The Claresholm Centre for Mental Health & Addictions is a 120 bed facility with an attached outpatient program (community support services) of 40 spaces. There are three primary inpatient units at the site include Concurrent Disorders, Active Psychiatric Rehabilitation, Extended Psychiatric Rehabilitation and Transitions Unit. Professionals at the Centre believe in each individual’s potential for development and success. Our team includes nurses, social workers, psychiatrists, psychologist, physicians, pharmacists, recreational and occupational therapists, dieticians and other mental health providers. Once a patient is ready for transition and re-entry into community living, follow-up support, outpatient programs and outreach services are coordinated for patients. These form a comprehensive treatment model with various service options for patients. As the successful candidate you will be expected to demonstrate: time management and prioritization skills in a rapidly changing environment; be self-directed and show initiative; strong interpersonal and communication skills; collaboration with the interdisciplinary team; problem solving, decision making, critical thinking and conflict resolution skills; patient advocacy using a person-centered approach; and foster positive relationships within a team environment.
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.
Classification: Registered Nurse
Union: United Nurses of Alberta
Department: CC for MH & Addis.Ext Tran
Primary Location: AMHB Claresholm
Multi-Site: At (UNA only)
Posting End Date: 13-AUG-2021
Temporary Employee Class: Temp P/T Benefits
Date Available: 23-AUG-2021
Temporary End Date: 27-MAR-2022
Hours per Shift: 7.75
Length of Shift in weeks: 4
Shifts per cycle: 10
Shift Pattern: Nights, Weekends
Days Off: As Per Rotation
Minimum Salary: $36.86
Maximum Salary: $48.37
Vehicle Requirement: Not Applicable
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).
Additional Required Qualifications:
Ability to demonstrate strong interpersonal, organizational, and assessment skills while working within a collaborative multidisciplinary team. Knowledge of mental health diagnosis, symptomology, and related treatment interventions. Working knowledge of psychotropic medications and psychopathology. Working knowledge of relevant legislation is required including the Alberta Mental Health Act and Health Information Act.
Minimum of 1 year of Adult Mental Health experience within the last five years. Working knowledge of CBT, DBT, and Trauma Informed Care. Working knowledge of the Collaborative Problem Solving approach. Active NVCI or eligible for active status.