Alberta Health Services McLennan, AB, Canada
Jun 25, 2018Part time
Your Opportunity: McLennan is located in the beautiful Peace Country in Northern Alberta and is also the bird capital of Canada! Enjoy many recreational activities including baseball, camping, bird watching, golf and the annual Winter Family Fun Festival and Figure Skating Carnival just to name a few. Pleasant summer days and midnight sunsets make living in Northern Alberta a truly unforgettable experience. If you welcome a different pace of life and look for the chance to use the full scope of your clinical practice, McLennan could be the place for you. As our Registered Nurse, Emergency Department, you will utilize the nursing process, critical thinking and problem solving skills to provide care to clients across the life span. You will ensure the development, implementation and ongoing administration of the client care plans. You will assess, coordinate, supervise, administer and evaluate the provision of health services and health care resources. You will also accept responsibility for continuing competencies through ongoing professional development, including participation in education programs and continuous quality activities. You will demonstrate the ability to accurately and effectively assess client status and to take appropriate intervention measures that have significant impact on the client's medical condition, safety, as well as ultimate recovery. In addition to a competitive rate of pay, AHS currently has a Remote Retention Allowance in place to an annual maximum of $3,000. This allowance is non-pensionable and is payable on an hourly basis for all hours paid at the basic rate of pay. 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. 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: You must have excellent communication skills and the ability to adapt your communication style to meet the needs of specific clients and to relay client information to physicians, who may be geographically removed, in a concise, accurate manner to facilitate the physicians treatment decisions. You must have excellent assessment skills to recognize and respond appropriately to client change in status. Preferred Qualifications: As Required.