Nurse Practitioner


Nurse Practitioner

Rainbow Valley Community Health Centre
Location: Killaloe, Ontario
Posted: November 24th 2019
Deadline: January 23rd, 2020

St. Francis Memorial Hospital is offering positions for those interested in making a difference in health care delivery within a rural setting. This small rural, fully accredited hospital offers both medical and complex continuing in-patient care, emergency care and a full range of diagnostic and clinical services.

The Rainbow Valley Community Health Centre (RVCHC) provides a range of primary health care, illness prevention, client education and health promotion services. RVCHC is a partner of St. Francis Memorial Hospital.

We are currently recruiting for a Nurse Practitioner. This is a permanent, part-time position (0.6 FTE).

The Nurse Practitioner (NP) functions as a member of the primary health team in the provision of primary health care services. The Nurse Practitioner must be aware of, understand, and adhere to the standards of practice set out by the College of Nurses of Ontario. NPs have courtesy privileges for diagnostic tests ordered through St. Francis Memorial Hospital.

In this position, you will have the opportunity to work to your full scope of practice with a strong practice emphasis on disease prevention, health promotion, education, community partnerships and group sessions. You will be a vital part of our multidisciplinary team comprising of a physician, NPs, nurses, a social worker and administrative support staff.

  • Current registration with the College of Nurses of Ontario in the Extended Class;
  • Experience in community health nursing in a primary care setting;
  • Demonstrated ability to work in a multi-disciplinary environment;
  • Strong clinical skills;
  • Experience in program development and evaluation, knowledge of and understanding of primary prevention and health promotion theory and practice;
  • Excellent communication and interpersonal skills;
  • Understanding of rural communities and rural health care challenges is an asset
  • Access to a vehicle and the ability to work independently are essential
Additional Information

At St. Francis Memorial Hospital, we see ourselves as a community healthcare hub that integrates all services that will not only address the unique community needs but also is able to adapt to changing patient care models and economical changes. St. Francis Memorial Hospital offers competitive salary packages, an incredible work environment and career advancement opportunities.

If you are looking for a career that will positively impact your community and feel you have the skills and experience that we need, please send your resume in confidence.

St. Francis Memorial Hospital is an equal opportunity employer. Accommodations for job applicants with disabilities are available on request. Although we appreciate all responses, only those candidates selected for an interview will be contacted.

Contact Information
Joanne Pecarski, Manager of Health Services
Rainbow Valley Community Health Centre
49 Mill Street,
Killaloe, Ontario, Canada
K0J 2A0

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