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Part Time Nurse – 101st Street Apartments

Edmonton John Howard Society

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Part Time Employment Opportunity

Job ID: 21-035EJHS

Edmonton John Howard Society (EJHS) is a CARF accredited community based crime prevention organization that has been operating in Edmonton since 1949.  Our mission is “through our programs and services we work to prevent crime and to help people affected by crime”.

The Edmonton John Howard Society provides the following:

  • Strong focus on employee wellness and work-life balance
  • Professional growth and learning
  • Service recognition and employee awards
  • Part Time Health Spending Account (based on minimum number of hours)

We are a values-driven organization that supports clients from a strength based approach.  If your values are aligned with our core values listed at: https://johnhoward.org/about-us/core-values, please consider joining our team.

101st Street Apartments is a Community Based Residential Facility (CBRF) for high risk adult males, with various psychiatric disorders, physical disabilities and brain injuries, who are on release in the community under the authority of Parole Board Canada. The Nurse is an important part of the multidisciplinary treatment team with Edmonton John Howard Society (EJHS) at 101st Street Apartments and contributes knowledge, expertise and experience to the successful treatment of a high risk, high need client base

Conditions of Employment:

  • Hours of work are Monday through Friday, daytime hours, and working between 18-24 hours per week
  • frequent standing, walking up and down stairs, and occasional lifting.
  • All candidates will be obliged to comply with EJHS’s Mandatory Vaccine Mandate, as a condition of employment.

Hourly Wage:

The starting hourly wage is $42 per hour

Responsibilities:

  • Participate in weekly clinics (with the client and Psychiatrist every Wednesday morning), case conferences, unit meetings, and individual client meetings as required. 
  • Develop wellness plans as required. 
  • Adapt services to meet the needs of diverse populations as per unit policy
  • Completion of accurate written daily documentation (log entries, contact notes, incident reports, medication book entries)
  • To provide the best possible service in terms of support, risk management and community referrals for each resident.  
  • Liaise all medication changes, concerns between the Psychiatrist, Pharmacy, client and CBRF
  • Address all psychiatric and medical concerns that clients have

Qualifications / Skills:

  • Must have valid CPR and First Aid Certificate
  • Current Nursing Registration in the Province of Alberta
  • Degree in Nursing or Psychiatric Nursing
  • Excellent written and verbal communication skills
  • Ability to work independently and as part of a multidisciplinary treatment team
  • Previous clinical experience in psychiatric mental health nursing with knowledge, skill and ability in assessments, treatment and evaluation of clients.
  • Broad knowledge of mental health assessment and psychopharmacology
  • Knowledge and skills relating to crisis intervention and ability to in the application of non-violent crisis intervention
  • Experience and knowledge of the care and treatment of dual diagnosis clients
  • Broad knowledge of the care and treatment of common chronic physical illnesses and disabilities
  • Comprehensive knowledge base of major mental health disorders and treatments
  • Knowledge of relevant health care legislation and the Criminal Code of Canada, as it pertains to mentally disordered offenders. 

Only those selected for an interview will be contacted.

Safety and harmony in our community

Edmonton John Howard Society is committed to achieving a diverse workforce and strongly encourages applications from people of Indigenous heritage, and people from culturally diverse backgrounds

How to Apply

To apply, submit a resume and cover letter by December 3, 2021, to cjohnson@johnhoward.org. Please include Part Time Nurse in the Subject Line of the email. Please include how you heard about the position in the cover letter.