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Nurse Practitioner - Hospice Palliative Care Team (TFT for up to 12 months)

Closing Date:
Open until position filled
5/20/2014
Job Summary:

Position Duties:    

Functioning as a member of a Regional palliative care team in a collaborative practice model, you will be accountable for providing services to clients, including individuals throughout all stages of life, the family, and the community, with a strong emphasis on health promotion, disease prevention, supportive and palliative care. 

 
Qualifications:

The successful candidate will possess a degree in nursing, completion of an educational program for Nurse Practitioners, registration in the Extended Class with the Nurses of Ontario, and 3-5 years nursing experience working with palliative persons and their families.   Proven leadership capabilities and success working with community resources and services, combined with an understanding of the roles of health professionals, support workers, and programs related to community health and social services are required competencies.  Computer literacy and demonstrated ability to work independently in a multidisciplinary team setting with the ability to promote effective working relationships is essential.  Travel throughout the Waterloo Wellington region will be required.

This position may be required to provide relief at other CCAC locations or teams as needed and may be part of the NP on call rotation.

If you are interested in this position, please submit a cover letter, along with a detailed resume, outlining how your skills, qualifications and experience meet the position requirements, quoting posting #14/0/39 before 4:30 p.m. on May 20, 2014 to Human Resources (e-mail:hr@ww.ccac-ont.ca). We thank all applicants in advance; however, we will be communicating only with those selected for an interview.       

THE WATERLOO WELLINGTON CCAC IS COMMITTED TO THE PRINCIPLES OF EMPLOYMENT EQUITY.


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Community Care Access Centres (CCACs) connect people across Ontario with quality in‐home and community‐based health care. CCACs provide information, access to qualified care providers and community‐based services to help people come home from hospital or live independently at home.