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Nurse Practitioner (PT, Term) – Kincardine FHT (Kincardine)

Nurse Practitioner – Kincardine FHT

NURSE PRACTITIONER (.80 FTE)
PARENTAL LEAVE COVERAGE OPPORTUNITY

The Kincardine Family Health Team will provide comprehensive patient care utilizing an interdisciplinary approach that is responsive to the needs of the community. We are guided by our commitment to excellence and leadership through quality care with a focus on health promotion and disease prevention. We endeavour to be recognized as a leader in the provision of quality rural healthcare by providing continuity of care and expanded access to health services.

REPORTING TO:               Chief Executive Officer & Physician Liaison
START DATE:                    February/March 2019

END DATE:                         February 2020
SALARY RANGE:             Based on organizational compensation structure, experience and qualifications
WORKWEEK:                     Daily (Monday-Friday)

POSITION SUMMARY
The Nurse Practitioner will work within primary care and the scope of practice of a Nurse Practitioner as outlined in the CNO standards of Practice for Registered Nurses in Extended Class.

MAIN DUTIES AND RESPONSIBILITIES

  • Individual patient assessment and treatment (FAST Clinic)
  • Assisting the FHT with program development to meet the needs of our patient population
  • Promoting of quality improvement initiatives which enhance care delivery processes and patient outcomes within the FHT
  • Supporting inter-disciplinary learners as they rotate through the clinic
  • Experience and/or additional certification in Mental Health and/or Addictive Behaviors
  • Other duties as assigned as our clinic grows and evolves
  • Other duties and expectations to be discussed with successful applicant

QUALIFICATIONS AND EXPERIENCE

  • Current  College of Nurses of Ontario registration, as Registered Nurse (Extended Class)
  • Minimum 2 years relevant experience as a licensed Nurse Practitioner
  • Masters qualification highly desirable
  • Mental Health experience desirable
  • Strong computer literacy is required to facilitate the use of electronic medical records
  • Strong organizational, interpersonal, and communication skills
  • Ability to work independently and cooperatively in a busy multidisciplinary team
  • Must have a valid driver license and access to a vehicle

HOW TO APPLY

If interested, please apply to the attention of Gerry Glover, Chief Executive Officer by: Email: ceo@kincardinefht.ca.  Please note only qualified candidates will be contacted. Applicants are encouraged to apply not later than February 8th, 2019. Applicants must be legally able to work in Canada at time of application.

The Kincardine Family Health Team is committed to equity in employment and encourages applications from all qualified candidates who reflect the diversity of our community, including men and women, aboriginal peoples, members of visible minorities and persons with disabilities.