Northern Clinic Nurse

Deadline: May 26, 2017 by 4:30 PM CDT
Location: Sioux Lookout, ON
Commitment: Full Time

This position will provide nursing to patients seeking care in a primary care setting. The work will be carried out within the abilities of a Registered Practical Nurse (RPN) or Registered Nurse (RN) as permitted by licensure with the College of Nurses of Ontario (CNO).

QUALIFICATIONS

  • Nursing Diploma or degree
  • 2 years relevant work experience
  • Current registration in good standing with the College of Nurses of Ontario  
  • Basic  CPR Certification
  • Knowledge of and understanding of the Canadian and Ontario Health Care system
  • Sensitivity to the cultural and knowledge of developmental barriers in the region
  • Effective communicator
  • Knowledge and proficiency in current evidenced-based methods and practice of primary care delivery, with an emphasis on health promotion and risk reduction
  • Excellent organization, evaluation, time management, communication and interpersonal skills
  • Strong computer skills and EMR experience
  • Ability to work with other health care professionals and within your scope of practice
  • Ability to speak in a first nations dialect is an asset

Responsibilities

  • Provide primary care services as outlined in the College of nurses of Ontario's- Practice Standards. The provision of primary care includes assessments, education, treatment and follow up
  • Maintain Electronic Medical Record (EMR)
  • Assess patients and provide all general nursing duties required at Northern Clinic
  • Collaborate effectively with physicians and assist as needed
  • Prioritizes nursing activities in accordance with clinic schedules
  • Full knowledge of operational and administrative process relating to the function of the Northern Clinic
  • Stay current and aware of opportunities to implement new evidence-based methods of clients assessment and treatment
  • Participates in self-directed learning to ensure that practice remains relevant
  • Recommend and adapt teaching to the client’s identified health needs, revising treatment protocols as required
  • Handling of sensitive/confidential material strictly in confidence in accordance with office policy/PIPHA
  • Ability to work independently and to assess/monitor clients level of care and arrange transfer to other areas as conditions require.  i.e. MYWHC
  • Provide input on developing clinic policies and procedures, working within standards of practice, to facilitate the most effective and appropriate care for clients
  • Any other duties or tasks assigned