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Job Title:
Nurse Practitioner - Family/All Ages

Posted Date:
Closing Date:
Functional Discipline:
Primary Health Care
Education Level:
None specified

Job Description

Location: Bay Roberts HCS Office

Nurse Practitioner - Family/All Ages
Bay Roberts
Primary Health Care Program
Temporary, Full Time (Until March 20, 2021 with possibility of extension)
Hours0-150 hours in a four-week period (This position usually works 75 hours bi-weekly, 8 hour days)
SalaryNS35, ($42.71 - $52.96)
Competition Number2020004316
Posted Date10 September 2020
Closing Date20 September 2020

About Us
Eastern Health is the largest, integrated health authority in Newfoundland and Labrador employing approximately 13,000 dedicated employees and serving a population of more than 300,000 people. The authority offers the full continuum of health and community services including public health, long-term care, community services, hospital care and unique provincial programs and services. At Eastern Health we pride ourselves on providing the highest quality care and service possible to the people in our communities, in our region, and in the province. To do that, we employ qualified, competent and caring individuals who are dedicated to their professions and to our vision of Healthy People, Healthy Communities.

Job Summary
This position works within the Nurse Practitioner's (NP) scope of practice in the Family/All Ages stream of practice. This is an advanced practice role providing professional, analytical and an autonomous comprehensive range of health services to children and adults including, but not limited to, health assessments and diagnosis of diseases, disorders, injuries and conditions, treating and managing acute and chronic illnesses, and identifying health risks and needs within a holistic model.

The NP will provide comprehensive care to clients using principles of primary health care within a health promotion, population health and self-help framework. In the provision of comprehensive primary health care services the NP works with an interdisciplinary heath care team including physicians in a collaborative health team approach to care. The NP acts as a resource leader for their area of practice and participates in the development, implementation and evaluation of policies, procedures and protocols.

This position is based out of Bay Roberts and primarily provides care to clients in the family practice networks.

Job Demands
By applying for this job, you acknowledge an understanding that regular requirements and demands of this job include (but are not limited to):
Constantly moves, lifts, or operates equipment/machinery up to 10 lbs. and regularly is required to lift/move equipment, books, and supplies.
Occasionally, may have to reposition a patient over 50 lbs.
Physical effort also includes regular sitting to conduct patient histories, performing work on the computer and when assessing patients, regularly stands or walks.
When performing procedures, regularly uses fine finger/precision work and hand tools (i.e. medical instruments, computer mouse, stethoscope, dopplers, etc.) requiring accurate control and steadiness.
Visual concentration is required when performing physical assessment and procedures, completing charts/reports, observing patients, reading equipment/monitors, and completing work-related correspondence on the computer.

Job Qualifications
Completion of an approved/recognized Nurse Practitioner program is required.
Current registration with the Association of Registered Nurses of NL and Licensed (or eligible for licensure) as a Nurse Practitioner (Family/All Ages) with the ARNNL.
A minimum of five years clinical experience in the last seven in nursing is required. .
Current BLS Certification is required
Possess strong abilities in the areas of collaboration, clinical reasoning, professional development, interpersonal effectiveness, conflict management and teamwork.
Demonstrated progressive clinical leadership skills.
Possess strong communication, problem solving, decision-making, and teaching skills.
Demonstrated ability to function autonomously in an advanced practice role.
Support and participate in research to improve practice and client outcomes.
Demonstrated skills in computer and database management.
A satisfactory record of work performance and attendance is required.

If this is an internal posting only, only applicants of the Eastern Health RNUNL Regional Bargaining Unit will be considered. Otherwise, if this is posted internal and external, we will accept all applications, but preference will be given to those qualified candidates who are internal to the Eastern Health RNUNL Regional Bargaining Unit.

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To become a part of our team, please submit your resume/cover letter or application form online, clearly demonstrating how you meet the required qualifications. Include your current mailing address, day-time contact number, e-mail address, competition and employee number if applicable.

Contact Information for Recruitment Related Inquiries:

Telephone: (709) 777-7777 (5-2) or 1-800-563-3693

Email: Applications/resumes are not accepted at this email address.