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Job Title:
NURSE PRACTITIONER, FT

Posted Date:
8/9/2019
Closing Date:
8/15/2019
Functional Discipline:
DISTRICT STROKE

Job Description
VACANCY DETAILS

VACANCY NUMBER: 0000016919CC

JOB TITLE: NURSE PRACTITIONER, FT
STATUS: FULL TIME
DEPARTMENT: DISTRICT STROKE
LOCATION: GREATER NIAGARA GENERAL SITE
HOURS OF WORK: 75 HOURS PER PAY PERIOD

POSTING DATE: 9 August 2019
CLOSING DATE: 15 August 2019

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

POSITION OBJECTIVE:
The Nurse Practitioner (Stroke Specialist) will provide leadership and coordination of services for patients with acute stroke. The successful candidate will provide primary care to the stroke population in collaboration with the Medical Director of the District Stroke Program. The Nurse Practitioner (Stroke Specialist) will facilitate the initiation of Acute Stroke Best Practices in coordination with the District Stroke Centre mandate. The incumbent will develop and implement policies and procedures to enhance stroke care in Niagara. The Nurse Practitioner (Stroke Specialist) will collaborate with the interdisciplinary team to ensure continuity of practice across the stroke continuum. The successful candidate will also collaborate with community partners, District and Regional Centres to ensure continuity of stroke care. The incumbent will also facilitate stroke care research within the Niagara Region. This position will travel between sites.

QUALIFICATIONS:
o Current registration with the College of Nurses of Ontario - Extended Class.
o Masters of Science in Nursing with clinical focus.
o Successful completion of a Nurse Practitioner program (Primary Care or Adult) from a recognized university.
o Current BCLS.
o Three in the past five years recent clinical experience in neuroscience/cardiovascular supporting a population of patients with stroke.
o Exemplary teaching and leadership abilities.
o Proven ability to integrate research into practice.
o Self-directed in clinical practice as required with the stroke population.
o Demonstrated understanding of the existing processes and mechanisms related to the continuum of stroke care as outlined in the Canadian Stroke best practice recommendations.
o Supportive of the principles of patient and family-centered care.
o Supportive of organizational and departmental goals and objectives, demonstrating initiative to promote total quality improvement.
o Demonstrated commitment to providing quality customer service while dealing with the public (patients and families), as well as various medical and non-medical professionals.
o Demonstrated ability to work independently and as a member of a team.
o Evidence of effective organizational, interpersonal, communication, judgment, critical thinking and decision-making skills.
o Must be willing to work flexible hours (days and evenings) with an on call commitment and be willing to travel between sites.
o Knowledge of data interpretation and strong computer skills.
o Demonstrated commitment to continuing education.
o Demonstrated commitment to the mission and values of Niagara Health.
o Consistent and regular attendance required.

Recruitment Specialist: Christine Callaghan


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