Registered Nurse/Public Health Nurse - Generalist in Spirit River, Alberta

Location: At or out of Spirit River Public Health Centre Unit/Department: 0.53Hours of Work: Hours per Shift: 7.75 hoursShifts per Cycle: 30 shiftsLength of Shift Cycle: twelve weeks Shift Pattern: Days/limited evenings and weekends Salary/Benefits: As per U.N.A Collective Agreement*Remote Retention Allowance: In addition to a competitive rate of pay, AHS currently has a Remote Retention Allowance in place to anannual max of $3,000. This allowance is non-pensionable and is payable on an hourly basis for all hours paid at the basic rate ofpay. Responsibilities/Duties: Reporting to the Manager, Public Health is Alberta Health Services "front line" representative in delivering primary health services in the community. The incumbent uses the nursing process that includes: health assessment, health planning, health education, supportive counseling, preventative and screening measures, referrals and evaluation as appropriate. The Public Health Nurse provides services to individuals, families, groups, and communities. A generalist position is 1 that may be scheduled in any site designated in the posting, not to exceed 3 (3) sites, furthest 2 (2) sites being no more than 1 hundred (100) kilometers apart.Requirements: Active registration with the College and Association of Registered Nurses of Alberta (CARNA); Graduate of a recognized School of Nursing; Baccalaureate degree in nursing preferred; however, skills and background relevant to nursing practice in community sector will be considered. Public Health Nursing background required; Must have access to transportation, proof of valid driver's license and proof of business insurance upon hire Expertise to: Assess, plan, provide and evaluate the care of clients; Communicate effectively, both verbally and in writing with clients, co-workers, physicians and public; Plan and organize time and resources effectively; Make sound judgments and maintain confidentiality; Work autonomously as well as part of a diverse team; Function effectively in a dynamic workplace atmosphere; Computer literacy; Provide coverage for: sick leave; vacation approved leave of absences; educational programs; employee on skills maintenance; surges in workload; unanticipated absences. Additional Details : 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 Travel Required Apply on-line at www.healthjobs.ab.ca or via Fax: (780) 402-8104All applications must include the competition number and a current resume to be received by Human Resources no later than midnight of the closing date.We thank all applicants for their applications however only those selected for an interview will be contacted.Listing originally posted at http://www.albertajobcentre.ca/job.cfm?JobID=187727

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Category:  Medical  |  Address:  Spirit River Alberta


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