Term - Nurse Practitioner - MVP Clinic - Barrie & Community FHT (Barrie)

Barrie and Community FHT The Barrie & Community Family Health Team (BCFHT) is one of the largest family health teams in Ontario. We are comprised of Physicians, Registered Nurses, Nurse Practitioners, Dietitians, Pharmacists, Diabetes and Respiratory Educators, Mental Health Counsellors, Social Worker, Occupational Therapist and an Administrative team.  Our Team is focused on improving access to comprehensive, patient-centered, team-based primary health care, which supports self management, emphasizes health promotion and disease prevention, and enhances the management of individuals with chronic diseases through programs that are well linked with other local and community services.  The BCFHT is currently searching for a:

Nurse Practitioner – MVP Clinic

Part Time    18.75 hours per week

 Position Description

Our MVP Complex Care Clinic requires a part time NP to join an experienced interprofessional team (including Pharmacists, Registered Nurses, Occupational Therapist and Social Worker) to provide primary health care to medically complex patients that are high users of the health care system.

Main Responsibilities

  • Act as the main primary health care provider to medically complex patients from various social, economic, cultural, ethnic, educational and other diversified backgrounds
  • Provide support to address mental health and addiction needs in a primary care context
  • Provide health promotion, disease prevention, acute episodic care, chronic disease management, and palliative care to patients of the MVP Clinic
  • Enhance access to assessment, diagnosis and treatment for medically complex patients
  • Consult as appropriate, with members of the interdisciplinary team and other health care providers and facilities, to assess, plan, implement, evaluate and coordinate a patient's plan of care and treatment
  • Provide primary health care to patients in accordance with standards set by governing body, and that is aligned with the overall strategic direction of the family health team

Education, Skills and Requirements

  • Current registration with the College of Nurses of Ontario (CNO)
  • Completion of a recognized Primary Care Nurse Practitioner program: NP-PHC
  • Masters Degree in Nursing, considered an asset
  • Member of RNAO and NPAO, considered an asset
  • Expert physical assessment and chronic disease management skills
  • Demonstrated interest/experience working with medically and socioeconomically complex populations
  • Understanding of social determinants of health and its importance on overall patient health
  • Experience working with inter-professional teams
  • Demonstrated communication skills and problem solving abilities
  • Demonstrated collaboration skills
  • Experience in a primary care setting an asset
  • Experience with electronic medical records (Accuro an asset) and MS Office (Excel, Word, Outlook)

Additional Job Requirements

  • Must adhere to all BCFHT Policies and Procedures, including Occupational Health & Safety, WHMIS
  • Must have a reliable vehicle with current insurance and be able to travel within the community
The BCFHT strives to be an employer of choice amongst health professionals.  We offer a competitive compensation package including ongoing learning & development opportunities and a quality work-life balance.  For more information on our Team please visit our website at www.barriefht.ca.

How To Apply

Qualified applicants can forward their cover letter and resume to careers@bcfht.caThe deadline to apply is Friday, August 28, 2015Please specify NP Posting #15-MVP in the subject line.  We thank all applicants for their interest in BCFHT, however, only those applicants contacted for an interview will be acknowledged. The Barrie and Community Family Health Team supports diversity, equity and a workplace free from harassment and discrimination. We encourage applications from all qualified candidates, including women, visible minorities, aboriginal peoples and persons with a disability. Personal information contained in applications will be used for recruitment purposes and collected as per Freedom of Information (F.O.I.) And Protection of Privacy Act, 1987. The Barrie and Community Family Health Team is committed to improving access and opportunities for individuals with disabilities in accordance with the Accessibility for Ontarians with Disabilities Act.  If you require a specific accommodation during the application, interview or recruitment stage, please contact our HR Coordinator by phone at 705-725-4701 x 217, by fax at 705-725-4708 or by email at careers@bcfht.ca noting Accessibility Inquiry in the subject line, in order for appropriate accommodations to be made.