Overview: The registered nurse , working to his/her full scope of practice provides professional nursing and collaborative care to clients and families of the Academic Family Health Team (FHT) across the life span and health/illness continuum. Nursing care includes health promotion activities, disease prevention counseling and assisting the client with chronic disease management. Ensuring adherence to FHT policies and nursing procedures, standards and practices, the RN is able to autonomously meet the nursing care needs of clients whose needs are not well defined/established or are changing. The RN provides clinical support to the physician, clients' follow-up for education and referrals, immunizations, dressing changes, telephone advice and triage and wound care. The RN also contributes to the education of health care learners. In this position the RN works with 2 experienced family physicians (one of which includes obstetrics in her practice) and is able to focus his/her care on those clinicians' practices. The RN also works collaboratively with other interprofessional health care providers and support staff to provide optimum care.
Note: This position is not a Sunnybrook Health Sciences Centre position. The SAFHT is a fully accessible employer.