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Attending Nurse Practitioner

Job Type

Full time, Permanent



Hamilton, ON, Canada

About Organization

Dilys Consulting is a reputable provider of recruitment and staffing services for senior living and continuing care organizations throughout Canada.

Qualifications & Requirements

Current registration with the College of Nurses of Ontario as a Nurse Practitioner in the Extended Class (NP-EC); entitled to practice with no restrictions and in good standing .

Post-graduate education and experience in gerontology (Asset)

Specialty certification in gerontological nursing (Asset)

Post-graduate certificate and experience in palliative care (Asset)

Long-Term Care experience (Preferred)  

Member of RNAO (Preferred)  

Member of NPAO (Preferred)  

Satisfactory criminal record check with vulnerable sector screening will be required with Proof of COVID-19 vaccination .

Ideally, the successful candidate will have:

Strong clinical knowledge and skills, with the ability to diagnose and treat a wide range of medical conditions.

Strong communication and interpersonal skills, with the ability to build rapport and establish trust with residents and families.

Ability to work collaboratively as part of a team and independently.

Strong organizational and time management skills, with the ability to manage multiple tasks and priorities.

Proficiency in electronic health records (EHR) and Microsoft Office Suite.

Role Overview, Expectations and Responsibilities

• Provide primary care to residents as part of the interdisciplinary care team.
• Collaborate with the resident, family/caregiver, and health team to develop and evaluate the resident's plan of care.
• Provide leadership and mentorship to LTCH staff to enhance their knowledge and skills.
• Maintain confidentiality and act in an ethical manner consistent with professional expectations and LTCH policies.
• Collaborate, consult, and refer to other healthcare professionals as appropriate.
• Conduct person-centered health assessments, health histories, and engage residents in regular dialogue about their care plan.
• Provide person-focused health education, counselling, and pharmacological interventions within NP scope of practice.
• Participate in care conferences, internal and external committees, and quality improvement initiatives.
• Accurately document clinical data, assessments, diagnoses, plans of care, interventions, and residents' responses.
• Provide after-hours and on-call coverage and advocate for and provide palliative and end-of-life care.

Compensation & What you can expect

The role offers a highly competitive compensation package that includes comprehensive health, dental, and life insurance coverage through Sunlife.

To express interest in this position, please fill out the form below and we will contact you.

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