Primary Care Nurse Clinician

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:

The Guelph Family Health Team is looking for a part-time (0.5FTE) permanent Registered Nurse, in what we call a Primary Care Nurse Clinician (PCNC).

Role Description:

The Guelph FHT Registered Nurse in the primary care practice setting is an expert in providing excellent care and coordination of Chronic Disease Management and prevention to populations at risk for developing and or with chronic conditions or illnesses.

The PCNC activities are aimed at improving optimal health and wellness, through promotion and prevention programs at individual, group, and or joint care with other IHP. The PCNC is responsible for the assessment, planning, coordination and delivery of services, consistent with the principles of primary health care, to designated populations and their families and caregivers. Working in collaboration with the primary provider and interdisciplinary team, the PCNC will share expertise and knowledge of health promotion, disease prevention and chronic disease management with a goal to improving access and patient self-management.

Qualifications:
  • Must have a RN.BScN degree
  • Must be registered with the College of Nurses
  • 2- 3 years’ working experience
  • Ability to function in a full scope RN role in a collaborative and interdisciplinary primary care setting
  • Knowledge of community social and health partners an asset
  • Working knowledge of chronic disease management is critical
  • Excellent skill in patient coaching to support self-management
  • Self-directed individual with system navigation capacity
  • Progressive learner
  • Previous Health Team experience an asset

 

Guelph FHT is committed to diversity, equity, and inclusion and welcome all qualified applicants to apply to join our team. We accommodate people with disabilities throughout the recruitment and selection process; please advise Human Resources in advance if an accommodation is required.

Please forward your resume to humanresources@guelphfht.com. We thank all applicants for their interest and will contact only the successful applicants for an interview.

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