|Primary Care Nurse Practitioner|
Primary Care Nurse Practitioner
Company : Government of the Northwest Territories
Salary : $114,000 - $137,000 a year
Location : Northwest Territories
The Northwest Territories Health and Social Services Authority (NTHSSA) offers challenging and exciting careers in health and social services delivery and administration in Canada’s North. The Territorial Authority has service locations in communities across the territory and a staff of more than 1,600 serving over 43,000 residents of the NWT and 5,900 residents of the Kitikmeot Region of Nunavut. Challenging work, welcoming communities, and expanded opportunities are some of the benefits offered to employees of the NTHSSA.
This position is located in Fort Smith and for operational requirements reports to the Regional Manager, Primary Care. You will be scheduled to see clients daily in the medical clinic. You will be primarily responsible for stable chronic care clients and acute needs clients booked at the medical clinic.
The focus of the Nurse Practitioner (NP) is to improve a client's health and ensure that the client's care needs are met in the context of the client's mental, emotional and physical well-being. Particular emphasis on community development and health promotion as well as advanced knowledge and skills in assessment, nursing and medical diagnosis, intervention, treatment management, drug therapy and referral function which are shared with physician, pharmacists and other service providers is essential.
Typically the above qualifications would be attained through the successful completion of a Nursing Degree and a postgraduate education program as a Nurse Practitioner supplemented by a minimum of 2 years related experience.
Fort Smith HR Client Service Centre
Department of Finance
Government of the Northwest Territories
195 MCDOUGAL ROAD
FORT SMITH, NT X0E 0P0
Tel (867) 872-6500
Fax (867) 872-3298
Note: If you do not receive electronic notification confirming receipt of your application, please follow up via telephone.