Careers

NURSE PRACTITIONER

Temporary Full-Time Maternity Leave Contract – click here for posting pdf

Northumberland Family Health Team (NFHT) is seeking a Primary Care Nurse Practitioner to work in a fast-paced medical clinic as part of an inter-professional 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 patients of the Northumberland Family Health Team:

  • Provide shared care for patients along with physician partners
  • Assess, investigate, diagnose and treat patients across the lifespan, utilizing critical thinking and evidence-based medicine and nursing as a guide to practice
  • Independently prescribe, order diagnostics and make referrals to specialists as per CNO Standards of Practice
  • Provide wellness coaching, guidance and counselling to patients and their care partners
  • Document within and monitor patients’ Electronic Medical Record (EMR) for test results and consultants’ notes;
  • Provide service encounter statistics for reporting to the Ministry of Health
  • Consult with interprofessional team members, physicians and other health care professionals to achieve excellence in patient-centered care

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 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 the other pages of  www.nfht.ca.

Qualifications, Skills and Experience:

  • Baccalaureate or Masters in Nursing
  • Successful completion of post-graduate Primary Care Nurse Practitioner program and 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 and access to a reliable vehicle
  • Demonstrated experience in Community and/or Primary Care Setting
  • Excellent verbal and written communication, collaboration and interpersonal skills with the ability to build and nurture positive working relationships both within and outside of NFHT
  • Ability to work independently and as part of a collaborative team
  • 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.  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.

 

MENTAL HEALTH CLINICIAN MSW/MCP

Exciting opportunity now available for a Permanent Full Time Mental Health Clinicianclick here for posting pdf

The Mental Health Clinician will work in a collaborative model of care in Cobourg as part of an interdisciplinary team. The successful candidate will provide a full range of counselling, consultation and education to patients requiring mental health support. The NFHT Mental Health program at the NFHT maximizes the overall mental health of patients and families through prevention, early identification and timely mental health services. The goal of the program is to enhance, restore and maintain psychosocial functioning of patients through provision of time-limited mental health counselling and group programming. The Mental Health Clinician will provide individuals, couples and family therapy in one-on-one and group formats and support other NFHT programs and services. This position comes with 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 the other pages of  www.nfht.ca.

Qualifications, Skills and Experience:

  • Master’s degree in social work, counselling or psychotherapy
  • Licensure with the Ontario College of Social Workers and Social Service Workers or College of Registered Psychotherapists of Ontario and professional liability insurance
  • Expertise delivering specific therapeutic approaches such as cognitive behavior therapy, brief solution focused approach, mindfulness-based stress management practices an asset
  • Previous experience in a primary care setting and/or counselling with pre-teen/teenage clientele an asset
  • Ability to work independently and as part of a collaborative team
  • Basic CPR certification
  • Current Ontario Drivers’ License.
  • 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.  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.

MASKS HELP PROTECT YOU AND ME

If you have an in-person appointment with a health care provider at any of the NFHT offices, please wear your own mask (homemade or otherwise). Please ensure the mask covers both your nose and mouth. These infection control protocols are to protect our patients and staff during the COVID-19 pandemic.

CALL FOR DONATED CLOTH MASKS
The Ontario Health Team Northumberland is collecting donated cloth masks. For more information  on how to make a mask and where to drop off donations, please click here.
Need A Doctor?

For those with or without a family doctor, individuals in Northumberland can use the new website northumberlandcare.com to find the best way to reach a family doctor or nurse practitioner during the COVID-19 outbreak. Click here for the press release.Northumberland Care Press Release 2020-03-22

What’s Happening in Our Community

Seniors Moving Forward: The Northumberland YMCA has launched a program designed for seniors to promote healthy living and well-being.  To register for this free program contact Leslie Murray leslie.murray@nrt.ymca.ca or at 905-372-9247. For details click here.

 

Tick Talk – Ticks are now back. The confirmed number of ticks infected with Lyme disease has increased in Northumberland. If you find a tick attached to you, or a pet, remove it immediately. The risk of contracting Lyme disease increases after a tick has been attached  for 24 hours or is engorged. Speak to your healthcare provider if you need help removing a tick or if you subsequently have a bullseye rash or experience flu like symptoms. There is a treatment for Lyme disease. For a map of Lyme disease risk areas and more click here. 

 

Grocery shopping for seniors only and delivery service is available in Northumberland’s stores. Click here for a detailed list of hours.

 

Meals on Wheels – is accepting new clients and still delivering frozen meals. Call Community Care Northumberland 705-653-0932 or commcare.ca.

Are You Ready to Quit Smoking?

If you would like information about our smoking cessation program through STOP that offers free NRT, please call 289-252-2139 or email info@nfht.ca.

 

 

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