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Nurse Practitioner, Intensive Home Care Team, CCAC (Grey-Bruce)

Owen Sound, Ontario
Deadline March 10, 2014

Community Care Access Centres (CCACs) are publicly funded healthcare agencies dedicated to getting people the home care and community care they need to stay well, heal at home and stay safely in their homes longer.  As part of a system wide initiative to strengthen connections across the health continuum, the London Health Sciences Centre, in conjunction with the South West CCAC is hiring a Nurse Practitioner for their Intensive Home Care Team.

Nurse Practitioner, Intensive Home Care Team (Grey-Bruce)

The Nurse Practitioner is a self-directed practitioner who provides holistic patient care based on advanced nursing and basic medical management knowledge and skills for a selected patient population. The responsibilities include but are not restricted to providing care for clients in their own homes, liaising with clients, families and all health care providers and using clinical assessment, monitoring and management skills to provide the best possible client care. The Nurse Practitioner will be a key member of the Client Services Team, helping clients to manage pain and symptoms and avoid unnecessary hospitalization. The successful candidates will report jointly to the Program Director, Emergency Services & Base Hospital, LHSC and the Regional Client Services Manager, South West CCAC.

Qualifications

  • Current certificate of registration with the College of Nurses of Ontario: Registered Nurse Certificate of Competence with Extended Class Completion of Masters of Science in Nursing (MScN) an asset
  • Completion of a Nurse Practitioner Certificate
  • Successful completion of the College of Nurses of Ontario Adult or Primary Care Nurse Practitioner examinations    
  • Familiarity with Nursing Professional Practice Models
  • Demonstrated effective interpersonal relationship and group/team skills
  • Demonstrated excellence in written and verbal communication skills
  • Demonstrated ability to work and communicate collaboratively in an
  • interdisciplinary team environment, including  ability to work with team members of diverse culture who may be providing alternative approaches to care
  • Demonstrated leadership for the advancement of clinical practice and achievement of Program goals
  • Highly developed critical thinking skills and ability to conceptualize and analyze problems
  • Demonstrated ability to be self-directed and function independently
  • Demonstrated use of theory and research/evidence based outcomes within own practice
  • Demonstrated clinical research experience--knowledge of basic research designs, measurement techniques and statistical methods
  • Knowledge and experience in change theory and adult learning principles
  • Knowledge and experience with the long term care system
  • Demonstrated knowledge of and commitment to patient and staff safety at LHSC
  • Demonstrated ability to attend work on a regular basis

For more information, please contact Jessica Grimaldi at 416.237.1500 ext. 248 or jessica.grimaldi@hrassociates.ca.    

Please forward your application via email to np-swccac@hrassociates.ca by March 10, 2014.