Wednesday , February 8 2023

Alberta Health Services Jobs – Assistant Head Nurse

Website Alberta Health Services

Job Description:

As an Assistant Head Nurse, you will be responsible for staff assignments, patient flow and acting as a role model, clinical resource and advocate for nursing staff. In addition to providing frontline nursing care, as required, you will take a leadership role in the promotion of quality patient care and the implementation of operational priorities. Your in-depth knowledge and skills, advanced judgment and clinical experience, will assist in providing solutions for complex health care issues at all levels with patients, interprofessional teams, administrators and policy makers. You will play a key role in providing safe, quality patient and family centered care while reflecting the shared vision and values of AHS.


Job Requirements:

  • 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).
  • Minimum of 5 years in a Level II or III antepartum/postpartum clinical setting required. Inter-professional Communication. Patient/Client/Family/Community-Centered Care. Competence in relevant technical nursing skills and a willingness to learn new skills as required. Ability to balance numerous demands and conflicting priorities. Ability to work within a team environment and to effectively contribute to patient and family care planning processes. Ability to work shift work. Ability to meet the physical demands of the job. Understanding of teaching/learning concepts.
  • Current IBCLC (International Board Certified Lactation Consultant) Certification as asset. Basic computer skills. Good communication skills and the ability to maintain effective interpersonal relationships. 2 years proficient progressive leadership and facilitation experience preferred. Perinatal certification an asset.

Job Details:

Company: Alberta Health Services

Vacancy Type: Full Time

Job Location: Red Deer, AB, CA

Application Deadline: N/A

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