Job Post

Primary Care Nurse Practitioner

Posted on April 4, 2022

Primary Care Nurse Practitioner – Starting Immediately
Belleville and Quinte West Community Health Centre (BQWCHC) (Quinte West location)
Full or Part Time Available – 6 Month Contract – $55.73–$67.75 Hourly

 

OUR MISSION

Belleville & Quinte West Community Health Centre (BQWCHC) is a community-based primary health care organization that provides community-focused health promotion, illness prevention, and comprehensive primary health care services. We work from a health equity perspective, prioritizing people and communities who face systemic barriers to accessing services. The Centre has a vision for a healthier community where all people have access to quality care and services delivered with respect.

 

As part of an inter-disciplinary team, Nurse Practitioners provide comprehensive primary care services to a roster of clients at all ages and stages of the life cycle with an emphasis on those who are high risk and/or are experiencing barriers to accessing services. Primary Care Nurse Practitioners at BQWCHC act as most responsible provider in consultation with a BQWCHC primary care physician.

 

 KEY AREAS OF RESPONSIBILITY

·         Clinical services – performs assessments, diagnosis, treatments, health education / counselling and other medical functions based on appropriate standards of practice

·         Continuity of Care – conducts same-day access appointments, home visits as required, and provides on call support

·         Equity & client-centered approach – works with clients, and engages with other services, in a manner that is mindful of the whole person/community within a social context and impacted by social determinants of health

·         Quality Improvement – participates in continuous quality improvement work

·         Teamwork – works collaboratively  as a member of the interdisciplinary team   

·         Administrative – contributes to the development, implementation, and evaluation of clinical protocols and medical directives, and other process improvements

·         Mentoring – supports and evaluates students, medical residents, and others learners

 

QUALIFICATIONS

·         RN (EC) license to practice from College of Nurses of Ontario

·         Experienced as a Nurse Practitioner, with preference to those with experience in primary health care or in a community setting, required

·         Experience working effectively with communities and individuals who face barriers accessing health care and other supports; with a focus on mental health challenges and problematic substance use, preferred

·         Demonstrated problem-solving, organizational, and interpersonal skills with an ability to work effectively and respectfully in a collaborative, interdisciplinary team environment

·         Understanding of and experience utilizing a trauma-informed approach, preferred

·         Work hours include one evening shift per week and participation in a “on call” roster

 

APPLY

To apply for this opportunity please forward your resume and cover letter electronically to hr@bqwchc.com.

 

Within the subject line of your email, please indicate the position title for which you are applying.

 

Posted until filled.

 

BQWCHC is an equal opportunity employer. If you require accommodation to participate in the hiring process, please call 613-965-0698 x 163 or email hr@bqwchc.com. For more information visit our website at www.bqwchc.com.


We thank all applicants however, only those selected for an interview will be contacted.


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