System Navigator – RN/RPN

One Year Maternity Leave Position

This 1.0 FTE position involves working 5 days per week as an RN/RPN System Navigator.  It is a collaborative position working with RN and RT system navigators within the BCFHT and with physicians and other allied health professional staff.  The role works with our broader health system partners in hospital, Home & Community Care, Long Term Care, Addictions & Mental Health, North Hastings Community Trust, and CSS who together enhance patient outcomes for our complex patient populations.

The goal is to improve outcomes for those with complex health conditions and the focus is on improving the patient’s experience, decreasing the patient’s need to utilize the emergency department, and preventing hospitalization.  As our System Navigator you will engage the patient, and:

  • Complete care coordination plans in collaboration with the patient and other members of the health system team
  • Take the lead in supporting patients in the Chronic Pain Clinic
  • Support and advocate for the patient’s goals for health improvement
  • Support the patient through transition points of care
  • Provide leadership, spread innovation and new health systems thinking, providing team based care
  • Integrate quality methodology to support and foster a culture for continuous improvement in health outcomes, system based efficiencies, and measuring for patient success
  • Support our range of Harm Reduction programs including the Chronic Pain Clinic, Rural Outpatient Opiate Treatment Program, Rural Outreach Community Kindness, and Community Opiate Response Team

Qualifications:

  • Valid registration with the College of Nurses of Ontario as a Registered Nurse or College of Nurses of Ontario Registered Practical Nurse 
  • Experience with chronic disease management and medication reconciliations
  • Understanding of addictions and substance use
  • Knowledge of harm reduction strategies
  • Awareness and understanding of the unique health care challenges in our rural community particularly the social determinants of health

Experience within primary health settings, as well as flexibility to respond to a fluctuating workload and changing environment are important qualities. Proficiency in the use of electronic health records is an asset.

 Your greatest asset will be your desire to be part of nursing innovation and making change happen.

Candidates are asked to submit a resume and cover letter by Thursday, December 3rd, 2020 to Sandra McGrath, Executive Director, Bancroft Community Family Health Team, at smcgrath@bancroftfht.com

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

 

 

Registered Practical Nurse

Casual On-Call Position

This position involves working call-in shifts to cover illness and vacation leaves.

Responsibilities include assisting the physicians in all areas including conducting routine well-baby (and immunizations), prenatal, hypertension, diabetic, and adult preventative care visits; fielding patient phone calls and answering condition-specific questions within scope; triaging and managing the flow of information to the team; and preparing exam rooms and stocking medical supplies.  You will be working as a team with physicians, receptionists, other nurses, and Family Health Team staff to provide coordinated quality patient care.  The ideal candidate must be motivated, able to work independently, and keen to take initiative.

Experience within primary health or acute care settings as well as flexibility to respond to a fluctuating workload and changing environment are important qualities.  Proficiency in the use of electronic health records is an asset.  Valid registration with the College of Nurses of Ontario as a Registered Practical Nurse is required.

If you have recently submitted your resume for another position please reapply.

Candidates are asked to submit a resume and cover letter to Sandra McGrath, Executive Director, Bancroft Community Family Health Team, at smcgrath@bancroftfht.com

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

For over 35 years, the Bancroft Community Family Health Team’s physicians have served the community with collaborative, comprehensive healthcare. Leaders of innovative healthcare initiatives, like Disease Management and Prevention Programs, our health professionals and mixed-expert board help patients take control of their health. Read more about Bancroft Community FHT Contact Bancroft FHT 19 Oak Street Box 1089 Bancroft, Ontario, K0L 1C0 Phone: 613-332-1565 Fax: 613-332-5541

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