Registered Nurse – Long Term Care

Print Date: June 29, 2022
Job ID: 46438

Job Overview

  • Company Name Alberta Health Services
  • Job Start Date Thu, 02 Jun 2022 04:42:35 GMT
  • Job Type Part Time
  • Job Source Careerjet

Job title: Registered Nurse – Long Term Care

Job description: Your Opportunity:

If you are a Registered Nurse/RPN who loves small town living and working with the elderly, then this position might be just what you’re looking for! Wainwright is a vibrant and friendly community of around 7,000 located in east central Alberta on highway 14 and 41. Wainwright is a major service center for agriculture, oil and gas industries and is home to Canadian Forces Base Wainwright, which trains our National Defense personnel. The quality lifestyle in this community is enhanced by an excellent choice of schools for children, extensive health care facilities and an unlimited array of year-round recreational opportunities. Wainwright Continuing Care is located in a rural setting where Registered Nurses (RN)/RPN work within an interdisciplinary team environment to provide client centered care. The RN/RPN will be required to provide leadership, including direction, supervision, mentoring, constructive feedback and client care coordination to other professionals and unregulated staff. In this case, coordination role, the RN/RPN must have the ability to use critical thinking skills to plan, assess, implement and evaluate client-centered care. This environment is suitable for candidates who have a strong interest and skills in providing care to the elderly client, including those diagnosed with Alzheimer Disease or other dementias.

Description:

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
  • Unit and Program: Aux LTC Nursing
  • Primary Location: Wainwright Health Centre
  • Multi-Site: At or Out of (UNA only)
  • FTE: 0.70
  • Posting End Date: 29-JUN-2022
  • Employee Class: Regular Part Time
  • Date Available: 11-JUL-2022
  • Hours per Shift: 7.75
  • Length of Shift in weeks: 4
  • Shifts per cycle: 13
  • Shift Pattern: Days, Evenings, Weekends
  • Days Off: As Per Rotation
  • Minimum Salary: $37.97
  • Maximum Salary: $49.83
  • Vehicle Requirement: Not Applicable

Required Qualifications:

Completion of an accredited nursing education program. Active or eligible for registration and practice permit with the College of Registered Nurses of Alberta (CRNA). Current Basic Cardiac Life Support – Health Care Provider (BCLS-HCP). Additional Required Qualifications:

Competence in relevant technical nursing skills and a willingness to learn new skills as required. Basic computer skills. Good communication skills and the ability to maintain effective interpersonal relationships. Demonstrated problem solving skills. Demonstrated ongoing responsibility for maintaining and continuing competence through professional development activities. The ability to work shift schedules. The ability to meet the physical demands of the job. Preferred Qualifications:

Recent gerontology nursing experience and/or education, Charge Nurse, and leadership training is an asset.

Please note:

All postings close at 23:59 of the posting end date indicated.

Hiring Requirements:

The following must be provided prior to your first day of work:

Security Screening: Satisfactory criminal record check and/or Vulnerable Sector Search. Additionally, all employees have an ongoing duty to disclose any charges or convictions that may occur during their employment with AHS.

COVID-19 Immunization: Proof of full immunization against COVID-19. Full immunization status is achieved when 14 days have passed after the second dose of a two-dose vaccine, or the first dose of a single-dose vaccine. See our for additional information.

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We’re passionate about what we do. Our team of skilled and dedicated health care professionals, support staff, and physicians promote wellness and provide health care every day, all across Alberta.

Everything we do at AHS reflects a patient and family centred approach; it’s about putting patients’ and families’ experiences, priorities and trust first.

We are an equal opportunity employer. AHS values the diversity of the people and communities we serve and is committed to attracting, engaging and developing a diverse and inclusive workforce.

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