Nurse Practitioner

Nurse Practitioner

Full Time | Penhold, Delburne, Eckville, Samson Pediatric Clinic

Description

Position: As a member of the interprofessional team the Nurse Practitioner works at full scope of practice, providing comprehensive nursing services and care to patients within the Primary Care Network. The Nurse Practitioner will assess, plan, implement and evaluate patients of all ages. The Nurse Practitioner promotes an understanding of the PCN and PCN services, working with family physicians in the community, other health professionals and local and regional programming in an interprofessional environment to ensure a high quality, evidence‐based health care to the practice population.

Requirements

Education/Experience:
• Master of Nursing, Family Nurse Practitioner focus.
• Current College & Association of Registered Nurses license.
• Current Basic Life Support (BLS) for Healthcare provider.
• License to work with the family/all ages patient population.
• Minimum 3 years of related experience in a primary health care, community health nursing, or ambulatory care nursing, with an emphasis on primary care services (primary and secondary prevention, intervention, and maintenance/support). Other nursing experience will be considered.
• Knowledge of community-based resources.
• Electronic Medical Record, and other databases such at NetCare experience preferred.

Skills/Competencies:
• Service Orientation – superior service to clients.
• Theory and Application – develop, promote, and facilitate best practices.
• Quality Practice – implement evidence-based care with a commitment to continuous quality improvement.
• Advocacy – Support for the patients.
• Assessment and Health Promotion – critical and strategic thinking and clinical judgment/problem-solving.
• Professional Communication and Relationship – teamwork, networking & relationship building.
• Coordination and Collaboration – planning, organizing, time management and prioritizing.
• Ethical Practice – professionalism, a high-level of compassion, respect, integrity, ethics, and confidentiality.
• Strong computer skills in Microsoft Office.
• Understanding of the Alberta privacy laws.
• Experience in group facilitation/instruction.
• Experience in health behaviour change methods.

Job Application Methods

Qualified and interested applicants are asked to submit a cover letter and resume to hr@wcpcn.ca.