Nurse Practitioner – Primary Care Telemedicine Program

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Job Description: 

The Brockton and Area Family Health Team Is inviting applications for a
Nurse Practitioner – Primary Care Telemedicine Program
Permanent Full-time Position, 37.5 hours per week
In partnership with HopeGreyBruce Mental Health and Addictions Services, we are seeking an enthusiastic and innovative Nurse Practitioner to deliver the Primary Care Telemedicine Program.  This program supports improved access to primary care for adults with mental health and/or addiction problems. This position is based at our Walkerton site, with regular travel to the HopeGreyBruce Owen Sound office and other satellite sites in Grey Bruce required.

Position Summary
• Provide a full range of primary health care services within the NP scope of practice, including assessment, diagnosis, treatment, follow-up, education, consultation and referral
• Provide primary care services to people living with a mental illness and/or addiction who are receiving services within the mental health and addiction system; services will be delivered in collaboration with local mental health, addiction and primary health care services
• Work in partnership with a RN or RPN who will provide direct and indirect clinical services and will serve as the Clinical Telemedicine Coordinator for the program
• The services of the NP will be primarily offered via the Ontario Telemedicine Network

Position Qualifications
• Baccalaureate degree in Nursing
• Valid certificate of registration in the Extended Class from the College of Nurses of Ontario, and eligible to practice as a RN-EC
• Experience in a Community Health or Primary Care setting
• Demonstrated ability to communicate effectively with patients and members of an interdisciplinary medical team
• Strong interpersonal, leadership, problem solving and conflict resolution skills
• CNA certification in Psychiatric/Mental Health would be an asset
• Clinical experience in the mental health/addictions field would be an asset
• Experience with OTN and telemedicine would be an asset
• Proficiency in the use of computers and information technology
• Valid drivers license and access to a reliable vehicle

The Brockton and Area Family Health Team offers an interesting, challenging, and supportive work environment, the ability to participate in shaping new directions in health care, and a competitive compensation package.

We are committed to providing a welcoming and inclusive workplace. We welcome employment applications from people with disabilities and provide accommodation upon request during the recruitment and selection process.

Interested candidates are invited to submit a detailed resume via e-mail by December 15, 2017 to:
Stephanie Dudgeon
Brockton and Area Family Health Team
21 McGivern Street W
Walkerton, ON   N0G 2V0
careers@bafht.com

We thank all applicants for their interest.  Only those applicants selected for an interview will be contacted

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