Nurse Practitioner - Neuro/ICU

Nursing - Advanced Practice
Alberta Health Services
ALB00117796 Requisition #
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Alberta Health Services, Edmonton Zone Medical Affairs, is currently recruiting for a Nurse Practitioner – ICU (multiple positions) to manage the medical needs of ICU/CCU patients within various critical care services within the Edmonton Zone (namely the University of Alberta Hospital Neurosciences Intensive Care Unit (ICU), Grey Nuns Community Hospital Intensive Care/Coronary Care Units (ICU/CCU) and the Misericordia Community Hospital Intensive Care/Coronary Care Units (ICU/CCU). The Nurse Practitioner (NP) role is to promote excellence in clinical practice, utilizing a comprehensive knowledge base and an excellent ability to apply it to the clinical setting. Your passion and motivation combined with our commitment to set new standards of excellence, makes Alberta Health Services the right choice for you.


The primary responsibility is to provide comprehensive direct patient care to the Adult Critical Care population in consultation with the Intensivist / Cardiologist. The Nurse Practitioner (NP) is required to perform comprehensive assessments, diagnosis (including ordering and interpretation of test results), interventions (including prescribing of medications), management, referral and evaluation of patient care. The incumbent is expected to provide leadership and participate in program development and evaluation, research and clinical teaching activities. The NP consistently exercises a leadership role in utilizing best practice.

  • Classification: Nurse Practitioner
  • Union: Exempt
  • Department: UofA Med/Surg IUC Acute Care
  • Primary Location: U of A Hospital
  • Employee Class: Regular Full Time
  • FTE: 1.00
  • Posting End Date: 29-NOV-2019
  • Date Available: 09-DEC-2019
  • Hours per Shift: 7.75
  • Length of Shift in weeks: 2
  • Shifts per cycle: 10
  • Shift Pattern: Days, Evenings, Nights, Weekends
  • Days Off: As Per Rotation
  • Minimum Salary: $48.27
  • Maximum Salary: $62.91
  • Vehicle Requirement: N/A
Required Qualifications:

Graduation from a recognized Nursing education program. A Master Degree in Nursing with a focus on Advanced Clinical Practice. Must have current registration with the College and Association of Registered Nurses of Alberta (CARNA) in the NP adult stream with current experience as a NP in an acute care setting, preferably Critical Care. A minimum of 5 full time years of related experience as a Registered Nurse, as well as current Basic Cardiac Life Support - Health Care Provider (BCLS-HCP) certification and ACLS are required.

Additional Required Qualifications:

As Required.

Preferred Qualifications:

As Required.

Please note:

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


Alberta Health Services (AHS) is committed to ensuring the safety of staff and patients and requires all NEW employees to provide a satisfactory criminal record check (CRC) and/or Vulnerable Sector Search(VSS) prior to the start of their employment. The CRC/VSS must be specific to the role at AHS and must be dated no more than 90 days prior to the date on your written offer from AHS.

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