NURSE PRACTITIONER POSTING


North Perth Family Health Team
Nurse Practitioner Recruitment:

Located in 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. We are currently seeking a Nurse Practitioner for a 0.8 FTE contract position for maternity leave coverage with strong commitment and the ability to work collaboratively in a team setting.

  

Position Summary:

Nurse Practitioners 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, nurse practitioners will provide primary care services in conjunction with all health care professionals. Nurse practitioners 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. The initial focus of nurse practitioners will be to provide increased access to primary care services for residents of North Perth. Nurse Practitioners will also assist in the ongoing development of primary care programs, 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 for this position will include:

QUALIFICATIONS:

 

•        Current registration with the College of Nurses in Ontario in the Extended Class.

•        The ability to work in a rapidly changing environment.

•        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 skills.

 

Please email your resume by Friday, December 11th to: Mary Atkinson

Executive Director

matkinson@npfht.ca