Nurse Practitioner

Employer
Canadian Health Labs
Location
Ottawa, Ontario
Closing date
May 26, 2022

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Discipline
Nurse Practitioner
Work Setting
Other - Work Setting
Area of Practice
General Nursing
Hours
Full-time
Canadian Health Labs (CHL) is a mobile healthcare provider under contract to provide healthcare services for various public and private sector organizations throughout Canada. This is an opportunity to contribute to keeping Canadians safe and healthy while getting to explore new locations across our beautiful country.

Experienced Nurse Practitioners (NP) are needed for travel/deployment assignments throughout Atlantic Canada, providing community health services ranging from Long Term Care and all hospital departments.

Primary care nurse practitioners are generalists who work in family health clinics or hospitals. They provide general and preventative care, conduct check-ups, treat illnesses, order lab tests, and prescribe medication for children and adults. A nurse practitioner is an advanced practice nurse that helps with all aspects of patient care, including diagnosis, treatments, and consultations. They may work in both inpatient and outpatient situations and can perform independently or as part of a treatment team.

Evening and Weekend availability required.

We are looking for individuals who can travel/deploy for a minimum of 30-days (or longer).

Required Skills/Abilities:

  • Functions independently to perform age-appropriate history and physical for complex acute, critical, and chronically ill perioperative patients.
  • Orders and interprets diagnostic and therapeutic tests relative to patient's age-specific needs.
  • Prescribes appropriate pharmacologic and non-pharmacologic treatment modalities.
  • Implements interventions to support the patient to regain or maintain physiologic stability, including but not limited to serving in the first assisting role.
  • Assists with the provision of surgical care in accordance with facility, provincial, and federal regulations. ∙ Monitors the effectiveness of interventions.
  • Facilitates the patient's transition within and between health care settings, e.g., admitting, transferring, and discharging patients.
  • Collaborates with multidisciplinary team members by making appropriate referrals.
  • Facilitates staff, patient and family decision making by providing educational tools.


Education and Qualifications:

  • Minimum of 1-2 years OR clinical perioperative experience.
  • 1-2 years' experience in the Nurse Practitioner role preferred. Recent graduates are also encouraged to apply.
  • Graduate of an accredited school of nursing
  • Graduate of an accredited Nurse Practitioner Program
  • Current Advanced Practice Registered Nurse (APRN) Licensure
  • Current Nurse Practitioner certification in specialty area
  • Current CNOR/CRNFA (if applicable) certification
  • Current provider card in Basic Life Support (BLS) and Advanced Cardiac Life Support (ACLS); PALS provider card as required by department and facility
  • Strong computer skills, including Word, Excel, and PowerPoint
  • Eligible for hospital privileges
  • Recent CRC (Criminal record Check) via CSI Screening
  • Provide proof of Covid-19 vaccination is required as per provincial Covid-19 Immunization and Management Policy. (All hires must have received a full dose series of a COVID19 vaccine approved by health Canada and have received the final dose of the COVID19 vaccine within 14 days prior to the start date.)
  • Eligible for registration with the appropriate Provincial Regulatory College.


Other Skills and Abilities

  • Proven ability to effectively communicate with all levels of clinical and non-clinical Field employees and interpret company policies, strong track record in health teaching.
  • Exceptional interpersonal skills and ability to handle difficult situations in an objective consistent format.
  • Exceptional interpersonal and conflict resolution skills
  • Ability to work independently and as part of a team.
  • Nurse in Charge experience considered an asset
  • Able to perform and prioritize multiple functions and tasks
  • Ability to prioritize care and demonstrates critical thinking skills
  • Able to travel from assignment to assignment.
  • Evidence of current CPR certification


Compensation:

Is based on experience and qualifications. Generous base + incentive options.

Travel and accommodations paid for. This is a CONTRACT position

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