Nurse Practitioner – Niagara-on-the-Lake FHT (Niagara-on-the-Lake)

Niagara-on-the-Lake Family Health Team Nurse Practitioner The Niagara-on-the-Lake Family Health Team (NOTL FHT) is currently seeking applications for Primary Care Nurse Practitioners RN (EC) (1.0 full time and one .5 position) to join our established primary healthcare team. Successful candidates can expect to develop collaborative relationships with our 10 family physicians, specialists, NP, nursing staff, mental health specialists, social work, dietitian, pharmacist and support staff. The NOTL FHT is seeking individuals who are committed to providing the best primary care to our patients.  The focus is on health assessment, diagnosis, health teaching and promotion which is fostered through a collaborative and supportive environment. Experience:
  • Preferred minimum 3-5 years experience in a primary health care setting.
  • Familiarity with the various primary care models In Ontario and the expectations from the Ministry of Health and Long Term Care a benefit.
  • Previous participation in program development and community needs assessment.
  • Understand quality improvement  and the importance of data collection and analysis.
  • Knowledge and experience with electronic medical records (NetMedical preferred).
Qualifications:
  • Current registration with the College of Nurses of Ontario with an extended class.
  • Must be a team player, open to change and flexible in an evolving role.
  • Ability to work independently and co-operatively in a fast paced, multi-disciplinary team.
  • Proven dedication to patient education and patient empowerment for chronic illness self management.
  • Self-directed and patient focused.
  • Strong organizational, interpersonal and communication skills.
Interested applicants may forward their resume by email no later than Friday, January 24th, 2014 at 4:00pm to: Maria Bau-Coote Executive Director NOTL Family Health Team maria@notlfht.com *Only qualified candidates will be contacted*