• Nurse Practitioner - Huron or Perth County (Temporary Full Time)

    Posted Date 2 weeks ago(1/8/2019 10:48 AM)
    Job ID
    Job Location
    CA-ON-London | CA-ON-Stratford | CA-ON-Seaforth
    # Positions
    Job Type
    Job Industry
    Government and Public Sector, Healthcare and Medical Services
    South West LHIN
    Career Level
    Years of Experience
  • Job Description


    Nurse Practitioner – Huron or Perth County (Temporary Full Time)


    The Opportunity: 


    At this time, the South West Local Health Integration Network is seeking one (1) temporary full time Nurse Practitioner to work within the LHIN’s Huron or Perth region. The assignment is an approximate duration of 12 months.


    The Nurse Practitioner is a self­-directed practitioner who provides holistic patient care based on advanced nursing and basic medical management knowledge and skills for a selected patient population.  


    What Can I Expect To Do? 


    As a Nurse Practitioner, you will: 

    • Provide care for medically complex patients in their own homes.
    • Provide palliative care for patients in their own homes as they near end of life.
    • Liaise with patients, families and all health care providers and using clinical assessment, monitoring and management skills to provide the best possible patient care.
    • Help patients to manage pain and symptoms and avoid unnecessary hospitalization.
    • Manage acute and episodic episodes of complex disease.

    Location: This position is located within the LHIN’s Huron or Perth counties; the LHIN has offices located in Stratford and Seaforth.

    How Do I Qualify?



    • Current certificate of registration with the College of Nurses of Ontario (CNO): Registered Nurse Certificate of Competence with Extended Class.
    • Completion of a Nurse Practitioner Certificate.
    • Successful completion of the CNO Adult or Primary Care Nurse Practitioner examinations. 


    • Minimum two (2) years of recent nursing experience with individuals who require end of life care.
    • Demonstrated use of theory and research/evidence based outcomes within own practice.
    • Clinical research experience – knowledge of basic research designs, measurement techniques and statistical methods.  

    Knowledge, Skills, and Abilities: 

    • Familiarity with Nursing Professional Practice Models.
    • Knowledge and experience in change theory and adult learning principles.
    • Knowledge and experience with the long term care system and the principles of patient & family centered care.
    • Travel throughout the South West region may be required.
    • Effective interpersonal relationship and group/team skills.
    • Excellent written and verbal communication skills.  
    • Ability to work and communicate collaboratively in an interdisciplinary team environment, including ability to work with team members of diverse culture who may be providing alternative approaches to care.
    • Demonstrated leadership for the advancement of clinical practice and achievement of Program goals.
    • Highly developed critical thinking skills and ability to conceptualize and analyze problems.
    • Ability to be self­directed and function independently. 

    Preferred Qualifications: 

    • Proficiency in a second language, particularly French;
    • Completion of Masters of Science in Nursing (MScN);
    • An ambassador of workplace culture.


    Who We Are:

    The South West Local Health Integration Network (LHIN) is one of 14 local organizations in Ontario that plan, coordinate, and fund local health services, and deliver high quality home and community care to patients and families. The South West LHIN is committed to health improvement, innovation, and the establishment of collaborative partnerships to improve population health, patient experience, and value for money across the health care system 

    LHIN staff incorporates the best aspects of teamwork and continuous learning as they work with the local community to ensure the best health outcomes for everyone. If you have a passion for excellence and an entrepreneurial spirit, this is your opportunity to make a difference as part of a dynamic team transforming the Ontario healthcare system.  

    For further information on the South West LHIN please visit: http://www.southwestlhin.on.ca.

    The LHIN is an equal opportunity employer and all applicants are welcome. Individuals with a disability requiring accommodation during the application and/or the selection process should advise the recruitment contact so arrangements can be made.


    How To Apply:

    Should you be interested in this exciting opportunity, please visit www.lhinjobs.ca to apply. Compensation includes competitive salary, benefits, and pension plan. Application deadline is January 31, 2019 at 11:59 p.m.


    We thank all applicants; however, only those invited for an interview will be contacted. Due to volume of applications, we are not able to respond to general inquiries by phone or e-mail.



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