Health care services for all ages

Nurse Practitioner

Aug 24, 2017 01:48PM

Nurse Practitioner

 

The Health Zone Nurse Practitioner Led Clinic (HZNPLC) provides primary healthcare services to residents within London, Ontario.

Our vision is to Improve the health equity and well-being of women, children and families who have limited access to primary health care services.”

 

We are currently looking to fill a permanent 0.5 FTE NP position.

As a nurse practitioner at the Health Zone NPLC, you will be part of an inter-disciplinary team of health and social service professionals providing high quality, accessible, timely, health care programs and services. Working within the scope of practice set out by the College of Nurses of Ontario, you will engage in assessment, treatment/management, health education and promotion, advocacy, and service coordination/referral with a broad range of primary health care clients who access the clinic’s onsite and outreach programs. As well, you will work in partnership with other community based organizations, with clients, staff and students to ensure that services are responsive to diverse individual, family and community needs. You will participate in the education of NPs and inter-professional health sciences students, and in research and evaluation in order to improve the health of women, children and families who are most at risk of poor health. You will maintain and develop professional competence by seeking out appropriate continuing education opportunities.

 

Qualifications:

 

• Primary Health Care Nurse Practitioner Certificate and current registration with the College of Nurses of Ontario in the extended class is required;

• Current Membership with RNAO and NPAO, and evidence of liability insurance;

• A minimum of 3 years clinical nursing practice experience, with preference given to candidates who have recent experience in women’s health, family health, mental health, primary care and/or community health;

• Advanced knowledge and skills in current, evidenced based practices in primary care delivery with an emphasis on health promotion, risk reduction and injury prevention;

• Committed to working within an inter-professional collaborative, strengths-based, health promotion framework to address the barriers face by marginalized populations is essential; previous experience working with marginalized populations is an asset;

• Self-motivated, flexible and creative approach to work and stimulated by taking on new challenges;

• Excellent interpersonal, communication, organizational, negotiation, and problem-solving skills;

• Current CPR certification and proficient with basic computer applications (word processing, email, internet searching, spreadsheets);

• Ability to work flexible hours;

• Possess a valid driver’s license and access to personal insured vehicle;

• Competency in French and/or another language is an asset.

 

Interested applicants may submit a cover letter and resume to the Clinical Director: abarker@healthzonenplc.ca. We thank all those who apply, but only those selected for an interview will be contacted.