Instructor – Clinical Nurse Educator/Coordinator

Instructor – Clinical Nurse Educator/Coordinator

Location: Calgary, Alberta, Canada

Requisition #: ALB00241586

Salary Range: $40.34 - $54.11 per hour

Job Type: Temporary Full Time

Your Opportunity:

Imagine a supportive employer, a job that’s intellectually stimulating, and fantastic work-life balance. With Alberta Health Services (AHS), you can have all of that and more. We empower our employees and work together to create an environment for everyone to succeed. Working with us is about making a difference every day.

AHS is seeking an experienced, results-oriented nurse educator to join our team at Cancer Care Alberta (CCA). CCA reduces the impact of cancer and improves quality of life of Albertans affected by cancer, with a goal to be a leader in cancer prevention, diagnosis, treatment, survivorship and Palliative, all on a foundation of world class research.

As the Educator/Coordinator for Oncology, you will advance the planning, implementation, coordination, and evaluation of the province-wide Oncology Practice Readiness Education Program (O-PREP), educating nurses and allied health professionals in AHS. You will work in collaboration and alignment with the priorities of CCA to integrate evidence-based best practices into standardized educational resources. You will report to the Director of Clinical Education Transition, within Health Professions Strategy and Practice (HPSP), and can be located anywhere in Alberta. You will support best practices in oncology education and the provincial delivery of a complex blended learning program. You will coordinate a standardized approach for oncology nurse training that results in quality outcomes for safe patient care; work closely with site-based/provincial educators and managers across the province and be responsible for leveraging available educational opportunities and efficiencies; create and refine learning resources in collaboration with CCA; oversee comprehensive measures of education effectiveness, advance improvements in standardization; provide change management and communicate with key stakeholders.


As an Instructor, you will be an expert practitioner and key educator in support of both nursing staff and the multi-disciplinary clinical team. You will take a leadership role in the planning, coordination, implementation and evaluation of education for nursing staff including orientation, compulsory and continuing education, and clinical development. You will collaborate with management and internal partners to promote standards of clinical, educational and evidence informed practice. You will play a key role in providing safe, quality patient and family centered care while reflecting the shared vision and values of AHS.

Required Qualifications:

Completion of an accredited nursing education program. Active or eligible for registration and practice permit with the College and Association of Registered Nurses of Alberta (CARNA). Current Basic Cardiac Life Support - Health Care Provider (BCLS-HCP).

Additional Required Qualifications:

RN; Canadian Nursing Association (CNA) Certification in Oncology or Certified Oncology Nurse CON(C). Master of Nursing or Education. A minimum of three (3) years of experience in an Oncology Instructor, Clinical Nurse Educator or Clinical Nurse Specialist role. Wide scope of experience in clinical education including education development, delivery, and coordination, as well as mentorship of learners and other educators. Proficiency in Microsoft Office applications.

Preferred Qualifications:

Clinical Nurse Specialist experience. Strong knowledge of technology enabled education development and implementation. Practical experience of education program implementation in a health authority. Change management experience or expertise.