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Nurse Practitioner - Full Time (Service Contract)

Employer
peopleCare Communities
Location
London, Ontario
Closing date
Apr 17, 2024

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Discipline
Nurse Practitioner
Work Setting
Other - Work Setting
Area of Practice
General Nursing
Hours
Full-time
We are currently looking for a Nurse Practitioner to join our team at peopleCare Oakcrossing LTC to work full-time (37.5 hours a week) under a service contract with the home.

ABOUT PEOPLECARE
peopleCare is a family owned, values-based organization that provides outstanding care and exceptional experiences for those who live and work in our long-term care and retirement homes. Our staff are engaged, enthusiastic and strive to exceed expectations. We are always looking to hire talented and caring new people, who want to make a difference and who embrace change with a positive attitude. Investing in staff wellness, recognition, education, and leadership development is a priority.
Named one of Canada's Best Managed Companies for ten years in a row, peopleCare is also accredited with Exemplary Standing. These distinctions are thanks to our outstanding team of skilled and dedicated people working collaboratively with our partners to drive excellence in operations, care, and services. Our teams are committed to social impact and going Beyond Ourselves in our communities.
These are exciting times at peopleCare, as we are growing fast and continue to seek new opportunities to raise the bar in Changing the World of Senior Living! That's where your talents and ideas come in. If you enjoy working with people - and want to create meaningful experiences for our residents, families, staff, and partners - apply to the fantastic opportunity below!

ROLE
The Nurse Practitioner will be responsible in collaborating with the Director of Care to help support and align resident care. As a member of the peopleCare Management team, this position provides for all aspects of nursing care and directs the work of nursing and personal care staff in the assigned unit and play a key role in making its residents' lives better. This position ensures all legislative standards, company policies and procedures, and rules and regulations are adhered to in a professional manner.

Reports to: Director of Care

RESPONSIBILITIES
• Collaborate and liaise with the Physician, the Director of Care and leadership team in care delivery.
• Assess, diagnose, and evaluate acute and chronic illness and other changes in resident's conditions, prescribe treatments, diagnostics and follow up care.
• Prepares, implements, reviews, and evaluates the resident's plan of care.
• Acts as a liaison with physicians, supervisors, other departments, government inspectors, consultants, social workers, clergy, relative or representatives to ensure appropriate resident care.
• Provide clinical leadership and education to the nursing and personal support care team members centered on the resident care needs as directed by the Director of Care.
• Monitors the performance of nursing and personal care staff as directed by the Director of Care.
• Participate in identifying, analyzing, and interpreting trends in resident care and professional nursing practice to determine priorities for educational programming for team members, residents and families.
• Site Wound Care Champion.
• Participate in scheduled and required assessment process.
• Monitor resident's health and notes any changes in conditions appropriately.
• Maintain resident records in compliance with established standards and legislative requirements.
• Participate in the orientation and training of new personnel and students.
• Participate in committees/teams/task forces as required.
• Participate in the organization's Quality Improvement Plan (QIP) utilizing research and best practices.
• Organize and directs functions and activities related to the provision of resident care.
• Delegate clinical and administrative responsibilities to the appropriate staff.
• Perform other related functions as directed by supervisor.

EDUCATION AND EXPERIENCE
• Must possess Nurse Practitioner Certification from a recognized program.
• Must possess current registration with the College of Nurses of Ontario as Registered Nurse in the Extended Class or RN (EC), in good standing.
• Must maintain competencies as per the governing College standards.
• Current Membership with the Registered Nurses Association of Ontario (RNAO)
• Advanced knowledge and decision-making skills in assessment, diagnosis, and health care management.
• Experience in Long-Term Care considered an asset.
• Experience working with seniors and unregulated care providers.
• Education and experience in gerontology, rehabilitation, and community/complex/long term care an asset.
• Knowledge of Infection Control and Risk Management Practices.
• Must possess proven leadership abilities with excellent written and oral communication, critical thinking, interpersonal skills, care coordination, time management and customer focus skills.
• Must have demonstrated sound clinical knowledge and ability to delegate to unregulated care providers.
• Skills in use of computer and Microsoft Office applications.

Thank you for your interest in working with us!

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