Nurse Practitioner (Lindsay)

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

55 Angeline St. North
Suite 2/3
Lindsay ON K9V 5B7
Canada

Closing date

Job Description
The City of Kawartha Lakes Family Health Team is currently seeking a permanent, full-time Nurse Practitioner. 

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:

  •  A baccalaureate or master’s degree in Nursing and completion of a recognized Primary Care Nurse Practitioner program: NP-PHC, Extended Class
  •  Current registration with the College of Nurses of Ontario (CNO), with no practice restrictions
  •  Member in good standing of RNAO/NPAO
  •  A minimum of 2 years of 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
  •  Proficiency 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
  •  Ability to carry out the physical and emotional demands of the position

Additional Requirements:

  •  Subject to a satisfactory Criminal Records Check with Vulnerable Sector screening
  •  Have received two valid doses of Covid19 vaccination and are able to provide proof of such
  •  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

Deadline for applications is: Friday, January 28th, 2022 

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. 

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.