Nursing Students and New Graduate Nurses

Imagine a supportive employer, opportunities for growth and professional development, and a job to suit your lifestyle. You can find all this and more with Alberta Health Services (AHS). We are actively seeking nursing students and new graduates across the province in a variety of practice settings, for example, acute care, public health and continuing care. If you have applied for your provisional licence or regular practice permit, but have not received it yet, you can still apply.


Check out the following classifications to see where you might fit:


Health Care Aides (HCA Directory) - Completed a recognized Health Care Aide program and are active or eligible for enrolment in the Alberta Health Care Aide Directory. You will need to provide a confirmation letter with an active directory status upon hire.


Health Care Aides (Nursing Students) - Actively enrolled in an approved Alberta nursing program and have successfully completed a minimum of 100 hours of practicum; and are either in your 1st year of practical nursing program; or 2nd year of baccalaureate nursing or psychiatric nursing program.


Undergraduate Nursing Employees - Actively enrolled in an accredited nursing education program leading to initial entry to practice as a Registered Nurse or Registered Psychiatric Nurse. You must have completed a minimum of 450 hours of clinical practice in an accredited nursing education program. 


Graduate Licensed Practical Nurses - Completed an accredited Licensed Practical Nurse education program and are active or eligible for registration and practice permit with the College of Licensed Practical Nurses of Alberta (CLPNA).


Graduate Registered Nurses/Registered Psychiatric Nurses - Completed an accredited Registered Nurse/Registered Psychiatric Nurse education program and are active or eligible for registration and practice permit with the College and Association of Registered Nurses of Alberta (CARNA) or the College of Registered Psychiatric Nurse of Alberta (CRPNA).


Please note: If you are a nursing student, who does not qualify for the above, you are also welcome to apply.


How to Apply:

Complete your application through the applicable link and attach your resume:

Internal Applicant (AHS Employee)

External Applicant