Full Time | Edmonton, AB
Alberta Health Services (AHS) is proud to be part of Canada’s first and largest province wide, fully integrated health system, responsible for delivering health services to more than 4.3 million people living in Alberta. Since 2017, we have been among Alberta’s Top 75 Employers and recognized as a top employer for our efforts to create an innovative and diverse workplace that values the contributions of our employees.
We’re currently seeking two (2) Nurse Practitioners to join our team at the Glenrose Rehabilitation Hospital in Adult Rehabilitation and Neonatal Follow Up Clinic.
Reporting to the Patient Care Manager, the Nurse Practitioner, Adult Rehabilitation, will focus on the provision of expert clinical care in managing the health needs of individuals. In collaboration with the interdisciplinary team, the NP provides direct patient care using advanced assessment skills, knowledge of disease pathology, pharmacology, therapeutic skill, intervention management and referrals.
The role of the Nurse Practitioner, Adult Rehabilitation, will help provide continuity of care to complex patients and their families across the continuum of health care services. A self-directed NP will provide leadership through comprehensive knowledge of best practice and actively participating in program development. Education for bedside RNs/LPNs and new learners is an important aspect of the role. The successful applicant accepts responsibility for continuing education and competencies through ongoing professional development, research and quality activities.
Neonatal Follow up Clinic:
The Neonatal & Infant Follow-Up clinic provides comprehensive, multidisciplinary care for infants at high risk for neurodevelopmental impairment related to premature birth and critical illness in the neonatal period. Goals of the program is to provide excellence in clinical care, ensure on-going quality assurance and improvement for the Neonatal Intensive Care Program, conduct and collaborate in innovative research and participate in clinical education of health care trainees.
Reporting to the Patient Care Manager accountable for Nursing Professional Practice, primary Nurse Practitioner duties include performing comprehensive general pediatric/neurodevelopmental assessments and provision of pertinent diagnosis as part of a multidisciplinary team.as well as ordering and interpreting diagnostic tests, prescribing medications and referring patients to the appropriate medical or community service. Particulates in the recruitment of patients and caregivers to facilitate high recruitment and follow-up rates of key audit populations Promotes excellence in clinical practice . Using principles of adult learning is a clinical resource for research and education. Participates in quality improvement initiatives.
Completion of a Masters Degree in Nursing. Current registration and NP practice permit with the College of Registered Nurses of Alberta (CRNA). Current Heart and Stroke Foundation certification in BLS.