Strategic Direction 2021-2026
Excellence in nursing regulation for the health of all Albertans.
Protect and serve the public interest using Right-touch regulation.*
Leading with people
We are committed to attracting the best people, engaging and developing a workforce that embodies our values of integrity, respect, accountability and professionalism.
We support each other and challenge ideas to be better while respecting and supporting decisions collectively as one.
Diversity, Equity and Inclusion
We provide culturally sensitive, fair, impartial access to opportunities and resources for people.
We consistently apply transparent processes designed to reduce bias and encourage diversity of perspectives.
Learning through relationships
We continually improve our regulatory practice by building relationships inclusive of government, CARNA’s council, employers, healthcare professionals and the public.
We believe in working together for collective wisdom, avoiding siloed behaviour, and a workplace that produces open dialogue.
We seek and utilize external expertise when needed.
We share and learn via active participation.
Seek value and spend prudently
We balance short-term with moderate to long-term thinking and investments.
Ensure Efficiency and Effectiveness
We apply lean thinking to reduce wasteful processes and invest resources in value-added activities.
Incorporate Risk Assessment
We ensure decisions are risk informed applying the College’s risk management framework.
Maintain Financial Viability
We balance the budget and reinvest to advance the College’s regulatory mandate.
The right things done right
We develop accountable leaders that empower others to achieve exceptional results. We seek employees with a challenge positive attitude that fit CARNA’s culture.
We use Right-touch thinking, commit to effective governance and delegation of authority. We leverage secured, accessible, quality data to drive performance measurement and analytics.
We commit to the development of effective executive and operational teams. We challenge the status quo and commit to continual improvement and effective communications.
We use effective project portfolio and change management processes to ensure investments are delivering sustainable value in alignment with legislation and CARNA strategy.
*Principles adapted from Professional Standards Authority for Health and Social Care, September 2018.
Open to new ideas | Confront the truth | Follow through on our commitments