Reporting to the PHC Regional Director (or a designate such as Community Health Services Manager), Primary Health Care Teams and in collaboration with physicians and health care provider team members, the Registered Nurse (Nurse Practitioner) will provide Primary Health Care (PHC) services to assigned populations which may include: urban populations, visiting services to rural communities, and/or priority populations (e.g. newcomers, teens, residents in long term care facilities) as determined by community and program needs. Depending on community and team requirements, the position may include first on-call support. As the PHC Team evolves, and based on needs of the population, the position may be required to provide new practices such as nurse led extended hour clinic services and/or first on-call support. Primary Health Care services include: health assessment, health promotion and education, disease and injury prevention and assessment, treatment interventions; collaboration with, and referral to, other health care providers; participation in Lean, patient safety, community development, clinical practice redesign, quality improvement, and evaluation.
- Advanced Cardiac Life Support (ACLS)
- Basic Life Support (BLS)
- Registered Nurse - Nurse Practitioner Masters Program
- Registered or eligible for registration with the Saskatchewan Registered Nurses Association (SRNA)
- Valid Class 5 driver's license
Minimum of three (3) years experience working as a Registered Nurse, with experience as RN (NP) in a Primary Health Care setting preferred.
Knowledge, Skills and Abilities
- Interpersonal skills
- Ability to work independently and as a member of a multi-disciplinary team
- Leadership skills
- Ability to competently use computers and software applications as required by the position
- Ability to make decisions, which must include coordination of staffing, and/or patient care, and/or coordination of equipment
- Communication skills to provide/obtain verbal and/or written opinions/advice
- Knowledge of community development
- Working knowledge in health promotion
- Computer skills in such programs as Microsoft Office Suite (Word, Excel, PowerPoint, etc)
- Ability to develop and maintain good interpersonal relationships and communication with other health care professionals
Will provide visiting services to sites within the service area. The service area is subject to change.
Geographic Location: REGIONAL - BASED OUT OF KIPLING HEALTH CENTER
Expected Start Date: April 5, 2019
Expected Up To Date: December 21, 2019
Working in Canada
Candidates are required to be legally entitled to work in Canada to apply on this position.
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