Cardiology Nurse Practitioner

Cardiology Nurse Practitioner

Full-time | Calgary, AB

Description

Foothills Medical Centre in Calgary, Alberta is the epicenter for cardiovascular care in Southern Alberta and is looking for a full time Cardiology Nurse Practitioner (NP). The NP will manage patients admitted to the cardiology wards including a high observation stepdown area as part of a team, including cardiologists, nursing, pharmacy, and allied health members. The NP will provide directed, autonomous, comprehensive, holistic care to the medical cardiology population. The NP will also have the opportunity to contribute to the program and patient care through advanced clinical practice, leadership, consultations, referrals, education and research.

Requirements

Required Qualifications:
Successful completion of an approved Nurse Practitioner program and a minimum of master’s degree. Registration with CRNA on the Nurse Practitioner Registrar including Provisional Graduate Nurse Practitioner licensure. Current Basic Cardiac Life Support – Health Care Provider (BCLS-HCP).

Additional Required Qualifications:
Valid Nurse Practitioner in the adult stream practice permit from the College of Registered Nurse of Alberta (or eligible to be registered). Minimum of 2 years recent experience as an NP in a relevant clinical setting and/or front-line clinical work with preference for those working in an acute care setting. Minimum of 5 years recent clinical nursing experience relevant to the specialty area. Computer literacy skills mandatory.

Preferred Qualifications:
Connect Care and MS Office Suite knowledge preferred. Experience in a wide range of cardiac assessment, treatment and therapeutic interventions, health promotion, diagnostic procedures, and follow-up care.

Job Application Methods

https://careers.albertahealthservices.ca/jobs/nurse-practitioner-455146