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Nurse Practitioner 

Full-Time/Part-Time Casual  
Status Casual/Relief hours  
Category Primary Health Care  
Open Date 9/25/2020  
Close Date 10/5/2020  
Description

The Nurse Practitioner (“NP”) is responsible for the provision of primary health care services in compliance with the Standards of Practice for Registered Nurses in the Extended Class and the Expanded Nursing Services for Patients Act. This includes but is not limited to health promotion, counselling, disease prevention, diagnosis, treatment and referral to specialists and/or diagnostic testing. The Nurse Practitioner (NP) provides primary care functions and participates in the development, implementation, monitoring and evaluation of programs and services for individuals, families and the community. The NP works in a collaborative fashion to meet program goals and objectives.

Program-Related Activities

  • Performs clinical tasks by conducting health assessments and diagnosis, therapeutics, health promotion, counselling, family health, community development and planning within the skills and knowledge of the Nurse Practitioner (NP) according to the College of Nurses of Ontario standards of practice for Registered Nurses in the Extended Class (RN EC).
  • Practices autonomously, providing acute and chronic care management across the lifespan. Consults with CCHC physicians and/or other health care providers as needed.
  • Provides services at the Clinic with scheduled appointments and walk-in, at specified outreach locations, and through home/hospital visits as required.
  • Works in partnership with other members of the Primary Health Care Team to share responsibility for planning, provision and coordination of client care either in the home, the community or at the Health Centre.
  • Works within a health care framework which emphasizes health promotion and education, disease prevention and recognises the special risk factors (social, physical, psychological, etc.) which may affect the health of clients.
  • Acts in an ethical and professional manner in accordance with the code of conduct of the College of Nurses of Ontario and in accordance with the policies and standards (written and unwritten) of CCHC.
  • Maintains and develops professional competence through appropriate continuing education methods (i.e. peer interaction, literature review, conferences, courses, staff development leave).
  • Evaluates programs on a regular basis; recommend or make changes as necessary.
  • Contributes to chart documentation, participates in “quality of care” audits and case conferences, and makes referrals.
  • Ensures accountability by providing statistics and reports of activities, as required, and keeping client records, as required, within the safeguard of confidentiality.
  • Ensures appropriate, comprehensive treatment is delivered by maintaining complete and accurate medical records, participating in chart reviews and discussions of problem cases, making referrals, and answering patient inquiries and directing them to the appropriate treatment.
  • Participates in the development, implementation, monitoring and evaluation of treatment, education, counselling, and health promotion programs and services for individuals, families and the community
  • Participates in the selection, orientation and supervision of volunteers as applies to program related activities.
  • Participates in the teaching and training of Nurse Practitioner students in the clinic, hospital and outreach settings.
 
Position Requirements

Education

  • Undergraduate degree in nursing from a recognized university or equivalent.
  • Registration in the Extended Class with the College of Nurses of Ontario.

Professional experience

  • Three to five years full-time NP experience in a community based setting or combination of community and hospital or public health settings; experience in a primary care setting, an asset.
  • Experience and interest in working with marginalized and diverse clientele, such as low-income, high-needs, newcomer, and a variety of multicultural communities.
  • Experience in program development, implementation, monitoring and evaluation.
  • Experience in a non-profit, community-based organization an asset.

Key Competencies

  • Thorough knowledge of and proficiency in current nurse practitioner physical assessment and treatment methods.
  • Ability to apply health promotion concepts, strategies, and philosophy.
  • Ability to develop and implement programs using an inter-disciplinary collaborative approach.
  • Thorough knowledge and understanding of relevant community resources.
  • Excellent interpersonal and communication skills, oral and written.
  • Demonstrated ability to model “client centred” service delivery.
  • High level of organizational and time management skills in a fast-paced environment. Demonstrated ability to prioritize, to be flexible, to meet deadlines.
  • Demonstrated ability to work in a multi-cultural, multi-disciplinary team environment.
  • Ability to work with a cultural interpreter.
  • Demonstrated proficiency in the use of computers and various software applications, including Microsoft Office programs, client database software, and electronic record keeping in a client services setting

Linguistic Profile

  • This position falls within Carlington CHC’s designation under the French Language Services Act of Ontario.
  • Fluency in English is required.
  • Fluency in French is required at Level (Advanced +) for oral expression/comprehension and Level (Intermediate) for written expression.
  • Fluency in another language relevant to our client population is an asset.

Personal Suitability

  • Sensitivity to the needs of marginalized and diverse clientele.
  • Commitment to health promotion concepts, strategies, and philosophy.
  • Commitment to community-based health care and social services, and strength-based philosophy and practices.

Other

  • Availability to work regular evenings and occasional weekends
 
Salary Range $55.17/hour - $67.13/hour  
Reports to Director of Primary Health Care  
Position Nurse Practitioner  
Post Internal Days 0  
Created By Brittany Bourdon  
Number of Openings 1  
Exempt/Non-Exempt Non-Exempt  
Req Number PRI-20-00015  
Location Carlington CHC  
About the Organization Carlington Community Health Centre is a non-profit organization that puts today's most pressing health care challenges at the heart of their service delivery. We turn to the best professionals and employees to help improve the health and well-being of our community. We build trusting relationships with our clients and deliver quality services through a wide range of health and social services to parents and children, youth and teens, adults, and seniors.

We look to help community members resolve problems and advance concerns in the community by providing organizational support and advocacy assistance to local groups and associations.

Our mission is to improve, support and promote the health and well-being of the people and diverse communities we serve!
 
EOE Statement We are an equal employment opportunity employer. All qualified applicants will receive consideration for employment without regard to race, color, religion, sex, national origin, disability status, protected veteran status or any other characteristic protected by law.  
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French Job Description NP Job posting FR 2020-09.docx 


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