Registered Nurse - Team Lead

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Your Opportunity:

If you are a Registered Nurse who loves small town living and working with the elderly, then this position in Wainwright Long Term Care might be just what you're looking for! This position is a Team Lead role working Day Shifts Monday to Friday. Wainwright Long Term Care is a 69 bed unit where this Registered Nurse/Team Lead will work within an interdisciplinary team environment to provide resident and family centered care.

The Team Lead will be required to provide leadership including direction, supervision, mentoring, constructive feedback and co-ordination of resident care to other professionals and unregulated staff. The Team Lead must have the ability to use critical thinking skills to plan, assess, implement and evaluate resident centered care as well as teach, counsel and advocate on behalf of patients and their families. The Team Lead will provide safe, quality patient and family centered care while reflecting the shared vision and values of AHS. This environment is suitable for candidates who have strong leadership skills, and great interest and knowledge in providing care to the elderly client, including those diagnosed with Alzheimer Disease or other dementias.

The community of Wainwright is vibrant and friendly with a population of around 7,000 located in east central Alberta on highway 14 and 41. Wainwright is a major service center for agriculture, oil and gas industries and is home to Canadian Forces Base Wainwright, which trains our National Defense personnel. The quality lifestyle in this community is enhanced by an excellent choice of schools for children, extensive health care facilities and an unlimited array of year-round recreational opportunities.

Description:

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.

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:

Must be an effective communicator with strong organizational skills, influential skills, resident focused orientation and commitment to providing quality services. Able to provide effective leadership abilities combined with a strong commitment to operating within the team environment. Able to coach, teach and motivate others to achieve common goals. Able to inspire and build confidence in others. Demonstrate ability and comfort with the day-to-day decision making responsibilities of Long Term Care. Demonstrate ability to manage change and create innovative solutions for complex and diverse issues in consultation with Management.

Preferred Qualifications:

2 years gerontology nursing experience but willing to train. Minimum of one (1) years' working in a leadership capacity (i.e. Charge Nurse or Team Lead) is preferred. Charge Nurse and leadership training is an asset. Experience working in Meditech and RAI 2.0 is preferred. Preference will be given to staff who have completed CCHSS required education.