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Nursing - Nurse/Psych Nurse
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Alberta Health Services
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ALB00051055 Requisition #
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Your Opportunity:

Explore new opportunities for Registered Nurses (RN) and Registered Psychiatric Nurses (RPN) to work in Alberta Health Services (AHS) North Zone. The RN/RPN Locum Program provides the opportunity to work in short term assignments up to full time hours. Assignments are negotiable to all sites within the AHS North Zone in a variety of practice settings including acute care, emergency, intensive care, operating room, obstetrics, pediatrics, continuing care, home care, public health, and psychiatry. This position offers additional incentives, including: a premium payment of $6.00 per hour for hours worked, reimbursement for travel costs, a per diem allowance, meal allowance and accommodations provided by AHS. Successful applicants may be eligible for Long Service Pay Adjustment of 2%. As a Travel Nurse you will: be responsible for the assessment, implementation, and evaluation of nursing interventions for a diverse patient population, be responsible for collaboration as a member of the health care team, be able to balance numerous demands and conflicting priorities, have a proven ability to work independently (i.e. sole charge) or within a multi-disciplinary team environment to effectively contribute to client care planning, implementation, and evaluation. You must be available for a minimum of 3 week assignments.

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: RN Locum (1920.75)
  • Union: United Nurses of Alberta
  • Department: North Zone RN Locum Program
  • Primary Location: North Zone RN Locum Program
  • Multi-Site: At or Out of (UNA only)
  • FTE: 0.00
  • Posting End Date: 30-SEP-2018
  • Employee Class: Casual/Relief
  • Date Available: 10-OCT-2018
  • Hours per Shift: Varied
  • Length of Shift in weeks: Varied
  • Shifts per cycle: Varied
  • Shift Pattern: Days, Evenings, Nights, Weekends, On Call
  • Days Off: Other
  • Minimum Salary: $36.86
  • Maximum Salary: $48.37
  • Vehicle Requirement: N/A
Required Qualifications:

Completion of an accredited nursing education program. Active or eligible for registration and practice permit with the Collage and Association of Registered Nurses of Alberta (CARNA). Current Basic Cardiac Life Support - Health Care Provider (BCLS-HCP). Minimum of one year nursing experience. Experience in at least one of the following departments is required; acute care, emergency, intensive care, operating room, obstetrics, continuing care, home care, public health and psychiatry.

Additional Required Qualifications:

A minimum of one year recent nursing experience in at least one of the following departments: Acute Care, Emergency, Intensive Care, Operating Room, Obstetrics, Continuing Care, Home Care, Public Health and Psychiatry.

Preferred Qualifications:

2 to 3 years of recent nursing experience. Experience working in a rural setting. Other specializations would be an asset.

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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