Are you passionate about exceptional care? Royal Victoria Regional Health Centre (RVH) is seeking a dynamic and motivated Nurse Practitioner to join our team. RVH is located in the city of Barrie in the heart of Ontario’s cottage and ski country and is a 50-minute drive north of Toronto. The area offers numerous recreational activities, a relaxed lifestyle and a comparatively low cost of living. Every day, inspiring care is provided to patients across the Simcoe Muskoka region by a team of exceptional employees, physicians and volunteers who demonstrate Work Together, Respect All, Think Big, Own It, and Care. Being a member of the RVH team means you work side-by-side with people who are passionate and dedicated to delivering high quality patient-centred care... opportunities begin here!
The Nurse Practitioner having a specialty-based focus functions in an expanded role demonstrating a high level of autonomy and expert skill to formulate clinical decisions and appropriately manage acute/chronic illness and promote wellness. As a member of the Interprofessional Practice team the Nurse Practitioner (NP) will work in partnership with the Oncology Program to utilize clinical expertise and an in-depth knowledge of oncology patients to plan patient care and evaluate clinical practice across the continuum of care. In addition, the NP will provide clinical leadership and promote a culture of excellence within the assigned program and across the organization. The NP will do this by providing expert clinical practice, education, consultation, participate in the development of policy and procedures and research within a family centered nursing approach. The NP role will support ongoing health care monitoring and will assist patients in accessing appropriate primary care in the community, serving as a key connection between community and inpatient and outpatient services.
Based in an oncology program, the NP functions with a high level of autonomy and expert skill in the management of oncology patients in both the inpatient and outpatient setting. Utilizes and demonstrates a comprehensive theoretical knowledge base and advanced level of clinical competence in caring for tertiary level patients involving collecting and interpreting data about the health of the patient to determine a medical diagnosis and treat complex responses of individuals and families to actual or potential problems in an inpatient and ambulatory care setting.
The application deadline is January 31, 2019
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