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Nursing Management
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Alberta Health Services
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ALB00109922 Requisition #
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The Royal Alexandra Hospital is one of two Tertiary Trauma Centers in the City of Edmonton and one of the busiest Emergency Departments in Canada. Our patients encompass a diverse socio-economic spectrum and multi-cultural backgrounds.

Description:

The Unit Manager will report to and assist the Patient Care Manager (PCM) in ensuring the provision of high quality and safe patient care on the nursing unit. As part of the leadership team, the Unit Manager will work with the PCM and the multidisciplinary team in ensuring a team environment and participate in new initiatives. The Unit Manager coordinates clinical activities including providing day-to-day direction to the staff working on the unit, daily assignment of patients, patient rounds, staff scheduling, multidisciplinary rounds, identifying and attempting to resolve patient and staff concerns, and participating actively in the discharge planning process. The Unit Manager identifies issues, resolves them where possible and communicates them to the appropriate team member. Responsible for efficient use of fiscal, human and material resources and provides leadership to front-line staff.

  • Classification: Unit Manager
  • Union: Exempt
  • Department: RA-Emergency-EDM
  • Primary Location: Royal Alexandra Hospital
  • Negotiable Location: Within Edmonton Zone
  • Employee Class: Regular Full Time
  • FTE: 1.00
  • Posting End Date: 18-SEP-2019
  • Date Available: 28-SEP-2019
  • Hours per Shift: 7.75, 11.08
  • Length of Shift in weeks: 12
  • Shifts per cycle: 48
  • Shift Pattern: Days, Evenings, Weekends
  • Days Off: As Per Rotation
  • Minimum Salary: $36.68
  • Maximum Salary: $62.91
  • Vehicle Requirement: N/A
Required Qualifications:

Active registration and practice permit with the College and Association of Registered Nurses of Alberta (CARNA). BCLS-HCP certification required. A minimum of 5 years Emergency Nursing experience is required along with a Baccalaureate degree in Nursing. Must have at least 2 years of most recent experience in Emergency Nursing. A minimum of 1-2 years supervisory experience is required; management experience preferred. A combination of experience and education may be considered. The successful applicant will have a positive and enthusiastic attitude with a proven record of demonstrating skills in leadership, developing and maintaining interpersonal relationships and team building; as well as organizational, analytical judgment, change management and decision-making skills; effective oral and written communication skills. Candidate must have the ability to manage a heavy workload and work in a fast-paced, dynamic work environment. Must have the ability to function as a team member. Computer skills in Microsoft Office, VAX and e-People.


Additional Required Qualifications:

As required.


Preferred Qualifications:

Exposure to community care options and discharge planning 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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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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