Nurse Practitioner

Leading Primary Health Care in Guelph

The Guelph Family Health Team’s vision is Leadership, Innovation and Excellence in Primary
Care. Building on the medical home model, our interdisciplinary team improves the health of
Guelph and area residents through patient-guided, quality focused primary healthcare based on
best-practice evidence.

In collaboration with the Registered Nurses Association of Ontario, we aim to become a designated Best
Practice Spotlight Organization. We inspire in our staff a commitment to professional, comprehensive and
compassionate care so our patients can maximize their wellness potential and are looking for candidates
committed to sustainable use of best practice evidence in their role.

Role Opportunity:

The Guelph FHT is looking for a Nurse Practitioner (NP), for a full time contract role lasting 12 month to
18 months; starting December 3, 2018

Role Description:

The Nurse Practitioner will function in collaboration with members of the Guelph Family Health Team,
Physicians patients, families and external partners. The NP successfully functions in an expanded role
demonstrating expert skill to formulate clinical decisions and appropriately manage acute/chronic illness and
promote wellness. The NP utilizes a comprehensive theoretical knowledge base and an advanced level of
clinical competence in caring for patients; involving collecting and interpreting data, determining a medical
diagnosis and treating complex responses of individuals and families to actual or potential problems. The NP
performs quality improvement and administrative activities and participates in policy and procedure
development.

Other key components of the role include: performing research activities; 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 serving as a consultant to individuals and
group within the professional community.

Qualifications:

  • A minimum of 1 year nursing practice experience as an Nurse Practitioner, with experience in all age
    groups is required
  • Current Registration with the College of Nurses of Ontario in the Extended Class
  • Completion of a Master Degree in Nursing is an asset
  • Ability to function in a full scope NP role in a collaborative and interdisciplinary primary care setting
  • Strong health assessment and diagnosis skills
  • Self-directed individual with strong team skills
  • High degree of flexibility

Guelph FHT is an equal opportunity employer. If any accommodations are needed for applicants
during the selection process, please notify HR.

Please forward your resume to humanresources@guelphfht.com. by October 19, 2018.
Only successful candidates will be contacted for an interview.

[PDF] Nurse Practitioner – full-time contract

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