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