Reporting To: Clinical Manager
The Primary Care Registered Nurse (RNPC), under the direction of the Clinical Manager, will provide comprehensive nursing services to the patient population of a family physician(s) clinic within the North York Family Health Team. The RNPC will work to their full scope of practice within the primary care setting; working collaboratively with physicians and allied health professionals to optimize quality, evidence-based patient care.
Main Responsibilities and Position Objectives:
- Deliver quality primary nursing care to patients and their family, collaborating with other members of the multidisciplinary team in a family practice environment.
- Conduct assessments, initiate and implement management strategies, provide appropriate nursing interventions and follow-up.
- Deliver preventative care screening, chronic disease management, patient education and health promotion according to clinical practice guidelines.
- Care for patients throughout the lifespan; delivering prenatal, perinatal, infant, child and elder care.
- Perform immunization updates and other injections as required.
- Develop long-term, trusting relationships with patients and families, utilizing a therapeutic patient-centered approach.
- Act as a resource to other multidisciplinary team members, physicians, and community agencies.
- Offer training support for other team members and assist in their professional development.
- Participate in the implementation of quality improvement strategies, research activities, and/or program development as aligned with strategic clinical care priorities of the organization.
- Partake in professional development and continuous learning.
The Primary Care Registered Nurse should:
- Have the ability to work independently and prioritize workload.
- Possess strong teamwork skills.
- Have excellent problem solving and critical thinking skills.
- Have excellent written and verbal communication skills.
Education & Experience:
- BScN required. Member in good standing with the College of Nurses of Ontario.
- Preference given to those with at least two years of primary care experience.
- Experience in diabetes management (counselling and assessment) – Diabetes
educator certification preferred.
- Demonstrated computer literacy and experience with EMRs.
- Current CPR— HCP certification.
- Must have own vehicle and valid driver’s license.
If interested, please apply to the attention of Human Resources by: Email: email@example.com. Please note only qualified candidates will be contacted.
Please be advised that all successful candidates are required to provide a satisfactory background verification/criminal reference check.
The North York Family Health Team is committed to equity in employment and encourages applications from all qualified candidates who reflect the diversity of our community, including men and women, aboriginal peoples, members of visible minorities and persons with disabilities.
We seek to attract and retain individuals who will work together to create and sustain a vibrant, healthy, safe and caring community. While all responses will be appreciated and handled in strictest confidence, only those being considered for interviews will be acknowledged.