Registered Nurse – FTE: 0.50

  • Oyen

Alberta Health Services

Your Opportunity:

If you are a Registered Nurse who likes small town living, and enjoys working with the elderly, then this position in Oyen might be for you! Big Country Hospital, is located in a rural setting where Registered Nurses work within an interdisciplinary team environment to provide client centered care. The Registered Nurse will be required to provide leadership including direction, supervision, mentoring, constructive feedback and client care coordination to other professionals and unregulated staff, in this case coordination role. The Registered Nurse must have the ability to use critical thinking skills to plan, assess, implement and evaluate client centered care. Home to approximately 1,070 residents, 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. 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


    • Unit and Program: Acute Care; Long Term Care


    • Primary Location: Oyen – Big Country Hospital


    • Location Details: As Per Location


    • Multi-Site: At (UNA only)


    • FTE: 0.50


    • Posting End Date: 17-OCT-2022


    • Employee Class: Regular Part Time


    • Date Available: 27-OCT-2022


    • Hours per Shift: 11.08


    • Length of Shift in weeks: 12


    • Shifts per cycle: 20


    • Shift Pattern: Days, Nights, Weekends


    • Days Off: As Per Rotation


    • Minimum Salary: $37.97


    • Maximum Salary: $49.83


  • Vehicle Requirement: Not Applicable

Required Qualifications:Completion of an accredited nursing education program. Active or eligible for registration and practice permit with the College of Registered Nurses of Alberta (CRNA). Current Basic Cardiac Life Support – Health Care Provider (BCLS-HCP).

Additional Required Qualifications:As required.

Preferred Qualifications:RAI training and certification an asset.

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