Living in a small town that’s close to a big city offers the best of all worlds. Radway is situated in beautiful northern Alberta, 1 hour north of Edmonton. For residents who enjoy a busy lifestyle, you can find nearby outdoor recreational opportunities including golf, an outdoor swimming pool, and the Redwater sand hills natural area for a great ATV ride! Rural Alberta offer a lot of advantages not only for your family, but also for your career. Working at the Radway Continuing Care Centre gives you the opportunity to work to your full scope of practice, utilizing all of your clinical assessment skills. You will be improving the lives of Albertans and providing patient- and family-centered care through your ability to work in the area of Long Term Care.Please note, this facility provides Long Term Care (LTC) or Designated Supportive Living (DSL) services and by Order of the Chief Medical Officer of Health, many AHS employees are restricted to work only at a single LTC/DSL site for the remainder of the pandemic. Speak to the hiring manager who will confirm if, as the successful candidate in this position, you will be restricted to work at only one LTC/DLS site in Alberta.
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.
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:
Excellent communication skills, a compassionate and caring attitude, and attention to detail are necessary. Self-directed and the ability to work independently and use sound professional judgement. Excellent organizational skills – to be able to prioritize and efficiently organize many details in a timely manner. Proven assessment skills. Ability to meet the physical demands of the job such as standing, walking, stooping, reaching, lifting, and carrying during the shift.Preferred Qualifications:
Recent experience (within the last two years) working with cognitively impaired residents is preferred.