Nurse Practitioner -City of Kawartha Lakes Family Health Team (Lindsay)

Organization Name
City of Kawartha Lakes Family Health Team (Lindsay)
Position
Nurse Practitioner
FTE Type
1.0
Address

55 Angeline Street North
Lindsay ON K9V 5B7
Canada

Closing date

Job Description

Nurse Practitioner(s) - (permanent, full-time 1.0 FTE)

The City of Kawartha Lakes Family Health Team is currently seeking two permanent, full-time Nurse Practitioners. 

As a Nurse Practitioner with our team, in collaboration with the physicians and an interprofessional care team, you will: 
Understand the role of the NP within an interdisciplinary team and how to effectively diagnose and treat acute/episodic minor illnesses
Provide health promotion, disease prevention and chronic disease management care to patients 
Consult as appropriate, with physicians, members of an interprofessional care team, the local hospital, medical clinics, community care systems and the surrounding community to assess, plan, implement, evaluate and coordinate a patient’s plan of care and treatment
Advocate, educate, lead, provide mentorship, and consult as needed
Collect data as required for statistical/reporting purposes
Model the values and philosophy of the FHT

Education/Experience:

  • Completion of a recognized Primary Care Nurse Practitioner program: NP-PHC, Extended Class
  • A Masters of Nursing considered an asset
  • Current registration with the College of Nurses of Ontario (CNO), with no practice restrictions
  • Current membership with RNAO/NPAO, including professional liability insurance program
  • A minimum of 2 years of clinical experience, preferably in a primary care setting
  • Possess and maintain current CPR certification 

Skills/Abilities: 

  • Possess independent health care assessment, patient management and clinical skills
  • Knowledge and proficiency in current, evidenced-based methods and practices of primary care delivery, with an emphasis on health promotion and risk reduction
  • Experience working with interprofessional care teams and the ability to work effectively with clients, physicians and community partners
  • Demonstrated organization, communication, evaluation and problem-solving abilities
  • Ability to work accurately with attention to detail and to manage competing demands
  • roficiency in the use of computer hardware/software, particularly in Microsoft Word, Excel and Outlook
  • Experience working within an EMR, specifically Telus/Practice Solutions would be an asset


Additional Requirements:

  • A Criminal Records Check/Vulnerable Sector screening that is acceptable to the FHT
  • Provision of credentials and qualifications (diploma, degree, professional membership, etc.) 
  • Current and ongoing membership in good standing with the applicable college or regulatory body for your practice area
  • Registration and proof of liability insurance 
  • Proof of current immunization in a form acceptable to the FHT, in accordance with the most up to date Canadian Immunization Guide for Healthcare Workers
  • Possess a valid driver's license, have regular access to a vehicle and be able to travel within the community
  • Be legally entitled to work in Canada
  • Salary range: $105,298 - $123,184
     

How to Apply

Qualified applicants should forward their cover letter and resume to:

Kimberlee Smith, CHRL
Human Resources Manager
City of Kawartha Lakes Family Health Team, 
55 Angeline St. North, Lindsay, Ontario, K9V 5B7 
Fax: 705-328-9401 E-mail: k.smith@cklfamilyhealthteam.com

The CKLFHT supports diversity and is a workplace free from harassment and discrimination. We encourage applications from all qualified candidates, including women, visible minorities, Indigenous peoples, 2SLGBTQ+, and persons living with a disability. The CKLFHT is committed to improving access and opportunities for individuals living with disabilities. If you require a specific accommodation please call 705-328-9853, ext. 249 or fax: 705-328-9401 or by email at k.smith@cklfamilyhealthteam.com noting Accessibility Inquiry in the subject line.
We thank all applicants for their interest in our Family Health Team, however only those candidates selected to participate in the interview process will be contacted.