Registered Psychiatric Nurse

Your Opportunity:

Are you ready to make a real difference in the lives of individuals facing mental health crises? Alberta Health Services (AHS) and the Royal Canadian Mounted Police (RCMP) are teaming up to create impactful change in rural communities, and we're seeking a dedicated Registered Psychiatric Nurse (RPN) or RN to join our Rural Police and Crisis Team (RPACT) at the Athabasca site. As an integral part of our team, you'll work alongside an RCMP member to provide vital support to individuals experiencing psychiatric, addictions, or psycho-social crises. Your responsibilities will include conducting risk and mental health assessments, arranging urgent psychiatry assessments, administering medication, and facilitating referrals to community services.

Additionally, you'll provide consultation and support to other professionals regarding the Mental Health Act of Alberta. We need an experienced and knowledgeable Mental Health nurse who thrives working independently and supporting clients with complex conditions. You should possess strong therapeutic communication skills and demonstrate empathy in managing risk and maintaining safety during conflictual situations. You will need to be alert, responsive, attentive, and able to deal with the stressors that come with a complex interplay of challenges. At AHS, we prioritize the well-being of our staff and offer a supportive environment for professional growth.

You'll have access to supportive leadership, multidisciplinary collaboration, and ongoing training in evidence-based and trauma-informed approaches. Our positive team culture fosters open communication and professional relationships, ensuring you feel valued and supported every step of the way. Join us in shaping a brighter future for individuals in crisis. Apply now to become a part of our dedicated team at the Athabasca site.