Nursing - Nurse/Psych Nurse
ALB00201108 Requisition #

Your Opportunity:

Successful applicants will be provided a unique experience working on unit 8-2B with a diverse interdisciplinary team. We provide in-house education, which includes Recovery Focused Care, Human Needs Model and Trauma- informed care. You will be provided Non-violent crisis intervention training and ongoing coaching. The Registered Nurse is responsible for the assessment, planning, implementation and evaluation of patient care.


As a Registered Psychiatric Nurse (RPN), you will provide leadership through a wide variety of nursing services to patients (clients, residents) for the purpose of promoting, maintaining or restoring health, mental health and preventing mental illness, injury and disability. You will teach, counsel and advocate on behalf of patients and take necessary steps to ensure their safety and well-being. You will provide safe, quality patient and family centered care, while reflecting the shared vision and values of AHS.

  • Classification: Registered Psych Nurse(2022.75
  • Union: United Nurses of Alberta
  • Department: AH-Unit 8-2B Dual Diagn-EDM
  • Primary Location: Alberta Hospital Edmonton
  • Multi-Site: At (UNA only)
  • FTE: 0.40
  • Posting End Date: 21-JUN-2021
  • Employee Class: Regular Part Time
  • Date Available: 01-JUL-2021
  • Hours per Shift: 7.75
  • Length of Shift in weeks: 5
  • Shifts per cycle: 10
  • Shift Pattern: Days, Evenings
  • Days Off: As Per Rotation
  • Minimum Salary: $36.86
  • Maximum Salary: $48.37
  • Vehicle Requirement: Not Applicable
Required Qualifications:

Completion of an accredited Psychiatric nursing education program. Active or eligible for registration and practice permit with the College of Registered Psychiatric Nurses of Alberta (CRPNA). Current Basic Cardiac Life Support - Health Care Provider (BCLS-HCP).

Additional Required Qualifications:

Mental health nursing experience is required. Basic computer and email skills required. Able to demonstrate strong interpersonal, organizational and assessment skills. Strong verbal communication skills (English language proficiency is required). Congruent non-verbal communication skills. Active listening skills. Demonstrated ability to practice in a recovery oriented and trauma informed manner. Working knowledge of patient and family centered are principles. Ability to work independently while maintain collaboration with team members. Ability to maintain effective working relationships with the interdisciplinary team. Ability to adapt quickly is needed. Accountability, critical thinking, time management and communication skills are important.

Preferred Qualifications:

Minimum 1-2 years’ experience working with clients with intellectual disability. General understanding of behavioral modification. Experience working within the CoACT framework is preferred. Charge Nurse experience is preferred.

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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