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NorWest Community Health Centres

Job Title / Position:Nurse Practitioner-Primary Care
City:Thunder Bay, Ontario
Position Closing Date:January 31, 2024
Time Commitment:Full time

Job Description

One of a network of provincial community health centres, the NorWest Community Health Centres is a community based, non-profit organization funded by Ontario Health, emphasizing access to primary health care and prevention programs and services.

We are currently seeking a 1 FTE Nurse Practitioner (RN-EC), who as a valuable member of the Community Health Centre team will provide services within the RN-EC scope of practice at the Thunder Bay site. There is a strong practice emphasis on disease prevention, health promotion, health education, harm reduction, and community partnerships.

The position has a competitive salary and the Health Care of Ontario Pension Plan.

Job Requirements

QUALIFICATIONS:
• BScN in nursing from a recognized University and in addition a certificate in the extended class from the College of Nurses of Ontario (CNO)
• Three to five years’ work experience in a combination of remote rural, hospital and community settings and/or public health.
• Thorough knowledge and proficiency in current extended class nursing procedures, physical assessment and treatment measures within the RN-EC scope of practice.
• Experience providing services within a walk in clinic setting an asset.
• Experience in supporting individuals living with mental health and addiction challenges.
• Awareness and sensitivity to socio-economic and cultural issues.
• Awareness of and sensitivity to health issues particularly within populations who face barriers to accessing care (under housed, living with mental health challenges or diagnoses, current or past substance use, complex health histories, 2SLGBTQIA+, newcomers, non-insured).
• Demonstrated commitment to and knowledge of community-based health care.
• Excellent communication and interpersonal skills with a demonstrated ability to work effectively in an interprofessional team environment.
• Flexibility in work hours is required and ability to work at different sites as required.
• Awareness of northern community health care needs.
• Ability to work independently and collaboratively in an interprofessional setting.
• Experience and knowledge working with the Centre’s priority populations.
• Valid driver’s license required and access to a vehicle.

Job Application Methods

How to Apply
Please visit https://norwestchc.org/employment/
The deadline for applicants is Wednesday, January 31, 2024 at 4:30 p.m.
This position will remain open until filled.

Please submit your cover letter, resume and three work reference contacts with your online application. Cover Letters can be addressed to:
Debbie Inman, Manager of Human Resources CHRL
NorWest Community Health Centres
525 Simpson Street
Thunder Bay, Ontario P7C 3J6
FAX: 622-7637
http://www.norwestchc.org

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