As a Registered Nurse in Long Term Care (LTC), you will provide patient care services as a member of our healthcare team. Our LTC unit is composed of 29 residents & one respite bed with the unit being attached to our Health Care Centre. St. Paul, Alberta is located approximately 200 km northeast of Edmonton, located centrally in the Lakeland Region, with a population of over 5,800. The county of St. Paul is abundant with lakes & rivers, forests & rolling hills for the outdoor enthusiast. Renowned for the Iron Horse Trail that crosses throughout the Lakeland Region, quadding & sledding are family-friendly activities that span all seasons. St. Paul also offers a swimming pool, two arenas, a public library, fitness centres to keep community members very active, supporting St. Paul's motto that we're "a people kind of place." We offer organized sports, dancing, rodeo events, & music festivals. St. Paul hosts many different cultures, making it rich in culinary experiences. We embrace our multiculturalism, including working collaboratively with the Indigenous communities in the area. Education and family is very important to the St. Paul community, where we offer education in French as well as English. For those looking for post-secondary education, St. Paul has Portage College & Blue Quills University at your fingertips. St. Paul is growing and attracting many businesses, offering affordable living & a short commute to work, making this a great opportunity to come & see what we have to offer! Please note, this facility provides Long Term Care (LTC) or Designated Supportive Living (DSL) services & by Order of the Chief Medical Officer of Health, many AHS employees are restricted to work only at a single LTC/DSL site for the remainder of the pandemic. Speak to the hiring manager who will confirm if you will be restricted to work at only one LTC/DLS site.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
- Department: St TheresePaul HC Aux LTC Nurs
- Primary Location: St. Paul Health Centre
- Multi-Site: At (UNA only)
- FTE: 0.00
- Posting End Date: 01-FEB-2021
- Employee Class: Casual/Relief
- Date Available: 11-FEB-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:
Supportive Pathways or any dementia related courses. Non Violent Crisis Intervention. Nail Care. Previous charge nurse experience preferred.