Careers

Registered Nurse – Central Brampton FHT (Brampton)

REGISTERED NURSE – Full Time

The Registered Nurse at the Central Brampton Family Health Team will provide comprehensive primary care services within an inter-professional team based care model providing clinical support in our health programs with strong collaboration with team members, physicians and patients.

Duties and Responsibilities:

  • Provide services to patients within full scope of practice of a registered nurse
  • Assessing the health needs of patients to identify appropriate nursing interventions and using current knowledge trends in the community
  • Work independently to provide patient care by implementing authorized clinic medial directives
  • Collaborate with team members to plan, implement, coordinate and evaluate patient care
  • Responsible for INR program
  • Responsible for Spirometry in Lung Health program
  • To participate in Chronic Disease Management and Prevention programs – Diabetes Management, Geriatric Management, and Palliative Care (previous experience is preferred).
  • To perform immunizations and other injections, venipuncture, and ECGs as required
  • Perform Cancer Screening (Pap Tests)
  • Manage infection control procedures and Health and Safety including identifying clinic needs and inventory record keeping
  • Dispensing and administering medications and treatments as prescribed by a physician and or nurse practitioner

The RN will participate in our Chronic Disease Management and Health Prevention Programs.  An expertise in CDM programs is required.

Qualifications and Experience:

  • Member in good standing with the College of Nurses of Ontario
  • Baccalaureate degree in Nursing (B.Sc.N)
  • Preference given to those with at least two years of nursing experience in a Primary Care setting
  • Practical experience in Palliative, Geriatric, Diabetes and Lung health program team collaboration (Spirometry experience an asset)
  • Current CPR
  • Must have own vehicle and valid driver’s license
  • Knowledge of and ability to use electronic medical records
  • Strong organizational, interpersonal and communication skills
  • Ability to work independently and cooperatively in a busy multi-disciplinary team
  • Have the ability to act responsibly, accountable, excellent problem solving/critical and thinking skills.

Interested, qualified candidates should send their current resume and cover letter to Elvira Trichilo, Human Resource Manager, etrichilo@cbfht.ca, Fax:  905-451-8272

We thank all applicants for expressing interest in this position; however only those selected for an interview will be contacted.