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Northwest Territories Health and Social Services Authority
Jan 18, 2019
Full time
The Northwest Territories Health and Social Services Authority (NTHSSA) is the single provider to all health and social services in the Northwest Territories (NWT), with the exception of Hay River and Thlicho regions, covering 1.2 million square kilometers and serving approximately 43,000 people, including First Nations, Inuit, Metis and non-aboriginals. Health and social services includes the full range of primary, secondary and tertiary health services and social services including family services. protection services, care placements, mental health, addictions, and developmental activities, delivered by more than 1,400 health and social services staff. Located within the Fort Resolution Community Health Centre, the NP reports administratively to the Nurse in Charge - Fort Resolution. Clinically the NP reports to the Regional Manager, Primary Care and is a member of a NTHSSA team of NP's with varying levels of experience, skills and abilities. This team of NP's may be working within a variety of government and non-government community based locations in Yellowknife, Dettah, N'Dilo, Fort Resolution and Lutsel K'e and the hospital in Yellowknife. As a practitioner, the NP will provide comprehensive nursing care to clients including; health promotion, illness and injury prevention, supportive, curative, rehabilitative and palliative care. The incumbent will also be required to collaborate with community health care providers to increase the capacity for self-care and direction as an educator, leader, researcher and advanced clinical practitioner. The NP will consult and/or refer to other health professionals as appropriate at any point in the assessment of the client, or when planning, implementing or evaluating client care when the client's condition is such that: diagnosis and/or treatment plan is unclear or beyond the scope of the NP to determine; care that is required approaches or reaches the limits of the scope of practice of the NP; it is potentially life-threatening; or a chronic health problem destabilizes. The degree to which the physician becomes involved may vary from: providing an opinion and recommendation; an opinion, recommendation and concurrent intervention; and/or assuming primary responsibility for the care of the client. Typically, the above qualifications would be attained by:   The successful completion of a Nursing Degree, certification as a Nurse Practitioner and 2 years of recent nursing experience. ADDITIONAL REQUIREMENTS   NTHSSA-Yellowknife Regional Requirements The NP must be able to acquire within a reasonable time frame, and remain current with, the following training and certifications: WHMIS CPR Transportation of Dangerous Goods, Standard X-ray processing (chest and extremities), and Pharmaceutical process and provedures Immunization Certification IAP, CPR, PALS, BTLS, and TNCC would be an assest, as well as training in emergency response. Canadian Nursing Association Certifications are an asset Salary range for the position is $104,618 - $124,898 with a yearly Northern Allowance of $9,547 
Northwest Territories Health and Social Services Authority
Jan 18, 2019
Full time
The Northwest Territories Health and Social Services Authority (NTHSSA) offers challenging and exciting careers in health and social services delivery and administration in Canada’s North. The Territorial Authority has service locations in communities across the territory and a staff of more than 1,600 serving over 43,000 residents of the NWT and 5,900 residents of the Kitikmeot Region of Nunavut. Challenging work, welcoming communities, and expanded opportunities are some of the benefits offered to employees of the NTHSSA. The Cancer Nurse Navigator (Navigator) is a specially trained Registered Nurse (RN) with oncology expertise who will work to coordinate and navigate the care of persons and families affected by cancer in the Northwest Territories (NWT) across their cancer journey. As the case manager for persons affected by cancer, this position will act as a resource and nurse mentor to Family Practitioners (FPs), Registered Nurses (RNs) in the community Health Centres, Nurse in Charge (NICs) and other health care professionals, both within Yellowknife and across the communities of the Northwest Territories (NWT). The Navigator is focused on supporting enhanced access to cancer support services to both external providers, patients and families by acting as a single point of contact during key transitions points along the cancer care continuum, including: initial connection and access to cancer care at initial diagnosis, transitioning to active treatment, transitions at end of treatment (palliative care, survivorship, return to primary care), and acting as a key contact to re-establish connection to cancer care for providers. The Navigator will provide direct and in-direct nursing care to cancer patients ranging from pediatric to geriatric. The incumbent has a sound knowledge of nursing process, theory and responsibility, demonstrating sound problem solving, communication, prioritizing, conflict resolution and decision making skills and excellent organizational skills. The Navigator promotes a holistic and comprehensive approach to planning, organizing, teaching and relationship development that will best meet the needs of the patient; acts as a patient advocate, facilitating communication between the patients, their family, Family Practitioners (FPs), specialists and other health care professionals; engages in direct cancer patient care during various inpatient and outpatient departments at Stanton Territorial Hospital; respects the patient and family through supporting and maintaining confidentiality of patient information; and recognizes the supportive association within the cancer care trajectory to promote emotional self-care. Knowledge, Skills & Abilities Required Knowledge of, and ability to apply advanced oncology and nursing processes. In depth knowledge of cancer care, including both clinical and supportive care. In depth knowledge of the Territorial and community based cancer support services. Skilled in the provision of mentorship, education, training, advice and assessment using specialized equipment, medications, tools and techniques (including but not limited to chemotherapy equipment, chemotherapy and biotherapy medications, chemotherapy and biotherapy spill management, etc.). Skilled in the operation of standard and specialized medical equipment (such as but not limited to: CVC lines, IV pumps and lines, stretcher, thermometers, sphygmomanometer, blood glucose monitors, suction tubes, sharps, cytotoxic materials, pulse oximeter, etc.). Skilled in the discernment of financial, human and material resources. Ability to develop and maintain networks and resources at the local and territorial and inter-provincial level in order to ensure support of patients and their families. Able to be innovative and creative in order to develop strategies that successfully meet the needs of diverse patient, family, and provider populations. Ability to work effectively in a cross-cultural setting. The Cancer Nurse Navigator requires a baccalaureate Degree in Nursing and a completion or willingness to complete an oncology nursing program along with a minimum of 5 years nursing experience. Salary range for this position is  $87,263 - $104,208 along with an annual Norther Allowance of $3,450
Queensway Carleton Hospital
Jan 18, 2019
Part time
Part-time Days                                            RESPONSIBILITIES:     As part of the Nursing Professional Practice Department and the Childbirth Program, the purpose of the Birth Unit Clinical Nurse Educator is to identify the need for, develop, implement and evaluate education programs and learning experiences/activities. As part of the childbirth team the educator assist staff to acquire and maintain the knowledge, skills and competency for safe performance in the delivery of high quality patient and family centered care. Improves patient care by enabling the nurse to work to the fullest scope of their role by supporting orientation, advancing standards of care, maintaining best practice, fostering and evaluating clinical competence and professional practice. Works collaboratively with the QCH interprofessional team to enhance patient care by facilitating educational activities and quality improvement initiatives. Works closely with the Nursing Professional Practice team to maintain, develop and implement corporate initiatives and corporate nursing orientation. As a member of the nursing leadership team the Clinical Nurse Educator demonstrates the QCH values of accountability, innovation and respect.                 REQUIREMENTS:          Masters in Nursing or Education (or other health related program) – candidates currently in progress will be considered Baccalaureate in Nursing Certificate of Registration with the College of Nurses of Ontario (CNO) Minimum of 5 years of recent clinical experience in Labour & Delivery Recent course in Labour support Fetal Health Surveillance in Labour, Instructor Certification Experience working in an Obstetrical Operating Room Neonatal Resuscitation Certification Demonstrated effective interpersonal, communication and teaching skills Proven facilitation, collaboration and leadership skills Registered Nurses Association of Ontario (RNAO) Membership Demonstrated computer competency PREFERRED:                Minimum of 2 years teaching experience Experience with clinical documentation in an Electronic Health Record Leadership, Facilitation and Conflict Resolution Courses Canadian Nurses Association (CNA) Perinatal Certification Membership in Specialty related Professional Association (SOGC, CAPWHN) Neonatal Resuscitation, Instructor Certification Please forward your résumé by February 18, 2019 to: E-mail : careers@qch.on.ca Posting: BIRTH-06413          For more information, visit our website:  www.qch.on.ca
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