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South East Community Care Access Centre

Our Nurse Practitioner's on the Nurse Led Outreach Team (NLOT) work closely with interdiciplinary teams in Long Team Care Homes (LTCH) to support resident's acute care needs. Our goal is to avoid hospital transfers so that residents can remain in their familiar surroundings; while recieving necessary treatment administered by familiar staff.

Our NP's contribute to ER avoidance, safe/efficient transitions from hospital to home, enhanced collaboration and provision of a high level of evidenced-based care, developed care plans in the home and a built capacity for LTCH staff to deal with complex health issues.

If you are passionate about providing exceptional health care service and truly care about making a difference in your community--- consider this as your next career move.

Position:  Nurse Practitioner - Nurse Led Outreach Team *Posted until filled

Region:  Leeds & Grenville


If you’re a qualified Nurse Practitioner, bring your skills and expertise to the Nurse Led Outreach Team at the South East LHIN.

The Nurse Practitioner (NP) is primarily responsible for providing clinical care to support Long Term Care Homes (LTCHs) across the SE LHIN. The NP will liaise with the Hospital to LTCH Care Coordinators, Hospital and Community Care Coordinators, LTCHs, Physicians, the LTCHAM Team and hospitals in the South East to facilitate hospital discharge, and prevent ED visits. The NP will function at full scope of practice to assist in meeting clients’ primary care needs and project goals.

More specifically, as a Nurse Practitioner for the Nurse Led Outreach Team, you will:

  • Provision of Nurse Practitioner scope of clinical care for LHIN clients and residents in LTCHs in accordance with the College of Nurses (CNO) Practice Standard for Nurse Practitioners and all other applicable legislation, including assessment, ordering and interpreting diagnostics, prescribing pharmacological agents and therapeutic measures, and performing controlled acts
  • Commitment to client-focused care
  • Consults and refers to other health professionals and community services as needed
  • Assist LTCH staff to gain the knowledge and skills required to enable LTCHs to admit & care for residents with more acute and complex physical and behavioral challenges.
  • Collaboration with hospital/LTCH staff to assist with resolutions of potential barriers-supporting individual cases with discharge strategies and readmission avoidance to facilitate earlier hospital discharges and decreased hospital LOS
  • Capacity building for LTCH/staff to develop competency for acute treatment protocols
  • Enhance communication to LTCH DOC/Physicians re: updated diagnosis/plan of care and between hospital and LTCH staff to support transitions
  • Addressing medication reconciliation issues upon discharge from hospital
  • Participate in area LTCH and other meetings to address clinical issues/best practices, strategies for innovation and enhancement of communication between hospital and LTCH
  • Assist in defining role for palliative care with community based PPSMC/NPs
  • Collaborate with BSS/PGRT to prioritize assessments for hospital clients designated ALC-LTCH to support transitions for clients with dementia, agitation & other mental health issues
  • Collaborate with other system partners such as Renal Units to assist with admission of PD clients/residents
  • Protects client privacy and confidentiality in accordance with legislation, CNO and SE LHIN policy
  • Maintains effective documentation and reporting systems in an accurate and timely fashion

The Nurse Practitioner we seek will have a profile that includes:
  • Baccalaureate in Nursing and graduate of the Nurse Practitioner program
  • Certificate of Registration in the Extended Class from the College of Nurses of Ontario, and eligible to practice as a RN-EC
  • Preferred three (3) to five (5) years’ experience in Long-Term Care Home (LTHC) or community care environment.
  • Professional experience in health care should include: linkages with community health agencies, LTCHs and other health disciplines, needs assessment, case management and/or discharge planning
  • Hold current CPR- Level C & AED certification
  • Vehicle and valid Ontario driver’s license is required

Salary:  $49.10 - $61.81 per hour

Terms of Employment:  Permanent Part Time

Deadline for Application:  Sunday, December 01, 2019

How to Apply:  

Applicants should submit a resume and cover letter, indicating Posting #98-2018 in the subject line to:

We thank all applicants for their interest; however only those selected for an interview will be contacted.

If you require a disability-related accommodation in order to participate in the recruitment process, please notify Human Resources. Accommodation will be provided in accordance with Ontario’s Human Rights Code and the Accessibility for Ontarians with Disabilities Act. The South East LHIN is an equal opportunity employer.

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Location:  Brockville

Profession Type:  Nurses (NP, RN and RPN)

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