Requisition #: ALB00122159
Location: High Prairie, Alberta, Canada
Job Type: Regular Part Time
Salary: $36.86 - $48.37 per hour
High Prairie, located 200km northeast of Grande Prairie, in northern Alberta’s Big Lakes County is known as the “Gateway to the Mighty Peace Country”. With a population of 2,600 people, and a trading area of more than 17,000, there is an abundance of beautiful open plains, rich farmland, and thriving agriculture, forestry, oil and gas, and service industries. Unlimited recreational activities are available in town including golf, a professional rodeo, and a variety of winter sports including sled dog races every February. A quick 20 minute drive will bring you to the stunning Lesser Slave Lake area, one of Alberta’s top recreational playgrounds and host to the annual “Golden Walleye Classic” fishing tournament. Develop your skills in a new setting, expand your horizons, and experience the beauty of the North. This could be the opportunity for you!
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.
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.
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). Minimum 1+ years nursing experience.
Baccalaureate degree in nursing preferred; however, skills and experience relevant to nursing practice in community sector will be considered. Home Care Nursing. Foot Care Certification.
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.