We are currently seeking….

REGISTERED NURSE

Permanent Full Time

Home Based Transition Care & Pulmonary Rehab Programs

Northumberland Family Health Team (NFHT) is seeking a dynamic Registered Nurse to work as part of our innovative Home-Based Transition Care Program (HBTCP) and our new Pulmonary Rehabilitation program. The desired candidate is an RN who has excellent assessment and clinical reasoning skills, particularly in the areas of Heart Failure (HF) and Chronic Obstructive Pulmonary Disease (COPD) and the ability to provide health education that results in improved health status and the ability to self-manage disease and symptoms.

Within the HBTCP, the RN works collaboratively with a Nurse Practitioner and family physicians to provide home-based care for patients with COPD and CHF who are transitioning from hospital to home or are at risk for hospital admission. This RN uses their superior clinical assessment, interprofessional care management and patient education skills to monitor, develop and carry out evidence-based care plans. The goals of the program are stabilization of disease/symptoms, education of patients/caregivers for effective self-management and prevention of return to hospital. Service begins pre-discharge from hospital and concludes with a transfer of care to the patient’s primary care team within 4-weeks following discharge.

This RN will also work with the NFHT Physiotherapist to develop a new Pulmonary Rehabilitation program for community-based patients living with Chronic Obstructive Pulmonary Disease. The program will involve group education and exercise based on the Living Well with COPD/Canadian

NFHT is a non-profit, primary health care organization providing over 26,000 patients with timely access to a comprehensive range of services and programs aimed at managing and preventing disease and improving health status. The inter-professional team includes family physicians and professional staff, including nurses and nurse practitioners, occupational and physical therapists, dietitians, social workers, pharmacist and chiropodist, who work together to provide person-centred, effective, collaborative and integrated care.

For more information about our organization, please visit www.nfht.ca.

Qualifications, Skills and Experience:

  • Baccalaureate of Science in Nursing
  • Current registration with the College of Nurses of Ontario
  • Current Ontario Driver’s License and proof of insurance
  • Experience in acute/critical care preferred
  • Confidently uses evidence-based practices to assess, plan and deliver interventions and education for patients with COPD and CHF
  • Ability to develop strategies that successfully meet the needs of diverse patient, family and provider population
  • Ability to prioritize, time manage and be flexible in an independent work environment

Interested, qualified candidates are asked to submit a resume to Adrienne Bell-Smith at abell-smith@nfht.ca.  We thank all applicants, however, only those selected for an interview will be contacted.

NFHT is committed to an inclusive and accessible work environment and supports the compliance of the Accessibility for Ontarians with Disabilities Act (AODA). NFHT requests that job applicants requiring accommodation inform them so that suitable arrangements can be prepared to take into account the applicant’s accessibility needs.

 

NURSE PRACTITIONER

Permanent Part Time

Primary Care Urgent Access

Northumberland Family Health Team (NFHT) is seeking a Primary Care Nurse Practitioner to implement a new urgent access NP service for patients of our Family Health Team. This NP will work within the full scope of the RN (EC) class in a patient-centered and collaborative model of care to facilitate access to primary care services for NFHT patients. This position will work 3 days a week and hours will include some evening. The successful candidate will be well organized with excellent clinical/critical thinking skills and able to work both independently and within a team environment. This position comes with benefits, paid vacation and an opportunity to enroll in the Healthcare of Ontario Pension Plan (HOOPP).

NFHT is a non-profit, primary health care organization providing over 26,000 patients with timely access to a comprehensive range of services and programs aimed at managing and preventing disease and improving health status. The inter-professional team includes family physicians and professional staff, including nurses and nurse practitioners, occupational and physical therapists, dietitians, social workers, pharmacist, chiropodist and respiratory therapist, who work together to provide person-centred, effective, collaborative and integrated care.

For more information about our organization, please visit www.nfht.ca.

Qualifications, Skills and Experience:

  • Baccalaureate or Masters in Nursing
  • Successful completion of post-graduate Primary Care Nurse Practitioner program
  • Current extended class registration with the College of Nurses of Ontario
  • Current membership with RNAO/NPAO, including professional liability insurance program
  • Basic CPR certification
  • Current Ontario Drivers’ License.
  • Demonstrated experience in Community and/or Primary Care Setting
  • Ability to work independently and as part of a collaborative team
  • Excellent oral, written skills and report writing in a clinical setting
  • Proficiency in the use of computers and electronic medical record systems

Interested, qualified candidates are asked to submit a resume to Adrienne Bell-Smith at abell-smith@nfht.ca by Friday Nov 9, 2018.  We thank all applicants, however, only those selected for an interview will be contacted.

NFHT is committed to an inclusive and accessible work environment and supports the compliance of the Accessibility for Ontarians with Disabilities Act (AODA). NFHT requests that job applicants requiring accommodation inform them so that suitable arrangements can be prepared to take into account the applicant’s accessibility needs.

 

 

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