Fort Macleod, AB
REGISTERED NURSES (CASUAL) - Extendicare Fort Macleod

Candidates are invited to apply for casual Registered Nurse positions to work at our Extendicare Fort Macleod facility, a 50-bed long-term care home, located in Fort Macleod, Alberta.

Reporting to the Administrator/ Director of Care, the RN will enhance the effective management and quality of nursing practice in keeping with the Standards of the College of Nurses of Alberta, Long Term Care Standards and Extendicare Standards.

Ensure resident care is provided with established nursing standards and principles, physicians’ orders and administrative policies, as well as, observe, report and record vital signs, symptoms and conditions of residents, and initiate remedial health measures where appropriate. Assure observance of required techniques in nursing care.
Assess residents and develop, implement, review and evaluate resident care plans. Monitor residents’ health, notes changes in condition and assess need for referral to doctors; processes and implement physicians’ orders.
Organize and direct functions and activities related to provision of care to residents including restorative care and palliative care as required. Interprets and implements established policies, procedures and regulations.
Plan, direct, supervise and evaluate the work of nursing and personal care staff assigned to the unit. Orient and train new personnel and may participate in in-service education. Monitor performance and conduct performance appraisal and refers problems to the Director of Care.

Eligible for or possesses a Certificate of Competence from the College of Nurses of Alberta, Bachelor of Nursing, preferred.
CPR certification.
Previous managerial experience in long-term care preferred.
Comprehensive knowledge of nursing and health care practices, as well as Knowledge in Infection Control Practices.
Effective human relation skills and demonstrated commitment to working with seniors.
Excellent communication skills (including computer skills) and the ability to work independently and collaboratively are essential.