Registered Nurse

Alberta Health Services - Grande Prairie, AB (30+ days ago)

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Your Opportunity:
Your opportunity to work in community setting providing clinical support to clients residing at Rotary House. This position is a one year maternity leave coverage, offering an excellent chance to work as part of a team including LPN, ACIII, Recovery Workers, Cultural Helper, Housing and Social supports. The Rotary House team offers AHS clinical support as well as social support to the residents of the second and third floors in Rotary House. The Registered Nurse - Supports to Chronic Homelessness functions as the case manager, ensuring assessment of new residents, medication management oversite, regular conferencing, working collaboratively with the Rotary House staff to coordinate needed services. Residents on the 2nd and 3rd floors are utilizing transitional housing; the focus of the team is to offer necessary supports as each client as they progress in their wellness recovery with overall aim to reintegrate to community housing within a two year supportive span. Primary care service is available on site through a Nurse Practitioner. If you enjoy working with high degree of independence and leadership, in a setting that is both challenging and rewarding, this is an excellent opportunity to showcase your existing skills as well as build new ones. In addition to a competitive rate of pay, AHS currently has a Remote Retention Allowance in place to an annual maximum of $3,000. This allowance is non-pensionable and is payable on an hourly basis for all hours paid at the basic rate of pay.

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: GP Support Chron Homeless
Primary Location: Grande Prairie Mental Health
Multi-Site: At or Out of (UNA only)
FTE: 1.00
Posting End Date: 20-JAN-2020
Temporary Employee Class: Temp F/T Benefits
Date Available: 27-JAN-2020
Temporary End Date: 29-JAN-2021
Hours per Shift: 7.75
Length of Shift in weeks: 2
Shifts per cycle: 10
Shift Pattern: Days
Days Off: Saturday/Sunday
Minimum Salary: $36.86
Maximum Salary: $48.37
Vehicle Requirement: N/A

Required Qualifications:
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:
2-3 years previous experience in a nursing setting. Previous experience with case management. Interest and comfortable working with population challenged by homelessness, addiction and mental health issues.

Preferred Qualifications:
2-3 years working in an addition and mental health setting. Previous experience working in a community setting.