The College and Association of Registered Nurses of Alberta (CARNA) is the professional and regulatory body for more than 38,000 registered nurses and nurse practitioners throughout Alberta.

We’re mandated to define and uphold the standards of safe and ethical nursing practice as legislated under the Health Professions Act. We play an essential role in shaping the framework for professional nurse regulation and excellence in practice for the health of all Albertans. Our core values are integrity, respect, accountability and professionalism.

Nurse Educator

Supporting nursing practice by leveraging evidence-based educational methodologies that address learning requirements and provide nursing professional development, the Nurse Educator is a key position in the development and implementation of eLearning modules and webinars at CARNA. This is a temporary position beginning August 1, 2018 extending through to July 31, 2019, with the possibility of extension.

Your primary responsibilities

• Identify learning requirements based on analysis of organizational requirements, research and environmental scans

• Evaluate and prioritize learning needs in collaboration with the Professional Development and Knowledge team

• Coordinate and develop a culturally sensitive curriculum with subject matter experts

• Develop educational content with an emphasis on designing and developing education from an Indigenous perspective, cultivating empathy and understanding amongst learners • Work with an inter-professional team to develop educational modules within a project management framework

• Customize and deliver education sessions to members and stakeholders primarily via eLearning, telehealth or webinar, as well as face-to-face occasionally • Build and maintain relationships with the CARNA membership, specialty practice groups and stakeholders

• Effectively evaluate learning outcomes and participate in quality improvement processes

You possess

• A four-year undergraduate degree in nursing is required

• Current CARNA member in good standing or eligible for registration

• 7–9 years’ relevant experience, with a combination of clinical, administrative, education or research

• Experience developing learning objectives and outcomes, including teaching and learning strategies

• Demonstrated knowledge of Health Professions Act and nursing profession regulation

• Proficiency in learning platforms and digital learning and engagement

• Direct experience in working with Indigenous communities and/or Indigenous-lived experience would be an asset

• Knowledge of Indigenous experiences in Canada, particularly in context of education and thorough understanding of determinants of health is required

We offer an excellent compensation package, regularly celebrate accomplishments and milestones and host team events. If this position interests you, we invite you to submit a resume via email quoting file PP-3323 to carnacareers@nurses.ab.ca by June 18, 2018. Thank you for your interest!