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Sherwood Park Primary Care Network

Job Title:Nurse Practitioner
Salary (please specify hourly/monthly/yearly):$62.74–$72.00 an hour
Application Open Date:April 16, 2024
Application Close Date:May 12, 2024
Job Time Commitment:Part Time
City/Region:Sherwood Park
Province/State:Alberta

Description

The Sherwood Park – Strathcona County Primary Care Network is a group of health care professionals and administrative staff who work with you and your Doctor to help you live well. Our caring team provides education and support for managing chronic diseases and mental health concerns, while providing access to specialists and services all within your local community.

We are currently looking for an experienced Nurse Practitioner to join a single physician clinic in Sherwood Park. This position is ideal for someone looking for part-time afternoon hours each week.

POSITION SUMMARY

This is an ideal position for a NP who is looking for part-time:

(0.2 FTE, 7.75 hours/week) with the following regular schedule: Tuesdays (1:00PM-4:52PM) & Thursdays (1:00PM-4:53PM)

(0.4 FTE, 15.5 hours/week) with the following regular schedule: Tuesdays (9:00AM-3:00PM), Thursdays (9:00AM-3:00PM) & Fridays (1:00PM-5:30PM)

Please state your preference when applying.

Candidate must be comfortable seeing patients independently, and having the autonomy to assess and determine appropriate treatment.

The role of the Sherwood Park – Strathcona County PCN Nurse Practitioner (NP) is to work collaboratively with the patients, family physicians, and other team members to provide comprehensive clinical services as identified for the patients of the PCN. As a member of the PCN’s Family Practice Team, the NP will assess patients, plan, develop, implement and evaluate care plans for patients both directly and indirectly. The NP will work to full scope of practice with an emphasis on providing evidence-based comprehensive care, education and guidance to patients with chronic disease.

KEY RESPONSIBILITIES
Include, but are not limited to the following:

General

Perform comprehensive assessment, diagnosis (including the ordering and interpretation of tests), intervention (including the prescribing of medications), management, referrals and evaluation of patient/client care across the continuum of health care services, according to currently accepted evidence-based practice
Assessment of patient conditions, needs and goals in collaboration with the patient, attending physician and interdisciplinary team
Identify needs and set priorities in collaboration with the client and other team members
Will provide professionally autonomous decisions in managing patients
Initiate, recommend and facilitate appropriate referrals to community resources and programs
Provide relevant patient education to prevent and manage clinical conditions
Undertake disease management, incorporating monitoring progress, response to treatment, and promote the preventive aspects of patient care
Assist in the implementation of strategies for improving the quality and provision of care for the practice population
EDUCATION & EXPERIENCE

Master’s or equivalent in Nursing with a focus on advanced clinical practice
Three (3) years or more of related experience
Nurse Practitioner, currently enrolled with CRNA extended practice roster. In accordance with the Health Professions Act the NP must clearly identify to the PCN any work restrictions to the NP’s license
CRNA places three restrictions on a NPs license to work with one of three patient populations, adult, pediatric or family-all ages. When a NP is hired to work for the PCN they will be hired with the knowledge of the above restrictions in population of practice. If the PCN requires a change in the population of practice the appropriate education and experience will be provided to the NP in accordance with CRNA regulations and approval
Advanced skills in caring for patients with chronic, complex, and/or specialized needs

SKILLS & ABILITIES NEEDED:

Strong, effective written and oral communication skills, high level of perceptiveness
Critical thinking skills
Basic computer skills in MS Word and email
Experience in electronic medical records systems
Perform comprehensive health assessments and initiate appropriate treatments, according to currently accepted evidence-based practice
To provide expert clinical care in managing the healthcare needs of patients/clients. The NP works from an extensive, multi-faceted base, integrating clinical, research, education and leadership roles into the provision of care. The NP exercises critical, complex clinical decision-making skills and directs patient/client care to ensure continuity across the healthcare continuum
The NP understands that their decisions/actions have serious implications on patient/client health outcomes if errors are made. The NP practices within the governance of their regulatory organization and acknowledges the understanding of those regulations
Will perform comprehensive assessment, diagnosis (including the ordering and interpretation of tests), intervention (including the prescribing of medications), management, referrals and evaluation of patient/client care across the continuum of health care services
Initiative, accountability, decision-making, interpersonal, and communication skills
Ability work in a dynamic environment that requires flexibility and balancing of competing priorities
Experience working in a team setting with other health professionals

Requirements

EDUCATION & EXPERIENCE

Master’s or equivalent in Nursing with a focus on advanced clinical practice
Three (3) years or more of related experience
Nurse Practitioner, currently enrolled with CRNA extended practice roster. In accordance with the Health Professions Act the NP must clearly identify to the PCN any work restrictions to the NP’s license
CRNA places three restrictions on a NPs license to work with one of three patient populations, adult, pediatric or family-all ages. When a NP is hired to work for the PCN they will be hired with the knowledge of the above restrictions in population of practice. If the PCN requires a change in the population of practice the appropriate education and experience will be provided to the NP in accordance with CRNA regulations and approval
Advanced skills in caring for patients with chronic, complex, and/or specialized needs

PERSONAL ATTRIBUTES AND COMPETENCIES

Ability to build a good working relationship with healthcare professionals, clients and other members of the community
Ability to prioritize, manage time effectively and be flexible in a very active work environment
Respect and understanding of confidentiality
Thrives in a complex changing environment
High levels of integrity and professional behaviour

Job Application Methods

https://www.sherwoodparkpcn.com/careers/