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Nursing - Nurse/Psych Nurse
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ALB00156353 Requisition #

Your Opportunity:

The Concurrent Disorders Enhanced Service within the Adult Inpatient Program at The Centennial Centre for Mental Health and Brain Injury provides care and treatment for those individuals experiencing both a severe mental illness and a severe addictions disorder. The Registered Psychiatric Nurse - Bryce House will report directly to a Unit Manager and you will provide a broad range of services primarily focused on supporting clients with a concurrent disorder. You will be working within a client centered treatment approach and will be responsible for assessing, planning, implementing, and evaluating patient care in conjunction with the interdisciplinary team, with due consideration provided for family and appropriate others. You will also ensure effective operation of the unit when assuming designated responsibilities and contribute to the learning experience of students, staff, and patients.

Description:

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
  • Department: Concurrent Disorders Unit Bryc
  • Primary Location: Cent. Ctr for MH and Brain Inj
  • Multi-Site: At (UNA only)
  • FTE: 0.74
  • Posting End Date: 10-AUG-2020
  • Temporary Employee Class: Temp P/T Benefits
  • Date Available: 20-AUG-2020
  • Temporary End Date: 17-AUG-2021
  • Hours per Shift: 7.75
  • Length of Shift in weeks: 4
  • Shifts per cycle: 14
  • Shift Pattern: Days, Evenings
  • Days Off: As Per Rotation
  • Minimum Salary: $36.86
  • Maximum Salary: $48.37
  • Vehicle Requirement: N/A
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:

Experience in Mental Health and Addictions. Leadership, observation, and communication skills. Ability to work effectively in an in-patient Mental Health setting.

Preferred Qualifications:

Experience in group and individual support/ sessions is preferred.

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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