Registered Nurse/Registered Practical Nurse - Burlington FHT (Burlington)

Organization Name
Burlington FHT (Burlington)
Position
Registered Nurse/Registered Practical Nurse
FTE Type
1.0 FTE
Address

103-1221 Lakeshore Road
Burlington ON L7S 0A1
Canada

Closing date

Reporting to: Executive Director & Physicians (for clinical responsibilities) 

The Burlington Family Health Team provides patients with care and support from complementary interdisciplinary healthcare professionals (IHP) who work together, each utilizing their experience and skills to ensure patients have access to the best possible care. 

Position Summary:
The RN/RPN play a key role in the delivery of BFHT patient programs and services. They are a contributing member of the Quality Improvement Committee and oversee a number of programs. The RN/ RPN programs provide patient care through chronic disease management and episodic care. They work with the physicians and other IHP’s to provide continuity of care. 

Responsibilities:
Primary Role 

  • Oversee the Diabetes program, INR management and coordinate respiratory services
  • Support patients who wish to quit smoking through our Smoking Cessation Program in association with CAMH and the Ottawa Model for Smoking Cessation 
  • Will lead or collaborate with other health care providers for provision of group classes and specialized program delivery 
  • Knowledge and experience working collaboratively with community resources 
  • Applies recognized clinical practice guidelines and best practices to screening, monitoring, and assessment of patient’s physical and emotional well-being
  • Provides care and management for patients with a wide range of health issues

Qualifications:

  • Current registration as an RN/RPN with the College of Nurses of Ontario
  • Current CPR Certification 
  • Demonstrated ability to assist patients, family members or other clients with concern and empathy, respecting their confidentiality and privacy and communicating in a courteous and respectful manner
  • High degree of resourcefulness, flexibility and adaptability 
  • High level of critical and logical thinking, analysis, and /or reasoning to identify underlying principles, reasons, or facts 
  • Proficiency in OSCAR EMR system is an asset
  • TEACH Certification is an asset 
  • Certificate in Pharmacy Management of Oral Anticoagulation Therapy is an asset
  • Comprehensive understanding of patient privacy and confidentiality 

Education:

  • Bachelors of Science in Nursing (BScN)/ Registered Practical Nurse Diploma

Experience: 

  • Minimum 1 year of experience working in a family health team setting 
  • Experience in developing and maintaining Quality Improvement Programs 

Please forward a cover letter as well as curriculum vitae to: 
Burlington Family Health Team 
Email address: adelottinville@burlingtonfht.com
Website: www.burlingtonfht.com
We thank all who apply however only those selected for an interview will be contacted. No phone calls please