Casual Nurse Practitioner Position
The North End Community Health Centre invites NPs to practice as a member of their interdisciplinary team providing primary health care for clients across their life span. This is a casual Nurse Practitioner position; hours of work are flexible covering vacations and other leaves as required, there are no guaranteed minimum hours of work.. This position reports directly to the Health Team Lead.
Posted: July 31, 2014 Closes: August 14, 2014
The North End Community Health Centre (NECHC) was created in 1971 to meet the needs of the residents of inner-city and North End Halifax. Today, it is the largest Community Health Centre in Nova Scotia with a staff of over forty-five people. The NECHC provides Primary Care, Outreach and Health Promotion and Prevention using a collaborative and multidisciplinary team. Team members include Physicians, Nurse Practitioners, Nurses, Nutritionist, Social Workers, Dental Hygienists, Dentists, Occupational Therapists and Mental Health Professionals. The Centre serves one of the most diverse neighborhoods in Halifax. The NECHC values collaboration, collegiality, teamwork, accountability, continuous quality improvement and respect for diversity.
Nurse practitioners work closely with clients, families and other health professionals to address complex health needs and manage acute and chronic illnesses, within a holistic model of care. They engage communities in the development, implementation and evaluation of health programs and healthy public policy.
The NECHC is a collaborative practice, Nurse Practitioners are highly autonomous and their practice involves a deliberate, purposeful and reflective use of specialized knowledge and skills, grounded in professional, ethical and legal standards. The Nurse Practitioner works collaboratively with Family Physicians, Registered Nurses and the other health team members to provide a range of Primary Care services.
Scope of Practice
Building on the scope of practice of all Registered Nurses, the scope of practice of Nurse Practitioners also entails:
(Direct excerpt as sited: http://www.crnns.ca)
These services are provided within a holistic, client-centered care framework
$45.84-$53.59 range for hourly rate
The successful applicant will ideally have experience working in a primary health care setting, with a minimum of five years practice experience in a culturally diverse community or equivalent qualifications and experience.
Reports to: Health Team Lead
Notes: Incumbent must be in good standing with College of Nurses, detailed job description provided upon request.
Please submit your cover letter and resume to Angela Marshall, Health Team Lead at email@example.com no later than August 14, 2014
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