NorQuest College helps students unlock their potential and realize their dreams. We are Challenge Positive and embrace every situation as an opportunity. As the Edmonton region’s community college, we play an integral role in Alberta’s education system. NorQuest College offers a vibrant, inclusive, diverse, and student-centred learning environment that transforms lives and strengthens communities. We are nationally recognized leaders in health, community studies, and business post-secondary career programs, as well as foundational, intercultural, and language training. We are proud to offer our employees meaningful work, competitive salaries, a comprehensive benefits program, and a commitment to a positive work/life balance. This is an exciting time to be a part of NorQuest College. Take a step forward with us. Together, we can help build and sustain a strong province for future generations.

Are you looking for an opportunity to shape the next generation of nurses? NorQuest College has one of the largest Practical Nurse Programs in Canada. We offer multiple modes of delivery and provide our learners with varied and robust learning experiences. We utilize low and high fidelity simulation to augment the learner experience providing students with a safe learning environment. If you want to shape the next generation of nurses, consider joining the NorQuest College team as an Instructor/Advisor in the Practical Nurse Refresher Program.

Our faculty enjoy making a positive impact on the lives of the students they teach. You will join an academic community that thrives on energy, motivation, and dedication to the successes of both our students and colleagues.

Our PN Refresher students come to us with previous education and experience in the nursing profession, either domestically or from an international nursing program. The PN refresher students are wanting to achieve their goals of improving their lives and the lives of those around them. Join us and help them meet their goals through a combination of prior learning assessment and recognition (PLAR), challenge, and course work.

As a NorQuest Refresher Advisor/ Instructor, you will facilitate learning in a variety of ways to help students achieve credit for their coursing. Instructors help learners acquire the knowledge, skills and attitude to meet the professional nursing standards. You will need to possess excellent communication and collaboration skills as your primary role is to assist student understanding of the practical nurse scope of practice.


RN 3-5 years acute care/teaching experience or LPN with a related degree and 3-5 years acute care/teaching acute care experience

Current CARNA or CLPNA registration

Current CPR

Experience with PLAR or Internationally educated nurses an asset, but not mandatory.


Successful candidates for the Practical Nurse Instructor positions are required to provide the following:

  • A Police Information Check within the last ninety days

  • A Vulnerable Sectors Check within the last ninety days

  • Up to date immunization records

SALARY: To commensurate with education and experience. This position is a .5FTE appointment and includes a very generous vacation allowance and immediate participation in our comprehensive pension and benefits plans.


CLOSING DATE: August 31, 2017

TO APPLY: If you meet the requirements of this position and wish to apply, please continue with this online process by uploading your resume and cover letter combined as one document

NOTE: Notification of receipt will be sent only to online applicants.

System ID: 2017-1986

Job Type (EN): Part Time

Job Industry (Choose up to 3 industries) (EN): Education

Career Level (EN): Experienced

External Company Name: NORQUEST COLLEGE

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