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Nurse Practitioner (Family/All Ages)

NL Health Services - 1,034 Jobs
Gander, NL
$37.86 - $47.16 / hour
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Job Description

Nurse Practitioner, Permanent Full-Time, Long Term Care,Dr. Huge Twomey Health Centre, Botwood.

Definition of work: The Nurse Practitioner (NP) is responsible to provide comprehensive assessment and care to clients. 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, injuries and conditions; treating and managing acute and chronic illnesses and identifying health risks and needs within the Dr. Huge Twomey Health Centre. This position will be a blended role, supporting Acute Care Services, Primary Health Care, Long Term Care and Emergency Services which may include the Fast Track Stream of Care and Virtual Care Stream. Optimizing alternate care modalities such as virtual technology will be an option to increase accessibility to primary health care in the region.
The NP will provide advanced nursing care including health promotion and prevention and chronic disease management for common resident health issues in collaboration with physicians and other members of the multidisciplinary team. The NP will work in partnership with the multidisciplinary team to develop, lead, implement and evaluate best practice. The NP will work with the Clinical Nurse Educator/Facilitator in the development and evaluation of policies, standards of care and clinical services for residents at the Dr. Huge Twomey Health Centre. The NP will assume a leadership role in influencing clinical practice and patient outcomes and collaborate with the broader healthcare team and community partners regarding complex and challenging care situations. The NP will promote a person and family centered philosophy to care and establish a preventative, integrated, approach that is driven by individualized assessment of needs and individual choice. The successful candidate must 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 as a nurse practitioner with the Association of Registered Nurses of Newfoundland and Labrador.
" Current BLS certification.
" Airway Management training or willingness to complete next available training opportunity.
" Completion or willingness to complete next available course in ACLS, PALS, TNCC and NRP.
" Gentle Persuasive Approach or willingness to complete next available course.
" CNA certification in Gerontology or willingness to complete next available course.
" Demonstrated exceptional leadership qualities and problem-solving skills as well as oral and written communication skills.
" Demonstrated ability to work well independently and in an interdisciplinary team environment.
" Consistent demonstration of Central Health's corporate values; Innovation, Compassion, Accountability, Respect, Excellence.
" 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:
" Demonstrated skill in using health care-based computer systems such as Meditech.

Hours of work: 75 hours biweekly (Flexible schedule/hours of work will be required)
Salary: NP-35 ($50.28-$62.40)
Competition number: P-2024000145-DHT
Competition closing date: OPen Until Filled

Competition Number: 2024000145
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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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