Nurse Practitioner

Nurse Practitioner

Full-time | Edmonton, AB

Description

Your Opportunity:
Reporting to the Program Manager Medicine Program, Operations. The NP uses an evidence-informed holistic approach that emphasizes the nursing professions’ values, expertise and education. The majority of time is spent in clinical practice where the NP role includes, but is not limited to, diagnosing and managing common and complex health conditions, promoting health and preventing illness/injury, ordering and interpreting diagnostic tests, prescribing pharmaceuticals, medical devises and other therapies and performing procedures, interventions and/or treatments. The NP performs restricted activities within their scope of practice as defined by Schedule 24 of the Health Professions Act, the Registered Nurses Profession Regulations, and the College of Registered Nurses of Alberta (CRNA). Note: This position is included in the Albertas Union of Nurse Practitioners (AUNP) bargaining unit and is subject to terms and conditions of the newly ratified collective agreement, including salary scale.

Description:
Reporting to the Senior Director, Operations or Program Manager, the Nurse Practitioner (NP) is employed in a variety of settings across the continuum of care including acute care and continuing care. The NP uses an evidence-informed holistic approach that emphasizes the nursing professions’ values, expertise and education. The majority of time is spent in clinical practice where the NP role includes, but is not limited to, diagnosing and managing common and complex health conditions, promoting health and preventing illness/injury, ordering and interpreting diagnostic tests, prescribing pharmaceuticals, medical devises and other therapies and performing procedures, interventions and/or treatments. The NP performs restricted activities within their scope of practice as defined by Schedule 24 of the Health Professions Act, the Registered Nurses Profession Regulations, and the College of Registered Nurses of Alberta (CRNA). In some clinical settings, the NP is considered the most responsible provider. This position is covered by the terms and conditions of the AUNP Collective Agreement.

Classification: Nurse Practitioner
Union: Nurse Practitioners
Unit and Program: General Internal Medicine Program
Primary Location: Grey Nuns Community Hospital
Location Details: As Per Location
Multi-Site: Not Applicable
FTE: 1.00
Posting End Date: 15-JUL-2024
Temporary Employee Class: Temp F/T Benefits
Date Available: 25-JUL-2024
Temporary End Date: 31-MAY-2025
Hours per Shift: 7.75
Length of Shift in weeks: 4
Shifts per cycle: 20
Shift Pattern: Days
Days Off: As Per Rotation
Minimum Salary: $62.74
Maximum Salary: $72.00
Vehicle Requirement: Not Applicable

Requirements

Required Qualifications:
Successful completion of an approved Nurse Practitioner program at a Master of Nursing level. Must possess relevant and recent clinical expertise within stream of practice. Must be eligible for licensure with CRNA as a Nurse Practitioner. Must be appropriately licensed with the clinical practice stream relevant to area of clinical employment.

Additional Required Qualifications:
Previous NP experience in an Acute Care setting.

Preferred Qualifications:
Previous experience caring for patients designated to GIM (General Internal Medicine) service. Advanced current knowledge of Nursing Theory, Nursing Philosophy, Educational Theory, and Research. Advance Cardiovascular Life Support (ACLS). Excellent leadership abilities and teaching skills. Strong ability to manage flexing duties and working with a variety of physician teams.

Job Application Methods

Please apply online at: https://careers.covenanthealth.ca/jobs/nurse-practitioner-458289