Alberta Health Services

Registered Nurse (BB-131C6)

Found in: Talent CA


Your Opportunity:

The St. Theresa General Hospital in Fort Vermilion overlooks the beautiful Peace River Valley and provides acute, continuing care and 24-hour emergency services. Fort Vermilion is located approximately 530 kilometers northeast of Grand Prairie and 818 kilometers northwest of Edmonton. Annual community events include a winter carnival, outdoor rodeo and River Daze. The Northern Lights shows of aurora borealis in this region can number about 300 per year. Colours of red, blue, green and yellow flow across these magical skies and are particularly prominent during the clear nights of winter. Come to northern Alberta, where the people are warm, you can expand your horizons, and experience the beauty of the North as a Registered Nurse.New hires accepting Regular Full-time UNA positions located north of the 57th Parallel are eligible to receive a Recruitment Initiative payment of $2,500. This payment is non-pensionable and is pro-rated for Regular Part-time employment. In addition to a competitive rate of pay and excellent benefits, AHS currently offers: Northern Allowance (annual maximum of $6,300). This allowance is non-pensionable and is payable on an hourly basis for all hours paid at the basic rate of pay.Retention Payment (annual maximum of $2,500) for Regular Full-time employment. This payment is non-pensionable and is pro-rated for Regular Part-time employment.Additional incentives such as temporary housing (up to 3 months) and relocation assistance, based on eligibility and availability.Opportunities for career development/growth, including an additional five days of paid leave for purposes of professional development for Regular employees employed in excess of one year, and pro-rated days for new hires based on number of months employed in a calendar year.


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: NZ STTHR HOSP NU09 CombMedSurg
  • Primary Location: Ft Vermilion Gen Hos/Mntl Hlth
  • Multi-Site: At (UNA only)
  • FTE: 0.00
  • Employee Class: Casual/Relief
  • Hours per Shift: Varies
  • Length of Shift in weeks: Varies
  • Shifts per cycle: Varies
  • Shift Pattern: Days, Evenings, Nights, Weekends, On Call
  • Days Off: Other
  • Vehicle Requirement: Not Applicable
  • 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:

    As Required.

    Preferred Qualifications:

    CTAS, ACLS, PALS, NRP, Emergency experience, Obstetrics experience, and/or Pediatrics experience.

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    location_on Edmonton, Canada

    work Alberta Health Services

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