Instructor

Alberta Health Services - Calgary, AB (30+ days ago)

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Your Opportunity:
The Instructor - Clinical Nurse Educator (CNE) provides expertise to guide and support the staff on two Adult Addiction and Mental Health Acute Inpatient units. The CNE provides leadership in planning, co-ordination, implementation and evaluation of educational activities for nursing staff, including orientation, compulsory educational programs, clinical development and continuing education. The CNE functions as a practitioner, consultant, researcher, educator and leader. The educator will liaise with key stakeholders, multi-disciplinary teams, and management, to support safe and optimal patient outcomes. The CNE uses evidence based research to guide their practice. The CNE identifies knowledge gaps and participates in development and ongoing maintenance of Alberta Health Services educational programs and clinical policies and procedures.

Description:
As an Instructor, you will be an expert practitioner and key educator in support of both nursing staff and the multi-disciplinary clinical team. You will take a leadership role in the planning, coordination, implementation and evaluation of education for nursing staff including orientation, compulsory and continuing education, and clinical development. You will collaborate with management and internal partners to promote standards of clinical, educational and evidence informed practice. You will play a key role in providing safe, quality patient and family centered care while reflecting the shared vision and values of AHS.

Classification: Instructor
Union: United Nurses of Alberta
Department: FMC General Psychiatry Educat
Primary Location: Foothills Medical Centre
Multi-Site: At (UNA only)
FTE: 1.00
Posting End Date: 13-APR-2020
Temporary Employee Class: Temp F/T Benefits
Date Available: 23-APR-2020
Temporary End Date: 02-MAY-2021
Hours per Shift: 7.75
Length of Shift in weeks: 4
Shifts per cycle: 19
Shift Pattern: Days
Days Off: Saturday/Sunday
Minimum Salary: $40.34
Maximum Salary: $54.11
Vehicle Requirement: N/A

Required Qualifications:
Completion of an accredited nursing education program. Active or eligible for registration and practice permit with the College and Association of Registered Nurses of Alberta (CARNA). Current Basic Cardiac Life Support - Health Care Provider (BCLS-HCP).

Additional Required Qualifications:
Minimum of 5 years’ experience working adult acute care mental health within the Calgary zone over the past 5-8 years. Demonstrated understanding of adult learning principles and development of adult learning programs.

Preferred Qualifications:
Baccalaureate in Nursing or equivalent health related degree preferred. Master’s Degree in Nursing or equivalent health related degree is an asset.