Location: Urgent Care/Emergent Care - Dr. W.H. Newhook Health Centre, Whitbourne
Nurse Practitioner - Family/All Ages (Repost)
Primary Health Care/Chronic Disease Prevention and Management Program
Hours 75 bi-weekly (8 and 12-hour shifts, days, evenings, weekends; rotating) Salary NS-35 ($50.28 - $62.40 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 2023003584 Posted Date 1 August 2023 Closing Date Open Until 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
The Nurse Practitioner (NP) in the Urgent Care/Emergency environment works within the NP scope of practice in the Family/All Ages category. This is an advanced practice role providing professional, analytical and comprehensive health services to clients/families including, but not limited to, health assessments and diagnoses of diseases, disorders, injuries and conditions; treating and managing acute and chronic illnesses and identifying health risks and needs within a holistic, episodic care model.
The NP works independently in an Urgent Care/Emergency environment, conducting rapid assessment and diagnosis on a walk-in basis, which necessitates individual follow-up at times. This is supported by scheduled, weekly administrative time in order to review results and provide additional client care and necessary follow-up via in-person, telephone or virtual visits. The NP will also work collaboratively with other providers and staff at the clinic. The successful applicant will be supported to become proficient in use of virtual care technologies.
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. (may need to be deleted or added depending on the position). Occasionally, may have to reposition a client over 50 lbs.
Physical effort also includes regular sitting to conduct client histories, performing work on the computer and when assessing clients, regularly stands or walks.
When performing procedures, regularly uses fine finger/precision work and hand tools (i.e. medical instruments, computer mouse, stethoscope, etc.) requiring accurate control and steadiness.
Visual concentration is required when performing physical assessment and procedures, completing charts/reports, observing clients, reading equipment/monitors, and completing work-related correspondence on the computer.
Completion of an approved/recognized Nurse Practitioner program is required.
Current and continuing 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' nursing experience within the last seven years, including two years' experience working as a Nurse Practitioner in Primary Health Care, Emergency Room, Urgent Care or a similar clinic setting providing care to Family/All Ages, is required.
Experience with provision of care using virtual platforms is considered an asset.
Current BLS Certification is required.
Knowledge of urgent care/episodic care model.
Demonstrated exceptional critical thinking and clinical judgement skills.
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.
Demonstrated ability to work collaboratively within an interprofessional team.
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.
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.
*This is a reposted position. If you have already applied your application is on file for consideration.
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 updated resume/cover letter or application form online, clearly demonstrating how you meet the required qualifications. Include your current mailing address, daytime contact number, e-mail address, competition and employee numbers 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.