Nurse Practitioner Apply In High Prairie

Published 2019-07-13
Expires 2019-08-13
ID #32649868
Nurse Practitioner Apply In High Prairie
Canada, Alberta, High Prairie,
Published July 13, 2019

Job details:

Job type: Full time
Contract type: Permanent
Salary type: Monthly
Occupation: Nurse practitioner

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High Prairie, located in northern Alberta's Big Lakes County is known as the “Gateway to the Mighty Peace Country”. With a population of 2,600 people, and serving an area of more than 17,000 including the Tri-Settlement areas of Peavine, Gift Lake and East Prairie. Amenities include a new hospital, local shopping, multiple schools and recreational facilities. Enjoy the beautiful local trails, lakes and creeks surrounding the area while creating convenient access to unlimited outdoors activities such as golfing, hiking, fishing, hunting or snowmobiling to name a few. A quick 20 minute drive will bring you to the stunning Lake of Lesser Slave, one of Alberta's top recreational playgrounds and host to the annual “Golden Walleye Classic” fishing tournament. As the Nurse Practitioner - Outreach Family & All Ages, you will provide general medical care to all age groups with a wide variety of medical conditions focusing on services to the Indigenous communities in the Tri - Settlement areas. You will foster an environment of empowerment engaging individual clients, families, and the community in the planning, implementation and evaluation of health services. You will ensure that Indigenous ways are acknowledged and incorporated in your practice. These areas include health promotion, illness/injury prevention, illness diagnosis and treatment, rehabilitation and support. Travel is required. In addition to a competitive rate of pay, AHS currently has a Remote Retention Allowance in place to an annual maximum of $3,000. This allowance is non-pensionable and is payable on an hourly basis for all hours paid at the basic rate of pay. Develop your skills in a new setting, expand your horizons, and experience the beauty of the North. This could be the opportunity for you!


As our Nurse Practitioner, you are authorized and competent to perform comprehensive assessment, diagnosis (including the ordering and interpretation of tests), intervention (including the prescribing of medications), management, referral, and evaluation of client care across the continuum of health care services. You will utilize the nursing process, critical thinking, problem solving and decision making skills to provide care to individuals, families, groups and communities. You will contribute to quality collaborative inter professional patient care through advanced clinical practices, leadership, consultations, referrals, education and research. You will foster an environment of empowerment engaging individual clients, families, and the community in the planning, implementation and evaluation of health services. These areas include health promotion, illness/injury prevention, illness diagnosis and treatment, chronic disease management, harm reduction, rehabilitation and support. You will also provide leadership within the facility and actively participate in program development and evaluation, research and clinical teaching activities.

  • Classification: Nurse Practitioner
  • Union: Exempt
  • Department: NZ WBSCA CHC DiseaseInjPrvCntl
  • Primary Location: High Prairie Health Complex
  • Employee Class: Regular Full Time
  • FTE: 1.00
  • Posting End Date: 20-JUN-2019
  • Date Available: 02-JUL-2019
  • Hours per Shift: 7.75
  • Length of Shift in weeks: 4
  • Shifts per cycle: 20
  • Shift Pattern: Days, Evenings
  • Days Off: Saturday/Sunday
  • Minimum Salary: $48.27
  • Maximum Salary: $62.91
  • Vehicle Requirement: Driver's License, Vehicle Required
Required Qualifications:

Successful completion of a recognized Nurse Practitioner Program at a minimum of a Master of Nursing level or equivalent. Active registration and practice permit with the College and Association of Registered Nurses of Alberta (CARNA) as a Nurse Practitioner (NP) in the Family/All Ages Stream. Basic Cardiac Life Support - Health Care Provider (BCLS-HCP). Proficiency in lab interpretation and other diagnostic results.

Additional Required Qualifications:

Demonstrated ability to function effectively both independently and as a member of a multidisciplinary team. Excellent interpersonal and communication skills to enable working directly with patients and their family members. Demonstrated strong decision making/problem solving abilities. Experience in a wide range of assessment, treatment and therapeutic interventions, health promotion, diagnostic procedures, and follow-up care in the community. Computer literacy skills (i.e. TELUS Wolfe, NetCare, etc). This position requires a vehicle for business use. Possession of a valid driver's license and access to a motor vehicle in good repair for work related travel.

Preferred Qualifications:

Advanced Cardiac Life Support. Basic Trauma Life Support. Emergency Nursing Course, Pediatric Advanced Life Support, Trauma Nurse Core Course. CTAS scoring and ECG interpretation. Broad knowledge of Indigenous history and cultures within Alberta. High degree of cultural competence as it relates to working with Indigenous people. Ability to foster partnerships, establish and maintain strong working relationships with First Nations and Metis communities, public agencies and government.

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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Everything we do at AHS reflects a patient and family centred approach; it's about putting patients' and families' experiences, priorities and trust first.

We are an equal opportunity employer. AHS values the diversity of the people and communities we serve and is committed to attracting, engaging and developing a diverse and inclusive workforce.

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