Registered Nurse - Population And Public Health Nurse Apply In Grimshaw

Published 2019-07-13
Expires 2019-08-13
ID #32649827
Registered Nurse - Population And Public Health Nurse Apply In Grimshaw
Canada, Alberta, Grimshaw,
Published July 13, 2019

Job details:

Job type: Part time
Contract type: Temporary
Salary type: Monthly
Occupation: Registered nurse - population and public health nurse

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The Registered Nurse - Population and Public Health Nurse based in or out of the Grimshaw Public Health office is Alberta Health Services front line representative in delivering public health services in the diverse communities of the North Zone. The Public Health Nurse (PHN) is a key position working in partnership with a multidisciplinary team and community stakeholders. The incumbent will: Effectively use the nursing process to deliver quality care. Provide safe, ethical and patient/family centered health care Independently provide health assessment, health planning, health education, supportive counseling, preventative and screening measures, referrals and evaluation as appropriate. Also provides services to individuals, families, groups and communities with attention to diversity and the social determinants of health. Duties include, but are not limited to the generalist role of public health nursing. Provision of universal Public Health services includes: Immunization for all age groups, influenza program delivery, and health promotion initiatives. Communicable Disease Control - outbreak management, notifiable disease follow up. Maternal/Infant Health including postpartum support, lactation education, prenatal education, and high risk assessment of mother, babies, and families in the home environment. Travel Health - immunization and travel health counselling. Sexual and Reproductive Health - May be required to provided STI test and treat, Women’s Wellness, contraception support, pregnancy testing and education in schools and communities. Health promotion and injury prevention. In addition to a competitive rate of pay, AHS currently has a Remote Retention Allowance in place to an annual maximum of $3,000. This allowance is non-pensionable and is payable on an hourly basis for all hours paid at the basic rate of pay. Description:

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:

NZ BBY C Prm/Dis/Inj Cmb * Primary Location:

Grimshaw Berwyn Community * Multi-Site:

At or Out of (UNA only) * FTE:

0.53 * Posting End Date:

16-JUL-2019 * Temporary Employee Class:

Temp Part Time * Date Available:

26-JUL-2019 * Temporary End Date:

26-OCT-2019 * Hours per Shift:

7.75 * Length of Shift in weeks:

12 * Shifts per cycle:

30 * Shift Pattern:

Days, Evenings, Weekends * Days Off:

As Per Rotation * Minimum Salary:

$36.86 * Maximum Salary:

$48.37 * Vehicle Requirement:

Driver's License, Vehicle Required

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:

Other relevant skills and experience relevant to nursing practice in the community sector will be considered. Public Health nursing experience including immunization, Healthy Beginnings, and Child Health Clinic preferred. Other desirable recent nursing experience includes maternal/postpartum and newborn assessment. Minimum 2 years’ experience within the last 5 years working in a public health nursing unit performing duties supporting: Communicable Disease Control, immunization, Healthy Beginnings, and Child Health Clinic Is preferred. Other recent nursing experience including: pre-natal, labor and delivery, postpartum, or working with young families or pediatric population is as asset. Other maternal/newborn certifications such as breastfeeding courses, lactation consultant, and childbirth education.

Preferred Qualifications:

Public Health Nursing (PHN) requires individuals to conduct work both in a clinic setting as well as community settings including in homes of clients. External environmental considerations would impact working conditions. Public Health Nurses are required to perform physical duties including, gathering clinical supplies, accessing upper and lower cabinetry, moving clinical supplies to community clinics, home visits, bending, crouching to support feeding/immunization of young kids.

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    Alberta Health Services
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    Registered on 7. Oct 2017
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    Registered on October 7, 2017