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Primary Care Nurse Practitioner, LAMP

Toronto, Ontario
Deadline August 20, 2013

3 month Temporary Contract (35 hours per week) with availability to work Casual/Part Time

Position Reports to: Clinical Manager
Number of Positions Supervised: 0

Position Summary:

Under the supervision of the Clinical Manager, and working within the overall objectives of the program and the standards of the College, the NP functions within a collaborative team of Nurse Practitioner and Physician in a shared practice model of care.  Clients may include individuals, family and the community. Health care services are provided with a strong emphasis on health promotion and disease prevention.

Service Responsibilities:

  • Provide primary health care services within the defined PHCNP extended class scope of practice.
  • Consult with a physician as per the PHCNP Standards of Practice as defined by the College of Nurses of Ontario.
  • Provide obstetrical care within a shared practice model.
  • Share a home visit schedule with a Physician.
  • Maintain comprehensive client records that meet all required standards of practice, participate in chart audits and peer review, and discuss difficult cases.
  • Enter client encounter data in electronic health record daily.
  • Act as a preceptor for students.
  • Participate in community health promotion initiatives.

Skills, Knowledge, and Specifications:

  • Certificate of Competency in the Registered Nurses – Extended Class of the College of Nurses of Ontario
  • Three to five years’ experience, preferably in community based care
  • Demonstrated ability to work effectively in a multidisciplinary environment
  • Demonstrated commitment to, and knowledge of, the principles of primary health care, health promotion, anti-oppression and community based health care delivery.

To apply:  Please state in your application, and/or in the email subject line that you are applying for the Primary Care Nurse Practitioner.  Please send resume with a cover letter by 5:00 pm August 20, 2013  to

Human Resources
LAMP
185 - Fifth Street
Etobicoke, ON M8V 2Z5
Fax: (416) 252-4474 or
by email: recruiting@lampchc.org.  

We thank all applicants for their interest, however, only those selected for interviews will be contacted

LAMP is dedicated to achieving a workforce that reflects the diversity of the community it serves and encourages applications from equity seeking groups.