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Registered Nurse

ALBERTA HEALTH SERVICES

Peace River, AB, CANADA

Healthcare Services and Wellness

Typical Base Salary
Registered Nurse

Requisition #:  442447
Union: UNA
Title Registered Nurse
Department: NZ PCRVR HC NU09 CombMedSurg
Posting Open Date: 2017-04-19
Posting Close Date: 2017-04-28
Location: Peace River Comm Hlth Ctr - At
City: Peace River
Employee Class: Regular Part-Time
FTE: 0.42
Date Available: 2017-05-15
Temporary End Date:
Hours Per Shift: 7.75
Length of Shift Cycle: 4
Shift Per Cycle: 8
Shift: Days, Evenings, Weekends
Days Off: As Per Rotation
Rates of Pay: Minimum: 36.86 per hour   Maximum: 48.37 per hour
Vehicle Required: No
Category: Nursing - Nurse/Psychiatric Nurse
Job Summary:
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. Able to balance numerous demands and conflicting priorities. Ability to work within team environment and to effectively contribute to client care planning processes and improvement in service delivery.

The incumbent must have a great communication skills and ability to adapt communication style to meet the needs of specific clients and to relay client information to physicians, who may be geographically removed, in a concise, accurate manner in order to facilitate the physician's treatment decisions.  Must have an excellent assessment skills to recognize and respond appropriately to client change in status.

The Registered Nurse position required physical demands include lifting, pulling and pushing, walking, standing, transferring and transporting clients and equipment up to a frequent basis.

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.
Qualifications:
- Graduation from a recognized registered nursing program; RN required
- Baccalaureate degree in nursing preferred; however, skills and experience relevant to nursing practice in community sector will be considered
- Registration with the College and Association of Registered Nurses of Alberta (CARNA)
- 1  year relevant nursing experience desired
- Certification as may be required within the scope of the position assignment
- Basic Life Support (BCLS-HCP): Targeted Responder

Alberta Health Services requires that the health services provider be registered as a regulated member by their applicable College and that the health services provider provide proof of their registration.

The College of a profession provides the ability to work in Full Scope of Practice, including restricted activities that are authorized by the regulations of the profession.  However, Alberta Health Services reserves the right to limit the use of providing these restricted activities until the health services provider can successfully prove competency of these activities to the satisfaction of Alberta Health Services.

AHS values the diversity of the people and communities we serve and is committed to attracting, engaging and developing a diverse and inclusive workforce.

All new offers of employment are subject to a Criminal Records Check satisfactory to the employer. This information is collected by authority of the Protection For Person In Care Act (Section 10(4).

About Alberta Health Services

Alberta Health Services (AHS) is the first and largest fully-integrated health system in Canada. Located across the Province in urban and rural settings, AHS is committed to delivering patient-first health services to over four million people living in Alberta. Whether you are a health professional, front line clinical worker, one of our numerous support staff, or in one of our corporate roles, you'll feel good knowing your work makes a difference to the lives of Albertans. We offer interesting, meaningful and challenging work with plenty of opportunities to learn and grow. With excellent wages, flexible hours, and our commitment to work-life balance, you'll have plenty of time to juggle your other passions and enjoy all that Alberta has to offer. Join our team – make a difference.

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What it's like to work at Alberta Health Services

Outstanding teams — exceptional care

Our employees bring a multitude of work and life experience from a variety of disciplines to impact the patient experience. From physicians to pharmacists, housekeepers to clerks, together we make AHS the health care provider it is today.

When you’re at your best, we’re at our best

At AHS, you’ll be empowered to succeed and encouraged to find solutions that co-create a healthy work environment. We help you to stay current with best practices and to continue to evolve as a professional.

Empowering you to succeed

Discover ample opportunities for learning and development to help you become the best you can be. Learning opportunities include seminars and courses for personal and professional development — from clinical best practice to leadership development. We also offer advanced education support.

A look inside Alberta Health Services

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Benefits & Perks

We value your well-being

We believe that supporting the health and wellness of our employees leads to better outcomes for our patients. We offer Employee & Family Assistance, including education, resources, and counselling. There is also an opportunity to join our Group Savings Plan and Pension Plan to help you save for the future.

Comprehensive health benefits

It is our belief that employees in good health are more effective when helping their patients. We provide a variety of benefits to enhance your health, and the well-being of your family. Our employees enjoy a variety of benefits that include health, dental, vision, disability and lifestyle considerations.

Alberta Health Services Testimonials

I love the changing dynamics of my job. The patients that you encounter provide unique individual challenges, every day. The ever changing atmosphere keeps me coming back.

Kevin R., Paramedic

Working in a rural setting also provides many challenges and a wide variety of diagnoses, encouraging me to continue my growth as a professional.

Natasha T., Physical Therapist

I love being able to help people and make a difference. Being in health care helps me do just that.

Mark K., Business Intelligence Developer

I like the flexibility and challenges provided by my job. Alberta Health Services has provided me an environment of lifelong learning and career progression.

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Registered Nurse, ALBERTA HEALTH SERVICES, Peace River, AB, CANADA