The Nurse Practitioner – Inpatient Trauma –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 this position the right choice for you.
The Nurse Practitioner (NP) is a self-directed health practitioner who provides care to an adult population. Working consultatively as part of the multidisciplinary team, the NP is required to perform comprehensive assessments, diagnosis (including ordering and interpretation of test results) and interventions (including prescribing of medications), make referrals, provide patient education, facilitate admission and discharge from acute care, and provide ongoing Trauma management and care coordination. The NP consistently exercises a leadership role in utilizing best practice and is expected to participate in program development, evaluation, research and clinical teaching activities. All duties and responsibilities of the NP will follow the guidelines developed by the College and Association of Registered Nurses of Alberta, the University of Alberta Hospital, and the practice protocols of the Trauma unit.
Classification: Nurse Practitioner
Department: UA-Surgery Support-EDM
Primary Location: U of A Hospital
Negotiable Location: Within Edmonton Zone
Employee Class: Regular Full Time
Posting End Date: 15-JUL-2020
Date Available: 31-AUG-2020
Hours per Shift: 7.75
Length of Shift in weeks: 2
Shifts per cycle: 10
Shift Pattern: Days, Weekends
Days Off: As Per Rotation
Minimum Salary: $48.27
Maximum Salary: $62.91
Vehicle Requirement: N/A
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. A minimum of 5 full time years of related experience as a Registered Nurse in acute care and 1-2 years as a Nurse Practitioner, as well as current Basic Cardiac Life Support - Health Care Provider (BCLS-HCP) certification are required. Will demonstrate how their education and experience has prepared them for this advanced practice role. Ability to work independently and as part of a team. Demonstrates ongoing responsibility for maintaining own continuing professional and practice competencies through professional development activities. Strong written and verbal communication, organizational, interpersonal and leadership skills. Ability to self-direct the adaptation and evaluation of the role.
Additional Required Qualifications:
Demonstrated participation in profession-specific and inter-professional practice committees, education and research experiences. Working knowledge of Alberta NetCare and preferably connect care. Experience working with Trauma populations will be considered an asset. Experience in ACLS and TNCC would be an asset.