Nurse Practitioner (New Brunswick)
Nurse Practitioner (NOC 3124)
Location: New Brunswick
Funded by the Government of New Brunswick, our programs and the work of over 900 professionals around the province are managed by Medavie Health Services New Brunswick, alongside Ambulance New Brunswick, to provide more comprehensive, coordinated care.
We partner and coordinate services with several government departments and divisions, health-care institutions, and non-governmental agencies providing community-based services. These partnerships help us provide the best care to clients and their families within their homes and communities.
Provides comprehensive and accessible primary health care services, illness/injury prevention, chronic disease management and rehabilitation and reablement services, within an interdisciplinary team of EMP health providers, Physicians, and community partners. The service model is based on the principles of primary health care with the primary goal of supporting patients and their families and caregivers in meeting their health care needs. The Nurse Practitioner provides direct primary care in the home setting of the patient or the EMP Unit and may participate in the development and implementation of programs and services for individuals, families and the community. Provides direct care to scheduled and unscheduled patients across the lifespan with a variety of health conditions and socioeconomic factors. Evaluates patient outcomes, provides consultation to and consults with other team members. Is accountable to the established benchmarks within EMP and professional practice standards. This Nurse Practitioner will also be part of the Rapid Response Team that is deployed to support an Adult Residential Facility if an Outbreak occurs.
REQUIRED QUALIFICATIONS AND OTHER JOB REQUIREMENTS:
- Bachelor’s Degree in Nursing and successful completion of a postgraduate Nurse Practitioner program in Primary Health Care. Master’s degree in Nursing preferred;
- At least 2 years of experience working with the senior population;
- Has primary health care experience in a CHC, Health Centre or Collaborative practice within the last 2 years;
- Current registration with NANB as a Nurse Practitioner;
- Current BCLS certification;
- Comprehensive knowledge of geriatrics, standards of care and best practice in promoting healthy aging, including assessment, diagnosis and treatment of conditions pertaining to geriatrics;
- Must be able to provide comprehensive health care across the lifespan and specifically the senior years, including those living with dementia and frailty;
- Comprehensive knowledge in caring for clients and their caregivers throughout the client’s lifespan;
- Comprehensive ability to collaborate with the client and community partners to build their capacity and attain healthy outcomes;
- Excellent interpersonal, oral and written communication skills;
- Demonstrated organizational and leadership skills;
- Demonstrated ability to work collaboratively with other members of a team toward common goals;
- Demonstrated ability to function independently in the role with recognized decision-making and problem-solving skills;
- Demonstrated ability to critically analyze theory and research literature and apply to practice;
- Demonstrated ability to integrate a determinants of health approach into care delivery;
- Submit a valid and clean criminal record check;
- Actively participates as a team member to provide comprehensive care to all patients;
- Timely communication to EMP patients’ Physicians and Nurse Practitioners;
- Must be able to work all shifts as assigned, maintaining a good attendance record;
- Must have a high regard for confidentiality;
- Must have excellent work habits and have a professional appearance; and
- Ability to travel throughout the region as required.
Work With Us
Our goal is to be a diverse workforce that is representative of the citizens we serve. We are committed to building an inclusive team that represents a variety of backgrounds, cultures, races, perspectives and skills. We encourage applications from all qualified candidates including women, persons of any sexual orientations and gender identities and/or expressions, Indigenous persons, African Canadians, other racialized groups, persons with disabilities. Candidates who identify as being from any of these groups are encouraged to voluntarily self-identify.