Nursing - Nurse/Psych Nurse
ALB00210919 Requisition #

Your Opportunity:

Unit 22 is an acute inpatient Cardiology/Telemetry Unit where a candidate with experience and skill can manage a population of complex unpredictable and unstable patients. The preferred Registered Nurse for this unit is one who has a strong interest in patients requiring cardiac related Nursing care and who can work effectively within a multi-disciplinary team to provide family focused Nursing care. The RN provides care throughout the life span, in all stages of health and complexities of illness.


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: PCU 22 Gen Cardiology
  • Primary Location: Red Deer Regional Hospital
  • Multi-Site: At (UNA only)
  • FTE: 0.84
  • Posting End Date: 05-JUL-2021
  • Temporary Employee Class: Temp P/T Benefits
  • Date Available: 15-JUL-2021
  • Temporary End Date: 27-JUN-2022
  • Hours per Shift: 7.75
  • Length of Shift in weeks: 4
  • Shifts per cycle: 16
  • Shift Pattern: Days, Evenings, Weekends
  • Days Off: As Per Rotation
  • Minimum Salary: $36.86
  • Maximum Salary: $48.37
  • Vehicle Requirement: Not Applicable
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:

The candidate has demonstrated ability to perform and document physical assessments. Has a demonstrated ability to administer medications within the acute care setting. The candidate must possess excellent critical thinking skills re clinical judgment and problem solving. Recent experience in an acute care setting at full scope of practice is required. Ability to work as a member of a team and to request and accept direction as required. Candidate must possess effective interpersonal communication skills. This environment is suitable for candidates who have certification in a relevant specialty area, Charge Nurse Experience and past leadership training.

Preferred Qualifications:

All Acute Care, Continuing Care, Mental Health and Public Health LPN, RN, and RPN must outline experience and abilities. To ensure your skills and qualifications are considered please attach a resume with your application.

Please note:

All postings close at 23:59 of the posting end date indicated.


Alberta Health Services (AHS) is committed to ensuring the safety of staff and patients and requires all NEW employees to provide a satisfactory criminal record check (CRC) and/or Vulnerable Sector Search(VSS) prior to the start of their employment. The CRC/VSS must be specific to the role at AHS and must be dated no more than 90 days prior to the date on your written offer from AHS.

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