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Regional Registered Nurse I/Nurse Practitioner

NL Health Services - 1,166 Jobs
Labrador City, NL
In-person
Relief / Casual
Experienced
Company Benefits
Wellness Programs
Posted 17 days ago

Job Description

Regional Registered Nurse I/Nurse Practitioner
(Rural and Remote Health)
Casual Travel Locum Premium Assignment
(13 Positions)
Location: Various Community Clinics

The purpose of this position is to provide primary care (preventative, health promotion, supportive, rehabilitative, and curative) and emergency services to clients. The position offers an excellent opportunity to advance nursing knowledge and decision-making skills while managing a generalized primary health care program by working collaboratively within an interdisciplinary team. The Nurse Practitioner or Regional Nurse role includes components of clinical practice, education, consultation, and research and preceptorship. The Regional Registered Nurse I or Nurse Practitioner reports to the Regional Nurse II and Clinical Nurse manager.

Qualifications:

Registered Nurse I:

" Graduation from an approved/recognized School of Nursing program is required;
" Current and continuing practicing licensure with the College of Registered Nurses of Newfoundland and Labrador (CRNNL) is required;
" Completion of an Outpost Nursing Program or other education/certification (e.g health assessment course) is an asset;
" 2 years' experience as an Acute Care nurse with preference for Emergency Care, ICU experience, regional or outpost nursing within the past five years;
" Current certification in BCLS and/or First Aid;
" ACLS, TNCC, PALS, NRP and medevac course;
" Successful completion of the Breastfeeding Essentials Course or willing to complete during orientation;
" A Class V Driver's license;
" The successful applicant will be required to submit a satisfactory Certificate of Good Conduct and Vulnerable Sector Check;

Nurse Practitioner:

" Graduation from an approved/recognized Nurse Practitioner education program is required;
" Current and continuing practicing licensure with the College of Registered Nurses of Newfoundland and Labrador (CRNNL) is required;
" Current certification in BCLS or First Aid;
" ACLS, TNCC, PALS, NRP and medevac course;
" Successful completion of the Breastfeeding Essentials Course or willing to complete during orientation;
" A Class V Driver's license;
" The successful applicant will be required to submit a satisfactory Certificate of Good Conduct and Vulnerable Sector Check;

Duties: (Included but not limited to)

" Arranging and conducting clinics for primary care purposes including assessing, diagnosing, and prescribing in accordance with professional, provincial, and organizational standards, policies, and clinical practice guidelines;
" Coordinating treatment plans based on ongoing assessments, client and family response and outcomes, consulting with Physician or Nurse Practitioner if required care is outside of provider's scope of practice and competencies;
" Assesses clients' needs leading to a continuum of appropriate services in public health & home/community care, including prenatal, healthy beginnings/long term care, child health, preschool, school health programs, wellness promotion, parenting, breastfeeding, travel and lifestyle clinics, routine immunization clinics ,communicable disease surveillance, curative interventions, end of life care, rehabilitation, long term care support, support of family caregiver;
" Dispenses medications in accordance with professional, provincial and organizational standards, policies and clinical practice guidelines;
" Coordinating medical follow-up (e.g. referrals as appropriate; facilitating transition from hospital to community; and acting as a liaison between the client and various health care providers);
" Consults with the assigned physician and report to the RN II for administrative/management issues;
" Ensuring quality assurance standards are maintained ;
" Other duties as assigned (e.g. emergency on-call, documentation of nursing workload measurement system, provide relief in other sites as required;
" May be required to relieve the RN II;
" Participates in professional development and lifelong learning;
" May be required to work alone;

Salary:

" Regional Registered Nurse I; NS-33 of the RNUNL Salary Scales, $45.42 to $56.32 per hour; Nurse Practitioner; NS-35 of the RNUNL Salary Scales, $50.28 to $62.40 per hour, depending on experience credits, with a premium locum rate of $25/hr. for hours working in the locum position;
" Locums must agree to work a minimum of fourteen (14) continuous days for this benefit to apply. Applicable Labrador Allowances and other benefits in accordance with the RNUNL Collective Agreement;
" For more information on the RN Locum Travel Premium Policy, please click on this link: https://www.lghealth.ca/wp-content/uploads/2022/09/RN-Locum-Travel-Premium-Policy.pdf

Hours of Work:

" Variable Shifts: On Call required;

"If this is an internal posting only, only applicants of the Labrador Grenfell Zone 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 Labrador Grenfell Zone RNUNL Regional Bargaining Unit."

NLHS - Labrador-Grenfell Zone Values Diversity and is an Equal Opportunity Employer
NLHS - Labrador-Grenfell Zone is a Smoke and Scent Free Organization

Interested applicants please submit resume, stating competition number 2023000518N

Competition Number: 2023000518
Company Website: https://NLHealthServices.ca/
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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!

For more information, please visit: https://nlhealthservices.ca/.

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