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Alberta Health Services Elk Point, AB, Canada
Jul 11, 2018
Part time
Registered Nurse – Acute/Emergency/Long Term Care Requisition #: ALB00050433 Location: Elk Point, Alberta Job Type: Regular Part Time Salary: $36.86 - $48.37 per hour Your Opportunity: An exciting opportunity exists in Elk Point, Alberta for a Registered Nurse passionate about all areas of nursing and providing leading care to Albertans. Elk Point is located approximately 235 km northeast of Edmonton and 37 km east of St. Paul and is home to over 1,400 people. Elk Point is along the southern leg of the Iron Horse Trail - 300 km of former railroad that has been adapted for hiking, biking, horseback riding, quadding, or snowmobiling. If trails aren't for you, we also offer both indoor and outdoor ice rinks, a curling rink, a riding barn and fair grounds, tennis courts, a golf course, ball diamonds and soccer fields. For those who enjoy the water, camping, fishing and other lake activities are in abundance as there are many beautiful lakes surrounding our town. You will have the opportunity to make a difference in many different ways. In this dynamic role, you will be working Acute Care, Emergency and Long Term Care at the Elk Point Health Centre in a Charge Nurse role. While working within an interdisciplinary team of compassionate and dedicated healthcare professionals, you will utilize the nursing processes and your 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 created with patient- and family-centered care in mind. If you are looking to grow yourself as a professional while expanding on your nursing skillset, Elk Point is the town for you! Job Description: 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). Ability to balance numerous demands and conflicting priorities. Ability to work within a multidisciplinary team environment. Ability to effectively contribute to client care planning processes and provide improvement in service delivery. Ability to communicate effectively and adapt communication style to meet the needs of specific clients. Ability to relay client information to physicians who may be geographically removed in a concise and accurate manner in order to facilitate the physician’s treatment decisions. Ability to recognize and respond appropriately to a client’s change in status. Excellent assessment skills. One (1) year relevant nursing experience desired. Experience working in rural nursing. New graduates are welcome to apply. How to Apply: Please visit https://careers.albertahealthservices.ca/ and search for Job Requisition #: ALB00050433
Alberta Health Services Peace River, AB, Canada
Jul 09, 2018
Full time
Your Opportunity: Exciting opportunity for a Registered Psychiatric Nurse (RPN) in Correctional Health. The opportunity is a full time permanent nursing position. Come and experience the beautiful northern country in and surrounding Peace River. The area is filled with crystal clear lakes, fresh, crisp forest air, and it holds endless opportunities for wilderness adventures. The community of Peace River is located in the Mighty Peace Country area which is the hub for many seasonal activities, such as fishing, golfing, camping and skiing. The area is also known for its cultural and heritage offerings found in multiple museums and arts centres. Reporting to the AHS Site Manager, the Correctional Nurse provides comprehensive health services to the adult in custody. Duties include medication administration, ongoing monitoring of patient response to intervention and evaluating progress. Develops, promotes and maintains collaborative linkages within the Correctional Institution, the Mental Health system and community agencies, professionals and para-professionals. Educates staff, clients, agencies and the community as appropriate, regarding the functions of the unit. Assists in providing in-service education to Correctional staff. 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 paid on an hourly basis for all hours worked at the basic rate of pay Description: As a Registered Psychiatric Nurse (RPN), you will provide leadership through a wide variety of nursing services to patients (clients, residents) for the purpose of promoting, maintaining or restoring health, mental health and preventing mental illness, injury and disability. You will teach, counsel and advocate on behalf of patients and take necessary steps to ensure their safety and well-being. You will provide safe, quality patient and family centered care, while reflecting the shared vision and values of AHS. Classification:   Registered Psych Nurse(2022.75 Union:   United Nurses of Alberta Department:   PeaceRiver CC Corrections Clin Primary Location:   Peace River Correctional Ctr Multi-Site:   At (UNA only) FTE:   1.00 Posting End Date:   08-AUG-2018 Employee Class:   Regular Full Time Date Available:   20-AUG-2018 Hours per Shift:   7.75 Length of Shift in weeks:   5 Shifts per cycle:   25 Shift Pattern:   Days, Evenings, Weekends Days Off:   As Per Rotation Minimum Salary:   $36.86 Maximum Salary:   $48.37 Vehicle Requirement:   N/A Required Qualifications: Completion of an accredited Psychiatric nursing education program. Active or eligible for registration and practice permit with the College of Registered Psychiatric Nurses of Alberta (CRPNA). Current Basic Cardiac Life Support - Health Care Provider (BCLS-HCP). Additional Required Qualifications: As Required. Preferred Qualifications: Experience in Correctional Nursing, Mental Health or addictions preferred. A mature attitude, solid assessment and critical thinking skills are an asset.
Alberta Health Services Manning, AB, Canada
Jul 06, 2018
Full time
Your Opportunity: The town of Manning is located on the banks of the beautiful Notikewin River in northern Alberta, and is known as the "Land of the Mighty Moose". Manning is a service centre for the local agriculture, forestry and gas industries. 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, Manning could be the place for you. Generalist Public Health Nurse based in or out of the Manning Public Health office is Alberta Health Services front line representative in delivering public health services in the diverse communities of the North Zone. The Public Health Nurse (PHN) is a key position working in partnership with a multidisciplinary team and community stakeholders. The incumbent will: Effectively use the nursing process to deliver quality care. Provide safe, ethical and patient/family centered health care. Independently provide health assessment, health planning, health education, supportive counseling, preventative and screening measures, referrals and evaluation as appropriate. Also provides services to individuals, families, groups and communities with attention to diversity and the social determinants of health. In addition to a competitive rate of pay, Alberta Health Services 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. Classification:   Registered Nurse Union:   United Nurses of Alberta Department:   NZ MANN C Prm/Dis/Inj Cmb Primary Location:   Manning Community Health Ctr Multi-Site:   At or Out of (UNA only) FTE:   1.00 Posting End Date:   16-JUL-2018 Employee Class:   Regular Full Time Date Available:   26-JUL-2018 Hours per Shift:   7.75 Length of Shift in weeks:   12 Shifts per cycle:   57 Shift Pattern:   Days, Evenings, Weekends Days Off:   As Per Rotation 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: Must possess strong assessment, communication, organizational, problem solving, and counseling skills. Must be able to work as a part of an interdisciplinary team. Must be able to work independently with minimal supervision in a complex dynamic environment. Effective communication skills required, oral and written. Demonstrated advanced critical thinking skills. Demonstrated decision making skills. Ability to work in a fast paced, independent and changing environment. Public Health Nursing (PHN) requires individuals to conduct work both in a clinic setting as well as community settings including in homes of clients. External environmental considerations would impact working conditions. Public Health Nurses are required to perform physical duties including, gathering clinical supplies, accessing upper and lower cabinetry, moving clinical supplies to community clinics, home visits, bending, crouching to support feeding/immunization of young kids, can move up to 50 pounds at times. Preferred Qualifications: Maternal/newborn certifications: breastfeeding courses, lactation consultant, & childbirth education. Recent nursing experience: pre-natal, labor & delivery, postpartum, or working with young families or pediatric population. Baccalaureate degree in nursing. Minimum 2 years' experience within the last 5 years working in public health performing duties supporting: Communicable Disease Control, immunization, Healthy Beginnings, & Child Health Clinic, maternal/postpartum & newborn assessment.
Alberta Health Services Fort McMurray, AB, Canada
Jul 05, 2018
Full time
Two positions available –Regular Full-Time & Temporary Full-Time Posting End Date: 16-JUL-2018 Temporary Position End Date: 13-AUG-2019 Salary Range: $36.86 – $48.37 Your Opportunity: We are looking for a passionate Registered Nurse to join our interdisciplinary team on our Obstetrics department here at the Northern Lights Regional Health Centre in beautiful Fort McMurray. As our Registered Nurse, you will be utilizing our values (AHS Cares) and Patient First Strategy in your practice to provide leading care to Albertans. Our Obstetrics department contains 11 beds with an antenatal clinic operating adjacent to the unit, and we are a very active with an average of 120 or more births a month! Fort McMurray (within the Regional Municipality of Wood Buffalo) is a thriving community with lively social, arts, recreational and cultural opportunities. Located in the heart of Canada's boreal forest with lakes and rivers nearby, along with four provincial parks in the area, it offers a stunning landscape. Fort McMurray is a family-forward city, offering work-life balance and great education to all ages. Within Fort McMurray, you'll discover a flourishing community with a range of clubs and associations, churches, and community service organizations. AHS Cares represents our five core values in action. These values (compassion, accountability, respect, excellence, and safety) are at the heart of everything we do. They inspire, empower, and guide how we work together with patients, clients, families, and each other. At AHS, we are living our values. This position has on-call/call back as required. If interested, there is the ability to float between Obstetrics and Pediatrics. In addition to a competitive rate of pay, AHS currently has a Fort McMurray Allowance in place to an annual maximum of $12,480. 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: Current Neonatal Resuscitation Program (NRP) certification. Current Obstetrical Nursing Education (i.e. MoreOB). Current Fetal Health Surveillance Course. Preferred Qualifications: Two (2) years of experience in Obstetrics within the last five (5) years. Apply online and join our team today! Go to ahs.ca/careers and click on Apply Now, then search for one of the relevant requisition numbers: ALB00051046 (Permanent) ALB00051042 (Temporary)
Alberta Health Services Lac la Biche, AB, Canada
Jul 04, 2018
Full time
Your Opportunity: Discover your unique niche in nursing as part of the Mental Health Travelling team! As our Registered Nurse, you will be working to promote and protect the health and well-being of individuals, families, groups, communities, organizations and populations throughout Area 7 for make an impact on the lives of Albertans. Travel is an integral part of this team to rural and remote communities in the North Zone, including rural Indigenous communities in order to provide services and promote culturally appropriate care/services to Indigenous people. As a member of the Mental Health Travelling Team, you will be facilitating the provision of holistic care to Indigenous people and their families, promoting respectful relationships with pertinent stakeholders, facilitating Indigenous client/patient- and- family-centered care while building an understanding and trust between Indigenous clients and our healthcare system and/or processes. As the successful candidate, you are self-motivated, energetic and a critical thinker. You will use nursing processes that include: assessment, nursing diagnosis, planning, education, anticipatory guidance, implementation, preventative and screening measures, referrals and evaluation as appropriate. This position is based in Lac La Biche, a growing community where we pride ourselves on our clean air, unobstructed views, and hospitable nature. We are the regional centre for business, health care, education, and government services. For the outdoor enthusiasts, we have over 150 beaches throughout our region. For the days you want to be inside, we have the Bold Centre, a 227,000 square foot recreation, entertainment and education facility! 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 Union:   United Nurses of Alberta Department:   NZ A&MH Traveling Team Primary Location:   Lac La Biche Addictions Multi-Site:   At or Out of (UNA only) FTE:   1.00 Posting End Date:   03-AUG-2018 Employee Class:   Regular Full Time Date Available:   13-AUG-2018 Hours per Shift:   7.75 Length of Shift in weeks:   2 Shifts per cycle:   9.5 Shift Pattern:   Days, evenings Days Off:   As Per Rotation Minimum Salary:   $36.86 Maximum Salary:   $48.37 Vehicle Requirement:   Driver's License, Vehicle Provided
Alberta Health Services Milk River, AB, Canada
Jul 03, 2018
Part time
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).
Alberta Health Services Milk River, AB, Canada
Jul 03, 2018
Part time
Description: As a Licensed Practical Nurse (LPN), you are part of an interprofessional health care team utilizing nursing processes, critical thinking, problem solving and decision making skills. You will be guided by your education, experience, demonstrated skill level and AHS policies and procedures. You will play a key role in providing safe, quality patient and family centered care while reflecting the shared vision and values of AHS. Required Qualifications: Completion of an accredited Licensed Practical Nurse education program. Active or eligible for registration and practice permit with the College of Licensed Practical Nurses of Alberta (CLPNA). Current Basic Cardiac Life Support - Health Care Provider (BCLS-HCP).
Alberta Health Services Fort McMurray, AB, Canada
Jun 29, 2018
Part time
Two (2) Positions Available; Regular Part Time Location: Fort McMurray, AB Posting End Date: 27-JUL-2018 Salary Range: $36.86 – $48.37   Your Opportunity: An exciting opportunity exists for a Registered Nurse looking to work to their full-scope of practice and whom has a passion for providing patient- and family-centered care at the Northern Lights Regional Health Centre, located in the community of Fort McMurray. As our Registered Nurse, you will be working in a position between our Operating Room and Post-Anesthesia Recovery Room departments, working within an interdisciplinary team, utilizing our values (AHS Cares) and Patient First Strategy in your practice to provide leading care to Albertans. Our Operating Room has the capacity for six (6) theatres, covering general surgery, gynecology and obstetrics, dental, ear, nose and throat, spines, and orthopedic trauma. Our Post-Anesthesia Recovery Room has capacity for eight (8) monitoring beds. The Registered Nurse (OR Nurse) position is responsible for providing perioperative patient care using the nursing process, in accordance with the College and Association of Registered Nurses of Alberta (CARNA), Operating Room Nurses Association of Canada (ORNAC) and Canadian Standards Association (CSA) standards of practice. You will demonstrate competence in delivering safe, effective and efficient care in both a scrub and a circulating role, participating as an integral part of our team. You will act as a patient advocate and provide a link between the other units in the facility and the Operating Room and/or Post-Anesthesia Recovery Room. Through your education, experience, knowledge of current principles, techniques and procedures, and interpretation of evidence based healthcare practices and processes, you will play a key role in supporting an integrated and holistic approach to the patient’s care, health promotion and health maintenance. 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. Note: In addition to a competitive rate of pay, AHS currently has a Fort McMurray Allowance in place to an annual maximum of $12,480. This allowance is non-pensionable and is payable on an hourly basis for all hours paid at the basic rate of pay. 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: Completion of Registered Perioperative Nursing course or equivalent Operating Room experience. Ability to perform consistently in a highly organized, rapid moving, complex environment. Ability to collaborate within the expectations of a highly complex interdisciplinary team. Demonstrated advanced problem solving skills integrating critical thinking and good judgment. Demonstrated communication skills promoting respect and team spirit. Demonstrated commitment to professional development. Demonstrated accountability for own practice. Demonstrated interpersonal and communication skills with conflict resolution ability. Demonstrated evidence of accountability, integrity, initiative, and sound judgment. Demonstrated strong decision making/problem solving abilities. Demonstrated commitment to confidentiality. This position has on-call/call back and weekend shifts as required. The Registered Nurse position requires physical demands including the requirement to stand scrubbed for many hours and to wear lead apron protection for an extended period of time. Preferred Qualifications: Baccalaureate Degree in Nursing. Two (2) years of experience within the last five (5) years in the operating room and/or post-anesthesia recovery room. Canadian Perioperative Nursing Certificate (CPNC). Post-Anaesthesia Care Nursing Course. Current Advanced Cardiac Life Support (ACLS) certification. Current Pediatric Advanced Life Support (PALS) certification. Membership with Operating Room Nurses Association of Canada (ORNAC). Apply online and join our team today! Go to ahs.ca/careers and click on apply now , then search for one of the applicable requisition numbers for this opportunity:  ALB00024034 (20.4 hours/week) ALB00040004 (24 hours/week)
Alberta Health Services Beaverlodge, AB, Canada
Jun 27, 2018
Full time
Your Opportunity: Are you an experienced Registered Nurse who has a passion for palliative care? Do you have an interest in ensuring healthcare professionals are educated and supported in palliative care best practice? Do you have experience in care coordination, advance care planning, assessment and consultation and you’re looking for the opportunity to expand on this experience? If you’re looking to make the difference in the lives of Albertans and have an impact on the healthcare they receive, the position of a Palliative Care Resource Nurse (PCRN) with our team could be for you. As a Registered Nurse - Palliative Care Resource, you will function as a member of an interdisciplinary healthcare team in acute care, continuing care and home care settings to provide specialized assessment and intervention on a consultative and limited direct service basis. You will be responsible for working collaboratively health care professionals, physician consultants, primary care physicians, patients and families along the continuum of care to ensure the provision of quality palliative care services follows evidence-based best practices. You will be servicing the community of Beaverlodge and surrounding communities in Area 3, planning, advocating and developing community capacity in palliative care through consultation with all stakeholders. Located in northwest Alberta, the Town of Beaverlodge is only 43 km from Grande Prairie and 48 km from the British Columbia border, allowing you the opportunity to be close to the city and the outdoors. With plenty of recreational activities and facilities for any season of the year, there is plenty to see and do. 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. Classification:   Registered Nurse Union:   United Nurses of Alberta Department:   Palliative Home Nursing Primary Location:   Beaverlodge Public Health Ctr Multi-Site:   Multi Site - At (UNA only) FTE:   1.00 Posting End Date:   30-JUL-2018 Employee Class:   Regular Full Time Date Available:   09-AUG-2018 Hours per Shift:   7.75 Length of Shift in weeks:   12 Shifts per cycle:   57 Shift Pattern:   Days, Evenings, Nights, Weekends, On Call Days Off:   As Per Rotation Minimum Salary:   $36.86 Maximum Salary:   $48.37 Vehicle Requirement:   Driver's License, Vehicle Required 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: A minimum of five (5) years nursing experience with two (2) years of Palliative Care experience within the last 10 years. Commitment to continuing education in Palliative Care and to significantly expand knowledge and skills in a short time. Strong interpersonal and communication skills with an ability to lead a team and promote collaboration and partnership. This position will be expected to participate in an on-call rotation to provide 24/7 telephone consult coverage throughout North Zone. Note: 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. Preferred Qualifications: Experience in at least two (2) care sectors, including Home Care. CNA Certification in Hospice Palliative Care or willingness to obtain. Case Management Education. Familiarity with using a PC, Internet, Meditech and Microsoft Office applications. Demonstrated abilities in program planning, education of adults, interdisciplinary practice and research activities and experience in delivery of care in the community setting.
Alberta Health Services Calgary, AB, Canada
Jun 25, 2018
Full time
Your Opportunity: The Nurse Practitioner- Cardiac Surgery is a self-directed Advanced Practice Nurse who is educated at the graduate level and functions in a collaborative practice model. Reporting to the Director, Cardiac Sciences, Critical Care and Clinical Neuroscience, the NP will provide general medical care to adult in-patients with a focus on cardiac surgery at the Foothills Medical Centre. The position requires the NP to perform advanced, focused and/or comprehensive health assessments and interventions, as well as order interpret and perform diagnostic tests to formulate differential diagnoses and management plans through the integration of patient information and evidence-based practice. The NP will both communicate assessment finding and/or diagnoses including outcomes and prognoses to patients/families and utilize complex reasoning reflective of expertise and education to safely coordinate and manage care for patients while promoting continuity across the continuum of care. An expectation of the position is to participate in profession-specific and inter-professional practice committees as required as well as collaborating with members of the healthcare team to provide and promote inter-professional, patient/family centered care. The NP will act independently and autonomously within their scope of practice. The NP will identify research needs, develop research activities and lead and/or participate in research projects and promote application of research and evidence in clinical practice. Description: Nurse Practitioners (NPs) are Registered Nurses with advanced education at Master of Nursing level or equivalent and possess competencies as required for NP licensure in Alberta. The NP is an independent and autonomous practitioner who contributes to quality patient care through advanced practices, leadership, consultations and referrals, education and research. The NP, who may be the most responsible healthcare provider for individuals and families, has greater breadth, depth and complexity of application of nursing knowledge, skills, attitudes and judgment and performs additional activities beyond registered nursing practice (CARNA, 2011). In practice the NP role includes but is not limited to diagnosing and managing common and complex health conditions, promoting health and preventing illness/injury, ordering and interpreting diagnostic tests, prescribing pharmaceuticals, medical devices, and other therapies and performing procedures, interventions and/or treatments. The NP performs restricted activities within their scope of practice as defined by Schedule 24 of the Health Professions Act, the Registered Nurses Profession Regulations, and the College and Association of Registered Nurses of Alberta (CARNA). Nursing activities performed are determined by legislation, regulation, professional body direction, Alberta Health Services (AHS) policy, educational preparation, practice setting, patient need, and competency of the individual NP. Classification:   Nurse Practitioner Union:   Exempt Department:   PCU 91 Cardio Vascular Surgery Primary Location:   Foothills Medical Centre Employee Class:   Regular Full Time FTE:   1.00 Posting End Date:   31-JUL-2018 Date Available:   13-AUG-2018 Hours per Shift:   9.75 Length of Shift in weeks:   12 Shifts per cycle:   48 Shift Pattern:   Days, Weekends Days Off:   As Per Rotation Minimum Salary:   $48.27 Maximum Salary:   $62.91 Vehicle Requirement:   N/A Required Qualifications: Current ACLS and Basic Cardiac Life Support - Health Care Provider (BCLS-HCP) certifications. Current registration with CARNA as a Nurse Practitioner (or proven eligibility for CARNA registration). Must be able to support flexible work schedule. Must possess excellent interpersonal and communication skills to enable working directly with patients and their family members and other members of the health care team. Ability to work as a member of a team. Ability to function independently. Must excel at working in a dynamic fast paced environment. Work well under pressure and stressful situations. Application and knowledge of current research. Additional Required Qualifications: Minimum of 3 years’ of Clinical experience as a NP within the last 5 years’. Minimum of 1 year of the last 3 years’ of Clinical experience being in an Outpatient Clinic setting. Preferred Qualifications: Meditech, MS Office Suite, Lync and tele-health knowledge. Proven experience of successful teaching. Proven experience in program development. Excellent communication and interpersonal skills in order to work collaboratively with members of the inter-professional team Demonstrates critical thinking, conflict resolution and problem. Solving skills. Demonstrated ongoing responsibility for maintaining own continuing professional and practice competencies through professional development activities.
Alberta Health Services McLennan, AB, Canada
Jun 25, 2018
Part 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.
Alberta Health Services Westlock, AB, Canada
Jun 25, 2018
Full time
Posting End Date: 23-JUL-2018 Salary Range: $36.86 – $48.37 Vehicle Requirement: Driver's License, Vehicle Required Your Opportunity: An exciting opportunity exists for a new or experienced Registered Nurse to either begin or grow upon their career in beautiful Westlock. Situated 90 km from Edmonton is the energetic Town of Westlock where we offer something for everyone - a great community to raise a family, a fun, active lifestyle with both indoor and outdoor recreation opportunities, and a community full of residents happy to lend a helping hand. Westlock is a mix of urban amenities with a country lifestyle, along with an active arts and culture scene. As a Registered Nurse with our Home Care department, you will be responsible for coordinating and providing quality care to clients in the community. You will provide nursing assessment, case coordination and direct care in partnership with clients and their families in their own residence or an alternate care setting, as determined by the assessment. You will demonstrate effective time management, organization skills, communication and interpersonal skills. Your critical thinking, problem solving and decision making skills will aide you in being successful in this position. You will be an integral member of our interdisciplinary team, belonging to a dynamic group of individuals who support each other and work to ensure we are providing the best client care we can. Working in northern Alberta allows you the opportunity to experience the outdoors and with a short commute to work, you can find that work-life balance you are looking for. Come for a great career and stay for what life has to offer. Relocation assistance may be available to those relocating to our community. 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: Minimum two (2) years' experience within the last five (5) years working in Home Care. Possession of a valid driver's licence and access to a motor vehicle in good repair for work-related travel. Preferred Qualifications: Certificate in gerontology, palliative care, would care, and/or foot care. Apply online and join our team today! Go to ahs.ca/careers and click on Apply Now , then search requisition number: ALB00044626
Alberta Health Services Wabasca-Desmarais, AB, Canada
Jun 22, 2018
Part time
Your Opportunity: An exciting rural nursing opportunity exists for those interested in working to their full scope of practice. As a Registered Nurse working at Wabasca Healthcare Centre, you will work not only in our 10-bed inpatient acute care environment but you will also work in our Emergency Department, allowing you the opportunity to diversity your nursing experience. Northern Alberta has a lot to offer, us included! The community of Wabasca is nestled on the shores of the North and South Wabasca Lakes, allowing for recreation for every season. In the summer months, you might enjoy biking or walking our 15 km of paved paths, softball, fishing, boating, bird watching, ATV’ing and of course swimming in the lakes or at our indoor pool for those days you want to be inside! In the summer, don’t forget to take in our long summer nights with a round of golf at our local golf course. For the winter months, you can keep up with your activities by walking or running on our indoor track or skating on the lakes. The hamlets of Wabasca, Desmarais and surrounding area with the Bigstone Band Cree Nation reserves are located approximately 300 km from St. Albert and Edmonton with a population of around 5,500. Oil, gas, and forestry are our main industries in the area. 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).
Alberta Health Services Edmonton, Alberta, Canada
Jun 22, 2018
Temporary
Registered Nurse – Critical Care Program Requisition #: ALB00039480 Location: Edmonton, Alberta Job Type: Temporary Full Time Salary: $36.86 - $48.37 per hour Your Opportunity: Imagine a supportive employer, a job that’s intellectually stimulating, and fantastic work-life balance. With Alberta Health Services (AHS), you can have all of that and more. We strive to empower our employees, and work together to create an environment where everyone can succeed. No matter what your role, working with us is about making a difference—every day. As a member of the multidisciplinary team, responsible for the assessment, planning, implementation and evaluation of patient care, consistent with the operating needs, skills and abilities in General Systems ICU and Burn unit. 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). Demonstrated excellent assessment, documentation, clinical, organizational and patient care skills. Ability to communicate findings in a concise and accurate manner. Strong interpersonal and problem solving skills. Ability to communicate findings in a concise and accurate manner. Strong interpersonal and problem solving skills. Must be able to identify own learning needs and seek guidance in professional practice where knowledge deficit occurs. Alberta Health Services reserves the ability to hire individuals with less experience or education, Successful completion of the Critical Care Orientation program is required upon hire. Preferred Qualifications: 1 year of critical care experience preferred (successful completion of Alberta Health Services Critical Care Challenge Exam at the discretion of the hiring manager). 1 year wound care experience an asset. How to Apply: Please visit https://careers.albertahealthservices.ca/ and search for Job Requisition #: ALB00039480