Nurse Practitioner, (remote)

Full time Fulltime @EHN Canada in Health & Sciences
  • Post Date : October 11, 2023
  • Apply Before : April 15, 2024
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Job Detail

  • Job ID 2883
  • Career Level Experienced
  • Experience 3-5 Years
  • Education Medical

Job Description

Job description

EHN Canada provides Mental Health and Addictions services to Canadians across the country, both in person and online. This is an exciting opportunity to join our multi-disciplinary Outpatient team that is focused on quality care, evidenced-based treatment working in a virtual environment.

Position Summary:

Reporting to the Program Manager, the Nurse Practitioner will provide a comprehensive assessment online for clients in Saskatchewan with mental health and addictions related issues and provide treatment management, guidance and prescribe medications in accordance with the statutory and regulatory standards.

Duties and Responsibilities:

  • Working within the scope of practice of a Nurse Practitioner, provide comprehensive care to clients with a variety of mental health and addiction conditions.
  • Perform mental and physical health assessments, considering differential diagnoses, occasionally assisting clients in crisis.
  • Communicate and collaborate with clients and families regarding health findings, diagnosis, treatment.
  • Evaluate and prescribe client medications.
  • Support detox protocols, OAT and other withdrawal therapies.
  • Independently assess and follow up with clients as needed.
  • Consult with the clinical team as needed.
  • Develop and implement evidence-based strategies to improve care.
  • Participate in creating and evaluating policies.
  • Build and develop relationships with healthcare stakeholders in Saskatchewan.
  • Collaborating with Admissions Team to determine eligibility for intake and develop initial care plan.
  • Other duties as assigned.

Qualifications:

  • Current Nurse Practitioner registration within Canada; in good standing. Willing to register with the College of Registered Nurses of Saskatchewan.
  • Previous experience with clients and populations with substance use/mental health concerns is an asset.
  • Minimum of four years of recent Nurse Practitioner experience.

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