Registered Nurse / Registered Practical Nurse -Barrie & Community Family Health Team

Organization Name
Barrie & Community Family Health Team (Barrie)
Position
Registered Nurse / Registered Practical Nurse
FTE Type
Casual & Contract
Address

370 Bayview Drive, 3rd Fl
Barrie ON N0B 1T0
Canada

Closing date

Job Description

The Barrie & Community Family Health Team (BCFHT) is one of the largest family health teams in Ontario. We are comprised of Physicians, Registered Nurses, Nurse Practitioners, Dietitians, Pharmacists, Diabetes and Respiratory Educators, Mental Health Counsellors, Social Worker, Occupational Therapist, Chiropodist and an Administrative team. Our Team is focused on improving access to comprehensive, patient-centered, team-based primary health care, which supports self-management, emphasizes health promotion and disease prevention, and enhances the management of individuals with chronic diseases through programs that are well linked with other local and community services. 
The BCFHT is currently searching for a: 

Registered Nurse/Registered Practical Nurse 
Casual 2 + days/month
(Contract until Approximately March 31, 2023)

The BCFHT has a position for a Registered Nurse or Registered Practical Nurse to work within our Prenatal Well Baby (PNWB) program. We are looking for a RN/RPN to support our multidisciplinary program. The PNWB clinic provides care for pregnant women and children (up to the age of 6 years) without a family doctor in the Barrie area. Our goal is to improve health outcomes for these individuals by providing health care, education, referrals and links to community supports, as appropriate. A Lactation Consultant within the PNWB program provides breastfeeding services.

Main Responsibilities

  • Work in partnership with other members of the team within the PNWB clinic to provide care to patients in the program 
  • Perform clinical nursing duties with the patients of the PNWB clinic that may include, but not be limited to: 
  • Prepare exam rooms and escort patients to exam rooms as needed
  • Take vitals, growth measurements such as height and weight and urine dips
  • Maintain vaccination inventory and ensure vaccination storage guidelines are adhered to at all times
  • Prepare and provide vaccinations to patients as required
  • Review patient lab reports and communicate required information to the provider as needed
  • Provide health updates or information to patients over the phone or in person as needed and as directed by Physicians and/or Nurse Practitioners
  • Provide education to patients pertaining to prenatal and well baby health
  • Enter and retrieve patient health information into an electronic medical records (EMR)
  • Perform other nursing duties as required by the PNWB clinicians and staff

Education, Qualifications and Skills

  • Bachelor’s Degree or Diploma in Nursing, with minimum of three years in a related field
  • Current registration and good standing with the College of Nurses of Ontario (CNO)
  • Experience working with prenatal and well baby patients
  • Experience and knowledge of routine childhood immunizations
  • Demonstrated excellence in clinical skills and knowledge in this patient population 
  • Adheres to legal and ethical principals relevant to the nursing practice 
  • Demonstrated ability to organize, prioritize and multitask efficiently
  • Strong communication skills, interpersonal skills, networking skills, teaching and facilitation skills
  • Demonstrated ability to work collaboratively as a team member in a multidisciplinary team environment
  • Experience working with Electronic Medical Records (Accuro an asset) and MS Office (Excel, Word, Outlook) 
  • It is a condition of employment that you receive the necessary vaccinations to protect against COVID-19, or any similar infectious diseases, which are recommended by governmental and public health authorities. The BCFHT will comply with the Ontario Human Rights Code with respect to any exemption requests

Additional Job Requirements:

  • Must adhere to all BCFHT Policies and Procedures 
  • Must be legally entitled to work in Canada 
  • Must adhere to confidentiality and privacy policies, rules and regulations
  • Must adhere to Occupational Health & Safety policies and procedures, as per applicable legislation

How to Apply:

Qualified applicants are asked to forward their cover letter and resume by June 17th, 2022 to careers@bcfht.ca. For more information on our team please visit our website at www.barriefht.ca. We thank all applicants for their interest in BCFHT, however, only those applicants selected for an interview will be contacted. 

The Barrie and Community Family Health Team supports diversity, equity and a workplace free from harassment and discrimination. We encourage applications from all qualified candidates, including women, visible minorities, aboriginal peoples and persons with a disability. Personal information contained in applications will be used for recruitment purposes and collected as per Freedom of Information (F.O.I.) And Protection of Privacy Act, 1987. 
The Barrie and Community Family Health Team is committed to improving access and opportunities for individuals with disabilities in accordance with the Accessibility for Ontarians with Disabilities Act. If you require a specific accommodation during the application, interview or recruitment stage, please contact our HR Coordinator by phone at 705-721-0370 x 2121, by fax at 705-725-4708 or by email at careers@bcfht.ca noting Accessibility Inquiry in the subject line, in order for appropriate accommodations to be made.