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NURSE PRACTITIONERS (TWO FULL TIME POSITIONS)

Closing Date:
Open until position filled
7/28/2017
Job Summary:

NURSE PRACTITIONERS

PALLIATIVE CARE

TWO FULL TIME POSITIONS

(KENORA AND DRYDEN)

The Nurse Practitioner – Palliative Care has a key interdisciplinary, collaborative role in the delivery of palliative / end-of-life care.

Qualifications:

  • Registration in the Extended Class with the College of Nurses of Ontario
  • CNA certification in hospice palliative care or commitment to obtain  preferred
  • Enhanced clinical skills and knowledge of full scope of practice
  • Experience, ideally in community health
  • Very strong collaborative skills and the ability to build effective relationships, both internally and externally
  • Ability to work independently and in a team environment
  • Experience with computers in a Windows environment (e.g. Microsoft Office and database programs)
  • Ability to manage multiple tasks within tight timelines
  • Demonstrates a commitment to personal and client safety
  • Excellent problem-solving and critical thinking skills
  • Excellent organizational and time management skills
  • Advanced written and oral proficiency
  • Excellent communication and interpersonal skills
  • Excellent attendance is essential
  • Bilingual in French an asset

Also required:

  • Excellent attendance is essentialBilingual in French an asset
  • Must have valid driver's license and access to a vehicle. 
  • Travel will be required

Job responsibilities encompass the Kenora/Sioux Lookout/Dryden area. There is flexibility in the actual geographic location of the incumbent. Applications from candidates within the NWLHIN catchment area will be considered. 

The NWLHIN serves a diverse population throughout Northwestern Ontario.  We welcome resumes from all qualified individuals – we particularly encourage applications from Francophones and First Nations persons.

LOCATION:  KENORA and DRYDEN LOCATIONS

We are designated as a French Language Services organization and encourage bilingual candidates to apply. 

Interested candidates are asked to submit their application by email, quoting competition number NW17-17 (Kenora) or NW17-18 (Dryden), to:

            Human Resources, North West Local Health Integration Network

            Email:   nw-human.resources@lhins.on.ca

            Fax:      (807) 344-5639

Deadline for applications: July 28, 2017 at 4:30 p.m.

If you require accommodation throughout the job posting process, please contact the Human Resource Strategies and Services Lead to make appropriate arrangements.

We thank all applicants; however only those considered for an interview will be contacted.