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London InterCommunity Health Centre

Nurse Practitioner

Canada-Ontario-London

Downtown Posted 9 Days Ago1560456

Company Information

For 27 years, the London InterCommunity Health Centre has worked to improve the health and wellbeing of people and communities facing barriers to living full and healthy lives. One of the ways we accomplish this is by providing comprehensive primary health care for people who experience barriers to care in London, which can include chronic poverty, language or culture and complex health conditions including mental health and addictions.


Job Description

 

  • · Full Time, Permanent
  • · 37.5 hours/wk
  • · Mon – Fri steady work schedule
  • · Extended Health Benefits
  • · HOOPP Participation
  • · Optional Goodlife Membership
  • · Competitive Salary
  • · Paid Vacation
  • · Paid Professional Development
  • · Positive Space Employer

The London InterCommunity Health Centre seeks a dynamic Nurse Practitioner to join our clinical team dedicated to providing health care to those who experience barriers to care.

This position offers a unique opportunity to make a difference in the lives of those impacted by homelessness, mental illness, addiction, poverty, language barriers, complex and/or chronic health conditions, and of new immigrants and refugees. 

The successful candidate will work in collaboration with the client, and other care team members, to thoroughly understand all aspects of the client’s situation and provide high quality care aligned with the values of the Health Centre.

The Nurse Practitioner works as a member of an interdisciplinary care team of Physicians and Nurses.  The clinical team, in turn, is supported by Social Workers, Physiotherapists, Dietitians, Outreach Workers, Community Developers and support staff specializing in the areas of Mental Health, Children, Youth & Families, Immigrants & Ethno-cultural Communities, Poverty & Homelessness, and Diabetes & Chronic Diseases. In wrapping services around the client, the Nurse Practitioner will be required to provide clinical support and expertise to other programs areas within the Health Centre.

What we’re looking for

  • Bachelor or Masters of Science in Nursing from a recognized University;
  • Primary Health Care Nurse Practitioner Certificate;
  • Registered Nurse in the Extended Class in good standing with the Ontario College of Nurses;
  • Two years primary care experience, preferably in a community health setting;
  • Awareness of, and understanding of, the social determinates of health;
  • Commitment to the underlying principles of harm reduction;
  • Ability to work with diverse communities with respect, sensitivity, creativity, innovation, cultural understanding, non-judgement and facilitation skills;
  • Excellent written and oral communication skills;
  • A commitment to working as a valued member of an interdisciplinary team;
  • Ability to maintain complete and accurate records in accordance with the Health Centre’s policies;
  • Strong computer skills, including the use of MS Office Products and Electronic Medical Records (Nightingale on Demand currently in use).

 

Qualified applicants are encouraged to apply for this position by forwarding a resume quoting the position in the subject line, by February 20 2018 to:

Mail:      659 Dundas Street, London, Ontario, N5W 2Z1

Email:    jobposting@lihc.on.ca

Fax:        (519) 642-1532

Should you require accommodation in making an application please contact our office. We thank all applicants for their interest, only those selected will be contacted.

To learn more about the Health Centre visit us online at www.lihc.on.ca, follow us on Twitter @HealthCentre or like us on Facebook – London InterCommunity Health Centre.


Contact Information

London InterCommunity Health Centre
5196600875
http://www.lihc.on.ca