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Labrador-Grenfell Health Nurse Practitioner or Registered Nurse (Regional Nurse II) Full Time in North West River, NL

Labrador-Grenfell Health

Branch North West River NL CA

Position:
Nurse Practitioner or Registered Nurse (Regional Nurse II)
Location:
North West River, NL

The purpose of this position is to provide care primary care services to clients (preventative, health promotion, supportive, rehabilitative, and curative)….

EMPLOYMENT OPPORTUNITY
Nurse Practitioner or Registered Nurse (Regional Nurse II)
Permanent Full Time
Location: Mani Ashini Clinic
Community Clinic& Health Centre Services

The purpose of this position is to provide care primary care services to clients (preventative, health promotion, supportive, rehabilitative, and curative). The position offers an excellent opportunity to advance nursing knowledge and decision-making skills while managing a generalized primary health care program by working collaboratively within an interdisciplinary team. The Nurse Practitioner or RN II role includes components of clinical practice, education, consultation, and research and preceptor ship. This position functions in accordance with the Labrador Grenfell Health Authority’s mission, vision and values. The Nurse Practitioner or Regional Nurse II is the administrator, primary health care provider and on site supervisor. She/he is responsible for organizing the work schedule of all members of staff and for maintaining standards. The Regional Nurse II is directly responsible to the clinical manger of community clinics.

Qualifications:

Registered Nurse:
 Graduation from an approved School of Nursing with a Nursing Diploma, or an approved University with a Bachelor of Nursing;
 Current registration and licensure with the Association of Registered Nurses of Newfoundland and Labrador (ARNNL) or (eligible for registration and licensure);
 Completion of an Outpost Nursing Program or other education/certification (e.g health assessment course) is an asset;
 2 years Registered Nursing experience;
 A satisfactory Code of Conduct

Nurse Practitioner:
 Current licensure with the Association of Registered Nurses of Newfoundland and Labrador (ARNNL) or eligible for licensure;
 Graduation from an approved nurse practitioner education program;
 A satisfactory Code of Conduct.

In addition the following is preferred:
 Current certification in BCLS and/or First Aid;
 ACLS, TNCC, PALS, NRP and medevac course;
 A Class V Driver’s license.

Duties (Include but not limited to):

 Arranging and conducting clinics for primary care purposes including assessing, diagnosing and prescribing in accordance with professional, provincial and organizational standards, policies and clinical practice guidelines;
 Coordinating treatment plans based on ongoing assessments, client and family response and outcomes, consulting with physician or nurse practitioner if required care is outside of provider’s scope of practice and competencies;
 Dispenses medications in accordance with professional, provincial and organizational standards, policies and clinical practice guidelines;
 Coordinating medical follow-up (e.g referrals as appropriate; facilitating transition from hospital to community; and acting as a liaison between the client and various health care providers);
 Ensuring quality assurance standards are maintained;
 Other duties as assigned (e.g. emergency on-call, documentation of nursing workload measurement system, provide relief in other sites as required;
 Participates in professional development and lifelong learning;
 Enter nursing workload;
 Other duties as required;
 Directs all staff by delegating duties and responsibilities. Organizing work schedules including approval of leave;
 Oversees month reports including: financial, community referral statistics, daily workload report and recommends actions as necessary;
 Completes annual performance appraisals;
 Maybe required to work alone.

Salary:

 This is a non-union/non-management position. NUNM ($35.38 to 43.77) depending on qualifications, plus the applicable Labrador Allowance.

Hours of Work:

 75 hours biweekly. Variable shifts

This position is open to both male and female applicants.
Interested applicants please submit resume, stating competition number 2015000103N, to:

Human Resources
Labrador – Grenfell Regional Health Authority
Happy Valley-Goose Bay, NL A0P 1C0
Tel: (709) 897-2164 Fax: (709) 896-4741
E-mail: [email protected]

Posting Date: March 18, 2015
Closing Date: March 30, 2015

or proceed with Standard Application Form.

Employment Type: Full Time
Location: North West River, NL, CA
Posted on: 2015-03-24
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