Nurse Practitioner-General Services and Urgent Services Access Team (USAT)

Employer
Quest Community Health Center
Location
St. Catharines, Ontario
Closing date
Apr 1, 2024

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Discipline
Nurse Practitioner
Work Setting
Hospital / Health Centre
Area of Practice
Community Care
Hours
Full-time

Nurse Practitioner – Urgent Service Access Team (USAT) and General Services

Permanent Full Time Position

Quest Community Health Centre is a dynamic non-profit, interdisciplinary health care organization. Our holistic model of care focuses on primary care, illness prevention, health promotion, community capacity building and service integration. Quest CHC delivers healthcare that addresses the underlying social determinants of health, such as poverty, housing, unemployment and food security, all which have a significant impact on health outcomes.

 

Quest CHC is committed to providing high quality primary health care and social services to residents throughout the Niagara Region. As such, Quest supports and encourages opportunities for continuous learning and career growth for our team.

 

USAT presents a unique Niagara-based opportunity to work with hospitals, community based agencies and Opioid treatment programs to ensure smooth transitions, continuity of care and firm client engagement, together with faster access to services and reduced overall health care costs. In collaboration with community partners, we will provide short term stabilization, and help link clients to longer term supports.

 

   

 

Quest CHCs General Services and Urgent Service Access Team (USAT), currently have an opening for a shared Full Time Permanent, Nurse Practitioner position. This position is responsible for the provision of primary health care services in accordance with the Standards of Practice for Registered Nurses in the Expanded Class and the Expanded Services for Patients Act, and other clinical activities as set forth by the College of Nurses of Ontario.

 

In USAT, the Nurse Practitioner is responsible for providing health care and assisting in the provision of long and short tem stabilization by facilitating the establishment of care pathways and programs/services that assess, prioritize and support client needs.

 

In General Services, this position has a strong emphasis on primary health care, health promotion, disease prevention and community capacity building and works within a harm reduction framework.

 

The ideal candidates will maximize connections and use of existing community resources by acting as a catalyst who, together with community stakeholders, will facilitate the development and implementation of creative and efficient strategies to maximize health outcomes for our clients, while maximizing the use of community care plan. The candidate must be available to work varying schedules, including 11:30am to 7:30pm on Tuesdays and Thursdays, and travel is required at points of service locations.

 

Qualifications include:

 

  • A Master’s degree in Nursing required, or a combination of education and experience as sanctioned by the College of Nurses of Ontario. Current and valid registration in the Extended Class with the College of Nurses of Ontario and current registration in good standing with the College of Nurses of Ontario. Experience supporting individuals without a healthcare provider who are also experiencing mental health, addictions or concurrent disorders, street-involved populations (homeless, under-housed, sex trade workers), isolated seniors, sexuality and gender diverse populations (2SLGBTQ+) at risk children, youth and families. Experience in program development, implementation, monitoring and evaluation Experience working with interdisciplinary teams is an asset Valid Ontario Driver’s License, access to reliable vehicle and a Police Reference Check are required

If you enjoy being part of a team environment, and share our passion for providing a particularly innovative model of health care, send your cover letter and resume to hr@questchc.ca.

 

For a detailed job description, visit our website at www.questchc.ca.

 

We are committed to workplace equity and diversity, and encourage submissions from equity-seeking groups who identify based on ability, cultural background, race, sexual orientation and/or gender.

 

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