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Foam Lake, SK

Job Description
Job Description
The Primary Health Care (PHC) Nurse Practitioner (NP) reports directly to the Primary Health Care Manager- Central/Rural. This position will also have reporting responsibilities to other managers in the Integrated Primary Health Services portfolio and/or to managers of facilities that they provide services in. Accountability will be maintained through a close working relationship with the Sunrise PHC Leadership Team. The PHC RN (NP) works within the full scope of practice of a RN (NP) and promotes quality health care outcomes working within established standards of practice to ensure that clients receive a high standard of primary health care. As a member of an interdisciplinary, primary health care services team, the RN (NP) promotes and integrates the goals and principles of PHC into daily work. This will be done in accordance with the Sunrise Health Region mission statement, philosophy, objectives, policies and procedures and standards of the RN (NP) professional association. The incumbent is responsible and accountable at all times for their personal practice.
Job Qualifications
Required Qualifications

  • Bachelor Degree in Nursing
  • Basic Life Support (BLS)
  • Valid drivers license or the ability to travel both within the Region and Provincially
  • Registered or eligible for registration with the Saskatchewan Registered Nurses Association (SRNA) as an RN (NP)

  • Experience
    Three (3) years fulltime experience as a Registered Nurse.Two (2) years fulltime experience working in an advanced RN(NP) role including community needs assessment, community development, and health promotion.
    Knowledge, Skills and Abilities
  • Ability to travel both within the region and provincially
  • Ability to work independently with minimal supervision
  • Ability to identify and work with ethnic and cultural value systems with a non-bias and non-judgmental approach
  • Ability to implement holistic, comprehensive care to individuals, groups, families and the community
  • Commitment to continued learning and professional development.
  • Knowledge of health status of population, inequities in health, health determinants, primary care principles, health promotion strategies, disease and injury prevention, health protection, harm reduction, curative care, rehabilitation and supportive or palliative care
  • Clinical/health assessment, diagnostic, pharmacotherapeutic and therapeutic intervention skills working to the scope of practice of the RN(NP) role.
  • Communication skills; both verbal and nonverbal, to create positive outcomes, build relationships, and support the change process.
  • Educational skills and strategies that produce positive healthy outcomes for individuals, groups and communities.
  • Ability to work in a team, successfully promoting collaborative practice with other health professionals on the Integrated Primary Health Care team.
  • Organizational capacity to plan, implement and evaluate multiple assessments, projects and meet deadlines at the individual, group and community levels.
  • Ability and initiative in handling difficult situations resulting in productive outcomes.
  • Ability and flexibility in adapting to changing situations and environments.
  • Knowledge of community development and facilitation strategies

  • Other Information
  • Note: This position is open to all SUN members within the bargaining unit as per Article 27.05 of the SUN Collective Bargaining Agreement, however first preference will be given to employees of Sunrise Health Region.

  • Additional Information
    May travel to other sites as needs dictateExternal applicants must upload the following additional documents when applying for this job:

  • Current Criminal Record Check and Vulnerable Sector Check (less than 6 months old)
  • Grade 12 or post-secondary education certificates/transcripts
  • Proof of enrollment if applying on Certificate/Diploma positions
  • Any applicable licenses/registrations relating to the role
  • If you have more than one required additional document, place them into 1 file (preferably Microsoft Word or PDF) and upload under Additional Document on the Apply screen.

    **Please note that if all relevant information is not received, your application will not be considered.

    Expected Start Date: September 23, 2019
    Expected Up To Date: September 16, 2020
    FTE®: 1.00
    This posting will remain Open until Filled.
    Working in Canada
    Candidates are required to be legally entitled to work in Canada to apply on this position.
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