Job Opportunities

Regular Part Time - NURSE PRACTITIONER - OUT PATIENT DEPT.


Posted on: Feb 8th 2019
Job Number: 1279
Hours per Week: 3 days/week
Application Deadline: Feb 22nd 2019

Regular Part-time – Nurse Practitioner

Out Patient Dept.                                                                        

Position Summary:

The Nurse Practitioner (NP) having a primary care focus, functions in an expanded role demonstrating a high level of autonomy and expert skill to formulate clinical decisions and appropriately manage acute/chronic illness and promote wellness.  As a member of the Inter-professional Practice team the NP will work in partnership within the Outpatient Department (OPD) to utilize clinical expertise and an in-depth knowledge of patients care needs to plan and evaluate clinical practice across the continuum of care.  In addition, the NP will provide clinical leadership and promote a culture of excellence within the OPD and across the organization. The NP will do this by providing expert clinical practice, education, consultation and by participating in the development of policy and procedures and research within a family centered nursing approach.  The NP role will support ongoing health care monitoring and will assist patients in accessing appropriate primary care in the community serving as a key connection between community and inpatient services.  He/she role models professional and organizational core competencies.

 

Requirements:

  1. Current Registration in the Extended Class without restriction and in good standing with the College of Nurses of Ontario required. Membership in the Registered Nurses Association of Ontario (RNAO) and/or Nurse Practitioners Association of Ontario (NPAO)

  2. Master’s Degree in Nursing or recognized equivalent required.

  3. Adult / Primary Care Nurse Practitioner Certification required.

  4. Successful completion of College of Nurses approved education to prescribe controlled substances required.

  5. Demonstrated experience working in an advanced practice role preferably in a hospital inpatient or outpatient program.

  6. Advanced knowledge of nursing process, consultation process, program planning, nursing research methodology, discharge planning and community services

  7. Three to five years’ experience in primary care.

  8. Demonstrated excellence in organizational, interpersonal, communication, team building, facilitation and coaching skills that encourage positive interactions among all members of the health care team.

  9. Demonstrated superior understanding of systems and system analysis techniques, value analysis, continuous improvement principles and tools.

  10. A strong customer and patient focus philosophy in all interactions.

  11. Program planning and evaluation methodology skills

  12. Demonstrated ability of change management skills with the ability to envision new concepts and mentor others to change.

  13. Demonstrated critical thinking, decision making and organizational skills.

  14. Demonstrated commitment to professional development.

  15. Demonstrated ability to manage conflict resolution.

  16. Experience in leading and/or participating in research based studies.

  17. Experience with co-ordinating care in outpatient clinics

 Please submit resume in word format to humanresources@smhosp.on.ca ensuring that the position title and your full name are in the subject line of your email.

Stevenson is committed to providing accessible employment practices that are in compliance with the Accessibility for Ontarians with Disabilities Act (‘AODA’). If you require accommodation for disability during any stage of the recruitment process, please notify Human Resources at (705) 435-3377 ext 3354.