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Nurse Practitioner, Full-Time - Kirkland Lake, Englehart, New Liskeard or Haileybury (#205-13)

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Job Summary:

JOB POSTING
205-13
POSTING DATE: November 25, 2013

JOB TITLE: Nurse Practitioner - Full-Time
INITIAL ASSIGNMENT: Palliative Care (KL NP PAL-001)
BARGAINING AGENT: ONA
LOCATION: Kirkland Lake, Englehart, New Liskeard or Haileybury
SERVICE AREA: District of Temiskaming Shores, from Temagami to Kirkland Lake
EFFECTIVE DATE: Immediately

POSITION SUMMARY:


The Nurse Practitioner (NP)-Palliative Care contributes to the development of inter-professional shared care teams and provides system level coordination of care for complex patients requiring palliative care in the community. Working collaboratively across the health care system, including home care, primary care, specialized palliative care, acute care and community services, the NP Palliative Care provides expert clinical leadership in the development of shared care plans for patients requiring palliative care and supports seamless, integrated care delivery.

QUALIFICATIONS:

  • Nurse Practitioner/Registered Nurse in the Extended Class in good standing in accordance with the College of Nurses of Ontario (Nurse Practitioner);
  • Good understanding of the roles of health care professionals;
  • Relevant nursing experience working in a community/health care environment;
  • Hospice and Palliative Nursing (CHPN) certification preferred;
  • Knowledge of home health care and other community resources;
  • Comprehensive and up-to-date knowledge of medical management complex care needs of palliative patients;
  • Experience in patient, family, and community education;
  • Knowledge and experience in implementing evidence-based clinical best practice guidelines;
  • Demonstrate critical analysis and assessment skills, problem-solving, and interviewing skills;
  • Practical knowledge and understanding of relevant legislation (e.g. regarding the provision of health care services, privacy, health and safety, etc.);
  • Comprehensive knowledge of the standards of practice and professional guidelines set forth by the College of Nurses of Ontario, RNAO, NPAO, and other relevant medical professional associations;
  • Ability to prioritize professional duties, manage multiple patients, and efficiently organize workload;
  • Strong interpersonal and collaboration skills to work with diverse client groups, Case Managers, family members/caregivers/Substitute Decision Makers, health care professionals, community organizations and service providers;
  • Effective listening, observation, and facilitation skills;
  • Ability to communicate information effectively through a variety of means including reports, letters, meetings, and presentations;
  • Working knowledge of computer software (email, internet) and Microsoft Office applications (Word, Excel);
  • Oral and written proficiency in English is essential.

The NE CCAC is an equal opportunity employer. Personal information submitted will be used only for the purpose of determining suitability for this vacancy. All applicants are thanked for their interest in this position. Only those applicants selected for an interview will be contacted.

Interested persons are invited to submit a cover letter and resume by e-mail to:

recruitment@ne.ccac-ont.ca

Please refer to posting #205-13 when applying