Registered Nurse

  • Alberta Health Services
  • Rocky Mountain House, AB, Canada
  • Jun 14, 2018
Temporary

Job Description

Registered Nurse

Requisition #: ALB00037046

Location: Rocky Mountain House, Alberta

Job Type: Temporary Full Time

Salary: $36.86 - $48.37 per hour

Your Opportunity:

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.

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.

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).
  • Three years of registered nurse experience obtained within the last five years in a home care setting.
  • Continuing care experience may be considered.

How to Apply:

Please visit https://careers.albertahealthservices.ca/ and search for Job Requisition #: ALB00013680

Job Category

Registered Nurse