Nurse Practitioner

Nurse Practitioner

Full Time | Edmonton


Make a difference in the lives of Albertans by joining the Department of Orthopedics at the Royal Alexandra Hospital (RAH). The Department of Orthopedics supports over 100 beds across two buildings at the RAH, the Orthopedic Surgery Centre (OSC) & the Active Treatment Centre (ATC). The OSC is a specialized stand-alone facility that provides care to hip, knee, and shoulder arthroplasty patients, supporting 56 beds and 4 operating rooms. These operating rooms are “smart suites” equipped with navigation to help provide the most accurate positioning of implants during surgery. The ATC primarily provides service to elective and non-elective orthopedic patients.

We are looking for an Orthopedic Nurse Practitioner (NP) to join our collaborative care team, providing medical care to orthopedic patients. Our units provide care to patients facing orthopedic health challenges through a collaborative multidisciplinary team approach including Registered Nurses, Licensed Practical Nurses, Health Care Aides, Clinical Nurse Educators, Allied health professionals, fellows, physicians as well as patients and their families. All disciplines work with patients and their families to support a holistic care plan thus enhancing the patient’s journey to wellness. The Nurse Practitioner is a self-directed Advanced Practice Nurse and reports to the Orthopedic Surgery Centre (OSC) Patient Care Manager (PCM).

As a Nurse Practitioner (NP), you will provide a full range of comprehensive health services to individuals across their lifespan. You will be responsible for integrating clinical skills associated with nursing and medicine to assess, diagnose, order, and interpret diagnostic tests, prescribe treatment, and perform procedures to manage and meet the health needs of patients.

Additionally, you will utilize advanced practice nursing competencies related to Clinical Practice, Leadership and Optimizing Health Systems, Education, and Research to increase care quality, promote appropriate use of health services, and inform and influence healthcare systems.

PLEASE NOTE: This position is unionized and represented by the Alberta Union of Nurse Practitioners (AUNP). For more information on this union, please contact AUNP:


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).

Job Application Methods

Please visit our job board to learn more and apply: