who promote wellness and provide health care every day, all across Alberta. 

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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