NP covering a Physician LOA

June 22nd, 2018

Nurse Practitioner

In this position you will be covering a physician maternity leave for 6 months October 2018-March 2019 and work directly for the physician.

POSITION SUMMARY:

The Nurse Practitioner (NP) will practice within his/her full scope of practice as outlined by the College of Nurses of Ontario.

Major Responsibilities

Including, but not limited to:

  • Complete health assessments including health history and physical examinations
  • Provide wellness care and health screening
  • Diagnose and treat minor illnesses and injuries
  • Screen for and treat chronic illness and monitor stable chronic illnesses
  • Care of episodic illness
  • Determine the need for, and order and interpret reports of X-Rays, ECG’s and diagnostic ultrasound.
  • Monitor the ongoing therapy of clients with chronic stable illnesses by providing pharmacological and counseling interventions.
  • Determine the need for, and the implementation of health promotion and prevention strategies for families and individuals.
  • Use nursing strategies based on evidence based information.
  • Formulate and communicate medical diagnosis or disorder.
  • Consult with a physician in accordance with the standards for physician consultation.
  • Prescribe drugs
  • Gathering and documenting statistical information as required

Qualifications:

Education and Experience:

  • Current RN registration with the College of Nurses of Ontario in the Extended Class
  • Successful completion of the Nurse Practitioner education program
  • Minimum 2 years in community health nursing in a primary care and or rural setting

Skills and Abilities

◦Proficient in a current word processing program

◦Leadership, critical thinking, organizational and communication skills are required

◦Have expertise in developing and maintaining excellent working relationships with a broad range of individuals and partner organizations

◦Self-motivated

◦Work in a collaborative practice model

◦Good physical and mental health to meet the demands of the position

◦Must possess a dependable, consistent and reliable work record including attendance at work

Posted in Careers, Nurse Practitioners