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Nurse Practitioner

Employer
Government of Canada
Location
Borden, Ontario
Closing date
Apr 12, 2024

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Discipline
Nurse Practitioner
Work Setting
Government
Area of Practice
General Nursing
Hours
Full-time
Important messages

We are committed to providing an inclusive and barrier-free work environment, starting with the hiring process. If you need to be accommodated during any phase of the evaluation process, please use the Contact information below to request specialized accommodation. All information received in relation to accommodation will be kept confidential.

Assessment accommodation

When you apply to this selection process, you are not applying for a specific job, but to an inventory for future vacancies. As positions become available, applicants who meet the qualifications may be contacted for further assessment.

We are committed to providing an inclusive and barrier-free work environment, starting with the hiring process. If you need to be accommodated during any phase of the evaluation process, please use the Contact information below to request specialized accommodation. All information received in relation to accommodation will be kept confidential.

Assessment accommodation

When you apply to this selection process, you are not applying for a specific job, but to an inventory for future vacancies. As positions become available, applicants who meet the qualifications may be contacted for further assessment.

How does this work?

Step 1: Read the entire advertisement. Want to join our team? Let us know you're interested! Click "Apply Online"

Step 2: Tell us about yourself! Attach your resume and answer the screening questions in the online application.

Step 3: We will carefully review all of your qualifications. If your talent matches one of our immediate or upcoming opportunities we may contact you for further information or assessment.

Creating an environment where diverse perspectives are valued begins with self-declaration. Count yourself in and self-declare by identifying to which employment equity group(s) you belong. In order to self-declare, please ensure to indicate this by checking off the appropriate box within the online application as part of the Employment Equity section.

Work environment

The Canadian Forces Health Services (CFHS) is the designated health care provider for Canada's military personnel, delivering medical and dental services at military installations across Canada and overseas .Our mission is to deliver quality care and promote health protection to Canadian Forces personnel. We are a multi-disciplinary team that works together, guided by the best interests of those we serve. We support, promote and encourage the professional and personal development of our employees.

The Canadian Forces Health Services (CFHS) is part of the Department of National Defence (DND) which is one of the largest federal government employers, offering over 70 types of civilian career opportunities. DND's role is to provide services and support to the Canadian Armed Forces (CAF) in their operations and missions at home and abroad. The civilian workforce is an essential part of the Defence Team. Your knowledge and expertise contribute to the overall mission. In this regard, the department fosters a work environment where you have opportunities to learn, to develop your talents, to progress in your career and have job satisfaction over the long-term.

What do we offer?

At DND, we foster a work environment where employees have opportunities to grow, to learn, to progress in their careers and to have job satisfaction in the long term. You'll enjoy:
  • A career among a dynamic and dedicated team
  • Opportunities for advancement
  • A diverse, respectful and inclusive work environment
  • A total compensation package including a competitive salary, health & dental benefits, pension plan and a variety of leave entitlements

Intent of the process

The intent of this process is to fill current and future vacancies in various locations with various employment tenures and language profiles within the Department of National Defence.

Positions to be filled: Number to be determined

Information you must provide

Your résumé.

In order to be considered, your application must clearly explain how you meet the following (essential qualifications)

EDUCATION:

Successful completion of a Nurse Practitioner Program approved or recognized by the provincial/territorial regulatory authority with a specialty certificate in either Nurse Practitioner - Adult (NP-Adult) or Nurse Practitioner - Primary Health Care (NP-PHC).

Degree equivalency

OCCUPATIONAL CERTIFICATION

Eligibility for registration as a Nurse Practitioner (NP, RN(EC), RN(NP), or RN(EP)) in a province or territory of Canada, and no current license suspensions/restrictions with any professional regulatory organizations.

EXPERIENCE

E1 - Significant* and recent experience as a Nurse Practitioner in a community or clinical setting

E2 - Experience in ambulatory care, acute care or community health care

E3 - Experience in adult education and health promotion

E4 - Experience in accessing professional literature to provide current, evidence based care
  • Significant is defined as at least seventeen-hundred (1,700) hours of experience in a broad range of related activities. 1,700 hours is equivalent to one-year of full-time work.

Recent is defined as within the last 3 years

If you possess any of the following, your application must also clearly explain how you meet it (other qualifications)

EDUCATION:

Masters degree in nursing.

Degree equivalency

EXPERIENCE:

E1 - Experience working in a collaborative practice environment

E2 - Experience working within the Canadian Armed Forces Health Services

E3 - Experience in medical procedures (inserting intrauterine devices, joint injections, dermatologic procedures etc.)

E4 - Experience completing musculoskeletal assessments/treatment

E5 - Experience with assessing and managing Mental Health conditions

E6 - Experience related to safe, effective and ethical prescribing and managing clients who are treated with controlled substances

E7 - Experience in women's health

The following will be applied / assessed at a later date (essential for the job)

Various language requirements

English Essential

French Essential

Bilingual Imperative (BBB/BBB, BBC/BBC, BCC/BCC, CBC/CBC, CCC/CCC)

Information on language requirements

KNOWLEDGE

K1 - Knowledge in assessing, diagnosing, treating and managing a broad range of acute and chronic medical conditions as a Nurse Practitioner

COMPETENCIES

C1 - Demonstrating Integrity and Respect

C2 - Thinking Things Through

C3 - Showing Initiative and being Action Oriented

C4 - Working Effectively with Others

C5 - Communication

ABILITIES

A1 - Ability to operate independently within the scope of Nurse Practitioner practice;

A2 - Ability to work under pressure;

A3 - Ability to counsel/teach patients and consult with other health care professionals

The following may be applied / assessed at a later date (may be needed for the job)

Selection may be limited to members of the following Employment Equity groups: Aboriginal persons, persons with disabilities, visible minorities, women

Information on employment equity

The Department of National Defence is committed to providing an environment where justice, fairness and the elimination of barriers helps build a skilled, diverse and representative workforce reflective of Canada. We welcome diversity in all its forms, promote employment equity and encourage you to indicate if you belong to one of the designated groups when you apply. Please note that preference for hiring will first be given to candidates who are members of the above mentioned designated groups.

In support of Strong, Secure, Engaged (SSE) initiative #24, consideration may be given to the spouses or common-law partners of CAF members.

As a result of the reduction of training activities at British Army Training Unit Suffield (BATUS), the Department of National Defence is committed to providing access to other work opportunities for BATUS employees. Employees of UIC 7777 - BATUS may be appointed or deployed to positions for which they are qualified ahead of other candidates.

OPERATIONAL REQUIREMENTS:

Willing and able to work occasional overtime.

Willing and able to occasionally travel on short notice.

Willing and able to work flexible hours.

Conditions of employment

Reliability Status security clearance

Continuous registration, in good standing, with the provincial/territorial regulatory body responsible for regulating the profession of nursing in which employment is maintained.

Other information

The Public Service of Canada is committed to building a skilled and diverse workforce that reflects the Canadians we serve. We promote employment equity and encourage you to indicate if you belong to one of the designated groups when you apply.

Information on employment equity
  • Persons are entitled to participate in the appointment process in the official language of their choice.
  • All information obtained throughout the selection process, from the time of application to close of process, may be used to evaluate the candidates.
  • A variety of assessment tools may be used. This may include application screening, interviews, written assessments, reference checks, board knowledge, interactions with internal staff during the process, etc.
  • Top down selection may be used during any stage of the selection process.
  • Appointment decisions may be based on one or more of the following criteria:

  • a. Matching of the individual's experience or qualifications to the strengths and weaknesses of the work team or specific duties of the position;

    b. Depth, breadth, type of work-specific experience;

    c. Level/degree of one or more competencies/qualifications;

    d. Organizational needs, including Employment Equity.
  • Our organization will only accept on-line applications for this opportunity. Please click "Apply online" to submit your application. Should you have a disability or an exceptional circumstance that requires an alternative application method, please contact Devin for guidance.
  • Applicants who apply to this selection process must include in their application a valid email address and make sure that this address is functional at all times and accepts messages from unknown users.

  • The Department of National Defence is committed to providing an environment where justice, fairness and the elimination of barriers helps build a skilled, diverse and representative workforce reflective of Canada. We welcome diversity in all its forms, promote employment equity and encourage you to indicate if you belong to one of the designated groups when you apply. Please note that preference for hiring will first be given to candidates who are members of the above mentioned designated groups.

    Preference

    Preference will be given to veterans first and then to Canadian citizens and permanent residents, with the exception of a job located in Nunavut, where Nunavut Inuit will be appointed first.

    Information on the preference to veterans

    We thank all those who apply. Only those selected for further consideration will be contacted.

    Contact information

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