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Nurse Practitioner (Full Time) - Blenheim Community Village

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Full Time
Blenheim Community Village (Long Term Care)
Date Posted:
2024-01-16 15:36:09 UTC
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As an independent contractor, the Nurse Practitioner will provide comprehensive primary care to residents as part of the interdisciplinary health care team.

Key Responsibilities:

  • Provides comprehensive primary care to residents.
  • Is knowledgeable of the Resident Bill of Rights and endeavors to respect and promote it.
  • Conducts person-centered health assessment/physical of residents on admission with specified time frame.
  • Comply with applicable provincial legislation pertaining to long-term care, Long-Term Care Homes Act 2007 & Regulation 79/10
  • Participate in regular focused resident and family care conferences.
  • Manages the care of residents by providing pharmacological, complementary and/or counseling interventions.
  • Provides outreach and transitional services to LTCH residents who return to the community.
  • Collaborates and consults with physicians, director of nursing and personal care nursing staff, interdisciplinary team and external resources regarding resident plan of care.
  • Provides leadership and involves the interdisciplinary team in quality improvement initiatives.
  • Provides formal and informal teaching and coaching in the management of clinical care.

Required Education, Credentials and Experience:

  • Master’s of Nursing or equivalent with a clinical focus
  • Completion of a Post-Master of Nursing (NP Field) Diploma
  • Registration with the College of Nurses of Ontario, preferably within the RN (Extended Class)
  • 3 - 5 years of clinical nursing experience, preferably in Long-term Care
  • Innovative critical thinking with excellent communication, public speaking and problem solving skills.
  • Knowledge of theoretical frameworks and research application
  • Seeks out opportunities to maintain competency and continued learning.
  • Maturity and good physical and mental health, empathy, patience and tact are important qualities to possess.
  • Liability Insurance
  • WSIB Clearance Certificate
  • Current (within 6 months) Vulnerable Position/Sector Screening (VPS).
  • TB Screening Complete
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