Niagara Health System
Jun 27, 2022Temporary
Nurse Practitioner, TFT Temporary Full Time Are you a highly organized, self-directed and caring nurse practitioner with clinical leadership skills? If so, this key role—at our Fort Erie Site—would be an exciting career move. At Niagara Health, we are committed to delivering on our promise of a great patient experience, satisfied team members, and financial stability. In alignment with the Mission and Values of Niagara Health, we are looking for an excellent leader with superior commitment to patient care and exceptional judgment, critical thinking and decision-making skills. Working in collaboration with the Niagara Health family medicine program and reporting directly to the Site Director, you will be responsible for ongoing assessment, planning, management and treatment of patients within the complex care unit in collaboration with the Fort Erie Physicians. As the Nurse Practitioner, you will provide leadership and promote excellence in patient-centered care through expert practice, education, consultation and research. You’ll provide care with an emphasis on wellness, prevention and disease management through direct patient care, health promotion and education, outreach, advocacy and community development as required. Your home site will be the Fort Erie site, rotating to other Niagara Health sites as required. To join our team as Nurse Practitioner, you must be an innovative, experienced and qualified Registered Nurse whose knowledge base and skill set includes: Current registration in good standing as a Registered Nurse Extended Class Primary Health Care or Adult Certification with the College of Nurses of Ontario (CNO) Completion of Nurse Practitioner Program and/or Master in Nursing or Master of Science in Nursing Successful completion of CNO approved controlled substances education Professional Liability Protection (RNAO or equivalent) A minimum of 3 years' experience working as a Nurse Practitioner in Acute Care, Complex Care or Long Term Care settings A minimum of 5 years’ clinical experience as a Registered Nurse in Acute Care, Complex Care or Long Term Care settings Clinical expertise in gerontology Demonstrated clinical leadership skills to organize and coordinate the care of patients in collaboration with patients, families, and the health care team Ability to promote professional education and advanced knowledge through research and evaluation/quality improvement activities related to the care of patients throughout the continuum Evidence of effective organizational, interpersonal, communication, leadership, judgment, critical thinking and decision-making skills Demonstrated skill in program development using a collaborative, stakeholder engaged process Ability to be self-directed in clinical practice as required in the areas of assessment, diagnosis and therapeutics Commitment to Niagara Health values and professional practice standards to patient/client care and service Demonstrated commitment to patient/client centred care Strong analytical and conceptual skills Willingness to work flexible hours to reflect patient population needs Proficiency in French would be an asset Consistent and regular attendance required NOTE: Vaccines (COVID-19 and others) are a new hire requirement of the job unless you have an exemption based on medical or on a ground pursuant to the Ontario Human Rights Code Discover a team environment of Extraordinary Caring – and great quality of life Niagara Health is a regional healthcare provider with multiple sites and a growing network of community-based and virtual services. We believe that every person in our region deserves to live every day of their life in the best health possible. As a community-based academic centre, our focus on teaching and learning, research, innovation and partnership propels us to continually improve care and make a difference in people’s lives. Our team is made up of more than 7,300 employees, physicians and volunteers whom we count on to deliver Extraordinary Caring. Every Person. Every Time. Our Accreditation with Exemplary Standing is a clear demonstration of the team’s commitment to the highest safety and quality standards. We provide a full range of acute care hospital services to the 450,000 residents across the Niagara region, and we are one of the few hospitals in Ontario that own and operate a long-term care facility. Creating a healthy community is a collaborative effort. The courage and hope demonstrated by so many during the COVID-19 pandemic inspire us to continue to work with community partners to improve the health and well-being of our region. To join Niagara Health is to spend more time enjoying life than commuting. Nestled between Lake Ontario and Lake Erie, and best known for its tourist attractions, the area offers great geographical advantages. Our hospital sites are located in thriving communities, where affordable housing, a myriad of recreational and cultural activities, and diverse settings make both family and single living a rewarding experience. For more information on Niagara Health, visit www.niagarahealth.on.ca . Please apply online, by Friday September 23, 2022, at https://careers.niagarahealth.on.ca/erecruit/VacancyDetail.aspx?VacancyUID=000000026289 Join us on twitter @ nhscareers Niagara Health is committed to leadership stability and employee engagement. Once hired, new leaders will remain in their leadership role for two years. This practice does not preclude you from applying for promotions and/or being deployed to special organizational priorities. We are especially interested in connecting if you… Value diversity, equity and inclusion; Are excited about being part of a respectful and hard-working team in the beautiful Region of Niagara; Identify as a member of one or more of the following groups: equity-seeking group, Indigenous persons, persons with disabilities, persons of diverse sexual orientations and gender identities and all others who may contribute to the further diversification of ideas; Have a background or expertise in the healthcare environment, supporting patient care and providing extraordinary customer service. In accordance with the Accessibility for Ontarians with Disabilities Act, 2005 and the Ontario Human Rights Code, Niagara Health will provide accommodations through the recruitment process to applicants with disabilities. If selected to participate in the recruitment and selection process, please inform Human Resources of the nature of any accommodation(s) that you may require in respect of any materials or processes used to ensure your equal participation.