Registered Psychiatric Nurse/Registered Nurse - Assertive Outreach Team

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Registered Psychiatric Nurse/Registered Nurse Assertive Outreach Team

Location: High Level, Alberta, Canada

Requisition #: ALB00189077

Salary Range: $36.86 - $48.37 per hour

Job Type: Regular Full Time

Your Opportunity:

This is a permanent full time position in the Addiction & Mental Health Clinic in High Level, working closely with the Assertive Outreach Team. This team provides community based services to persons with a chronic and/or severe and persistent mental illness.

You will support clients and collaborate with interdisciplinary professionals through office based practice, on-site visits, and through utilization of technology, as well as in a client's home. You will provide consultation, assessment, treatment, and crisis intervention and case management of persons across the age continuum who present with a variety of mental health issues and concerns. Your responsibilities will also include working in partnership with and providing clinically focused consultation to community agencies and other healthcare providers in the delivery of mental health services. You will be responsible for the delivery of evidence based therapeutic counselling and support interventions. By utilizing a variety of treatment modalities, you will provide individual, family, and group psychotherapy. As a registered professional, you will be working closely with psychiatric and acute care units, and other community mental health services.

Job 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.

Additional Information:

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.


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).

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