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Nurse Practitioner - Family/All Ages

NL Health Services - 999 emplois
Fogo Island, NL
Relief / Casual
Publié il y a 22 jours

Job Description

Long-Term Care, Fogo Island Health Center, Fogo Island
Long-Term Care, Notre Dame Bay Memorial Health Centre, Twillingate

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.

The NP will provide advanced nursing care including promoting health and well-being, preventing illness and injury, providing supportive care including palliation and treating illness and injury for residents in long term care in the Fogo Island Health Centre on Fogo Island and the Notre Dame Bay Memorial Health Centre in Twillingate.

The successful candidate 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 resident/client care. The NP will ensure person and family centered care that wraps available resources around the individual wherever the individual resides.

The successful candidate will work with the Clinical Nurse Educator/Facilitator in the development and evaluation of policies, standards of care and clinical services for long term care residents at the Fogo Island Health Centre and Notre Dame Bay Memorial Health Centre. The NP will demonstrate 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 to promote aging in place. The successful candidate must demonstrate an awareness of and be responsible for promoting and supporting person-and family-centred 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 as a nurse practitioner with the Association of Registered Nurses of Newfoundland and Labrador.
* Current BLS certification for health care providers from the Heart and Stroke Foundation.
* 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
* 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.
* Completion or willingness to complete next available course in ACLS, PALS, TNCC and NRP.

Hours of work: Call as needed (Shift work may be required)
Salary: NS-35 ($50.28-$62.40)
Competition number: P-2019000530-NDB
Competition closing date: Open Untill Filled

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

Numéro de concours: 2019000530
Site Web d'entreprise: https://NLHealthServices.ca/
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À propos NL Health Services

À propos 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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