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Job Title:
NURSE PRACTITIONER, FT

Posted Date:
3/29/2019
Closing Date:
4/26/2019
Functional Discipline:
COMPLEX CARE

Job Description
VACANCY DETAILS

VACANCY NUMBER: 0000015520CC

JOB TITLE: NURSE PRACTITIONER, FT
STATUS: FULL TIME
DEPARTMENT: COMPLEX CARE
LOCATION: DOUGLAS MEMORIAL SITE
HOURS OF WORK: 75 HOURS PER PAY PERIOD

POSTING DATE: 3 April 2019
CLOSING DATE: 26 April 2019

UNION: ONTARIO NURSES' ASSOCIATION
WAGE RANGE: $50.590 TO $57.670 PER HOUR

POSITION OBJECTIVE:
The Nurse Practitioner will work in collaboration with the Niagara Health family medicine program. The Nurse Practitioner is responsible for ongoing assessment, planning, management and treatment of patients within the complex care unit in collaboration with the Douglas Memorial Physicians. The Nurse Practitioner will report directly to the Site Director. The Nurse Practitioner will provide leadership and promote excellence in patient-centered care through expert practice, education, consultation and research. The successful candidate will provide care with an emphasis on wellness, prevention and disease management through direct patient care, health promotion and education, outreach, advocacy and community development as required. The successful candidate's home site will be the Douglas Memorial, rotating to other Niagara Health sites as required.

QUALIFICATIONS:
o Current registration in good standing as a Registered Nurse Extended Class Primary Health Care or Adult Certification with the College of Nurses of Ontario (CNO)
o Completion of Nurse Practitioner Program and/or Master in Nursing or Master of Science in Nursing
o Must have successfully completed CNO approved controlled substances education
o Must have professional Liability Protection (RNAO or equivalent)
o A minimum of 3 years' experience working as a Nurse Practitioner in Acute Care, Complex Care, or Long Term Care settings
o A minimum of 5 years clinical experience as a Registered Nurse in Acute Care, Complex Care, or Long Term Care settings
o Clinical expertise in gerontology
o Demonstrated clinical leadership skills to organize and coordinate the care of patients in collaboration with patients, families, and the health care team
o Ability to promote professional education and advanced knowledge through research and evaluation/quality improvement activities related to care of patients throughout the continuum.
o Evidence of effective organizational, interpersonal, communication, leadership, judgment, critical thinking and decision-making skills.
o Demonstrated skill in program development using a collaborative, stakeholder engaged process
o Ability to be self-directed in clinical practice as required in the areas of assessment, diagnosis and therapeutics
o Applies Niagara Health values and professional practice standards to patient/client care and service
o Demonstrated commitment to patient/client centred care
o Strong analytical and conceptual skills required
o Must be willing to work flexible hours to reflect patient population needs
o Proficiency in French would be an asset
o Consistent and regular attendance required

Recruitment Specialist: Christine Callaghan

It is Niagara Health policy to give consideration to qualified internal applicants.

Niagara Health is committed to Employment Equity, welcomes diversity in the workplace, and encourages applications from all qualified individuals including women, members of visible minorities, aboriginal persons, and persons with disabilities. In accordance with the Accessibility for Ontarians with Disabilities Act, 2005 and the Ontario Human Rights Code, Niagara Health will provide accommodations through the recruitment process to applicants with disabilities. If selected to participate in the recruitment and selection process, please inform Human Resources of the nature of any accommodation(s) that you may require in respect of any materials or processes used to ensure your equal participation.