Careers

MENTAL HEALTH CLINICIAN – MSW

Permanent Part-Time

An exciting opportunity is now available for a Permanent Part Time (0.5 Full Time Equivalent) Mental Health Clinician to 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 individual, 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 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 by Jan 23 2020.  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

Temporary Full-Time Maternity Leave Contract Starting March 2020

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 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.

PROGRAM SUPPORT ASSISTANT (PSA)

Permanent Full Time

The role of the PSA is to provide administrative functions supporting clinical operations of the Family Health Team. Areas of focus of this role include development of promotional materials for NFHT programs and services, gathering and coordinating data from systems and organizing into reports for interpretation by leadership and clinical teams and providing a first line of support for information systems (computer, phone, copier, fax), liaising with the Office Administrator and external technical support services as required. This position reports to the Office Administrator.

Duties & Responsibilities:

Data Management/Electronic Medical Record

  • Running reports and organizing data for program evaluation and Ministry of Health reporting
  • Overseeing patient satisfaction surveys and collecting results
  • Develop proficiency with Electronic Medical Record and Patient Scheduling systems to provide user support, orientation of new staff and retrieval of data
  • Liaising with Ontario Telemedicine Network (OTN) to support clinicians in the provision of digital health services
  • Coordinate with Office Managers at associated medical offices to collect and compile information such as roster reports and clinical performance metrics

Communications

  • Creation of posters, pamphlets and newsletters informing community about programs and services
  • Formatting power-point presentations for patient education sessions using Family Health Team branding standards
  • Maintaining up to date information on website and social media accounts
  • Assist with planning and attending community events

Office Administration

  • Inventory maintenance (office and medical supplies)
  • Recording of minutes for internal meetings
  • Monitoring and routing of emails received through info@nfht.ca
  • Arranging print and copy of program materials
  • Maintaining office equipment, printers, photocopier, fax machine and trouble-shooting IT issues
  • Formatting and revision of forms
  • Coordinating room bookings
  • Filing/scanning
  • Provide back up support to reception staff during an employee leave.

Qualifications:

 Education/Experience

  • Post-secondary education in office administration, medical administration or a related field
  • Experience in a health service setting

Key Competencies

  • Strong organizational skills, time management, attention to detail and priority setting abilities
  • Excellent verbal and written communication skills
  • Able to work independently and as part of a team with a variety of health service providers
  • Ability to work a flexible work schedule that may include extended hours, either scheduled or as needed basis
  • Exceptional interpersonal skills and professional demeanor
  • Willingness to learn and apply new skills
  • High level of proficiency with Microsoft Excel, PowerPoint, Word
  • The following would be considered a significant asset:
    • Ability to use Microsoft Publisher
    • Familiarity with Electronic Medical Records Systems (OSCAR, Practice Solutions, P&P and/or AbleMed)
    • Basic understanding and comfort with computer systems (Windows) to assist in IT and troubleshooting

Interested, qualified candidates are asked to submit a resume to Lynne Ferguson at lferguson@nfht.ca by December 18th 2019.  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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Screening Precautions Underway Coronavirus

 

IF YOU HAVE A COUGH AND FEVER

    AND

IF YOU OR SOMEONE CLOSE TO YOU HAS RECENTLY TRAVELLED TO CHINA

 

PLEASE ALERT THE CLINIC STAFF WHEN YOU CALL FOR AN APPOINTMENT AND AVOID ANY UNSCHEDULED VISIT TO THE CLINIC.

 

For all interprofessional health provider appointments/groups/programs at the Northumberland Mall location:

If you are sick and may be infectious (new or worse cough or shortness of breath, fever, vomiting and/or diarrhea), please call us to reschedule your appointment.

 

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As has been widely reported, a new coronavirus was discovered in Wuhan, China in late 2019, and there has been limited person-to-person transmission. The new strain of coronavirus is called Novel Coronavirus-Wuhan (nCov).

 

Ontario’s Ministry of Health has created a dedicated web page where you can learn more about this coronavirus and find daily updates (https://www.ontario.ca/page/wuhan-novel-coronavirus-2019-ncov).

 

The risk to Canadians remains low.

 

Northumberland Family Health Team is following

guidance from the Ministry of Health and taking precautions by asking all patients about symptoms and travel. Protocols are in place to appropriately isolate and test any patients requiring investigation.

 

MENTAL HEALTH CLINICIAN – MSW – Permanent Part-Time

 

NURSE PRACTITIONER – Temporary Full-Time

 

PROGRAM SUPPORT ASSISTANT – Permanent Full Time

 

Nurse Practitioner Rapid Access Clinic

For:  Patients of the NFHT who need an urgent appointment and are unable to get one at their doctor’s office.  This is an alternative to using a walk-in clinic.

To Book an Appointment, call: 289-252-2139.

  • You MUST have a family doctor with the Northumberland Family Health Team and a valid Ontario Health Card
  • Emergencies should still go to the hospital Emergency Department

Location:      Northumberland Family Health Team

Northumberland Mall – Lower Level

Hours:            Phone lines open at 8:00 am

Tuesdays:  9:00 am to 4:30 pm

Closed on Statutory Holidays

 

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