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Job Title:
Nurse Practitioner - Family/All Ages

Posted Date:
6/9/2020
Closing Date:
11/22/2020
Functional Discipline:
Nurse Practitioner

Job Description

Temporary Full-Time (2 positions)
Nursing, Bay D'Espoir Medical Clinic, St. Alban's


Definition of Work: This is a highly professional nursing position responsible for assessment, diagnosis, treatment, evaluation, and follow-up of clients presenting through the outpatient clinic and the ER at the Bay D'Espoir Medical Clinic. The Nurse Practitioner will be responsible for providing emergency support at the clinic in addition to after hours on call duties as determined by Central Health, aligned with the scope and standards of practice for Nurse Practitioners.This position reports directly to the Manager of Site Operations - Site Lead. The Nurse Practitioner provides comprehensive and holistic emergency nursing care to clients including health promotion, injury and illness treatment and prevention, supportive, curative, and rehabilitative care. As an advanced practitioner, the Nurse Practitioner functions in the roles of practitioner, educator, and leader. The successful candidate must demonstrate an awareness of and be responsible for promoting and supporting person-and family-centered care, demonstrate a commitment to safety and partner with all team members to improve worker and patient safety by integrating safety into work practices, identifying risks and implementing improvements.

Required qualifications:
* Graduation from a Nurse Practitioner program approved by Central Health.
* Current Nurse Practitioner License and registration with the Association of Registered Nurses of Newfoundland and Labrador.
* Current BLS certification for health care providers from the Heart and Stroke Foundation.
* Must have completed or be willing to complete next available course of ACLS, PALS, TNCC and NRP.
* Demonstrated exceptional leadership qualities, problem solving skills, organizational skills as well as oral and written communication skills.
* Demonstrated ability to practice both independently and in collaboration with the other members of the interdisciplinary health care team, with experience in providing independent Emergency Care.
* Consistent demonstration of Central Health's corporate values; Compassion, Accountability, Respect, Equity and Safety.
* A satisfactory record of work performance and attendance is required for this position.
* A satisfactory certificate of conduct from the RCMP or local police authority.

Preferred Qualifications:
* Experience in Emergency Nursing.
* CNA certification in Emergency.

Hours of Work: 75 hours bi-weekly (Shift work and after hours call as determined by Central Health)
Salary: NS-35 ($42.71-52.96)
Competition No.: P-2020000426-CPHC
Closing Date:opened Until Filled

Central Health is an equal opportunity employer.
We thank all candidates however only those selected for an interview will be contacted.