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Thorhild County

Nurse Practitioner

Canada-Alberta-Thorhild

801-1st Street Posted 10 Days Ago1560954

Company Information

Thorhild County is located 45 minutes north of the City of Edmonton and has a population of just over 3,400 residents.  Residents enjoy country and small town living close to the Cities of Edmonton and Fort Saskatchewan, and we have also become popular as a commuter community for the workers in Fort McMurray.  The economy is primarily driven by agriculture with secondary contributions from recreation and services to the energy industry.  Please visit our website for additional information on Thorhild County (www.thorhildcounty.com).


Job Description

Nurse Practitioner

Reporting to the Manager of Family and Community Services, the Nurse Practitioner will utilize the nursing process, critical thinking, problem solving and decision-making skills to provide care to patients, their families, and the community within a clinical environment.  The successful candidate is competent to perform comprehensive assessment, diagnosis (including the ordering and interpretation of tests), intervention (including prescribing of medications), management, referral, and evaluation of patient care across the continuum of health care services.   

Qualifications required:

  • Successful completion of an approved Nurse Practitioner program at a minimum of a Master of Nursing level of equivalent. 
  • Active or eligible licensure with the College and Association of Registered Nurses of Alberta (CARNA) as a Nursing Practitioner (NP) in the Family/All Ages Stream.
  • Basic Cardia Life Supper-Health Care Provider (BCLS-HCP).
  • Effective organizational skills with strong interpersonal and communication skills to enable working directly with patients and their family members in a clinical setting.  Experience managing a medical practice/clinic will be considered an asset.
  • Demonstrate 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 (Telus Wolfe, NetCare, or other Electronic Records Management System recognized by Alberta Health Services.).
  • Possess a valid Class 5 driver’s license
  • Successful candidate will be required to provide a Criminal Record Check with a Driver’s Abstract.

Contact Information

Thorhild County
Wayne Franklin, P.Eng.
Chief Administrative Officer
780-398-3741
http://thorhildcounty.com