Reporting to the Manager of Primary Health Care, the Nurse Practitioner will provide primary health care services to the community, which includes health promotion and protection, disease and injury prevention, provision of supportive and instructive treatment, and emergency services. Perform health care management, pharmacotherapeutics and therapeutic interventions. Utilize and synthesize from multiple sources appropriate health assessment and differential diagnosis of client/patient status. Assess need for ordering an interpreting appropriate laboratory, radiology and ultrasound diagnostic tests. Work in conjunction with the client, family and health providers to develop and implement holistic treatment, interventions and support, including prenatal support for at risk youth. Facilitate a case management model of clinical care. Assist individuals, families and communities to increase their knowledge, control and influence of health determinants in the maintenance and improvement of their health status. Work with health care, community and intersectoral partners to improve the health of at risk youth. Support and assist in the development/implementation of quality initiatives to benefit service delivery models.
- Bachelor Degree in Nursing
- Registered Nurse - Nurse Practitioner Program
- Registered or eligible for registration with the Saskatchewan Registered Nurses Association (SRNA) as an RN (NP) or RN (GNP)
- Valid drivers license or the ability to travel both within the Region and Provincially
Three (3) years full-time experience working as a RN in acute care or primary care, including community needs assessment, community development and health promotion.
Knowledge of addictions theory and interventions strategies involving drugs, alcohol or tobacco
Knowledge and skill in assessment, treatment and education related to sexual health.Knowledge, Skills and Abilities
- Advanced decision making skills
- Advanced leadership skills
- Communication skills to transfer knowledge/skills
Geographic Location: Maple Creek Home Base
Expected Start Date: October 14, 2018
This posting will remain Open until Filled.
Working in Canada
Candidates are required to be legally entitled to work in Canada to apply on this position.
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