Nurse Practitioner (Full-time contract up to 7 months)

Job Information
Author ckchc
Date January 23, 2017
Type Full Time / Contract
Company Chatham-Kent Community Health Centres
Salary 49.99 - Per Hour
Location Chatham, Ontario
Category Medical / Health
Contact Information

This position will support the mission, vision and values of the CKCHC. This position will support safety and quality care of clients.  The Nurse Practitioner will deliver primary care to patients and participate in the development, implementation, monitoring and evaluation of programs and services for the patients and families of the CKCHC.  By utilizing skills and bringing a positive outlook and clinical leadership, the Nurse Practitioner will help to shape a new environment for residents within the CKCHC priority populations who commonly experience barriers to accessing healthcare.  The Nurse Practitioner will work in collaboration with the interdisciplinary team of the CKCHC.


  • Performs physical assessments, diagnosis, treatment, health education/counseling and other clinical activities according to the College of Nurses in Extended Class (NPs)
  • Participate in the development, implementation, monitoring and evaluation of treatment, education, counseling and health promotion programs and services for individual, families and the community
  • Strong leadership and interpersonal skills
  • Administer medications and treatments as prescribed by a Physician or according to established policies and protocols
  • Contribute to chart development, participate in chart reviews and case conferences, and make referrals
  • Contributes to building professional and positive working relationships internally and externally
  • Collaborate with CKCHC staff and other community agencies to identify, recommend and/or develop resources and materials, and participate in delivery of programs and services
  • Supervise graduate students in field placement practicum or internships, as requested
  • Assists in the achievement of program operational objectives by contributing to strategic planning and review; assisting with the identification and resolution of issues; attending meetings and communicating interdisciplinary clinical concerns; identifying and implementing system improvements
  • Respect the cultural diversity of the client, community and CKCHC
  • Demonstrate a commitment to a safe environment for staff, clients and families by working in compliance with the CKCHC related policies, health and safety regulations and completing mandated training and educational sessions as required.


  • Minimum 3-5 years recent experience with preference to those who have worked in a community health setting
  • Professional philosophy of patient and family centered primary health care
  • Proven ability to successfully deal with challenging and changing priorities
  • Experience in providing client advocacy and prior involvement in advisory groups an asset
  • Must have experience in program development, implementation, monitoring and evaluation
  • Knowledge of professional standards of practice and regulatory requirements
  • Demonstrated ability to work effectively in an inter-professional team environment is required
  • Proficiency in the use of computers and EMR programs is required
  • Bilingual (English/French) language skills an asset.
  • Clean driver’s abstract and a current and valid Class “G” Ontario Driver’s License with reliable transportation to support travel throughout Chatham-Kent.Education and certificate requirements
  • A Master’s Degree in Nursing, or a Nursing program or other advanced Nurse Practitioner Diploma program
  • Registration in the Extended Class with the College of Nurses of Ontario
  • Member in good standing and current registration with the College of Nurses of Ontario
  • Completion of a Police Clearance prior to commencing employment.
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