Registered Nurse/Registered Psychiatric Nurse

Your Opportunity:

We are looking for an energetic professional to support High Level, La Crete, Fort Vermilion, Rainbow Lake, Paddle Prairie and other rural and remote communities as our Registered Nurse/Registered Psychiatric Nurse. Discover the vast boreal forests, enjoy unique cultures, and witness the beautiful glow of the northern lights. Our pleasant summer days and midnight sunsets make living in Northern Alberta a truly unforgettable experience. In this role, you will provide nursing services to the child & youth psychiatrist caseload. You will also be providing care to clients experiencing severe and persistent mental illness, conducting floor consults, therapeutic sessions, walk-in single sessions and consultations. This is an exciting position with variety in work, which will require some day travel to outlying communities in addition to using technology for service delivery. If nothing feels better than making a difference in the lives of families in your own community, this is the opportunity for you. New hires accepting Regular Full-time UNA positions located north of the 57th Parallel are eligible to receive a Recruitment Initiative payment of $2,500. AHS currently offers: Northern Allowance (annual max of $6,300). Retention Payment (annual max of $2,500) for Regular Full-time employment. Additional incentives such as temporary housing (up to 3 months) and relocation assistance, based on eligibility and availability. Opportunities for career development/growth, including an additional five days of paid leave for purposes of professional development for employment in excess of one year. Permanent employees working in excess of one (1) year whose work sites are above the 57th parallel are also eligible to receive an annual reimbursement (maximum of $1,235) for one (1) round trip, departing from a location above the 57th parallel, to any destination within Alberta.

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: Registered Nurse (2022.75)
  • Union: United Nurses of Alberta
  • Department: NZ NW HOSP Gen Psych Spcl Clnc
  • Primary Location: High Level Northwest Health Ct
  • Multi-Site: At or Out of (UNA only)
  • FTE: 1.00
  • Posting End Date: 15-NOV-2019
  • Employee Class: Regular Full Time
  • Date Available: 25-NOV-2019
  • Hours per Shift: 7.75
  • Length of Shift in weeks: 2
  • Shifts per cycle: 10
  • Shift Pattern: Days
  • Days Off: Saturday/Sunday
  • Minimum Salary: $36.86
  • Maximum Salary: $48.37
  • Vehicle Requirement: Driver's License, Vehicle Provided

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:

New hires accepting Regular Full-time UNA positions located 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 maximum 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 maximum of $2,500) for Regular Full-time employment. This payment is non-pensionable and is pro-rated for Regular Part-time employment. Additional incentives such as temporary housing (up to 3 months) and relocation assistance, based on eligibility and availability. Opportunities for career development/growth, including an additional five days of paid leave for purposes of professional development for Regular employees employed in excess of one year, and pro-rated days for new hires based on number of 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 (maximum of $1,235) for one (1) round trip, departing from a location above the 57th parallel, to any destination within Alberta.

Preferred Qualifications:

Previous experience with working in addictions and mental health, and ability to perform assessments and hospital consultations.


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