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Nurse Practitioner - Family/All Ages

NL Health Services - 1,112 Jobs
Gander, NL
Company Benefits
Flexible Work
Posted 17 days ago

Job Description

Nurse Practitioner, Permanent Full TimeFamily Practice, Bay D'Espoir Medical Clinic

The Nurse Practitioner is responsible to provide comprehensive assessment and care to clients. The successful applicant works independently in diagnosing conditions, prescribing medications, performing or ordering diagnostic tests and treatments, evaluating treatments and providing follow-up care in liaison with the interdisciplinary team. The Nurse Practitioner provides comprehensive and holistic nursing care to clients including health promotion, injury and illness treatment and prevention, supportive, including palliation, curative and rehabilitative care in a primary care practice setting.

The NP will work in partnership with multidisciplinary teams in acute care and community settings, to develop, lead, implement and evaluate best practice, policies, and standards of care and clinical services. The NP will assume a leadership role in influencing clinical practice and health outcomes, while collaborating with physicians, the broader healthcare team and community partners regarding complex and challenging client care. The NP will establish a preventative, integrated, person and family centered approach driven by individualized assessment of needs and individual choice to promote aging in place.

As an advanced practitioner, the Nurse Practitioner functions in the roles of practitioner, educator and leader. As governed by provincial regulations, he/she practices independently, collaborating with the primary care physicians in the area for issues outside the Nurse Practitioner scope of practice. This position will require the utilization of virtual technologies in supporting the clientele in the area. The successful candidate must demonstrate an awareness of and be responsible for promoting and supporting person-and family-centered care, demonstrate a commitment to safety and partner with all team members to improve worker and patient safety by integrating safety into work practices, identifying risks and implementing improvements.

Required qualifications:
* Graduation from a Nurse Practitioner program approved by Central Health.
* Current registration with ARNNL as a Nurse Practitioner (Family All Ages or Primary Health Care) or eligibility to register as a Nurse Practitioner.
* Current BLS certification.
* Demonstrated exceptional leadership qualities and problem-solving skills, as well as, oral and written communication skills.
* Demonstrated ability to work well independently and with others in an interdisciplinary team environment.
* Demonstrated knowledge of home and community health services.
* Demonstrated initiative.
* Consistent demonstration of Central Health's corporate values; Compassion, Accountability, Respect, Stewardship and Quality.
* Willing to work a flexible work schedule.
* A valid Newfoundland and Labrador Class V Driver's License.
* A satisfactory record of work performance and attendance is required for this position.
* A satisfactory certificate of conduct from the RCMP or local police authority.

Preferred qualifications:
* One (1) year experience within the last three (3) years as a nurse practitioner in long term care, personal care, acute care and/or community health.
* Demonstrated skill in using health care-based computer systems (CRMS, Meditech).

Hours of work: 75 hours bi-weekly
Salary: NS -35 ($50.28-$62.40)
Competition number: P- 2022001118
Competition closing date: Open Until Filled

Central Health is an equal opportunity employer.We thank all candidates however only those selected for an interview will be contacted.

Competition Number: 2022001118
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About NL Health Services

About NL Health Services

If you come from away, you’ll discover just how special Newfoundland and Labrador is. If you're a local, you already know this. It’s our people. It’s our culture. It’s our stories (and oh do we love our stories).

If you’re looking to grow your health career in a place with adventure around each corner and a strong sense of community, then let’s put on the kettle and have a chat. Newfoundland and Labrador (NL) Health Services might just be the perfect fit for you.

Why join NL Health Services?

There are many reasons. You will put your skills to great use in a unique and remarkable part of the world, be part of interdisciplinary and talented health-care teams and have access to state-of-the-art equipment and modern facilities.

  • We also offer incentives for local talent, those looking to return home and those new to our province.
  • Competitive remuneration and attractive benefits package.
  • Generous vacation packages and paid time off.
  • Full-time and part-time pension plans options.
  • Health insurance, dental and long-term disability plans.
  • Financial incentives and relocation support.
  • Student placements and clinical residencies.
  • Remote work options available.
  • Fast pathways to nursing for out-of-province applicants.

With a rich and unique culture, and tremendous natural beauty, Newfoundland and Labrador is an ideal place to call home, with a growing diverse population and among the safest places in the world to live.

About NL Health Services

At NL Health Services, we are responsible for delivering health and community services to more than 528,000 people living in Newfoundland and Labrador. Our team consists of more than 21,000 dedicated health workers who are committed to providing the best care in communities across the province, in five geographical areas.

The provincial health authority was created in April 2023, following recommendations from Health Accord NL, and brings together five former separate health entities. Our goal is to improve the health of the people of Newfoundland and Labrador and to create a more integrated, accessible, technologically enhanced, equitable and sustainable health system.

We know that it is the people – employees, physicians and volunteers – that together make NL Health Services a great place to work. We believe that every person carries valuable knowledge, experience and perspective, and it is in this diversity that we find strength. At NL Health Services, we embrace the distinct and complementary characteristics of all our members as we seek to eliminate health disparities by providing fair, equitable and quality health care to all patients, residents and clients.

If your passion is to provide extraordinary health care to the residents of the communities of Newfoundland and Labrador, we want to hear from you.

Come, work with us, and be extraordinary every day!

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