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University Health Network
Jun 19, 2019
Part time
Job Posting # 844530 Position: Registered Nurse       Site: Lyndhurst Centre, Toronto Rehab Department: Spinal Cord Rehab Program, Unit 1A/Unit 2B Reports to: Program Manager Scale/Grade: E0:06 Salary Range: $33.23 - $47.57 per hour (Start rate: determined in accordance with collective agreement requirements) Status: Permanent part-time and permanent full-time positions available   day/evening and day/night rotations  Hours: various up to 37.5 hours per week available   A leader in adult rehabilitation and complex continuing care, the Toronto Rehabilitation Institute brings together innovative patient care, groundbreaking research and diverse education to help people overcome or recover from disabling injury, illness or age-related conditions. As an integral member of the rehabilitation team, the Registered Nurse practices in accordance with relevant legislation/standards, meeting the legal and ethical requirements of the profession. The principal responsibilities include: planning, managing, evaluating and coordinating comprehensive professional nursing care for patients and families within the context of an interdisciplinary practice; using theoretical and research knowledge and the input of team members to plan and implement care including health promotion for Spinal Cord rehabilitation patients and families; educating patients, family, referring facilities and other community providers regarding Spinal Cord rehabilitation; participating in interprofessional team care planning forums, rounds and family conferences; providing leadership, supervision and mentorship to students and new staff on the units related to rehabilitation.   Qualifications:   Baccalaureate degree in Nursing strongly preferred Member in good standing with the College of Nurses of Ontario Experience in Spinal Cord rehabilitation preferred, with applicable certification Successful completion of Basic Cardiac Life Support (C level) Heart Saver Plus (Canada) Excellent conceptual and theoretical understanding of nursing concepts and ability to articulate the concepts as they relate to rehabilitation   If you are interested in making your contribution at UHN, please apply on-line. You will be asked to copy and paste as well as attach your resume and covering letter.  You will also be required to complete some initial screening questions.
Alberta Health Services
Jun 19, 2019
Full time
Your Opportunity: Enhancing Care in the Community. Edmonton Zone Continuing Care provides an integrated system of health and personal support services to clients living in their own home, in a supportive living setting or in a long term care setting. The Home Living Program is looking for a Nurse Practitioner to join their team of professionals and inter-sectoral partners. As a Nurse Practitioner in the Home Living Program, you will have the opportunity to work in an office setting as well as travel within established geographical networks of care in the Edmonton Zone to address clients who: are homebound; unattached to primary care physicians; do not meet the criteria for special programs and services, are complex and vulnerable geriatric clients and for those whose social, cognitive and medical complexity provide challenges for ongoing management in the community. The successful candidate will assume a key role in the management of clients in the community, building on primary health care concepts and case management principles, thereby diminishing emergency room visits, acute care admissions and re-admissions, mitigating adverse event management, assisting with medication reconciliation and assisting in the care of complex client scenarios such as palliative and end of life care. Within this advanced model of care, you will work as a partnership with a common goal of clients achieving and maintaining their health, well-being, and independence. Description: The Nurse Practitioner will be asked to assist with issues such as complex wounds, multiple co-morbidities, chronic diseases, cognitive decline and/or delirium, advanced neurological conditions, pain management and capacity issues. The NP will be utilized as a community resource for clients, caregivers, physicians and health care providers at all levels of the care continuum, building on case management models and systems integration while working to utilizing the right resources for the right client. With increasing requests to have the complex medical needs of clients managed in the community and with the realization that challenging acute care discharges require additional expertise in Home Living, NP's are poised to move the agenda of aging in the right place at the right time ahead for Alberta Health Services. The Nurse Practitioner role includes, but is not limited to: the utilization of advanced assessment and physical examination skills, diagnosing and managing common, complex and chronic health conditions, promoting health and preventing illness/injury, ordering and interpreting diagnostic tests, prescribing pharmaceuticals, medical devices and other therapies, assisting clients and caregivers to navigate through the health care system, negotiating with experts in regards to communication, family dynamics, community resources and partners, and cost-effectiveness of interventions. NP’s are informed health care practitioners providing services across the health care continuum and from cradle to grave. As such, their participation is valued and respected in research activities, education, on committees and in health care forums examining health care services, programs, and delivery models now and for the future. Classification:   Nurse Practitioner Union:   Exempt Department:   Edm Hom Geriatric Nursing Primary Location:   Westlawn School Employee Class:   Regular Full Time FTE:   1.00 Posting End Date:   18-JUL-2019 Date Available:   28-JUL-2019 Hours per Shift:   7.75 Length of Shift in weeks:   12 Shifts per cycle:   60 Shift Pattern:   Days, Evenings, Weekends Days Off:   As Per Rotation Minimum Salary:   $48.27 Maximum Salary:   $62.91 Vehicle Requirement:   Driver's License, Vehicle Required Required Qualifications: Successful completion of an approved Nurse Practitioner program of studies at a Master of Nursing level or equivalent. Eligible for licensure with CARNA as a Nurse Practitioner. 3-5 years of recent nursing experience in a combination of areas including but not limited to: acute/sub-acute, rehabilitative, community emergency room, ICU, continuing care, home care, etc. Additional Required Qualifications: Evidence of area of expertise in their graduate degree Nurse Practitioner stream (Family/All Ages, Adult, Child/Child (Neonatal Specialty). CPR Certification. Preferred Qualifications: CNA Certification in National Nursing Specialty (i.e. Gerontological, Critical Care, Nursing, Hospice, Palliative Care Nursing, etc.).
Interior Health
Jun 19, 2019
An exciting relief full time opportunity is now available for an experienced Mental Health and Substance Use (MHSU) Nurse in beautiful Williams Lake. In accordance with established vision and values of the organization, the Nurse works as an integral part of an integrated mental health and substance use service. The Nurse provides urgent outreach, responsive assessment and treatment, case management, GP shared care, education, and support to individuals experiencing acute and/or chronic mental illness and/or problem substance use. Shifts of work are Monday to Friday 08:30 to 16:30. This relief line is scheduled to end September 20, 2019 or return of the incumbent.   Interior Health strives to create an environment where you enjoy the work you do, the place where you work, and the people around you. Along with a competitive salary, your total compensation package may include vacation, health care and dental benefits, and contributions toward your retirement pension. As a member of the Interior Health (IH) team, you'll have access to services and benefits that can help you get the most out of work while maintaining a balanced lifestyle. Our focus is on giving people room to grow, to make an impact in the lives of others.   Community Profile: The growing community of Williams Lake is located amidst sparkling lakes and rolling ranchland in the heart of the Cariboo Chilcotin Region of British Columbia. As the largest city in the area, it serves as a business, industrial and service hub for outlying communities and provides employment opportunities in the forestry, mining, agriculture and tourism sectors. Home to the famous Williams Lake Stampede, this former “cowtown” has grown into a vibrant city that offers its residents a comfortable blend of urban living and western charm. Horseback riding, river rafting, fishing and camping are popular recreational pursuits in the area. Come live, work and play where others only vacation. Apply Today! Qualifications Graduation from an approved school of nursing. Two (2) years’ recent related experience in a mental health and substance use environment or an equivalent combination of education, training and experience. Current practicing registration with the British Columbia College of Nursing Professionals (BCCNP). Current valid B.C. driver’s license.
Waypoint Centre for Mental Health Care
Jun 19, 2019
 Registered Nurse                                  Dept/Program:  Horizon Program for Geriatric Psychiatry  Rate of Pay:   $38.65 - $46.73 per hour Employment Type : Temporary Full Time up to 1 year        Employee Group:   OPSEU Work Schedule: 37.50 hours weekly as per schedule          Shift Type: Rotating days, evenings, nights, weekends and holidays The Registered Nurse will provide mental health nursing care, physical assessment and related care required to patients within a specialized inter-professional clinical program.   Key Accountabilities: Providing leadership in the provision of nursing services within the nursing and inter-professional teams especially in circumstances when the patient’s condition is more complex and the outcomes of patient care are unpredictable Assessing patient condition and needs based on interviews, interaction and direct observation; developing and implementing therapeutic patient treatment/care/discharge plans Developing therapeutic nurse-patient relationships utilizing nursing and other theoretical or practice frameworks i.e. psychosocial rehabilitation, counselling, health teaching, administering and monitoring medication, and teaching life skills in preparation for community reintegration Observing, assessing, recording, and reporting patient condition; evaluating progress and modifying plans as appropriate; assessing patient risk to self and/or others; participating in quality improvement activities to facilitate changes in nursing practice and inter-professional care Contributing to a safe, therapeutic environment through adherence to the College of Nurses of Ontario Standards, program/facility-wide policies and procedures, including mandatory training   Requirements/Qualifications: Current registration in good standing as a Registered Nurse with the College of Nurses of Ontario, current CPR and First Aid Preference for previous experience working with geriatric patient population and/or additional certifications/education in geriatrics Demonstrated knowledge of and/or experience with medical and mental health nursing theory and practice Demonstrated knowledge of and/or experience with medication practices, side effects, and current treatment modalities, knowledge of mental health medications an asset Recent mental health nursing in a mental health facility or service is preferred, including familiarity with the recovery philosophy, and trauma informed care Experience with patient safety including emergency patient care procedures Results oriented work ethic to work independently and undertake tasks needed to accomplish work objectives and deliver quality, consistent and timely results Demonstrated leadership, conflict resolution, interpersonal and organizational skills Proven written and verbal communication skills Proven ability to adapt readily to change Models and promotes core ethical practice, Waypoint Values (Caring, Respect, Accountability, Innovation), and reflects an optimistic and positive attitude Preference for proficiency in French/English language   How do I apply? Waypoint employees apply through the Employee Self-Service portal at and external applicants apply to quoting Job ID WC19-78. Please Note: This posting will remain open until filled.  Attach your cover letter and resume detailing why you are interested in this opportunity and how you meet the qualifications and key accountabilities specified.    We are committed to fostering an inclusive, accessible work environment, where all employees feel valued and respected. Waypoint offers accommodation for applicants with disabilities as part of our recruitment process. If you are contacted to arrange an interview or testing, please advise us if you require an accommodation.
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