Registered Nurse/ Case Manager (PT)- Health for All FHT (Markham)

Organization Name
Health for All FHT (Markham)
Position
Registered Nurse/ Case Manager (PT)
FTE Type
0.8 FTE
Address

379 Church Street
Markham ON L6B 0T1
Canada

Closing date

The Registered Nurse/ Case Manager plays a dual role in the care and management of patients at Health for All Family Health Team, Markham:

  1. Primary care nursing within the full scope of nursing practice according to the standards set by the Registered Nurses Association of Ontario (2 days per week)
  2. Case management for patients with complex care needs to ensure their successful navigation through the health system (2 days per week)


Responsibilities
As a Primary Care Nurse:

  • Works in collaboration with interdisciplinary team to safely and effectively provide and support appropriate primary nursing care to clients within the full scope of practice.
  • • Assists physicians as well as inter-professional healthcare providers and administrative staff in the day-to-day clinical management of patients
  • Provides health education, health promotion, counselling and disease prevention to patients and their families across the continuum of care including immunization, chronic disease management, well baby and family care.
  • Performs telephone triage and monitoring within the clinic setting.
  • Performs technical nursing interventions including injections, changing dressings, wart treatment, ear syringing, and other procedures.
  • Sterilizes and maintains medical equipment
  • Supports Health for All’s healthcare programs, including Diabetes, Smoking Cessation, Mental Health and Complex Care

As a Case Manager:

  • Through a broad knowledge of the local community health and social systems of care, assists in planning, coordinating and delivering services to complex patients.
  • Helps patients to navigate the system of care that best addresses their health and social needs.
  • Works effectively with the interdisciplinary team to improve access to internal and external resources for patients.
  • Consults with patients to assess their health needs, to overcome system barriers and to identify potential solutions that positively impact their care.
  • In collaboration with the inter-professional health team, assists in the development, coordination and delivery of individualized patient care plans in consultation with their families and significant others.
  • Liaises with members of the healthcare team including staff and other providers to promote continuity of patient care.
  • Continuously evaluates care plan and amends them to meet the patient’s changing needs.

Duties Common to both sets of Responsibilities:

  • Models the mission and values of Health for All
  • Communicates effectively with team members, patients and families as well as community partners
  • Maintains the confidentiality of team, personnel and patient information
  • Uses patient records to document care
  • Promotes awareness of Health for All’s services and programs
  • Participates in inter-professional committees, clinical projects and studies as required
  • Participates in the education of inter-professional team members and Family Medicine Residents
  • Maintains and develops professional competence through ongoing professional development and self-directed learning to ensure relevance, skills and knowledge
  • Performs other associated duties as required

Scope of Practice

  • Established by the College of Nurses of Ontario’s “Practice Standards” (www.cno.org), the Nursing Act (1991) and the Regulated Health Professions Act (1991)


Qualifications

  • BScN or BN
  • Minimum 2 years’ experience as a registered nurse in a primary care setting
  • Minimum 2 years’ experience as a case manager in a primary care setting

How to Apply
Qualified applicants are invited to submit applications to sdavey@healthforallfht.ca. Please insert “RN/case manager” in the e-mail subject line. The Health for all FHT welcomes all applicants, however only those candidates selected for interview will be contacted.