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Description: Nurse Practitioner (FT)
Competition #: WC18-48
Posting Date: 05/09/2018
Status: Active
Type: External
Application Status:



Position Title:Nurse PractitionerJob Class:Nurse Practitioner
Dept/Program:Quality & Professional PracticeRate of Pay:Currently Under Review
Employment Type:Full TimeDuration:Permanent
Employee Group:OPSEUPosting Type:Open
Posting Date:03/29/2018Number: Multiple Opportunities
Work Schedule:75hrs biweekly as per schedule  




The Vice President of Quality & Professional Practice/CNE is currently seeking multiple full time Nurse Practitioners. The Nurse Practitioner provides leadership and collaborates with the physician group and the inter-professional team to develop, implement, monitor and evaluate inpatient and community centered programs and services. The Nurse Practitioner diagnoses and manages common health problems and diseases, and provides primary health care with a strong emphasis on health promotion and disease prevention to patients of the Regional and High Secure Provincial Forensic Programs.



Key Accountabilities:

Functioning at full scope

  • Provides comprehensive primary health care including assessments, diagnoses, counselling, screening, referral, education, treatment and follow- up

  • Works with patient to determine presence of existing and potential health problems

  • Involves patient and families in identifying risk factors and health problems, goal setting and interventions for disease, treatment, prevention and health promotion

  • Determines the need for, and orders, laboratory and diagnostic tests, x-rays and ultrasounds; interprets results and consults with physician

  • Keeps records of patient interactions to assist other practitioners in continuing patient care and collect statistical information

  • Collaborates with providers and patients to ensure care, management, referrals and information

  • Participates in the development and evaluation of policies, protocols and procedures to improve patient care

  • Engages in and supports clinical research/evaluation related activities occurring in clinical settings



  • Completion of Nurse Practitioner Program

  • Masters of Nursing or related graduate degree with a clinical focus is an asset

  • Current registration as a Registered Nurse in the Extended Class with the College of Nurses of Ontario

  • Completion of an accredited controlled substance course according to CNO standards

  • CNA certification as a Certified Psychiatric and Mental Health Nurse is an asset

  •  Demonstrates knowledge of general and psychiatric nursing theory/practice, principles, interventions, medications and symptoms

  •  Knowledge of practice standards and expectations for Registered Nurse in Extended Care; health promotion and disease prevention methods

  •  Demonstrated proficiency with computer applications e.g. MS Office, Meditech

  •  Results oriented work ethic to work independently and undertake tasks needed to accomplish work objectives and deliver quality, consistent and timely results

  •  Demonstrated leadership, conflict resolution, interpersonal and organizational skills

  •  Proven written and verbal communication skills

  •  Proven ability to adapt readily to change

  •  Models and promotes core ethical practice, Waypoint Values, and reflects an optimistic and positive attitude

  •  Preference for proficiency in French/English language skills



How to Apply?

If you are interested in this opportunity (WC18-48), please continue with submitting your application by clicking the "Apply" button at the top of this page. Please Note: This competition will remain open until filled. Attach your cover letter and resume detailing why you are interested in this opportunity and how you meet the qualifications and key accountabilities specified. 

 We are committed to fostering an inclusive, accessible work environment, where all employees feel valued and respected. Waypoint offers accommodation for applicants with disabilities as part of our recruitment process. If you are contacted to arrange an interview or testing, please advise us if you require an accommodation.

All applicants are thanked for their interest in this position, however, due to high volumes only those selected for an interview will be contacted. 





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