An exciting opportunity exists in Elk Point, Alberta! Elk Point is located approximately 235 km northeast of Edmonton and 37 km east of St. Paul. The area 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, they also offer both indoor and outdoor ice rinks, a curling rink, a riding barn and fair grounds, tennis courts, golf course, ball diamonds and soccer fields. Camping, fishing and other lake activities are in abundance as there are many, many beautiful lakes surrounding our town. Living in a small town that is close to a big city offers the best of all worlds. If you're looking for the chance to work to your full-scope of practice, this may be the opportunity for you! The Registered Nurse (RN) utilizes the nursing process, critical thinking and problem solving skills to provide care to clients across the life span. The RN ensures the development, implementation and ongoing administration of the client care plans. The RN assesses, coordinates, supervises, administers and evaluates the provision of health services and health care resources. The Registered Nurse accepts responsibility for continuing competencies through ongoing professional development, including participation in education programs, research and continuous quality activities. The RN demonstrates 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. The Registered Nurse must follow Nursing standards/protocols as required in area of nursing specialty related to the job assignment.
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).
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.