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Job Title:
Nurse Practitioner - Family/All Ages/Adult

Posted Date:
7/3/2019
Closing Date:
12/31/2019
Functional Discipline:
Mental Health & Addictions
Education Level:
None specified

Job Description

NURSE PRACTITIONER (Family/All Ages/Adult) REPOST
The Grace Centre - Harbour Grace
Mental Health and Addictions - Community
Casual
HoursBased on the needs of the department.
SalaryNS 35 ($41.87 - $51.92)
Competition Number2018004273
Posted Date3 July 2019
Closing DateOpen until filled

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 following stream of practice: Family/All Ages. This is an advance practice role providing professional, analytical and an autonomous comprehensive range of health services to clients and patients including but not limited to health assessments and diagnosis diseases, disorders, injuries and conditions; treating and managing acute and chronic illnesses and identifying health risks and needs within a holistic model.

This is an advanced nursing position that involves the planning and provision of both generalized and advanced nursing services .The NP will provide comprehensive care to clients using principles of primary health care within a health promotion, population health and self-help framework. This work involves treating those requiring medical withdrawal management involving withdrawal protocols. In the provision of comprehensive primary health care services the NP collaborates with an interdisciplinary heath care team including community physicians.

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, supplies, and sometimes children up to 25 lbs.
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 mental health and/or addictions is required.
Current BLS Certification is required.
Possessed strong abilities in the areas of collaboration, clinical reasoning, professional development, interpersonal effectiveness, conflict management and teamwork.
Demonstrated progressive clinical leadership skills.
Possessed strong abilities in the areas of collaboration, clinical reasoning, professional development, interpersonal effectiveness, conflict management and teamwork.
Demonstrated progressive clinical leadership skills.
Possessed 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 skills
A satisfactory record of work performance is required

Open to external applicants.

Apply online at https://employment.easternhealth.ca

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: employment@easternhealth.ca. Applications/resumes are not accepted at this email address.



EXTERNAL APPLICANTS: We thank all applicants for their interest, however, only those selected for an interview will be contacted. The successful candidate will be required to provide a satisfactory Certificate of Conduct from the RCMP or local Police (Vulnerable Sector Check may be required), educational documents, registration/licensure if applicable and Social Insurance Number.