Location: Carbonear General Hospital
Subject to Classification Review
Medicine / Orthopedics Inpatients
Temporary, Full Time (Until March 31st, 2024 with the possibility of extension)
Hours 75 bi-weekly (8-hour shifts; days; on-call required) Salary NP-35, ($50.28 - $62.40) The following financial incentives may be available and can be combined:
1. Signing bonus up to $14,000
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 2023006280 Posted Date 20 October 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
Reporting to the Senior Site Manager, the Nurse Practitioner will support inpatient care at the Carbonear General Hospital. The NP will work with the Orthopedic and Medical teams at the site as part of the inpatient health care service. The NP will provide inpatient support to optimize the management of Medical/Surgical inpatients. This person will be responsible for daily patient rounds, after-hours coverage, and discharge planning. The NP encompasses the roles of practitioner, educator, researcher, leader, and consultant within the regulated scope of practice and CRNNL standards. As a member of an interdisciplinary health care team, the NP is both autonomous and collaborative in nature.
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 (5) years clinical nursing experience within the last seven (7) years in acute care medicine/surgery is required.
Current in BLS is required.
Current certification in ACLS is an asset or will be required to fulfill this requirement upon acceptance of the position.
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.
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.
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.
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.
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.