Registered Nurse

Employer: 
Alberta Health Services
Posted: 
3 weeks 3 days
Job Type: 
Contract
Job industry: 
Health Care
Job Location: 
Slave Lake
Alberta

Three (3) positions available, located in the Village of Boyle, Alberta. 

Small towns offer a lot of advantages not only for your family, but also for your career.  This opportunity gives the incumbent the opportunity to work to their full scope of practice in the 20 bed Boyle Healthcare Centre.  The Village of Boyle, located 146 km north of Edmonton, is a busy location in between a multitude of northern Alberta locations.  Boyle offers a variety of both indoor and outdoor recreational activities, as well as a variety of clubs, which speaks to the active lifestyle of the residents.

The Registered Nurse (RN) utilizes the nursing process, critical thinking and problem solving skills to provide care to clients across the life span. The RN ensures the development, implementation and ongoing administration of the client care plans. The RN assesses, coordinates, supervises, administers and evaluates the provision of health services and health care resources. The Registered Nurse accepts responsibility for continuing competencies through ongoing professional development, including participation in education programs, research and continuous quality activities. The RN demonstrates the ability to accurately and effectively assess client status and to take appropriate intervention measures that have significant impact on the client's medical condition, safety, as well as ultimate recovery.

The Registered Nurse must follow Nursing standards/protocols as required in area of nursing specialty related to the job assignment, the ability to balance numerous demands and conflicting priorities, the ability to work within team environment and to effectively contribute to client care planning processes and improvement in service delivery.

The incumbent must have a great communication skills and ability to adapt communication style to meet the needs of specific clients and to relay client information to physicians, who may be geographically removed, in a concise, accurate manner in order to facilitate the physician's treatment decisions.  The Registered Nurse must have excellent assessment skills to recognize and respond appropriately to client change in status.

The Registered Nurse position required physical demands include lifting, pulling and pushing, walking, standing, transferring and transporting clients and equipment up to a frequent basis.

 

Qualifications:

- Graduation from a recognized registered nursing program

- Degree preferred and other relevant skills and abilities will be considered

- Registration with the College and Association of Registered Nurses of Alberta (CARNA)

- 1 year relevant nursing experience desired

- Certification as may be required within the scope of the position assignment

- Current BCLS-HCP certification required

 

Alberta Health Services requires that the health services provider be registered as a regulated member by their applicable College and that the health services provider provide proof of their registration.

The College of a profession provides the ability to work in Full Scope of Practice, including restricted activities that are authorized by the regulations of the profession.  However, Alberta Health Services reserves the right to limit the use of providing these restricted activities until the health services provider can successfully prove competency of these activities to the satisfaction of Alberta Health Services.

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