Full Time | Calgary, AB
Make a difference in the lives of Albertans by joining the Department of Clinical Neurosciences at the Foothills Medical Centre, as a Nurse Practitioner (NP). The Neurosurgery NP is a self-directed Advanced Practice Nurse who is educated at the graduate level and functions in a collaborative practice model. Reporting to the Neurosurgery NP Program Manager, the NP will provide general neurosurgical medical care to adult outpatients, with a continuity of care model to adult inpatients at the FMC. As one of Canada’s largest hospitals, FMC provides advanced healthcare services to more than two million people from Calgary, southern Alberta, southeastern British Columbia and southern Saskatchewan. The NP working with the Neurosurgery, supports neurosurgery patients at the FMC. These outpatient clinics and units provide care to patients who have are suffering from neurosurgical disorders through a collaborative multidisciplinary team including Registered Nurses, Licensed Practical Nurses, Health Care Aides, Clinical Nurse Educators, Nurse practitioners, Allied health professionals, fellows, and physicians.
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:
Active practice as an NP in a relevant acute care clinical setting during the past two years. Connect Care (Epic) and MS Office Suite knowledge preferred. Experience in quality improvement and quality improvement certification an asset.