Nurse Practitioner - FT - Neurology
Posting #: 2020-859612
Position: Nurse Practitioner
Department: Medicine - Neurology
Hours: Monday to Friday - 8 hour days (some extended hours as necessary)
Halton Healthcare takes great pride in providing quality, compassionate healthcare services to our rapidly growing communities. As a progressive and vibrant healthcare organization, we are committed to being an innovative centre of excellence in community hospital care in the Halton and Peel Regions. We are a distinctive centre of healthcare excellence that offers first-rate care in an innovative environment that supports the physical, mental, emotional and spiritual needs of the community.
The medical program provides a broad scope of services to address the clinical needs of acutely ill medical in-patients. The primary focus of the program is to address the needs of these acute medical patient populations. Medical patient care is provided in four inpatient units providing care for patients with various health care needs. This role will report within this program but will provide service to patients throughout OTMH.
The Nurse Practitioner - Neurologyworks with the interprofessional team and physician partners to meet the unique needs of patients requiring neurological consultation. This role willprovide leadership and promote excellence in nursing through the roles of practitioner, consultant, educator, researcher, and leader. By utilizing theoretical and clinical expertise in this specialty area, the NP delivers advanced practice nursing to patients and families with complex situations within the in-patient and community/ambulatory settings. S/he contributes to the education and professional development of nursing/interdisciplinary staff, students and the professional community within these areas of specialization, and participates in academic and research projects. The NP-Neurology and Geriatrics integrates research into practice to ensure best practice standards are maintained and incorporated into clinical initiatives.
This is what you'll be doing:
The Nurse Practitioner (NP) –Neurology will utilize a comprehensive theoretical knowledge base and an advanced level of clinical competence in caring for admitted patients at OTMH. This will involve health assessment and diagnosis, health care management and therapeutic intervention (including diagnostic, pharmacological, complementary and counselling), as well as health promotion and the prevention of illness, injury and complications. The NP will work in collaboration with consulting neurologists to facilitate early assessment and intervention for patients requiring neurology consults.
Additional responsibilities may include quality monitoring and improvement and administrative activities including policy and procedure development or revision. Other key components of the role include performing research activities; developing, delivering, coordinating and participating in education and professional development activities/programs; performing activities to further develop and strengthen the profession; acting as a resource and mentor; and serving as a consultant to individuals and groups within the professional community and other hospitals/agencies.
This is what you'll need to do it:
Halton Healthcare endeavors to hire individuals who are competent in their chosen profession and who exemplify our mission, vision and values of accountability, respect and compassion which guide our individual behaviours and attitudes.
- Current registration in the Extended Class with the College of Nurses of Ontario required
- Masters Degree in Nursing required
- 3-5 years Acute Care Nursing Experience with Neurology expertise required
- CNA Specialty Certification as a Neurology Nurse preferred
- Eligible for cross-appointment to an academic institution preferred
- Membership in related professional associations required, e.g. (NPAO, RNAO, Neurological Nursing Association membership, etc)
- Innovative, creative and professional role model
- Ability to prioritize/organize multiple demands
- Ability to work autonomously
- Proficient with Microsoft Office applications including Outlook, Word, Excel, PowerPoint
- Able to meet the physical demands of the position
- Satisfactory employment and attendance record required
Salary: $50.01 to $61.16 per hour
Date Posted: June 25, 2020
Internal applications due by:July 2, 2020
If you are passionate about what you do, motivated by a job well done, and as committed to excellence, quality and patient satisfaction as we are, we'd like to hear from you. Please submit your application via our website at www.haltonhealthcare.ca directly to this posting and include a current copy of your resume.
We thank all those who apply but only those individuals selected for further consideration will be contacted.
In accordance with the Accessibility for Ontarians with Disabilities Act and the Ontario Human Rights Code, Halton Healthcare will provide accommodations throughout the recruitment and selection process. If you require an accommodation, we will work with you to meet your accommodation needs to ensure your equal participation.
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