Registered Nurse - Public Health in St Paul, Alberta

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 healthcare 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. Qualifications:Formal Education: Graduation from an accredited registered nursing program; RN required Baccalaureate degree in nursing from an accredited academic institution required. Experience: Alberta Health Services hires new graduate nurses with the required educational requirements as above. At least one year relevant nursing experience desired. License(s), Certificate(s), Professional Membership(s): Certification as may be required within the scope of the position assignment Basic Life Support (CPR): Targeted Responder Registration with the College and Association of Registered Nurses of Alberta (CARNA) 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. Knowledge, Skills, Abilities and Competencies: Nursing standards/protocols as required in area of nursing specialty related to the job assignment. Balance numerous demands and conflicting priorities. Work within a team environment and to effectively contribute to client care planning processes and improvement in service delivery. 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. Assessment skills to recognize and respond appropriately to client change in status. Critical thinking/judgment skills Physical Effort/Strength Required: Physical demands include occasional manual handling to a light level, walking and standing Periods of continuous sitting Additional Information: Vehicle Required - Required to provide a vehicle for business use; along with acceptable driver's abstract and proof of business insurance Driver's License Required Nicole Dechaine-Ouellette Area Manager Bonnyville CHS Phone :780-826-8220 Fax : 780-826-6470 email:(click to respond) AHS values the diversity of the people and communities we serve, and is committed to attracting, engaging and developing a diverse and inclusive workforce. Please submit one application for each position desired as copies of applications will not be submitted for multiple postings on your behalf. Applications must include skills and ability for the position, since selection is based on information provided in the application. Only candidates selected for an interview will be contacted. Thank you for applying with the AHS! All new offers of employment are subject to a Criminal Records Check satisfactory to the employer. This information is collected by the authority of the Protection For Person In Care Act (Section 5.(3)). Listing originally posted at

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Category:  Medical  |  Address:  St Paul Alberta

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