Our team provides a spectrum of community, crisis intervention and clinical resources for family and youth across the province of Manitoba. We are enhancing The Link Youth Hub by adding primary health care services through an integrated approach across program areas internally while working externally with other community groups. We’re united by a shared commitment to excellent and equitable community based health care.
Under the general direction of the Chief Operating Officer, as part of the multidisciplinary team, this .5 FTE position:
• Applies advanced nursing and medical theory to the provision of clinical care, autonomously ordering and interpreting diagnostic tests, prescribing pharmacologic agents and performing minor invasive procedures.
• Applies current/relevant nursing and medical theory, which allows for contribution to knowledge, development and involvement in advancing the nursing profession.
• Incorporates medical knowledge and advanced nursing knowledge; integrates this knowledge and experiential base into clinical practice.
• Demonstrates competence to practice autonomously in the implementation of strategies to promote health and prevent illness, is proficient in planning, implementing and evaluating complex care, and demonstrates competence to teach others.
• Provides for problem solving among staff or between staff and people we serve and with multidisciplinary team.
• Provide clinical supervision, education, and mentoring for graduate nursing students and other health care professionals.
• Explain and promote the role of the nurse practitioner to the public, and other professionals.
• Commit to professional self-development on an ongoing basis through continuing education programs, literature/journal reviews, lectures, conferences, and/or committee work.
• Propose, maintain, and update policies and procedures relevant to this position.
• Applies skills in consultation, collaboration and systems management in providing effective care.
• Minimum of two (2) years recent clinical nursing experience required; preferably in the primary care setting.
• Experience working with mental health and/or addictions an asset.
• Experience working across sectors and linking between programs/organizations considered an asset.
• Two years of practice in the extended practice role in community health and primary care an asset.
• Demonstrated clinical competence in the delivery of primary care services to a variety of groups, especially youth and young adults.
• Masters of Nursing, Nurse Practitioner Stream or equivalent educational preparation as approved by College of Registered Nurses of Manitoba (CRNM) required.
• Nurse practitioners have the authority to provide extended practice nursing care if they are competent to provide that care, the care is endorsed in the practice setting and is within the scope of nursing practice as defined by the CRNM.
• Active participation in professional associations e.g. Association of Regulated Nurses of Manitoba (ARNM) preferred.
• Responsible for maintaining and providing proof of active registration on the RN Extended Practice (EP) Register of the CRNM.
QUALIFICATIONS AND SKILLS
• Demonstrated effective verbal and written communication skills.
• Preference will be given to those applicants competent in an Indigenous language and/or knowledge in Indigenous customs, traditions and values.
• Proficient with computers, software programs, and applications such as Windows and Word processing, spreadsheets, and databases.
• Competency in managing technology in healthcare systems.
• Ability to perform independently, take initiative, and as a member of the team.
• Demonstrated leadership ability.
• Ability to adapt quickly to changing situations.
• Ability to function in a demanding and stressful environment.
• Demonstrated effective conceptual, organizational, interpersonal, critical thinking/problem-solving and decision-making skills.
• Ability to plan, manage and implement change effectively.
• Ability to foster inter-personal relationships including effective negotiation and conflict resolution.
• Demonstrated effective group facilitation skills.
• College of Registered Nurses of Manitoba Standards of Practice for Registered Nurses on the Extended Practice Register.
• Canadian Nurses Association Code of Ethics for Registered Nurses.
• Scope of practice as documented in the Regulated Health Professions Act (RHPA).
• Advanced nursing care knowledge related to health assessment, diagnostics, pharmacotherapeutics and invasive and minor surgical procedures.
• Regional/Facility policies, procedures, protocols, and guidelines.
• Personal Health Information Act (PHIA), Protection of Persons in Care Act, Mental Health Act, Workplace Hazardous Material Information System (WHMIS), Principles of Routine Practices (Universal Precautions) and other legislated acts.
• Principles of collaborative practice.
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