Registered Nurse at Carewest, Calgary, Canada

Application ends: March 31, 2023
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Job Description

At Carewest, our mission is to support all clients in maintaining their quality of life as they transition through their health care journey. Our core values of Caring, Relationships, Learning and Responsibility guide how we provide care to those who need it the most.

With a strong focus on delivering quality care & safety to our residents & clients we strive to attract innovative thinkers looking for a rewarding career.

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The Opportunity

Reporting directly to the Client Service Manager, the Registered Nurse (RN) is a regulated member of the interprofessional health care team who is responsible for completing comprehensive client assessments, developing and implementing client plans/care that address both physical and psycho-social care needs. This position monitors on-going client care and condition to ensure optimum functioning and assumes professional accountability for complex/unstable clients.

This position administers prescribed medications, supervises the delivery of medications by unregulated staff and collaborates with the interdisciplinary team. The registered nurse teaches, counsels and advocates to enhance health and well being of clients and families. The focus and core of all nursing practice is the provision of direct care to clients. Four domains are identifiable within the profession of nursing: clinical practice, administration, education and research.

Key roles in clinical practice include: direct care provider, critical thinker, assessor and interpreter, coordinator of care, planner and evaluator, participant, developer and/or leader in quality improvement activities, decision maker and problem solver, case manager, client advocate, leader and mentor (College and Association of Registered Nurses of Alberta [CARNA], Scope of Practice for Registered Nurses, 2011). The nurse performs restricted activities and provides care to the needs of the client population and the service delivery system/model of care. In keeping with Canadian Nurses Association (CNA) Code of Ethics, CARNA’s Nursing Practice Standards and Guidelines, Carewest’s Frame of Reference, Philosophy of Care, and Carewest’s policies this position maintains professional and ethical standards at all times. The demonstration of leadership is critical for success in this position. Responsible for other related duties as required.

Program Summary:

Complex Care – for frail seniors who require the care of an interdisciplinary team to maintain and improve quality of life in safe, comfortable and supportive environments. Carewest offers a mix of secured and unsecured units.


  • Graduation from a recognized nursing program
  • BScN is preferred;
  • CNA Certification an asset (e.g. Gerontology, Rehabilitation, Hospice and Palliative Nursing).
  • Current and active registration with CRNA required
  • Current and active Basic Life Support Provider CPR is required.

 3 years nursing experience is preferred. Demonstrated leadership skills required.

Position Details

  • Bi-weekly Hours: 54.25
  • FTE: 0.70
  • Shift: Days
  • Shift Times: 0700-1515
  • Union: Non Union Nursing
  • Rate of Pay: $ 38.44 – $ 50.45