Nurse Practitioner

Your Opportunity:

Currently looking for a Nurse Practitioner to provides specialized care and management of clients living with chronic disease and multiple co-morbidities. The NP team consists of 3 NP’s working collaboratively and supporting each other. Having additional education and training to provide advanced clinical skills, make critical management decisions, and facilities consistent client-centered care as a member of a multi-disciplinary team. The Nurse Practitioner collaborates with Home Care staff, attending physicians and specialists to acquire and utilize best practice, evidence and resources needed for individual situations and to adjust and optimize program delivery.

The successful incumbent would participate in program committees, quality improvement programs, and may lead nursing research initiatives as well as providing education to provide mentorship to new NPs, NP students and other healthcare providers. To excel in this role, you will need good communication skills and the ability to maintain effective interpersonal relationships. You must be able to work in a collaborative care setting. As the successful candidate, you will demonstrate ongoing responsibility for maintaining your own continuing competence through professional development activities.

Red Deer is in Central Alberta near the midpoint of the Calgary–Edmonton Corridor and is surrounded by Red Deer County. The Red Deer area has one of the fastest-growing economies in North America and is consistently ranked as a prime location for doing business. This economic growth has created many job opportunities in the region. There are several multi-use recreational centres, including the Collicutt Center, G.H. Dawe Community Centre and Michener Aquatic Centre and several golf courses.


The Nurse Practitioner participates in program committees, quality improvement programs, and may lead nursing research initiatives as well as providing education to provide mentorship to new NPs, Nurse Practitioner students and other healthcare providers.

  • Classification: Nurse Practitioner
  • Union: Exempt
  • Unit and Program: Intensive Home Care
  • Primary Location: Red Deer Bremner Ave Comm Hlth
  • Location Details: As Per Location
  • Negotiable Location: Within Central Zone
  • Employee Class: Regular Full Time
  • FTE: 1.00
  • Posting End Date: 28-FEB-2023
  • Date Available: 10-MAR-2023
  • Hours per Shift: 7.75
  • Length of Shift in weeks: 4
  • Shifts per cycle: 20
  • Shift Pattern: Days
  • Days Off: Saturday/Sunday
  • Minimum Salary: $52.41
  • Maximum Salary: $63.70
  • Vehicle Requirement: Driver's License, Vehicle Required

Required Qualifications:

Active or eligible for registration as a Nurse Practitioner with the College and Association of Registered Nurses of Alberta with a practice permit indicating appropriate stream of practice. Current Basic Cardiac Life Support - Health Care Provider (BCLS-HCP).

Additional Required Qualifications:

Minimum of 3 years of full time (or equivalent number of hours) clinical experience as a Nurse Practitioner experience required, with at least 1 of the last 3 years working with adults with chronic disease.

Preferred Qualifications:

Previous experience with chronic disease in adult population an asset. Preference given to those who have previous Nurse Practitioner experience. Experience working in a community setting or long-term care setting would be preferred. Experience with program development, clinical or scientific research with working knowledge of MS Office.

Please note:

All postings close at 23:59 MT of the posting end date indicated.

Security Screening:

A satisfactory criminal record check and/or Vulnerable Sector Search is required prior to your first day of work. Additionally, all employees have an ongoing duty to disclose any charges or convictions that may occur during their employment with AHS.

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