Registered Nurse Class D (RNCD)

NOTE: Applicants must attach a resume to their application

BARGAINING UNIT: NBNU

ZONE: Zone 6 - Acadie-Bathurst

FACILITY: Community Mental Health Centre - Caraquet / Shippagan / Tracadie

DEPARTMENT: Community Mental Health Centre and Addiction Services

CLASSIFICATION: Registered Nurse Class D (RNCD)

STATUS: Permanent Full-time

FTE: 1.0

ANTICIPATED START DATE: April 29, 2019

HOURS OF WORK:

8 hour shifts - Monday to Friday 8:00 to 16:30

Work schedule may be changed to meet operational needs.

JOB SUMMARY :

The incumbent performs advanced nursing practice in a variety of health care settings. The work involves conducting comprehensive health assessments of patients; collaborating with other health care professionals as needed in the development of care plans; diagnosing conditions; prescribing medications, tests and treatments; evaluating treatments; and providing necessary follow-up care. These responsibilities are performed within the scope of practice for Nurse Practitioners in primary health care. Employees of this class provide a variety of direct and indirect patient/client services in the areas of disease and injury prevention and of curative, rehabilitative and supportive care. They participate in nursing and interdisciplinary meetings where appropriate; organize and conduct wellness screening and clinics; act as resource persons, mentors, and preceptors; and participate in advanced nursing and interdisciplinary health planning initiatives and research.

REQUIREMENTS:

  • BScN with successful completion of a postgraduate nurse practitioner program;
  • Registration as a Nurse Practitioner with the Nurses Association of New Brunswick;
  • Five years of clinical nursing experience;
  • Current CPR certificate;
  • Ability to apply the theoretical knowledge, good judgment, and critical thinking skills of the Nurse Practitioner;
  • Excellent clinical judgment and demonstrated sense of initiative;
  • Good knowledge of primary health care concepts;
  • Demonstrated leadership skills, including good interpersonal and group communication skills;
  • Demonstrated effective time management and problem-solving skills;
  • Teaching skills as evidenced by the ability to impart knowledge to others;
  • Computer skills with Microsoft Office Suite (Word, Excel, PowerPoint);
  • Travel is required to serve the Acadian Peninsula (Caraquet, Shippagan and Tracadie) as well as the Addiction Treatment Services;
  • Ability to work independently and as a team member;
  • Physical ability to perform assigned duties;
  • Good previous work history (performance and attendance);
  • Adherence to professional ethics principles, to the Network management philosophy and organizational values;
  • Compliance with the rules of confidentiality established by the Vitalité Health Network.

Written and spoken competence in French and spoken competence in English is required.

NOTES:

1. Ability to work independently and carry out the specific duties of the position upon commencement of work.

2. As part of the selection process, the above-mentioned qualifications may be verified through oral,written or practical tests.

3. Applicants must attach a resume to their application.

  • The above requirements may be verified through oral, written or practical tests during the selection process.
  • Should there be no fully qualified applicants, this position will not necessarily be reposted. If you wish to be considered for this position and meet most of the requirements, you are encouraged to apply at this time.
  • The employer reserves the right to shorten or extend temporary assignments for operational reasons.
  • We thank all applicants. However, only those selected for an interview will be contacted.

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