Welland, Canada

French Speaking Nurse Practitioner for Community Health Centre

Country: Canada
City: Welland
Physician Type: Nurse Practitioner

We are looking for Bilingual (French/English) Nurse Practitioner for Centre de Sante Communautaire in Niagara Region (Welland, Hamilton, Niagara). 35 hours/ week. Salary range of $105, 697- $122,178 with excellent benefits.

Job Category

1 temporary full-time position, 35 hours/ week
One-year contract –parental leave replacement  
Location: Welland
Salary range: $105, 697- $122,178, excellent benefits* 

Under the direction of Primary Care Services Director, the Nurse Practitioner (NP) will provide primary health care focused mainly on health promotion and disease prevention in accordance with the practices and standards of care set out in the Standards of Practice for registered nurses in the Ontario Specialist Category. She/he will determine and manage common health problems and diseases independently or in collaboration with the doctor. She/he will work in an interdisciplinary team to address issues affecting the health of community members.

Primary Duties and Responsibilities

  • Provide comprehensive primary health care to clients of all ages within the scope of practice of the NP
  • Identify client health issues by risk factors
  • Involve clients in identifying risk factors and health problems, setting goals, and choosing interventions
  • Prescribe, interpret and monitor screening and diagnostic examinations if necessary
  • Keep complete, accurate and up-to-date client records
  • Meet with clients at the CSC and contribute to case coordination
  • Treat clients with stable chronic conditions, manage and follow them as directed by the physician
  • Refer clients to the  health programs and other services offered by the CSC
  • Participate in the monitoring process of controlled substances in accordance with Health Canada’s policies and procedures in effect
  • Participate in the development and evaluation of policies, procedures, best practices and protocols
  • Collect and process statistical information required by the Center and donors
  • Participate in team and staff meetings, sit on internal and / or external committees

Education, Experience and Specific Requirements:

  • Bachelor of Science in Nursing and NP Certificate from a recognized university
  • Practice Permit for the Specialty Class of the CNO
  • Experience in dealing with mental health and addictions issues would be an asset
  • In-depth and up-to-date knowledge of physical examination and treatment methods
  • Good judgment, decision-making, and interpersonal skills, 
  • Excellent ability to work independently and within a multidisciplinary team
  • Speak and write fluently French and English
  • Very good knowledge of basic computer software
  • Be willing to work flexible hours to meet  client needs 
  • Have access to a motor vehicle and hold a valid Ontario driver’s license

Please send us your cover letter and resume by email to kaizen@mdsearch.ca.

*Our benefits package includes 

  • Dental care
  • Disability insurance
  • Employee assistance program
  • Extended health care
  • Flexible schedule
  • Life insurance
  • Paid time off (min 3 weeks paid vacation and 10 sick days)
  • All paid statutory holidays + Civic Day and Easter Monday
  • RRSP match
  • Vision care
  • Wellness program
  • Seniority recognition
  • Salary increase and much more