JOB POSTING - Nurse Practitioner

August 11, 2020

 

 

 

 

 

BETTER TOGETHER - In Everything We do, We are Better Together

                                                                                   

 

Nurse Practitioner

Temporary 1.0 FTE (up to 12 months)

 

 

JOB SUMMARY:   

 

Leeds & Grenville Community Family Health Team is seeking a Temporary, Full-Time, Nurse Practitioner (up to 12 months).  The Nurse Practitioner works within an inter-professional team to provide primary health care to patients. The NP participates in the development, implementation, monitoring and evaluation of primary care services for individuals, families and the community.

 

KEY RESPONSIBILITIES:

  • Primary Care Services: assessment, diagnoses, treatment, chronic disease prevention and management, health promotion and counseling working to the full scope of RN(EC) class;

  • Collaboration and consultation with physician as required;

  • Home visits as required;

  • Maintain accurate and current client documentation using client management software;  

  • Participate in case conferences, team and staff meetings;

  • Work within an inter-professional team to provide quality evidenced based client care;

  • Working in a manner that incorporates a health promotion approach supporting the determinants of health.

 

QUALIFICATIONS:

  1. Baccalaureate or Masters in Nursing with successful completion of a post graduate Primary Care Nurse Practitioner program;

  2. Completion of a recognized course in Prescribing Narcotics and Controlled Substances;

  3. CNO Extended Class License in good standing;

  4. Current membership with NPAO or CNPS,  including professional liability insurance;

  5. Primary Health Care Experience - preferably in a community setting;

  6. Experience with pediatrics and infant care an asset;

  7. Demonstrated commitment to an inter-professional team environment;

  8. Comfort with electronic health record systems;  

  9. A valid driver’s license.

 

LGCFHT welcomes and encourages applications from people with disabilities. Accommodations are available on request for candidates taking part in all aspects of the selection process.

 

To apply, interested candidates may send cover letter & resume to:

 

Jenny Lane, Executive Director

Leeds & Grenville Community Family Health Team

2235 Parkedale Ave, Brockville, ON, K6V 6B2

jlane@lgcfht.ca            www.lgcfht.ca

 

We thank all applicants for their interest. Only those short‐listed for interviews will be contacted.

 

 

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