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Alberta Health Services

Manager – Acute Inpatient Psychiatry


ALB00002184 -1538228

Company Information

Alberta Health Services (AHS) is one of the leading health-care systems in Canada, responsible for the delivery of health care to more than 3.9 million Albertans. Working at AHS enables a better quality of life, not only for our staff, but for their families. We value the diversity of the people and communities we serve, and are committed to attracting, engaging and developing a diverse and inclusive workforce. There is no shortage of reasons to join our team.

Job Description

Your Opportunity

Are you an Addictions and Mental Health leader with a strong commitment to operating within a team environment who can effectively motivate and inspire other to achieve common goals? Have you demonstrated the ability to manage change and create innovative solutions for complex and diverse issues? Do you have a strong track record in establishing and maintaining effective working relationships with internal and external stakeholders? Then you have found your fit with Alberta Health Services. Alberta Health Services is looking for a Manager for our Acute Inpatient Adult Psychiatry Unit.

Alberta Health Services is looking for a Manager for our Acute Inpatient Adult Psychiatry Unit. Tucked in the South Zone, the city of Lethbridge and the Chinook Regional Hospital offer an excellent quality of life that embodies big-city amenities without the big-city costs. No matter what your lifestyle is, Lethbridge has something for everyone. Lethbridge offers warm summers and mild winters with the Canadian Rockies nearby, an exciting and diverse arts, music and culture scene, robust sports and recreation options related to golf, baseball, hockey, aquatics, and plenty of outdoor activities for those who love adventure.

Addiction & Mental Health (A&MH) unites more than 9,000 AHS employees throughout the province. The A&MH portfolio coordinates, plans, delivers and evaluates a province wide network of AHS programs and contracted services. We work with a common purpose: to promote understanding and compassion, to encourage healthy behavior and attitudes, and to help all Albertans achieve well-being throughout their lives.

As the Manager, you will be responsible for leading all aspects of operations for Addictions and Mental Health at the Chinook Regional Hospital through organizing and leading services delivered within the unit by providing daily direction and supervision. You will be an advocate in supporting the vision, mission and business plan of Alberta Health Services and Addiction and Mental Health in the South Zone by actively participating as a member of the South Zone Addiction and Mental Health Leadership Teams.


  • Active or eligible for registration and practice permit with the College and Association of Registered Nurses of Alberta (CARNA) or College of Registered Psychiatric Nurses of Alberta (CRPNA).
  • Graduate of a recognized nursing education program.
  • Current Basic Cardiac Life Support – Health Care Provider (BCLS-HCP) certification.
  • A minimum of five (5) years work experience in Addiction & Mental Health, ideally in an organization of significant size, complexity, and diversity in the last seven (7) years.

Visit and search for requisition # ALB00002184 to apply.

Posting Date: 27-Sep-2017Medical/Healthcare Permanent, Full-Time $40.32 - $69.09/hr 1 ASAP
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