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Registered Psychiatric Nurse

Registered Psychiatric Nurse
Nursing - Nurse/Psychiatric Nurse
Royal Alexandra Hospital
RA-Psychiatry Float Pool-EDM
2012-12-17  Time: 23:59

As Per Rotation
Days, Evenings, Nights, Weekends
Minimum: 34.31 per hour Maximum: 45.03 per hour
The Registered Psychiatric Nurse/Registered Nurse is responsible for the assessment, planning, implementation and evaluation of patient care. Working with adult addiction and mental health inpatients, the successful incumbent performs a variety of nursing duties by administering safe, effective, stage-matched nursing care according to clinical policies, procedures and evidenced-based nursing care standards.

Other duties include assuming Charge Nurse responsibilities as well as supervising Licensed Practical Nurses on shift.
Current registration with the College of Registered Psychiatric Nurses of Alberta or the College & Association of Registered Nurses of Alberta is required. CPR (BCLS-HCP) is required. A working knowledge of the DSM IV TR, Mental Health Act, Mental Status Assessment and Psychotropic medications are required. Two years of recent adult addiction and mental health inpatient nursing experience is preferred.

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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