ATTENDING NURSE PRACTITIONER
Full-time Thunder Bay, Ontario
St. Joseph’s Care Group (SJCG) is seeking a full-time and part-time Attending Nurse Practitioner to join our team. Located on Lake Superior’s north shore and surrounded by the beauty of nature, Thunder Bay offers a perfect balance of urban and rural life.
Reporting to the Director of Care, the Attending Nurse Practitioner (NP) is responsible for and is also accountable to the Medical Director for meeting the Long-Term Care Home’s (LTCH) policies, procedures, and protocols for medical services. The Attending NP works within their legislative scope of practice as described and outlined by the College of Nurses of Ontario. The Attending NP collaborates with the resident and family/caregiver, and the health care team in the development, implementation and evaluation of the resident’s plan of care; provides leadership, education and mentorship to LTCH staff.
- Current registration with the College of Nurses of Ontario as a Registered Nurse in the Extended Class (Primary Health Care or Adult) and entitled to practice
- Post-graduate education and experience in gerontology
- Specialty certification in gerontological nursing
- Post-graduate certificate and experience in palliative care
- CNA Certificate in Geriatric Nursing
- Membership in professional association e.g. NPAO
- Advanced clinical experience, skills and judgement in geriatric medicine and mental health
- Superior ability to communicate effectively and concisely, both orally and in writing and through a variety of means
- Strong knowledge of community and regional services
- Ability to function and contribute as an effective team member including providing mentoring, education and coaching within the team
- Ability to work independently with the capacity to case review and consult with physicians
- Strong leadership skills and demonstrated ability to organize, prioritize and multitask efficiently
- Excellent computer, presentation and educational skills
- Strong interpersonal skills to work with diverse client groups with varying levels of comprehension and language capability
- Effective listening, observation and facilitation skills to effectively assess the client and provide appropriate treatment and consultation
- Ability to use independent judgment and maintain confidentiality of records, actions, and information
To learn more and apply to this exciting opportunity, please visit our e-recruit site at www.recruitment.sjcg.net.
ABOUT ST. JOSEPH’S CARE GROUP
- Combining tradition & innovation in responding to the unmet needs of the people of Northwestern Ontario since 1884.
- Offers a broad range of programs and services in Rehabilitative Care, Addictions & Mental Health, and Seniors’ Health across 8 sites in the City of Thunder Bay.
- Over 2,200 staff and growing.
- Accredited with Exemplary Standing, the highest level awarded by Accreditation Canada.
- Uses technology to help overcome challenges to healthcare including the sheer size of Northwestern Ontario to bring care closer to the people we serve.
- Northwestern Ontario regional lead for Rehabilitative Care, Behavioural Supports and Palliative Care.
- Coupling research with mobilization, our Centre for Applied Health Research (CAHR) supports internal and external staff and clinicians through expertise, project consultation and knowledge translation.
- Continues to advance a self-management approach to care, and we are involving our clients more closely in their own care decisions to achieve the health outcomes that are important to them.
WHY WORK FOR US?
SJCG cares about “Our People”, and we know that a welcoming, caring, and supportive environment creates a positive work place that ensures employees are able to provide the best possible care to our clients. As a member of our team, you will be offered:
- Competitive and progressive salary and benefit packages
- Opportunities to grow and contribute within a supportive team environment
- Ongoing professional development and advanced education
- Employee wellness initiatives
- Opportunities to participate in research and teaching initiatives
- Tuition loan program
- Employee and family assistance program
ABOUT THUNDER BAY, ON
If you enjoy the benefits of work life balance that a smaller centre can offer, with the benefit of working in a large and progressive organization, come join us in the North!
Nestled on the pristine shores of Lake Superior and surrounded by the beauty of nature, Thunder Bay, with a population of 115,000, offers a perfect balance of urban and rural life. With world class sailing, boating, camping, hiking, and cycling in the summer months, and downhill and cross country skiing in the winter, Thunder Bay has something to offer healthy living enthusiasts throughout the year. Affordable housing and a vibrant, culturally diverse community with access to fine dining and the arts, make this community a wonderful place to live, work, and raise a family. Thunder Bay has excellent schools, including publicly funded French language, French immersion, and International Baccalaureate programs, as well as Confederation College and Lakehead University. Thunder Bay is home to the west campus of the Northern Ontario School of Medicine and the newest Law program in Ontario. Thunder Bay also offers innovative opportunities through the Thunder Bay Regional Research Institute.
Upon request, accommodations due to a disability are available throughout the selection process. We thank you for your interest; however, only candidates selected for an interview will be contacted.