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Hull Services

Job TitleFamily or Pediatric Nurse Practitioner
SalaryCompensation commensurate with experience
Application Open DateJune 5, 2019
Application Close DateSept 30, 2019 or until suitable candidate is found
Job Time CommitmentFull Time
City/RegionCalgary
Province/StateAlberta
CountryCanada
Hours Per Shift8

Description

Hull Services is currently looking for a permanent, full-time Family or Pediatric Nurse Practitioner (NP). The schedule for this position is 12:00 – 8:00p.m., Wednesday to Friday and 8 hours per day on Saturday and Sunday (with a flexible schedule).

Hull Services is a Registered Charitable organization that provides an integrated continuum of services including specialized therapy, counselling and education for children, youth and families who experience emotional and psychological disorders, mental illness, behavioural problems, learning disabilities, and developmental delay.

We view our employees as our strength and are committed to professional growth, competitive compensation, a comprehensive benefits plan and a supportive team environment.

Reporting to the Nursing Coordinator, the Nurse Practitioner’s primary responsibility is to facilitate safe medical procedures and decisions within Therapeutic Campus-Based Care programs at Hull Services. In collaboration with the Nursing Coordinator, the NP administers direct nursing care and assessments of children and youth and provides guidance regarding medical issues to program staff. The NP delivers health related education to staff, including personal health guidance and information for employees as it relates to their work and general work related health. The NP also provides mentorship to staff RNs and relief RNs. The role involves administrative support related to the above responsibilities, as well as vacation and sick coverage for the Nursing Coordinator.

DUTIES AND RESPONSIBILITIES

Children and Youth:
Conduct health assessments, diagnose conditions, initiate and manage treatment
Order and interpret screening and diagnostic tests
Perform procedures, interventions and treatments
Prescribe pharmaceuticals, medical devices and other therapies
Provide first aid/nursing care and recommendations for medical intervention
Offer treatment and advice regarding immediate health condition
Provide health education
Access electronic health records appropriately for best care of children and youth
Consult with Agency Family Physician as required
Liaise with:
– Parents/guardians regarding health concerns as required
– Physicians, other nursing professionals and other medical facilities as required and/or requested by staff
– Public health nurse assigned to the Agency to ensure immunizations are kept up-to-date
Support on-site medical/psychiatric clinic: set-up scheduling, physician notifications and perform case management duties
Provide annual flu vaccinations for those unable to attend clinics
Ensure compliance with Alberta STI treatment and reporting

Front-line Program Staff:
Provide first aid as required
Review Employee/Volunteer Injury Reports to ensure appropriate response including blood-borne pathogen exposure procedures
Educate employees regarding Universal Precautions, Medication Administration, Naloxone Use and other health courses as required
Provide:
– Hepatitis B vaccinations (involves obtaining vaccine and providing safe vaccination as required)
– Annual flu vaccinations (involves ordering vaccine, liaising with public health, educating staff, and administering vaccine
Ensure use of safety procedures (ensure availability and use of personal protective equipment)
Educate staff regarding current and new medical procedures and policies according to Agency standards; provide general medical information as requested for various conditions and treatments, and general medical information as requested for staff personal use

Administrative:
Order nursing supplies and medical supplies for programs
Review and revise health policies in collaboration with Nursing Coordinator, Quality Assurance Director and the multi-disciplinary team
Ensure:
– First aid kits are maintained and placed in all areas designated by Occupational Health and Safety (vehicles, programs and other buildings)
– Agency AEDs are maintained and operational
– Jack Fair Clinic equipment and files are maintained

Requirements

Registered Nurse with current AARN registration
Current NP registration with CARNA
BLS Certification
Triplicate prescribing authority
Experience in Therapeutic Campus-Based Care programs (preferred)
Trauma Informed Care experience (preferred)
Addictions experience (preferred)
Clear Police Check including Vulnerable Sector Check, Child Intervention Record Check
Ability to work independently and as part of a team
Interest, commitment, consistent, and a high level of personal maturity and responsibility
Ability to communicate effectively with persons served and staff
Basic computer skills
Pediatric experience and background (preferred)

Job Application Methods

Please direct your resume and cover letter, indicating “Full Name – Nurse Practitioner” in the subject line of your email to Human Resources – careers@hullservices.ca