*Location – A variety of emergency departments within the WRHA.
The Winnipeg Regional Health Authority is seeking an innovative, highly motivated, energetic team player for the position of Regional Nurse Practitioner. Reporting to the Program Director, Emergency, and as a member of the inter-professional team, the Nurse Practitioner applies advanced nursing and medical theory to the provision of clinical care - autonomously ordering diagnostic tests and pharmacologic agents, interpreting diagnostic tests and performing minor invasive procedures. This skilled practitioner implements strategies to promote health and prevent illness, is proficient in research, planning implementing and evaluation of complex care and demonstrates competence to teach others. The Nurse Practitioner roles include practitioner, consultant, educator, leader and advocate.
The NP works as a member of both the site and regional emergency program teams. As a member of the site emergency department team, the NP provides clinical care, in a collaborative practice model, to patients within their scope of practice, primarily those with minor treatment care needs. As a member of the regional emergency program team, the NP is an active team member, contributing in areas of leadership, mentorship, support of systems, education, and research.
- Masters of Nursing - Nurse Practitioner Stream or equivalent educational preparation as approved by the CRNM.
- Current registration or eligible for registration on the CRNM Extended Practice Roster with Acute Care Practice Roster or Primary Care all ages Scope of Practice required.
- Minimum of two (2) year emergency nursing experience preferred.
- Minimum of five (5) years recent clinical nursing experience required.
- ACLS Certification required (or must obtain within 6 months of hiring date).
- Two (2) years of practice in the extended practice role an asset.
- Experience working with clients with mental health and/or addictions an asset.
- Experience working across sectors and linking between programs/organizations considered an asset.
- Advanced nursing care knowledge related to health assessment, diagnostic, pharmacotherapeutics and invasive and minor surgical procedures required.
- Expertise in program planning, development, implementation and evaluation an asset.
- Knowledge of computer systems; word processing and email applications.
- Excellent oral and written communication skills.
- Demonstrated leadership ability.
- Demonstrated ability to work independently.
- Demonstrated effective conceptual, organizational, interpersonal, critical thinking/problem-solving and decision-making skills.
- Ability to adapt quickly to changing situations, and function in a challenging environment.
- Willing to work flexible hours.
This position is subject to a Criminal Record Check, including Vulnerable Sector Search, an Adult Abuse Registry Check and a Child Abuse Registry Check. The successful candidate will be responsible for any service charges incurred.
Interviewed candidates may be called upon to participate in a skills assessment and/or to provide evidence of educational achievements.
Any application/resume received after the deadline closing date will be marked late and not included in the competition.