Location: Multi-site (Primary site: Dr. W.H. Newhook Health Centre). Remote Work Opportunities
Nurse Practitioner - Family/All Ages (Subject to Classification Review) (REPOST)
Primary Health Care and Chronic Disease Program
Temporary, Full-Time (Until February 1, 2024, with the possibility of extension)
Hours 75 bi-weekly (8 and 12 hour shifts; days, nights, evenings, weekends; rotating) Salary NS35, ($50.28 - $62.38 per hour)
The following financial incentives may be available and can be combined:
1. Signing bonus up to $10,000
2. Come Home incentive up to $60,000
3. Family Care Team incentive up to $30,000
4. Relocation support
5. Student bursary up to $5,000
For more information on bursaries/incentives please visit www.workinhealthnl.ca/incentives or email [email protected]
Competition Number 2023000887 Posted Date 23 November 2023 Closing Date Open until filled
Eastern Health is the largest, integrated health authority in Newfoundland and Labrador employing approximately 13,000 dedicated employees and serving a population of more than 300,000 people. The authority offers the full continuum of health and community services including public health, long-term care, community services, hospital care and unique provincial programs and services. At Eastern Health we pride ourselves on providing the highest quality care and service possible to the people in our communities, in our region, and in the province. To do that, we employ qualified, competent and caring individuals who are dedicated to their professions and to our vision of Healthy People, Healthy Communities.
This position works within the Nurse Practitioner's (NP) scope of practice in the following category of practice: (Family/All Ages). This is an advanced practice role providing professional, analytical and an autonomous comprehensive range of health services to clients including but not limited to health assessments and diagnosis diseases, disorders, injuries and conditions; treating and managing acute and chronic illnesses and identifying health risks and needs within a holistic model. This position may involve home visits and travel to other primary healthcare clinics in the area for relief/support.
By applying for this job, you acknowledge an understanding that regular requirements and demands of this job include (but are not limited to):
Constantly moves, lifts, or operates equipment/machinery up to 10 lbs. and regularly is required to lift/move equipment, books, supplies, and sometimes children up to 25 lbs. Occasionally, may have to reposition a patient over 50 lbs.
Physical effort also includes regular sitting to conduct patient histories, performing work on the computer and when assessing patients, regularly stands or walks.
When performing procedures, regularly uses fine finger/precision work and hand tools (i.e. medical instruments, computer mouse, stethoscope, dopplers, etc.) requiring accurate control and steadiness.
Visual concentration is required when performing physical assessment and procedures, completing charts/reports, observing patients, reading equipment/monitors, and completing work-related correspondence on the computer.
Completion of an approved/recognized Nurse Practitioner program is required.
Current registration with the College of Registered Nurses of NL (CRNNL)and Licensed (or eligible for licensure) as a Nurse Practitioner (Family/All Ages) with the CRNNL is required.
A minimum of five years clinical experience within the last seven in Primary Health Care is required.
Current BCLS Certification is required.
Possessed strong abilities in the areas of collaboration, clinical reasoning, professional development, interpersonal effectiveness, conflict management and teamwork.
Demonstrated progressive clinical leadership skills.
Possessed strong communication, problem solving, decision-making, and teaching skills.
Demonstrated ability to function autonomously in an advanced practice role.
Support and participate in research to improve practice and client outcomes.
Demonstrated skills in computer and database management.
The use of a private vehicle is required.
A valid Newfoundland and Labrador Class 5 Driver's license is required.
A satisfactory record of work performance and attendance is required.
*The successful applicant must complete Electronic Medical Records (EMR) Training at the first available opportunity.
Employees, to review your attendance record please refer to your employee portal on the Intranet for details. The attendance record is only available to employees who are currently in positions that accumulate sick time.
If this is an internal posting only, only applicants of the Eastern Health RNUNL Regional Bargaining Unit will be considered. If this is an internal and external posting, all applications will be accepted and preference will be given to those qualified candidates who are internal to the Eastern Health RNUNL Regional Bargaining Unit.
Please note that job offers will be made in accordance with Article 23.12 of the RNUNL Collective Agreement.
Apply online at https://employment.easternhealth.ca
Upon successfully applying for a vacancy then you will receive a confirmation email. If you do not receive this email please contact Recruitment 777-7777 ext 5-2 immediately
To become a part of our team, please submit an up to date resume/cover letter or application form online, clearly demonstrating how you meet the required qualifications. Include your current mailing address, day-time contact number, e-mail address, competition and employee number if applicable.
Contact Information for Recruitment Related Inquiries:
Telephone: (709) 777-7777 (5-2) or 1-800-563-3693
Email: [email protected]. Applications/resumes are not accepted at this email address.
If you are no longer interested in the position, you can withdraw your application by emailing [email protected] as soon as possible.
Eastern Health is committed to inclusive and barrier-free recruitment, selection, and onboarding processes. We will be happy to work with applicants requesting support during the process. If you have any questions, feel free to contact our Recruitment Line at 777-7777 press 5 then press 2 (long distance 1-800-563-3693) outlining how we can help.
EXTERNAL APPLICANTS: We thank all applicants for their interest, however, only those selected for an interview will be contacted. The successful candidate will be required to provide a satisfactory Certificate of Conduct from the RCMP or local Police (Vulnerable Sector Check may be required), educational documents, registration/licensure if applicable and Social Insurance Number.