Term - Nurse Practitioner (Part-Time) - Barrie & Community FHT (Barrie)

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 Contract Position (to November 2016) Part-Time  18.75 hours per week Position Description We are looking for a contract NP to join an experienced group of NPs who are working throughout our community within family physician offices. NPs on our team work collaboratively with a variety of other health care practitioners including Registered Dietitians, RNs, Pharmacists, Diabetes and Respiratory Educators, and Mental Health Counsellors. Main Responsibilities
  • 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
  • Provide health promotion, disease prevention, acute episodic care, chronic disease management, and palliative care to patients
  • Enhance access to assessment, diagnosis and treatment within the community and/or target population
  • Consult as appropriate, with members of the interdisciplinary team, family physician, acute care, after hours medical clinics, community care system, and specialist physicians to assess pharmacy reviews 2015, plan, implement, evaluate and coordinate a patient's plan of care and treatment
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
  • Independent health care assessment and patient management skills
  • Experience working with inter-professional teams
  • Demonstrated communication skills and problem solving abilities
  • 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 OH&S Policies, 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.ca. The deadline to apply is Friday, November 27, 2015. 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.