Location: Her Majestys Penitentiary
Nurse Practitioner - Family/All Ages (Repost)
Correctional Health Services - Mental Health and Addictions
Permanent, Full Time
Hours 75 bi-weekly (8-hour rotating shifts; days, evenings, on-call required) Salary NS 35, ($43.57 - $54.02)
Financial incentives may be available and can be combined, including:
1. Signing bonus: up to $14,000
2. Come home incentive: up to $60,000
3. Relocation support
4. Student bursary: up to $10,000
For more information on bursaries/incentives please visit www.workinhealthnl.ca/incentives or email [email protected] Competition Number 2023002197 Posted Date 29 August 2023 Closing Date open till filled
Newfoundland and Labrador Health Services (NL Health Services) brings together five former separate health entities - Eastern Health, Central Health, Western Health, Labrador-Grenfell Health, and the Newfoundland and Labrador Centre for Health Information. The creation of a provincial health authority was announced following recommendations from Health Accord NL.
NL Health Services is responsible for delivering health and community services to more than 528,000 people living in Newfoundland and Labrador and employs over 21,000 people. NLHealthServices.ca
This position works within the Nurse Practitioner's (NP) category of practice: Family/All Ages or Adult. This is an advanced practice role providing professional, analytical and an autonomous comprehensive range of health services to clients and patients including but not limited to health assessments and diagnosis of diseases, disorders, injuries and conditions; treating and managing acute and chronic illnesses; and identifying health risks and needs within a holistic model.
Regularly required to climb stairs and move quickly in a variety of environments.
Occasionally provides testimony in court hearings which requires the ability to withstand examination and cross examination.
Often required to provide written documentation to legal counsel regarding diagnosis and treatment plans, in consultation with Correctional Health Services Operations Manager and legal team, as required.
Regularly exposed to volatile clients whose behavior is sometimes unpredictable.
Required to work on-call, after hours and on holidays, as part of a rotation of on-call Nurse Practitioners.
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. 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 Newfoundland and Labrador (CRNNL) and licensed or eligible for licensure as a Nurse Practitioner - Family/All Ages or Adult with the CRNNL is required.
A minimum of five years clinical experience within the last seven in Mental Health & Addictions and/or Primary Health Care is required.
Current BLS Certification is required.
Certification in or willingness to complete certification in ACLS.
Possess or granted the authority to prescribe suboxone and methadone by CRNNL or eligible to apply for authorization to prescribe suboxone/methadone by CRNNL 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 skills.
A satisfactory record of work performance and attendance is required.
*The successful applicant must be authorized to prescribe suboxone/methadone by the CRNNL prior to commencing in the position on the scheduled start date.
*This is a reposted position. If you have already applied your application is on file for consideration.
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.
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.