Location: Majors Path
Nurse Practitioner (REVISED) (Repost)
(Subject to Classification Review)
Mental Health and Addictions - Eating Disorders Program (HOPE/EDIP)
Temporary, Full Time (until 12 months from candidates start date with the possibility of extension)
Hours 75 bi-weekly (8-hour shifts; days) Salary NS-35, ($50.28 - $62.40)
The following Sign on Incentives may be applicable and can be combined:
1. Signing bonus up to $10,000
2. Come Home incentive up to $60,000
3. Student Bursary up to $10,000
4. Relocation Support
For more information on bursaries/incentives please visit www.workinhealthnl.ca/incentives or email [email protected]
Competition Number 2023004166 Posted Date 30 November 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.
This position works within the Nurse Practitioner's (NP) scope of practice in the following category of practice: Adult/Family All Ages within the Eating Disorders Continuum. This is an advance 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, and conditions. Also facilitates or co-facilitates wellness and education groups with clients.
The Nurse Practitioner for Eating Disorders provides comprehensive health care to individuals within the HOPE intensive out-patient program, Eating Disorder Inpatient Unit, and Eating Disorder Transition.
The incumbent works as part of an interdisciplinary team with the services and in partnership with other NL Health Service professionals.
This is an advanced nursing position that involves the planning and provision of both generalized and advanced nursing services. The NP will provide comprehensive care to clients and patients using principles of primary health care within a health promotion, population health and self-help framework. In the provision of comprehensive health care services, the NP collaborates with an interdisciplinary heath care team, including community/hospital physicians and psychiatrists.
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, and 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 NL and Licensed (or eligible for licensure) as a Nurse Practitioner (Adult/Family/All Ages) with the CRNNL.
A minimum of five years' clinical experience within the last seven in mental health and/or addictions is required.
Current BLS Certification is required.
Possess strong abilities in the areas of collaboration, clinical reasoning, professional development, interpersonal effectiveness, conflict management and teamwork.
Demonstrated progressive clinical leadership skills.
Demonstrated strong communication, problem solving, decision-making, and teaching skills.
Ability to function autonomously in an advanced practice role.
Ability to support and participate in research to improve practice and client outcomes.
Demonstrated skills in computer and database management.
A satisfactory record of work performance is required
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.
*This is a reposted position. If you have already applied your application is on file for consideration.
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.
NL Health Services 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.