Acute Care and Psychiatric/Mental Health Sessional Nurses (Ponoka Campus)
Faculty of Health and Community Studies

Competition #: 14.11.158

MacEwan University inspires students through a powerful combination of academic excellence and personal learning experiences. Located in culturally enriched, downtown Edmonton, our comprehensive undergraduate university offers over 65 programs to approximately 12,000 FTE students. With a dedication to teaching excellence informed by scholarly research and creative activity, MacEwan provides an exceptional collaborative and supportive learning environment with a commitment to environmental sustainability and opportunities for community engagement. In support of faculty professional development, unique and enhanced services are provided through the Centre for the Advancement of Faculty Excellence (CAFÉ).

The Faculty of Health and Community Studies at MacEwan University invites applications from Registered Nurses and Registered Psychiatric Nurses for Sessional (part-time) faculty appointments with the Psychiatric Nursing program at our program site in Ponoka. If you are committed to innovative quality programming, excellence in teaching and practice, and student-centred learning, and you have knowledge and experience in acute care or psychiatric/mental health nursing, this may be the right position for you.

Teaching opportunities for the winter and spring terms primarily involve one or more 5-week full-time clinical courses in Year Two that focus on care of adults in acute care (medical-surgical) settings. Clinical teaching opportunities in mental health settings may also exist in Year One within Foundations in Nursing Practice, scheduled on Mondays within the winter term, or in a concentrated bi-weekly practice experience in May scheduled in conjunction with Mental Health Nursing I.

Candidates require a baccalaureate degree in Nursing, Psychiatric Nursing, or Mental Health as well as strong interpersonal and health assessment skills, proficiency in nursing practice within medical-surgical or psychiatric/mental health settings, and a passion for nursing. Active licensure or eligibility for licensure with the Association of Registered Nurses of Alberta or the College of Registered Psychiatric Nurses of Alberta is also required. Selection of candidates will be based on a combination of education and experience.

For further information please contact Marian Anderson, Program Chair, at or (780) 497-5745.

Applicants should forward a covering letter, curriculum vitae and the names of three references by Applying Online.

This position is included under the Faculty Association collective agreement.

All qualified candidates are encouraged to apply; however, Canadian citizens and permanent residents will be given priority.

Category Sessional
Salary Commensurate with education and experience
Closing Date Open until suitable candidates are found
Competition No. 14.11.158
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Human Resources Department
University Services Centre
Rm. 10-600, 10700 - 104 Avenue
Edmonton AB T5J 4S2

Fax: (780) 497-5430
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