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Nurse Practitioner

Timmins Academic FHT

Full-Time • Timmins Region

The Timmins Academic Family Health Team (TAFHT) has an opening for a;
Nurse Practitioner
Full Time, Permanent
Annual Salary $103,822 - $122,178

As a key member of the TAFHT, the Nurse Practitioner (NP) will deliver care in accordance with TAFHT policies, medical directives and professional practice standards, and according to regulations set out by the College of Nurses of Ontario. The NP will ensure that the primary care needs of patients under their care are met. This full-time position will allow the NP to work autonomously, with a strong focus on primary care. This position is full time, working 37.50 hours/week and will require travel to Gogama (frequency to be determined), during work hours, travel funding provided, otherwise services will be provided in Timmins.

Community Commitment Program for Nurses (CCPN) employer approved.
Program Eligibility Requirement:

  • Not have been employed as a nurse in Ontario in the six months prior to being hired.
  • Hold a Certificate of Registration in good standing from the College of Nurses of Ontario.
  • Begin their 2-year commitment between April 1, 2024, and March 31, 2025.
  • Commit to two-years of employment at a full-time work schedule offered by the employer.
  • Not simultaneously receive funds from the Ministry of Health for the Tuition Support Program for Nurses, and
  • Not be hired through the Nursing Graduate Guarantee program.

Note: 2-year commitment required to be eligible for a $25,000 incentive; and a $1,500 education grant opportunity.

Primary Responsibilities

  • Provide primary care to patients.
  • Conduct periodic examinations and risk assessments that may include care of at-risk populations, wellness exams, pap tests, breast exams, pediatric care, and immunizations.
  • Monitor the ongoing therapy of patients with chronic stable illness by providing effective pharmacological, complementary, or counseling interventions.
  • Maintain accurate, concise, and confidential EMR documentation pertaining to patient history and encounter data
  • Recommend and arrange for specialist referrals and appointments.
  • Collaborate with other multidisciplinary team members and external partners.
  • Participate in a broad range of health promotion and chronic disease management processes, programs, and patient education (group and individual) in collaboration with multidisciplinary team members (as needed).
  • Manage supply of medication samples and emergency medications.
  • Participate in ongoing quality monitoring and improvement.
  • Communicate ideas and concerns to the team and participate in problem-solving.

Education, Qualifications and Skills

  • Registration in good standing with the College of Nurses of Ontario with a Registered Nurse Extended Class (RNEC).
  • CPR certification and current driver’s license.
  • Excellent health assessment and clinical skills and analytical and problem-solving abilities.
  • Demonstrated ability in utilizing the nursing process in planning, implementing, and evaluating patient care.
  • Knowledge and proficiency in current, evidence-based methods and practices of primary care delivery, with an emphasis on health promotion, risk reduction and chronic disease management.
  • Leadership, organization, time management, and interpersonal skills.
  • Ability to prioritize, manage time effectively and be flexible in a highly active constantly changing work environment.
  • Proficiency in the use of computers and information technology is required including the use of electronic medical records (EMR), Practice Solutions preferred.
  • Ability to speak and write in French preferred.

Additional Job Requirements

  • Must adhere to all TAFHT Policies and Procedures.
  • Must be legally entitled to work in Canada.
  • This position is in Timmins & Gogama ON, the position requires working in office and on site.
  • As a condition of employment, you are required to submit proof of COVID-19 vaccination and immunizations.
  • Current Ontario Driver’s License.

The above responsibilities are not to be considered all inclusive; and may be assigned other related duties in the interest of efficient operations of the Family Health Team.

This position reports directly to the Executive Director. The location of this position could be the Administration, Algonquin West, 101 Mall, Algonquin East, Third Avenue site or Gogama site. The employer reserves the right to modify the location/site. This position is a bargaining unit position, represented by OPSEU/SEFPO.

TAFHT offers a competitive benefits package, including health, dental and pension plan (HOOPP).

How to apply:
Qualified applicants are asked to forward their cover letter and resume to:
[email protected]

We thank all applicants for their interest in TAFHT, however, only those applicants selected for an interview will be contacted.

TAFHT supports diversity, equity and a workplace free from harassment and discrimination. We encourage applications from all qualified candidates, including women, visible minorities, aboriginal persons and persons with a disability. Personal information contained in applications will be used for recruitment purposes and collected as per Freedom of Information (F.O.I.) And Protection of Privacy Act, 1987.

TAFHT is committed to improving access and opportunities for individuals with disabilities in accordance with the Accessibility for Ontarians with Disabilities Act. If you require a specific accommodation during the application, interview or recruitment stage, please contact our office at 705-267-1993, or by email at [email protected] noting Accessibility Inquiry in the subject line, in order for appropriate accommodations to be made.

Job Expires: 2024-08-24

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