Job Posting 101891

Nurse Practitioner
Black Creek Community Health Centre
York / Durham area
closes in 14 days (Wed, 31 Jul)
full time  •  99000 - 120000 annually

Job description

Job description

Nurse Practitioner

2024 Job Description

Black Creek CHC is a community-based primary care organization that is committed to addressing the social determinants of health in a client-centered, equity driven manner. Nurse Practitioners work as key members of our inter-disciplinary team in providing comprehensive primary health care to registered clients of our Centre.

Job Summary

The nurse practitioner will work within the interdisciplinary team at the Centre to address individual and community health issues including providing holistic assessment of and care for patients and families with a focus on health promotion, disease prevention, health maintenance and rehabilitation. This position will specifically support unattached community members and will work mostly from the SH location. Working on a Saturday is mandatory for this position.

Key Responsibilities

· Perform assessment, diagnosis, treatment, health education/counselling and other clinical activities according to the College of Nurses of Ontario standards of practice for Registered Nurses in the Extended Class (NPs).

· Make internal referrals to other BCCHC staff and programs as appropriate.

· Facilitate referral of clients to specialist, hospital or community resources as appropriate.

· Participate in case conferences with other providers to ensure coordination of services to the client.

· Ensure that standards of client care are maintained according to accepted College of Nurses standards, the Regulated Health Professions Act, and the policies of BCCHC.

· Perform necessary back-up clinical functions for other nursing staff in their absence.

· Familiarity with scheduling and electronic health record keeping, preferable with TELUS PS Suite

· Work collaboratively with health promotion team in the design and implementation of services and programs to address the social determinants of health.

· Handle other duties as assigned.

Qualifications:

· Current registration as a Registered Nurse in the Extended Class with the College of Nurses of Ontario.

· Primary care nursing experience in a community, hospital or public health setting.

· Experience in Sexual Health, women’s Health, Seniors Health/ Palliative care is an asset.

· Knowledge and understanding of infection control and preventative practices.

· Demonstrated ability to work effectively in a multi-disciplinary environment.

· Demonstrated commitment to and knowledge of community- based health care.

  • Proficiency in the use of computers and various software applications, including medical software – familiarity with TELUS PS Suite.

· Experience working with marginalized populations.

· Excellent communication, interpersonal and organizational skills that include computer literacy.

· Working at BCCHC’s multiple locations as well as working evenings and/Saturdays is a requirement.

· Bilingual (French/English) an asset.

Reports to: Senior Director, Primary Health Care

Black Creek Community Health Centre is an equal opportunity employer that serves one of Toronto’s most diverse neighbourhoods. Applicants from racialized and other marginalized communities, including Francophones and Indigenous, are strongly encouraged to apply. Accommodations will be provided for candidates with disabilities, where needed and on request, to support their participation in all aspects of the recruitment process.

Note that only candidates selected for an interview would be contacted

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