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Nurse Practitioner



Job Description

As an independent contractor the Nurse Practitioner will provide comprehensive primary care to residents as part of the interdisciplinary health care team.

What you will do:

The Nurse Practitioner will be knowledgeable of the Resident Bill of Rights and endeavors to respect and promote it,conducts person-centered health assessment/physical of residents on admission with specified time frame,complies with applicable provincial legislation pertaining to long-term care, Long-Term Care Homes Act 2007 & Regulation 79/10,participate in regular focused resident and family care conferences, manages the care of residents by providing pharmacological, complementary and/or counseling interventions, provides outreach and transitional services to LTCH residents who return to the community, collaborates and consults with physicians, director of nursing and personal care nursing staff, interdisciplinary team and external resources regarding resident plan of care, provides leadership and involves the interdisciplinary team in quality improvement initiatives, provides formal and informal teaching and coaching in the management of clinical care.

What you bring:

Master’s of Nursing or equivalent with a clinical focus, completion of a Post-Master of Nursing (NP Field) Diploma, registration with the College of Nurses of Ontario, preferably within the RN (Extended Class), 3 - 5 years of clinical nursing experience, preferably in Long-term Care, innovative critical thinking with excellent communication, public speaking and problem solving skills, knowledge of theoretical frameworks and research application,seeks out opportunities to maintain competency and continued learning, maturity and good physical and mental health, empathy, patience and tact are important qualities to possess,liability Insurance,WSIB Clearance Certificate,current (within 6 months) Vulnerable Sector Check, TB Screening Complete.

Posting Date: 13-Jul-2017Nursing/Healthcare Permanent, Full-Time Open 1 ASAP
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