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Community Health Nurse - Health Link Alberta Teletriage Nurse CHN1
Community Health Nurse I
Nursing - Nurse/Psychiatric Nurse
Temporary Part Time
Cgy Hlth Link Alberta Nursing
2013-03-07 Time: 23:59
As Per Rotation
Days, Nights, Weekends
Minimum: 34.31 per hour Maximum: 45.03 per hour
Reporting to a Manager, the position is responsible for the safe, effective and appropriate delivery of teletriage nursing. The practice of teletriage nursing incorporates unique knowledge, skills, and competencies. The care provided by the nurse requires application of the concepts related to informatics, communication, ethics, primary health care, nursing standards, and nursing process.
Baccalaureate degree in nursing preferred; however, skills and experience relevant to nursing practice in community sector will be considered. Current registration with the CARNA. BCLS-HCP required. A minimum of 5 years nursing experience in a variety of healthcare settings. Ability to demonstrate advanced assessment skills in a variety of clinical settings, preferably emergency, pediatrics, maternal-child, general medicine / surgery, and critical care. Relevant experience with telephone advice preferred. Excellent communication, critical thinking, and decision-making skills. Ability to work well independently and as a team member. Ability to deal calmly and professionally with telephone clients. Excellent assessment skills without face to face contact. Demonstrated proficient use of computer applications and keyboarding skills. Ability to work in a sedentary job and evolving environment. Must have a minimum of 28 word per minute on typing test.
Availability to attend a 3 week orientation.
AHS values the diversity of the people and communities we serve, and is committed
to attracting, engaging and developing a diverse and inclusive workforce.
Please submit one application for each position desired as copies of applications will not be submitted for multiple postings on your behalf. Applications must include skills and ability for the position, since selection is based on information provided in the application. Only candidates selected for an interview will be contacted. Thank you for applying with the AHS!
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