Primary Care RN - Algonquin FHT (Huntsville)

Organization Name
Algonquin FHT (Huntsville)
Position
Primary Care RN
FTE Type
1 FTE
Address

100 Frank Miller Drive
Huntsville ON P1H 1H7
Canada

Closing date

Job Description

Delivering health promotion, disease prevention, and chronic disease management programs in the primary care office setting, as a member of the primary care interprofessional team. The Primary Care RN will work daily with staff and physicians to assist patients with their health. The RN will report to the Director of Programs & Quality Initiatives.

Duties Include:

  • Well Baby/Well Child Visits
  • Immunization Program
  • Chronic Disease Injections
  • Acute Care/ER avoidance
  • Hypertension treatment

Qualifications:

  • Registered Nurse in good standing with the College of Nurses of Ontario
  • Impeccable assessment skills of all ages but especially newborn to 5 year old
  • Knowledge of normal development and behavior in the newborn to 5 year old
  • Gain knowledge of resources to refer patients to and follow up with plans
  • Have or be willing to gain knowledge in breast feeding support
  • Have or willing to gain knowledge in the administering of immunizations and educating the patient
  • Broad knowledge of chronic diseases (cancer, diabetes, bowel disease) in order to help educate patients and administer their medications
  • Knowledge and skill to perform paps and STI testing
  • Basic nursing skills (BP monitoring, removal of sutures/staples, wound management, ear syringing)

How to Apply

Send resume and cover letter by December 10 2021 to donna.hildebrand@mahc.ca.