Assist Head Nurse - PCC #74878

Company: Alberta Health Services

Job Description


  1. Acts as after hours liaison between units and agencies to promote and ensure delivery of safe quality patient care.
  2. Provides direction, support, and coordination of activities to all units after hours.
  3. Oversees scheduling and assignment of staff.
  4. Ensures performance and safety standards are met and corrective action is taken.
  5. Other duties as required.


  • Active registration and practice permit with the College and Association of Registered Nurses of Alberta (CARNA).
  • Graduation from a recognized nursing education program.
  • Current BCLS-HCP certification required.
  • Bachelor Degree in Nursing preferred.
  • Minimum 5 years experience in an acute health care setting.
  • Experience in a leadership role, ideally in an organization of significant size, complexity and diversity preferred.
  • Excellent decision making and problem solving skills.
  • Ability to work both independently and within a team and deal with challenging situations with empathy and sincerity.
  • Demonstrated problem solving and conflict resolution skills/training.
  • Proven ability to cope with stress and prioritize multiple tasks and deadlines in an efficient and effective manner.
  • A demonstrated clear pattern of professional and personal development.
  • Working knowledge of the healthcare system.
  • Effective communication, influencing and organizational skills.
  • Client focused, with a commitment to providing quality services.
  • AHS values the diversity of the people and communities we serve and is committed to attracting, engaging and developing a diverse and inclusive workforce.
  • All employees must provide a criminal record check that is satisfactory to AHS in compliance with the AHS Security Screening Procedure.
  • All employees who work in a patient care location are required to submit a completed Communicable Disease Assessment form.
  • All professions must provide proof of licensure or registration with the approved Alberta regulatory college, prior to commencing duties with AHS where applicable: Regulated health professions under the Alberta Health Professions Act and Health Disciplines Act will be required to provide an original copy of a valid practice permit before commencing their duties with AHS. Other professions governed by government acts, college or regulatory body requirements may be required to provide additional documentation. 

Additional Information:

In addition to a competitive rate of pay, AHS currently has a Fort McMurray Allowance in place to an annual maximum of $12,480.00 This allowance is non-pensionable and is payable on an hourly basis for all hours paid at the basic rate of pay.

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