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Alberta Health Services - Registered Nurse/ Registered Psychiatric Nurse

Registered Nurse/ Registered Psychiatric Nurse

2 Positions Available | Regular Full-Time

City: High Level, Alberta

Posting End Date: 09-APR-2018

Salary Range: $36.86 – $48.37

Your Opportunity:

We are looking for an energetic professional to support High Level, La Crete, Fort Vermilion, Rainbow Lake, Paddle Prairie, and other rural and remote communities as our Registered Nurse/Registered Psychiatric Nurse. In this role, you will be assisting with tele-psychiatric clinics, providing care to clients experiencing severe and persistent mental illness, conducting floor consults, therapeutic sessions, walk-in single sessions and consultations. This is an exciting position with variety in work which will require some day travel to outlying communities in addition to using technology for service delivery.


In addition to a competitive rate of pay and excellent benefits, AHS currently offers: Northern Allowance to an annual maximum of $6,300. This allowance is non-pensionable and is payable on an hourly basis for all hours paid at the basic rate of pay. Additional incentives such as temporary housing (up to 3 months) and relocation assistance, based on eligibility and availability. Opportunities for career development/growth, including an additional five days of paid leave for purposes of professional development for Regular employees employed in excess of one year, and pro-rated days for new hires based on number of months employed in a calendar year. New hires accepting Regular Full-time UNA positions located north of the 57th Parallel are eligible to receive a Recruitment Initiative payment of an annual maximum of $2,500. This payment is non-pensionable and is pro-rated for Regular Part-time employment. Permanent and temporary employees working in excess of one (1) year whose work sites are above the 57th parallel are also eligible to receive an annual reimbursement (maximum of $1,235) for one (1) round trip, departing from a location above the 57th parallel, to any destination within 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.

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:

  • 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.
  • Possession of a valid driver's licence.

Apply online and join our dynamic team today! Go to and click on Apply Now, then search for the following requisitions:

Registered Nurse: ALB00027107

Registered Psychiatric Nurse: ALB00029350