The Primary Care Nurse Practitioner is an advanced practice nurse with knowledge and skills gained through additional education and experience. The Nurse Practitioner blends an in-depth knowledge of nursing with their legal authority and autonomy to order diagnostic tests, prescribe pharmaceuticals and perform specific procedures in the management and treatment of common acute illnesses and stable chronic conditions. The Primary Care Nurse Practitioner practices within a framework of evidence-based interventions, holism, health promotion, and disease and injury prevention.
� Must be registered with the SRNA and licensed as Nurse Practitioner
� Masters Degree in Nursing preferred
� Required to participate in ongoing related education as specified by the employer
� The incumbent must have a minimum of 5 years experience as a Registered Nurse
� Enhanced knowledge of clinical assessment, diagnosis and treatment of common illnesses and stable chronic diseases
� Knowledge of advanced communications strategies and approaches to adapt to multiple and ever changing situations and environments
� Knowledge of community development and facilitation strategies
� Knowledge of conflict resolution techniques
SKILLS AND ABILITIES:
� Demonstrates responsible decision-making ability through the application of critical thinking
� Demonstrates ability to implement holistic, comprehensive care to individuals, groups, families and the community
� Demonstrates clinical/health assessment, diagnostic, pharmacotherapeutics and therapeutic intervention skills working to the scope of practice of the RN(NP) role
� Demonstrates communication skills, both verbal and nonverbal, that creates positive outcomes, builds relationships, and supports the change process.
� Demonstrates leadership, confidence and autonomy in the Nurse Practitioner role.
� Demonstrates organizational capacity to plan, implement and evaluate multiple assessments, projects and deadlines at the individual, group and community levels.
� Demonstrates teaching and educational skills and strategies that ensure learner readiness and produce positive healthy outcomes for individuals, groups and communities.
� Demonstrates facilitation skills in successfully promoting collaborative practice with other health professionals and the community clinic team.
� Demonstrates empathy, trust and respect in the provision of care
� Demonstrates ability and initiative in handling difficult situations resulting in productive outcomes
� Demonstrates ability and flexibility adapting to changing situations and environments
� Demonstrates commitment to continuous learning and professional development.
� Demonstrates a commitment to service excellence, and employee and patient safety in the context of quality improvement and risk management.
Other Northern Incentives as per SUN Collective Agreement are prorated:
- Special Northern Leave � after one (1) year of service
- Annual Retention Payment
- Biweekly Northern Allowance
This is a casual position, there are NO guaranteed hours.
Successful applicant must provide a satisfactory valid Criminal Record Check including vulnerable sector query before an Offer of Employment is made.
Expected Start Date: November 16, 2020
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.
Direct Inquiries To
Mamawetan Churchill River Health Region