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Nurse Practitioner

Requisition ID: 319085 

Position Number: 2022-138

Posting End Date: August 21, 2022

City: Winnipeg

Site: Addictions Foundation of Manitoba

Work Location: River Point Centre - 146 Magnus Avenue

Department / Unit: Men's In-House Service 

Job Stream: Clinical 

Union: MNU

FTE: .4 

Anticipated Shift: Mondays and Tuesdays  

Annual Base Hours: 1885

Salary: $53.10 - $65.50 per hour 

 

Grow your career in the Winnipeg Health Region! Our team provides a spectrum of health care services through an integrated network of sites, services and organizations. We’re united by a shared commitment to excellent and equitable health care.

The successful applicant may be eligible for an annual full-time incentive of up to $2,000 each year until 2024 as per MOU #31 of the current MNU collective agreement.

 

Reporting to the Director, River Point Centre and working within an integrated multi-disciplinary team, Nurse Practitioners provide services to adult clients engaged in addiction treatment. This position requires a commitment to a client-centred philosophy and approach to the development, provision and support of WRHA programs and services.

 

The Nurse Practitioner will work as a member of a multi-disciplinary team and will demonstrate the following:

  • Ability to communicate respectfully and positively with clients and staff and presents self in an approachable and friendly manner.
  • Demonstrates a genuine enthusiasm for client-centred care and demonstrates empathy and compassion.
  • Exhibits the ability to respond to client requests and crises in a responsible, timely and flexible manner.
  • Demonstrates the ability to balance the needs of clients, other staff persons and those of the organization.
  • Recognizes the importance of regular individual and team supervision meetings.
  • Demonstrates active listening abilities
  • Works collaboratively in the context of a provincial organization, with numerous colleagues, to ensure a consistent WRHA approach.
  • Demonstrates a strong commitment to personal and professional ethics, integrity and responsibility.
  • Ability to manage one’s own emotions and strong feelings; maintain a calm and tactful composure under a broad range of challenging circumstances; think clearly and stay focused under pressure.

 

Responsibilities:

  • Assesses intensive program clients’ medical and mental health needs.
  • Oversees and supports the implementation of planned medical care of clients including all aspects of nursing procedures and therapies.
  • Responds to medical emergencies.
  • Based on individual health assessment needs on admission to residential program, prescribes medication and over the counter medication as necessary.
  • Maintains medical portions of client files.
  • Networks and liaises with the medical community regarding clients pre-treatment, treatment and post treatment medical and mental health needs.
  • Responds to crisis situations including suicide calls.
  • Meets administrative requirements with respect to correspondence, statistics, activity reports, attendance.
  • May participate on committees, teams or working groups at the local, regional, provincial or national level.
  • Performs other related duties as assigned.
  • Demonstrates the ability to operate Microsoft software applications, internet and email communications.

 

Qualifications:

Registered and licensed to practice in Manitoba as a Registered Nurse Extended Practice (RNEP). A minimum of one year experience as a Nurse Practitioner; proven knowledge of current theory and practice; possess a valid C.P.R. certificate; excellent English oral and written communication skills; strong interpersonal skills contributing to a positive multidisciplinary team environment are essential. Knowledge of the addictions field and experience in mental health is considered an asset. An understanding of, and sensitivity to, working with culturally diverse populations is essential. French would be considered an asset.

 

 

This position requires a current satisfactory Criminal Records Check (including Vulnerable Sector Search), Child Abuse Registry Check and Adult Abuse Registry Check as conditions of employment. The successful candidate will be responsible for any service charges incurred. A security check is considered current if it was obtained no more than six (6) months prior to the start of employment.

 

Please note that an employee is not permitted to hold two or more positions across the WRHA legal entity that combine to equal more than 1.0 EFT. The WRHA legal entity includes Churchill Health Centre, Deer Lodge Centre, Grace Hospital, Middlechurch Home of Winnipeg, Pan Am Clinic, River Park Gardens, Victoria General Hospital, WRHA corporate programs, and WRHA community health services.

 

Any application received after the closing time will not be included in the competition.

 

We welcome applications from people with disabilities.  Accommodations are available upon request during the assessment and selection process.


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