The Registered Nurse/Registered Psychiatric Nurse (RN/RPN) provides psychiatric nursing care to in-patients who experience addiction and mental health problems. The RN/RPN provides competent care utilizing theory-driven, research-based nursing knowledge, along with specialized addiction and mental health nursing skills and abilities to form therapeutic relationships with patients and their families.
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: PCU Psychiatry/Addiction
- Primary Location: Medicine Hat Regional Hospital
- Multi-Site: At (UNA only)
- FTE: 0.00
- Posting End Date: 26-OCT-2021
- Employee Class: Casual/Relief
- Date Available: 08-NOV-2021
- Hours per Shift: Varies
- Length of Shift in weeks: Varies
- Shifts per cycle: Varies
- Shift Pattern: Days, Evenings, Nights, Weekends
- Days Off: Other
- 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:
Proof of current CARNA/CRPNA registration and annual practice permit required. English language skills, both written and verbal required. Preferred Qualifications:
Computer skills using AHS computer applications/programs would be an asset (e.g. Netcare, Medworxx, Outlook, Meditech). Bachelor of Nursing degree and Experience on an Acute Care Addiction and Mental Health unit preferred.
All postings close at 23:59 of the posting end date indicated.
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 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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