Nurse Practitioner

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Salary Range: Will be negotiated based on experience

FTE: 1 FTE

Start Date: As soon as possible 

Location(s): 

  • New Canadians Health Centre (10615 103 Street), and
  • Northgate Centre (9499 – 137 Avenue) Edmonton, AB

Program Overview: 

The New Canadians Health Centre provides coordinated and multidisciplinary refugee-centered primary care for a target population of government assisted and privately sponsored refugees as well as refugee claimants. Informed by refugees’ priorities that are communicated through culturally, linguistically, medically, and epidemiologically appropriate assessments, the supports create ready access to a comprehensive set of clinic and community services.

Position: 

The Nurse Practitioner (NP) will work collaboratively with the patients, family physicians, other team members to provide comprehensive care to patients of the New Canadians Health Centre. The NP will assess patients,  as well as develop, implement, and evaluate care plans for patients both directly and indirectly. The NP will work to full scope of practice as an autonomous primary health care provider with an emphasis on providing evidence-based care, education, and guidance to patients with chronic disease, as well as supporting the  successful transition of patients to community practices. 

Reports to: 

Special Projects & Initiatives Manager          

Education/Experience:  

  • Master’s or equivalent in Nursing with a focus on Advanced Clinical Practice
  • Diabetic Educator (CDE) would be considered an asset
  • Experience in newcomer or refugee health would be considered an asset
  • Fluency in a second language, a definite asset
  • Minimum of three (3) years or more of related experience
  • Advanced skills in caring for patient with chronic, complex, and/or specialized needs

Required: Active professional registration with the College and Association of Registered Nurse of Alberta (CARNA) and registered on the CARNA Nurse Practitioner roster. (Must be able to provide proof of registration for all-ages). Immunization Certification is required.

Skills:     

Being industrious, enthusiastic, adaptable, and having integrity are essential qualities for the Nurse Practitioner at the Edmonton North PCN. Team members are expected to contribute to the development and implementation of innovative, integrated, patient-focused, community-based solutions to meeting the physical activity needs of the population.

The following skills are required:

  • Advanced decision-making skills in assessment, diagnosis, care management and evaluation of the patient care across the continuum of health care services
  • Ability to communicate in a clear and concise manner in addition to being able to identify the most appropriate method of communication
  • Comfortable and experienced working with marginalized and vulnerable populations
  • Ability to organize time, multi-task and set priorities to meet various deadlines and maintain a flexible schedule
  • Ability to work with minimal supervision, demonstrate organizational skills
  • Strong listening, problem solving and critical thinking skills
  • Strong follow-through and attention to detail
  • Strong listening, problem solving and critical thinking skills

Application: 

Please submit your resume with cover letter, indicating your salary expectations via our website - www.enpcn.com/careers

Days/Hours of Work:

Monday - Friday & Weekends, Hours may also be based on the physician’s office

DatePosted: January 4, 2022

Closing Date: Open until filled

PLEASE NOTE: Employment is contingent on a successful current Criminal Background Check, References and Proof of Immunization Status.

The Edmonton North Primary Care Network offers competitive salaries and an excellent benefits program. While we appreciate all interest in our posted positions; only those chosen for interview are contacted.

Equity and Diversity are essential to our organization. An open and diverse community fosters the inclusion of voices that have been underrepresented or discouraged. We encourage applications from members of groups that have been marginalized on any grounds enumerated under the Alberta Human Rights Act, including sex, sexual orientation, gender identity or expression, racialization, disability, religion, marital or family status, age, and/or status as a First Nation, Metis, Inuit, or Indigenous person.