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Nurse Practitioner

Hamilton Health Sciences
Hamilton, Ontario
Closing date
Apr 17, 2024

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Nurse Practitioner
Work Setting
Hospital / Health Centre
Area of Practice
General Nursing
The Nurse Practitioner (NP) for the Acute Medicine Program at the Hamilton General Hospital will be registered with the College of Nurses of Ontario in the Extended Class-Adult, and will work within the scope of practice of the RN-EC provided by the College. Collaborating with interdisciplinary team members, and using a patient and family centered model of care. The NP is responsible to: provide direct patient care, including the assessment and treatment of complex medical patients, coordination of care, discharge planning, and the coordination of related community and other resources for this patient population; tutor and mentor nursing and other health professional students as appropriate, and participate in continuing education activities to integrate the role of the NP in the program and academic settings; initiate, participate, and/or lead programs, presentations, publications, evaluations and other system changes to continue the enhancement of interdisciplinary care teams. The Nurse Practitioner will work in partnership with General Internal Medicine, consultants, nursing and other members of the health care team to provide comprehensive medical assessment, management and education.
  • Current Certification of Registration with the College of Nurses of Ontario as a Registered Nurse, Extended Class with Nurse Practitioner (Adult)
  • Masters Degree in Nursing
  • Minimum of five (5) years recent (within 2 years0 clinical experience in Acute Medicine or relevant experience
  • Minimum of 5 years clinical experience in Medicine/Geriatrics or relevant experience.
  • Experience in the development and maintenance of medical directives.
  • Demonstration of leadership in continuous quality improvement initiatives
  • Demonstrated ability for independent action, initiative, problem solving, organization and prioritization
  • Demonstrated leadership, critical thinking, interpersonal and communication skills, both written and verbal
  • Demonstrated ability to work in a consultative role with the members of the multidisciplinary team
  • Knowledge and experience in change theory and adult learning principles
  • Demonstrated ability to utilize information technology
  • Eligible for faculty appointment
  • Membership in the Registered Nurses Association of Ontario (RNAO) and other professional organization relevant to the role.

  • As a condition of employment, you are required to submit proof of full COVID-19 vaccination to Employee Health Services.

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