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Job Title:
Nurse Practitioner

Posted Date:
Closing Date:
None specified
Functional Discipline:
Nurse Practitioners
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Job Description

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Mission: Together, advancing compassionate, quality care.
Vision: An Exceptional Community Hospital - Setting Standards, Exceeding Expectations.
Values: Respect, Teamwork, Compassion, Trust, Knowledge, Accountability.

Nurse Practitioner

NP - Primary Health Care


ESSENTIAL QUALIFICATIONS (Knowledge, Skill, Experience)
-Current certificate of competence as an NP-PHC or Adult with College of Nurses of Ontario registration in the Extended Class.
-Baccalaureate in Nursing (BScN), Masters Degree in Nursing (MScN or MN.) preferred
-Knowledge of Nurse Practitioners' Standards of Practice as set out by the College of Nurses of Ontario.
-Member of RNAO with professional liability insurance.
-Experience in the hospital setting, with a Critical Care or Emergency Care background.
-Advanced clinical judgment and comprehensive skills in triage, assessment, examination and treatment, with the ability to effectively adapt to constantly changing and unpredictable situations.
-Demonstrated ability to work effectively both independently and as a member of a multi-disciplinary team.
-Effective interpersonal listening, time management, organizational, teamwork, leadership, problem solving and networking skills.
-Demonstrated ability in program/service development including planning, implementation, evaluation and promotion.
-Excellent written and verbal communication skills as well as computer literacy
-Satisfactory attendance.

ESSENTIAL COMPETENCIES (Personal Skills and Attributes)
-Demonstrated interest in the development of the Nursing profession.
-Strong personal commitment to continuous quality improvement.
-Interacts with others in a way that advances the goals of the organization through co-operative working relations.
-Demonstrates skills in collaboration with other disciplines to best meet the needs of both the patient and their family.
-Demonstrated ability to support and embrace the philosophy of Service Excellence and Patient and Family Centred Care.
-Demonstrated participation in building a culture of safety and partnering with others to improve the safety of patient care processes and systems.
-Demonstrated performance reflecting the Mission, Vision, Values and Code of Conduct of Chatham-Kent Health Alliance.

ACCOUNTABILITIES (Major Responsibilities of the Position)
-To function as a Nurse Practitioner working in collaboration with other health care professionals to enhance the provision of quality care.
-To manage, direct and provide comprehensive health care for individuals and families who visit the department.
-To consult with a physician or other health care professional when the patient's condition requires care beyond the NP's scope of practice.
-To act as a role model and provide leadership in clinical practice, education, research and quality management.

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