London InterCommunity Health Centre is seeking a Nurse Practitioner to work with a demonstration project called Community Health Early Assessment Resource and Treatment (CHEART). The successful candidate will join a multidisciplinary team including a Public Health Nurse, a Public Health Dietitian and an Early Years Resource Consultant. The team will conduct a program that addresses the shortage of family physicians and focuses on primary health care for families with children up to age six in under-serviced areas. CHEART partners include: three Ontario Early Years Centres (London Fanshawe, London North Centre, London West), Middlesex-London Health Unit and London InterCommunity Health Centre. This project is currently funded to May 1, 2006.
The NP will be a Registered Nurse, Extended Class, in good standing with the College of Nurses of Ontario, and will use advanced assessment, physical examination, therapeutic and diagnostic skills to treat, counsel, or refer clients to other service providers. Previous experience in community nursing including work with vulnerable populations and experience in interdisciplinary community work would be an asset. A willingness to work collaboratively with other disciplines and flexibility in scheduling required. Preference will be given to candidates interested in full-time hours, however, those interested in part-time hours will also be considered and are encouraged to apply.
Executive Director, London InterCommunity Health Centre
659 Dundas Street
London, ON N5W 2Z1
Fax: (519) 642-1532
Information concerning applicants is collected under the authority of the Health Protection & Promotion Act, R.S.O. 1990, c. H-7, as amended, and will be used to consider suitability for employment. Only those candidates selected for an interview will be contacted. LIHC is an Equal Opportunity Employer.