Careers

Nurse Practitioner (Term)- Thames Valley FHT (London)

Nurse Practitioner

London (1.0 FTE, 1 year contract Feb 2019 – Feb 2020)

The Thames Valley Family Health Team is one of the largest family health teams in Ontario. With more than 115 physicians across 19 sites within London, and Middlesex, Oxford and Elgin counties, the Thames Valley Family Health Team is committed to providing comprehensive inter-collaborative primary health care to over 158,000 patients.  Over the past five years, our affiliated physicians have taken on more than 31,000 Ontarians who did not previously have a family doctor.  For more information about our organization, please visit www.thamesvalleyfht.ca.

Purpose of Position:

As a member of an interdisciplinary team, the NP will provide comprehensive primary care to patients in the community, ensuring continuity of care.  The NP should be comfortable working to his or her full scope of practice, providing care and services to patients independent of physician involvement, as well as assisting with physician-managed care.

Duties and Responsibilities:

  • Assess holistically and provide services to patients in all developmental stages
  • Complete health assessments, including health history and physical examination
  • Formulate and communicate medical diagnoses
  • Determine the need for, and order from, an approved list of screening and diagnostic laboratory tests and interpret the results
  • Monitor the ongoing therapy of patients with chronic stable illness by providing effective pharmacological, complementary or counseling interventions
  • Prescribe drugs according to scope of practice
  • Provide health education and health promotion information to individuals and groups
  • Consult with physician in accordance with the standards for consultation with physicians, and/or refer the client to another health care professional

Qualifications:

  • Baccalaureate Degree in Nursing
  • Primary Health Care Nurse Practitioner Certificate
  • Preference will be given to candidates with 2-3 years clinical experience as a Nurse Practitioner, preferably within a multidisciplinary family practice
  • Current Registration with the College of Nurses of Ontario in the Extended Class
  • Current membership in RNAO and NPAO
  • Demonstrated ability to work effectively as a member of an Interprofessional team, with excellent interpersonal and communication skills
  • Experience working with an Electronic Patient Record (EMR) and required computer skills

To apply:

Please submit your cover letter and resume to hrtvfht@thamesvalleyfht.ca by November 23, 2018 by 4:00 PM.

The successful candidate will be required to undergo a criminal background check.

We thank all who apply however only those selected for an interview will be contacted.

TVFHT is an equal opportunity employer and committed to hiring staff that reflect the full diversity of the communities where we live and work.  Should you require accommodation in making an application, please contact our office.