Ontario Gov Careers – NURSE PRACTITIONER

Website Ministry of the Solicitor General

Job Description:

The Ministry of the Solicitor General, Niagara Detention Centre, is seeking caring and compassionate Nurse Practitioners who are passionate about primary health care to become part of the health care team. In addition to primary health care competencies, the ideal candidates will have experience in chronic disease management, pain and symptom management, and mental health and addictions. Your practice will have a focus on health promotion and disease prevention. As a Nurse Practitioner, you will make clinical decisions and plan care as part of an inter-professional health care team.

Job Responsibilities:

  • Respond to emergency situations and implement appropriate interventions
  • Communicate diagnosis and treatment plan options
  • Advocate for, and facilitate, the principles of self-care by involving offenders in their own plan of care
  • Practice in accordance with College of Nurses of Ontario Practice Standards and Ministry expectations
  • Practice in accordance with the security requirements of the institution
  • Assess, diagnose and prescribe treatment with an emphasis on health promotion and disease prevention
  • Act as a resource for patients, staff and external stakeholders
  • Collaborate with an inter-professional team in the development of the patient plan of care, and to develop and implement strategies that promote health and prevent illness

Job Requirements:

  • You demonstrate clinical expertise and assessment skills to elicit, interpret and utilize information from inmates and other sources
  • You have leadership skills to coordinate and deliver primary health care services, embed quality improvement and lead consultation and engagement with healthcare staff and partners, as well as internal and external stakeholders
  • You can communicate effectively and present information in a clear and concise manner
  • You are registered as a Registered Nurse Extended Class (Nurse Practitioner) in good standing with the College of Nurses of Ontario
  • You can document care and progress by preparing progress notes, written treatment plans and clinical summaries
  • You can adapt your communication skills to provide information and health teaching to a diverse population
  • You have knowledge of mental health and addiction treatment options
  • You can respond to emergency situations and implement appropriate interventions

Qualification & Experience:

  • You have a Nurse Practitioner specialty certificate in primary health care or adult care

Job Details:

Company: Ministry of the Solicitor General

Vacancy Type: Full Time

Job Location: Thorold, Ontario, Canada

Application Deadline: N/A

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