Registered Nurse

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

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Your Opportunity:
If you love the idea of building relationships with clients and working with a dynamic, supportive team in a rural county, then this position might be just what you’re looking for. As the Registered Nurse Case Manager covering County of Flagstaff, you will have the opportunity to make a difference in the lives of people in your community. Reporting to the Care Manager, the Case Manager is responsible for directing the care of clients under the home care program. Using your strong assessment, organizational, and leadership skills you will identify the needs of the client and facilitate with the interdisciplinary team the appropriate internal and external resources required. You will interact with the team and client/family to coordinate care planning and facilitate client and family teaching. Through the development of the care plan you will ensure services are provided and modified on an ongoing basis or as needed. The successful candidate will play a key role in timely and appropriate referrals to relevant resources and/or provide direct care as needed. Your experience in providing wound care and knowledge of the wound care principles and products, as well as palliative and home parenteral therapy will be essential to making you successful in this position. You may be required to cover other assignments as workload dictates and be on call. Located in east central Alberta, the County of Flagstaff offers beautiful big open spaces, salt of the earth resilient folks and the opportunity to be part of a vibrant community. Farmer’s Markets, small town rodeos, artisan beer brewing and summer festivals are the perfect way to spend your downtime. In oil and gas, agriculture, and land-based recreation activity lies the ingredients for a life authentically lived in Flagstaff County.

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: Sedgewick Home Nursing
Primary Location: Sedgewick Health Centre
Multi-Site: At or Out of (UNA only)
FTE: 0.95
Posting End Date: 14-NOV-2019
Temporary Employee Class: Temp Part Time
Date Available: 22-NOV-2019
Temporary End Date: 30-MAR-2020
Hours per Shift: 7.75
Length of Shift in weeks: 12
Shifts per cycle: 54
Shift Pattern: Days, Weekends, On Call
Days Off: As Per Rotation
Minimum Salary: $36.86
Maximum Salary: $48.37
Vehicle Requirement: Driver's License, Vehicle Required

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:
Required to report to work within 60 minutes for on call duty.

Preferred Qualifications:
Minimum 1 year previous home care and / or geriatric experience.