Brockton and Area Family Health Team - Clinical Telemedicine Coordinator – RN or RPN
Location:
Owen Sound, Ontario
Job Description:

The Brockton and Area Family Health Team Is inviting applications for a   Clinical Telemedicine Coordinator – RN or RPN
Permanent Full-time Position, 37.5 hours per week
In partnership with HopeGreyBruce Mental Health and Addictions Services, we are seeking an enthusiastic and innovative Registered Nurse or Registered Practical Nurse to work in our Primary Care Telemedicine Program.  This program supports improved access to primary care for adults with mental health and/or addiction problems. This position is based at the HopeGreyBruce Owen Sound office, with regular travel to the Brockton and Area FHT site in Walkerton and other satellite sites in Grey Bruce required.

Working with a Nurse Practitioner, the Clinical Telemedicine Coordinator will provide a range of direct and indirect clinical services and will serve as the Telemedicine Coordinator for the program.  The services of the Telemedicine Coordinator and the Nurse Practitioner will primarily be offered via the Ontario Telemedicine Network and will be coordinated and integrated with local mental health, addiction and primary health care services.  The Telemedicine Coordinator will participate in program planning, implementation and evaluation, and will assist in the delivery of primary care and telemedicine services in accordance with professional standards, best practice guidelines, and legislative and funder requirements.

Position Summary
• Provide direct and indirect clinical services, including patient screening, assessment, follow-up, patient and family education, consultation, referral, and liaison with other health care professionals
• Provide logistical assistance in planning, scheduling and hosting of OTN sessions, including clinics, and providing associated client support
• Develop and demonstrate expertise in the use and care of OTN equipment

 

Qualifications:

• Registered Nurse or Registered Practical Nurse in good standing with the College of Nurses of Ontario
• Excellent health assessment skills, sound clinical judgment and decision making skills
• Experience in the delivery of primary care with ability to provide education about health promotion and disease prevention, and chronic disease management
• Awareness of and sensitivity to the needs and challenges of people with a mental illness and/or addiction
• Demonstrated ability to communicate effectively with patients, families and members of an interdisciplinary care team
• Strong interpersonal, organizational, and problem solving skills
• Clinical experience in the mental health/addictions field would be an asset
• Experience with OTN and telemedicine would be an asset
• Proficiency in the use of computers and information technology
• Valid drivers license and access to a reliable vehicle

The Brockton and Area Family Health Team offers an interesting, challenging, and supportive work environment, the ability to participate in shaping new directions in health care, and a competitive compensation package.

We are committed to providing a welcoming and inclusive workplace. We welcome employment applications from people with disabilities and provide accommodation upon request during the recruitment and selection process.

 

Contact:
Stephanie Dudgeon, Brockton and Area Family Health Team
Resumes before:
December 15, 2017
Send Resume:

Interested candidates are invited to submit a detailed resume via e-mail by December 15, 2017 to:
Stephanie Dudgeon
Brockton and Area Family Health Team
21 McGivern Street W
Walkerton, ON   N0G 2V0
careers@bafht.com

We thank all applicants for their interest.  Only those applicants selected for an interview will be contacted.

  Clinical Telemedicine Coordinator – RN or RPN

Brockton and Area Family Health Team - Nurse Practitioner – Primary Care Telemedicine Program
Location:
Owen Sound, Ontario
Job Description:

Brockton and Area Family Health Team Is inviting applications for a
Nurse Practitioner – Primary Care Telemedicine Program
Permanent Full-time Position, 37.5 hours per week
In partnership with HopeGreyBruce Mental Health and Addictions Services, we are seeking an enthusiastic and innovative Nurse Practitioner to deliver the Primary Care Telemedicine Program.  This program supports improved access to primary care for adults with mental health and/or addiction problems. This position is based at our Walkerton site, with regular travel to the HopeGreyBruce Owen Sound office and other satellite sites in Grey Bruce required.

Position Summary
• Provide a full range of primary health care services within the NP scope of practice, including assessment, diagnosis, treatment, follow-up, education, consultation and referral
• Provide primary care services to people living with a mental illness and/or addiction who are receiving services within the mental health and addiction system; services will be delivered in collaboration with local mental health, addiction and primary health care services
• Work in partnership with a RN or RPN who will provide direct and indirect clinical services and will serve as the Clinical Telemedicine Coordinator for the program
• The services of the NP will be primarily offered via the Ontario Telemedicine Network

 

Qualifications:

• Baccalaureate degree in Nursing
• Valid certificate of registration in the Extended Class from the College of Nurses of Ontario, and eligible to practice as a RN-EC
• Experience in a Community Health or Primary Care setting
• Demonstrated ability to communicate effectively with patients and members of an interdisciplinary medical team
• Strong interpersonal, leadership, problem solving and conflict resolution skills
• CNA certification in Psychiatric/Mental Health would be an asset
• Clinical experience in the mental health/addictions field would be an asset
• Experience with OTN and telemedicine would be an asset
• Proficiency in the use of computers and information technology
• Valid drivers license and access to a reliable vehicle

The Brockton and Area Family Health Team offers an interesting, challenging, and supportive work environment, the ability to participate in shaping new directions in health care, and a competitive compensation package.

We are committed to providing a welcoming and inclusive workplace. We welcome employment applications from people with disabilities and provide accommodation upon request during the recruitment and selection process.

 

Contact:
Stephanie Dudgeon, Brockton and Area Family Health Team
Resumes before:
December 15, 2017
Send Resume:

Interested candidates are invited to submit a detailed resume via e-mail by December 15, 2017 to:
Stephanie Dudgeon
Brockton and Area Family Health Team
21 McGivern Street W
Walkerton, ON   N0G 2V0
careers@bafht.com

We thank all applicants for their interest.  Only those applicants selected for an interview will be contacted

 Nurse Practitioner – Primary Care Telemedicine Program

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