Nursing - Nurse/Psych Nurse
ALB00205150 Requisition #

Your Opportunity:

You're a nurse with a high level of initiative, independence, and attention to detail and are ready to grow your career in the bustling Lakeside City of Cold Lake. Alberta Health Services (AHS) is looking for someone like you to provide safe and high-quality nursing to patients of all ages from birth through palliative care. Expand your practice as you work on a variety of specialties including medical, surgical, and obstetrics in a supportive environment that embraces ongoing learning and with an amazing team. AHS is Canada's first and largest province-wide, fully-integrated health system, and has been named among Canada's Top 100 Employers, Alberta's Top 75 Employers and a top employer for young people and diversity. With endless opportunities for professional development, and comprehensive benefits, including health and dental, and a supportive employer, you and your family can truly thrive. Resting on its namesakes' southern shores, the City of Cold Lake (population 15,000) is about 300 kilometers northeast of Edmonton. Immediately surrounding the area, you'll find the rolling hills, numerous lakes, and provincial parks of Alberta's Lake Country and many outlets for outdoor and water sports, wildlife spotting, and beachfront to enjoy. Known as home to a military base, people in Cold Lake's also work in the oil and gas and tourism sectors. You can enjoy an excellent quality of life with all the essential amenities, adult learning, and post-secondary courses at Portage College locally. There is a wide variety of groups for all interests: the arts, culture, sports, volunteering, and social groups. Cold Lake may just be your perfect fit! New graduates are welcome to apply.


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: COVID-19 Combined Med/SurgNU09
  • Primary Location: Cold Lake Hlthcare/Mental Hlth
  • Multi-Site: At (UNA only)
  • FTE: 1.00
  • Posting End Date: 28-JUN-2021
  • Temporary Employee Class: Temp F/T Benefits
  • Date Available: 08-JUL-2021
  • Temporary End Date: 01-JUN-2022
  • Hours per Shift: 11.08
  • Length of Shift in weeks: 12
  • Shifts per cycle: 40
  • Shift Pattern: Days, Nights, 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:

As required.

Preferred Qualifications:

As required.

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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Everything we do at AHS reflects a patient and family centred approach; it’s about putting patients’ and families’ experiences, priorities and trust first.

We are an equal opportunity employer. AHS values the diversity of the people and communities we serve and is committed to attracting, engaging and developing a diverse and inclusive workforce.

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