Nurse Practitioner (2) – North Simcoe FHT (Midland)

The North Simcoe Family Health Team (NSFHT) is seeking two full time Nurse Practitioners.  The NSFHT provides collaborative, interdisciplinary and comprehensive primary health care to a rostered population of 20,000 patients. Our providers are committed to holistic, compassionate, patient-centered care with an emphasis on health promotion, disease prevention and chronic disease management for clients across the life span. Position Summary: As a key member of our interdisciplinary team, the Nurse Practitioners’ responsibilities will consist of all aspects of being a Primary Health Care Provider, consultant, educator and advocate.  The Nurse Practitioner will function as a member of the team and assist with the development, implementation and evaluation of patient care and care programs.  Other roles include the treatment of episodic illness, management of chronic illness and the promotion of services provided within the NSFHT. The Nurse Practitioner will be comfortable and encouraged to work within their full scope of practice, work in collaboration and act as a resource for other interdisciplinary team members The Nurse Practitioner role includes client diagnosis, treatment and follow-up, client and staff education, disease prevention, health promotion, community relation and organizational initiatives. Qualifications:
  • Current registration with the College of Nurses of Ontario as a Nurse Practitioner is required for this position
  • Advanced knowledge of the nursing process, program planning and development, research and community resources
  • Experience in clinical assessment and treatment
  • Strong organizational, analytical and communication skills
  • 3-5 years clinical experience in a primary health care setting preferred
  • Demonstrated ability to work effectively within an interdisciplinary team,
  • Advanced knowledge/skill regarding patient safety, change leadership, project management and evaluation
  • Working knowledge of Electronic Medical Record is considered an asset
  • Valid Ontario’s driver’s license and access to a vehicle.
NSFHT Offers:
  • A collaborative and team based environment
  • Opportunities for growth and development
  • A competitive salary and benefit package
  • A supportive work-life balance
To Apply: Please send a cover letter and resume by Friday February 7th, 2014 to: Tabatha Berriault HR/Finance Manager Email: hr@nsfht.ca We thank all applicants for their interest; however only those selected for interview will be contacted.