Requisition #: ALB00037046
Location: Rocky Mountain House, Alberta
Job Type: Temporary Full Time
Salary: $36.86 - $48.37 per hour
Rocky Mountain House has an exciting opportunity for a Registered Nurse in Home Care! Located within the Rocky Mountain House Health Centre, you will work with a dynamic, supportive team and will have the opportunity to make a difference in the lives of people in your community. Reporting to the Care Manager, the Case Manager is responsible for directing the care of clients under the home care program. Using your strong assessment, organizational, and leadership skills you will identify the needs of the client and facilitate with the interdisciplinary team the appropriate internal and external resources required. You will interact with the team and client/family to coordinate care planning and facilitate client and family teaching. Through the development of the care plan you will ensure services are provided and modified on an ongoing basis or as needed. The successful candidate will play a key role in timely and appropriate referrals to stakeholders as relevant and/or provide direct care as needed. Your experience in providing wound care and knowledge of the wound care principles and products, as well as palliative and home parenteral therapy will be essential to making you successful in this position. You may be required to cover other assignments as workload dictates and be on call. Rocky Mountain House is located 77 km west of Red Deer in west – central Alberta, on the North Saskatchewan River. This multicultural community has that small town feel with big city amenities. Rocky Mountain House has an active and helpful welcoming committee with the mission to assist all newcomers to the area in feeling welcome and becoming engaged and included in our vibrant community.
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.
How to Apply:
Alberta Health Services is one of the leading healthcare systems in Canada, responsible for the delivery of health care to more than 3.7 million Albertans. Working at the AHS enables a better quality of life, not only for our staff, but for their families – there’s no shortage of reasons to join our team.