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Nurse Practitioner

Black Creek CHC is a community-based primary care organization that is committed to addressing the social determinants of health in a client-centered, equity driven manner.  Nurse Practitioners work as key members of our inter-disciplinary team in providing comprehensive primary health care to registered clients of our Centre.  We are seeking a motivated NP to join our team and participate in the delivery of programs and services to community members.  If you are interested in addressing individual, group and community health issues while working in a supportive environment and maintaining a positive work-life balance, you will be interested in joining our team.

Responsibilities:

  • Perform assessment, diagnosis, treatment, health education/counselling and other clinical activities according to the College of Nurses of Ontario standards of practice for Registered Nurses in the Extended Class (NPs).
  • Make internal referrals to other BCCHC staff and programs as appropriate.
  • Facilitate referral of clients to specialist, hospital or community resources as appropriate.
  • Participate in case conferences with other providers to ensure coordination of services to the client.
  • Ensure that standards of client care are maintained according to accepted College of Nurses standards, the Regulated Health Professions Act, and the policies of BCCHC.
  • Perform necessary back-up clinical functions for other nursing staff in their absence.
  • Work collaboratively with health promotion team in the design and implementation of services and programs to address the social determinants of health.
  • Handle other duties as assigned.

Qualifications:

  • Current registration as a Registered Nurse in the Extended Class with the College of Nurses of Ontario.
  • Primary care nursing experience in a community, hospital or public health setting.
  • Experience in Sexual Health, women’s Health, Seniors Health/ Palliative care is an asset.
  • Knowledge and understanding of infection control and preventative practices.
  • Demonstrated ability to work effectively in a multi-disciplinary environment.
  • Demonstrated commitment to and knowledge of community- based health care.
  • Experience working with marginalized populations.
  • Excellent communication, interpersonal and organizational skills that include computer literacy.
  • Working at BCCHC’s multiple locations as well as working evenings and/or Saturdays is a requirement.
  • Bilingual (French/English) an asset.

Reports to: Director, Primary Health Care

Accommodations will be provided for candidates with disabilities, where needed and on request, to support their participation in all aspects of the recruitment process.

Application deadline:  Tuesday January 28, 2020 by 5:00 pm.

Please indicate your interest in this position by writing to HR: hr1@bcchc.com

Black Creek Community Health Centre is an equal opportunity employer committed to diversity and inclusion. All qualified candidates for employment without regard to race, color, religion, sex, sexual orientation, gender, national origin, age, disability, protected veterans status or any other legally protected grounds will be considered.

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