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EMPLOYMENT

WellFort is seeking 2 Nurse Practitioners!

 2 Positions: 18 months contract and 12 months contract

WellFort is a non-profit, values based organization that provides health promotion and prevention programs, primary health care and works with local residents and other agencies to increase community capacity. Members of the WellFort family include Bloom Clinic, Bramalea CHC, Diabetes Education Program, Four Corners, and Health n’ Smiles. WellFort is committed to providing inclusive, accessible and sustainable programs and services to a diversely rich community through its service delivery philosophy; Open Focused Care. We are seeking individuals with a passion and commitment towards innovation and an inclusive workplace that respects and values the diversity of every individual.

RESPONSIBILITIES:

  • To provide holistic care and to act as an entry point into the broader health or social service system.
  • To provide health care and treatment plans for client with minor episodic illnesses, minor injuries and stabilized chronic illnesses as well as clients presenting with complex health and social needs
  • Participates in the development, implementation and evaluation of treatment, education, counseling and health promotion services for individuals, families and the community.
  • Participates in the ongoing development of the clinical department and the centre as a whole
  • S/he is an active member and contributes on a number of interdisciplinary teams.
  • S/he works in the health centre and in outreach locations in accordance with WellFort’s service plan;

QUALIFICATIONS:

  • Undergraduate degree in Nursing required; Masters of Science in Nursing (MScN) preferred
  • Council of Ontario University Program in Nursing (COUPN) Primary Health Care Nurse Practitioner Certificate required.
  • Current registration with the CNO as a Registered Nurse Practitioner with NP-PHC specialty certificate required
  • Current membership with RNAO or NPAO and evidence of liability insurance required
  • A minimum five years of nursing experience in a variety of primary care settings one of which must be community health.
  • Completed a “Prescribing Narcotics and Controlled Substances” courses approved by CNO Council is an asset.
  • Advance knowledge and proficiency in current, evidenced-methods and practices of primary care delivery with an emphasis on health promotion, risk reduction and injury prevention.
  • Excellent communication skills, both verbal and written, along with the ability to prioritize and multi-task.
  • Familiarity with client driven and self-management approaches to chronic disease prevention and management.
  • Experience with quality improvement initiatives and Advanced Access an asset.
  • Ability to work independently and collaborate effectively in an interdisciplinary team environment.
  • Excellent communication skills, both verbal and written, along with the ability to prioritize and multi-task.
  • Proficient in the use of computers including Word, Excel, PowerPoint and electronic health records.
  • Previous experience in community health/social services and/or a values based organization is an asset. 
  • Ability to speak languages relevant to the residents of the organization’s community is an asset.

The successful candidate will demonstrate a willingness to participate in WellFort’s commitment to becoming an inclusive, barrier free health centre and an ability to work in an interdisciplinary team.

WellFort is a respectful, caring, and inclusive workplace.  We are committed to embracing accessibility, diversity and equal opportunity.  Requests for accommodation can be made at any stage of the requirement process providing the applicant has met the Bona-fide requirements for the open position.  Applicants need to make their requirements known when contacted.

This position requires flexibility in hours of work to support accessible program service delivery and our hours of operation.  As such the position entails evening and weekend work.

For more information on WellFort visit www.WellFort.ca or view our video at https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=Gw9-ulQplpQ

 

Salary range: $ 88,657 – $103,822 (plus full benefits and HOOPP pension plan)

Position Type: Full-time 1.0FTE

Interested applicants may send resume and cover letter to hiring@wellfort.ca.

Deadline: Open until filled

Please put “NP0118” in the subject line.

Only successful candidates will be contacted and we respectfully request no phone calls.