Registered Nurses

For more information on registration of Registered Nurses contact the College & Association of Registered Nurses of Alberta. All Carewest sites are accepting applications for casual Registered Nurses and casual Registered Psychiatric Nurses.

We have the following positions available:

Registered Nurse - General

Position Summary:

Reporting directly to the Client Service Manager, the Registered Nurse (RN) or Registered Psychiatric Nurse (RPN) is a regulated member of the interprofessional health care team who is responsible for completing comprehensive client assessments, developing and implementing client plans/care that address both physical and psycho-social care needs. This position monitors on-going client care and condition to ensure optimum functioning and assumes professional accountability for complex/unstable clients. This position administers prescribed medications, supervises the delivery of medications by unregulated staff and collaborates with the interdisciplinary team. The registered nurse teaches, counsels and advocates to enhance health and well being of clients and families. The focus and core of all nursing practice is the provision of direct care to clients. Four domains are identifiable within the profession of nursing: clinical practice, administration, education and research. Key roles in clinical practice include:direct care provider, critical thinker, assessor and interpreter, coordinator of care, planner and evaluator, participant, developer and/or leader in quality improvement activities, decision maker and problem solver, case manager, client advocate, leader and mentor (College and Association of Registered Nurses of Alberta [CARNA], Scope of Practice for Registered Nurses, 2011). The nurse performs restricted activities and provides care to the needs of the client population and the service delivery system/model of care.

In keeping with Canadian Nurses Association (CNA) Code of Ethics, CARNA’s and CRPNA’s Nursing Practice Standards and Guidelines, Carewest’s Frame of Reference, Philosophy of Care, and Carewest’s policies this position maintains professional and ethical standards at all times. The demonstration of leadership is critical for success in this position. Responsible for other related duties as required.

Qualifications:

  • Graduation from a recognized nursing program; BScN or BPN is preferred
  • CNA Certification an asset (e.g. Gerontology, Rehabilitation, Hospice and Palliative Nursing)
  • Current and active registration with the appropriate professional association: College and Association of Registered Nurses of Alberta (CARNA) or College of Registered Psychiatric Nurses of Alberta (CRPNA) is required
  • Previous experience in working with older adults an asset
  • Current and active Basic Life Support for HCP(C) is required
  • Demonstrated leadership skills required
  • Strong oral and written communication required
Competition Location Department Employee Status Bi-weekly Hours Shift
2016-1144 Glenmore Park Geriatric Mental Health Regular Part Time 12.92 Days/Evenings
2018-0082 Beddington C3 North Home Support Casual Variable Days/Evenings
2018-0121 Colonel Belcher Complex Continuing Care Casual Variable Days/Evenings/Nights
2018-1052 Beddington C3 North Home Support Casual Variable Days/Evenings
2018-1053 Beddington C3 North Home Support Casual Variable Days/Evenings
2018-1355 Dr. Vernon Fanning Centre RCTP Casual Variable Days/Evenings/Nights

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