Volunteer and Career Opportunities
NURSE PRACTITIONER

Posting: April 11, 2018

Located in northern Perth County in Southwestern Ontario, the North Perth Family Health Team is a progressive team of health professionals with an integrated approach to healthcare. Our office is located in Listowel, in a newly erected, state of the art facility. We are currently seeking a Nurse Practitioner with strong commitment and the ability to work collaboratively in a team setting.

Position Summary:

The Nurse Practitioner will function in close collaboration with physicians and allied health care professionals within the Family Health Team (FHT). As a vital member of the patient-focused team, the Nurse Practitioner will provide primary care services in conjunction with all health care professionals. The Nurse Practitioner will focus on health promotion, disease prevention and chronic disease management in a primary care setting with a goal to assist patients and their families to function optimally within their capacity. A significant role for the Nurse Practitioner will be to provide increase access to primary care services for residents of North Perth (Listowel). The Nurse Practitioner will also assist in the ongoing development of primary care programs and resources in collaboration with other members of the North Perth FHT. The scope of practice of the nurse practitioners will follow the guidelines published by the College of Nurses of Ontario.

Qualifications:

  • Current registration with the College of Nurses in Ontario in the Extended Class.
  • The ability to work in a rapidly changing environment.
  • Experience in chronic disease management and primary health care
  • Experience with program planning and evaluation.
  • Willingness to work in a collaborative practice setting with other allied health professionals.
  • Have previous experience in working with patients and groups of patients.
  • Have demonstrated ability to work independently
  • Possess well developed organizational, communication, teaching and leadership skill

Submit resumes to: Mary Atkinson matkinson@npfht.ca

Deadline for resume submissions is May 4, 2018.