Location: Barrhead, Alberta, Canada
Requisition #: ALB00196979, ALB00191524, ALB00194840
Salary Range: $36.86 - $48.37 per hour
Job Type: Regular Part Time, Temporary Part Time, and Temporary Full Time
More than just interesting, challenging, and varied work, working in long term care means working with people who have had long, full lives and who have stories to tell. Make a difference to long term care residents as you provide nursing care in the beautiful, forested community of Barrhead. Working in a 100-bed facility, you will work closely with recreation therapy, physiotherapy, and occupational therapy to provide holistic healthcare to patients of varying needs and levels of complexity. This facility also includes a secure dementia unit. Discover ample opportunity to grow your clinical nursing, critical thinking, and problem-solving skills with excellent support from local doctors and hospital staff. Patient and family focused, we include families in all that we do and build strong partnerships as a health care team.
Located approximately 120 km northwest of Edmonton, the Town of Barrhead is at the centre of one of our provinces' richest forestry and agricultural areas. The vibrant, progressive community of about 4,509 offers the essential shops, services, and amenities and a safe and welcoming community to join. There are a range of recreational opportunities for all ages and stages, including the arts, sports, and social activities where you can find your fit in Barrhead.
Please note, this facility provides Long Term Care (LTC) service and by Order of the Chief Medical Officer of Health many AHS employees are restricted to work only at a single LTC site for the remainder of the pandemic. Speak to the hiring manager who will confirm if, as the successful candidate in this position, you will be restricted to work at only one LTC site in Alberta. In addition, you may have access to relocation assistance.
New graduates are welcome to apply.
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.