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Anishnawbe Health Toronto

Nurse Practitioner (RNEC)

Canada-Ontario-Toronto

downtown1529330

Company Information

Anishnawbe Health Toronto, an accredited community health centre, provides primary health care services to improve the health and well-being of Aboriginal people. Our mission: To  improve the health and well-being of Aboriginal People in spirit, mind, emotion and body by providing Traditional Healing within an interdisciplinary health care model.


Job Description

POSITION  OVERVIEW

The Primary Care Nurse Practitioner (Registered Nurse-Extended Class) is a nurse specialist in primary health care with advanced knowledge and decision-making skills, who practices autonomously to offer the full scope of primary health care nursing practice, with a strong emphasis on clinical management, screening and prevention. The RN(EC) is expected to meet the standards of practice specific to the Extended Class and function in accordance with relevant legislation and standards of nursing practice set out by the CNO. The RN(EC) works within an interdisciplinary health care team to independently and collaboratively provide comprehensive primary and episodic health care to clients, and shares expertise and knowledge on health promotion, disease prevention and management, and health education. The RN(EC) is responsible for supporting AHT’s mission, values, beliefs and philosophy and for respecting the culture, beliefs and abilities of individual clients; the RN(EC) consistently upholds personal and professional ethics and values.

 

RESPONSIBILITIES

  • Provides client–centered comprehensive primary and episodic health care to clients, as outlined and appropriate within the Extended Class scope of practice

  • Facilitates discussion with clients to determine existing and potential health concerns with a focus on related lifestyle, psychological and environmental risk factors which may influence the client’s health status

  • Provides advanced nursing care and treatment; monitors ongoing therapy of patients; implements strategies to promote independent and healthy lifestyles

  • Works within established care pathways, medical directives, guidelines and protocols

  • Orders appropriate investigations and interprets results of screening and diagnostic laboratory tests; determines need for diagnostic imaging, and orders and interprets reports

  • Works independently and collaboratively with members of the interdisciplinary team, consulting with other health care professionals when client’s condition is beyond the RN(EC) scope of practice

  • Completes follow-up required by client and/or refers when appropriate

  • Assists with lab tracking and follow up

  • Maintains complete and accurate records of clients’ visits 

  • Maintains data required by the program, AHT, TC LHIN and/or management.

  • Participates in regular quality of care chart audits and chart reviews as demonstrated in EMR documentation.

  • Performs other related duties as required

     

    QUALIFICATIONS

  • BScN and membership in good standing with the College Of Nurses of Ontario, as an RN with Extended Class

  • At least 3 years of experience working as a Nurse Practitioner in the extended role in a community-based setting

  • Extensive knowledge of clinical best practices for the care and treatment of clients with complex medical and co-morbid conditions

  • Excellent communication and relationship building skills

  • Proven ability to encourage contribution and create an environment in which others have the confidence and opportunity to contribute

  • Commitment to working cooperatively in a community-based setting as part of an interdisciplinary team; ability to collaborate within and across internal and external systems playing a vital role in the delivery of services

  • Demonstrated experience and knowledge of clinical best practices for care and treatment of clients with complex medical and co-morbid conditions, within a primary care setting

     

    How to Apply:  Please submit your resume and cover letter in one document (including your name and “RN EC” in the subject line) to the HR Coordinator, by email to recruitment@aht.ca  by September 5, 2017. If you have questions about the application process, please call 416-920-2605 x.332

     

Anishnawbe Health Toronto offers a competitive salary, a comprehensive benefits package, a commitment to your professional development and a supportive workplace environment.

 

Anishnawbe Health Toronto is committed to diversity and values the contribution of its employees from diverse backgrounds and experiences. We welcome applications from Aboriginal persons, visible minority group members, women, persons with disabilities, members of sexual minority groups, and others who contribute to greater diversity of perspectives.

 

(If you are invited for an interview and require accommodation, please let us know)

Meegwetch to all applicants, however, only those selected for an interview will be contacted


Contact Information

Anishnawbe Health Toronto
Edith Sinclair
esinclair@aht.ca
416-920-2605 x.332
http://www.aht.ca/
Posting Date: 15-Aug-2017Medical/Healthcare Permanent, Full-Time Open 1 ASAP
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