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Nurse Practitioner-Extended Class (EC), Davenport-Perth Neighbourhood Centre

Davenport-Perth Neighbourhood Centre is a multi-service organization
that provides a wide variety of health and community programs and
services to a diverse community.  Our Health Centre operates a
busy family practice, which includes both obstetrical care and social
work services.   As part of our clinical team, the nurse
practitioner will work within his/hers extended scope of practice to
provide primary health care and promotion to the families in this
community.  The successful candidate will be expected to work one
evening a week; work independently and as part of a team; work on and
off-site including home and hospital visiting and may participate in
on-call services.

Qualifications

  • 1-3 years experience in community based primary health care
    within a culturally diverse community, with corresponding knowledge and
    commitment
  • Baccalaureate nursing degree with Extended Class Certificate of Competence from CNO (or pending)
  • Excellent health assessment skills, sound clinical judgement and diagnostic skills
  • Demonstrated ability to manage clients with acute episodic and stable chronic illness
  • Ability to order/interpret results of screening, diagnostic lab tests, x-rays and ultra sounds
  • Experience prescribing drugs and knowledge of pharmacology
  • Ability to determine the need for and implement health promotion,
    primary and secondary prevention strategies for individuals, families
    and communities
  • Effective counseling and group development skills
  • Ability to interact positively with people of diverse cultures and marginalized populations
  • Demonstrated ability to work independently as well as an effective member of a multi-disciplinary team
  • Excellent written and oral communication skills;
  • Word processing and computer literacy
  • Interest in exploring innovative service delivery approaches
  • Affiliation through language or culture with Caribbean, Hispanic or Portuguese communities an asset

Salary:  $66,400-$80,000 plus excellent benefit package

Please send resume

Human Resources Manager
Davenport-Perth Neighbourhood Centre
1900 Davenport Road
Toronto, ON M6N 1B7
Fax: (416) 656-1264
dpnc.hire@dpnc.ca

Due Date:  External Applicants:  5:00 p.m., October 13, 2006

DPNC encourages applications from candidates whose background is
diverse in terms of culture, race, language, religion, class,
gender/sexual orientation and ability.

Only applicants selected for interviews will be contacted.