Registered Nurse

Registered Nurse

30 Jun
Alberta Health Services

30 Jun

Alberta Health Services


Your Opportunity:

If you are a Registered Nurse who likes small town living, then this position in Oyen might be for you! Big Country Hospital, located in a rural setting where Registered Nurses work within an interdisciplinary team environment. Additional responsibilities of the Registered Nurse include covering the Emergency Department. The Registered Nurse will be also be required to provide leadership including direction, supervision, mentoring, constructive feedback and client care coordination to other professionals and unregulated staff. The Registered Nurse must have the ability to use critical thinking skills to plan, assess, implement and evaluate patients. Oyen is located in southeastern Alberta, 297 km from Calgary,

and 40 km from the Saskatchewan border. The main industries include farming, ranching, oil and gas, along with a growing tourism sector. There's a range of shops and restaurants to choose from, with the largest single employer in town being Alberta Health Services' two facilities, the Big Country Hospital and Oyen Community Health Services. The successful candidate will be expected to work in the Emergency Department and the Medical Nursing Unit. This position qualifies for the Canada Student Loan Forgiveness Program, which reimburses $4,000 per year (up to a maximum of 5 years) for working in the rural Oyen setting.


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: Medical Nursing Unit

Primary Location: Oyen - Big Country Hospital

Multi-Site: At (UNA only)

FTE: 0.43

Posting End Date: 09-JUL-2020

Employee Class: Regular Part Time

Date Available: 28-OCT-2020

Hours per Shift: 11.08

Length of Shift in weeks: 12

Shifts per cycle: 17

Shift Pattern: Days, Nights, Weekends

Days Off: As Per Rotation

Minimum Salary: $36.86

Maximum Salary: $48.37

Vehicle Requirement: N/A

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:

Covering in the Emergency/Acute Care Department. Previous ED experience required.

Preferred Qualifications:

ACLS preferred. Inpatient medical nursing experience preferred.