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Nurse Practitioner



Offer No.  00006262 published on 2017-11-01


McGill University – Vacant Positions
POSTING FOR MANAGEMENT AND EXCLUDED POSITIONS

Position Title: Nurse Practitioner
Faculty/Unit: Health Services, Student Services
Hours/Week: 33.75 [overtime may be required during peak periods]
Salary Range: (GRADE 07) $65,700 - $87,600 (midpoint) - $113,900
Reporting To: Clinical Director
Reference #: MT0152
Contract: Two years with the possibility of renewal

POSITION CONTEXT
Under the general direction of the Clinical Director, the nurse practitioner is an autonomous health professional providing an integrated model of care. Blends in-depth knowledge with the legal authority and autonomy to order and interpret diagnostic tests, form diagnostic impressions, prescribe medication and perform procedures. Demonstrates leadership and initiates change to improve client, organization and system outcomes. Initiates and/or participants in planning, implementing and evaluating programs to meet client needs. Supervises and evaluates Nurse Practitioner trainees on both campuses.

Major Duties and Responsibilities
• Provide medical leadership at the Macdonald Campus Health Services Clinic, in a team with a nurse. Develop initiatives to promote health and wellness at the Macdonald campus.
• Perform comprehensive physical examination and assessment, order and interpret necessary tests, and perform procedures on a student population in a drop-in clinic setting.
• Manages stable chronic illness (e.g. asthma, mental health), administer age appropriate screening tests (including pap smears and STI testing) within a student population.
• Collaborates remotely with physician to manage cases.
• Serve as a health care resource and promote wellness through individual health teaching with the student population. Focus on building student’s understanding of their health and encourage healthy lifestyle habits.
• Have a sensitivity towards students’ mental health, and, as needed, provide mental health support and guidance towards resources within the McGill community.


EDUCATION & EXPERIENCE
Master of Science in Nursing.

OTHER QUALIFYING SKILLS AND/OR ABILITIES
Must possess a Graduate Diploma or Certificate in Primary Care. Must be licensed with the O.I.I.Q. (ordre des infirmières et infirmiers du Québec) and/or A.I.P.S.Q. (association des infirmières practiciennes spécialisées du Québec) Must possess experience in a clinic environment and knowledge of University policies and procedures. Must be approachable and composed under pressure. Must be self-directed and able to work autonomously and as member of a team in a fast-paced, changing and deadline-oriented environment. Time management skills, organizational skills with a proven ability to simultaneously work on multiple projects within specific deadlines with superior attention to detail. Must have a client-service orientation with a proven ability to receive, retain and clearly transmit information related to health matters. Demonstrated ability to multi-task and excellent interpersonal skills with a proven ability to deal with highly sensitive and confidential situations. Proven ability using a variety of medical equipment and instruments. Demonstrated ability in a PC environment using MS Office, customized scheduling software, internet search engines and email. English and French, spoken and written.


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HOW TO APPLY

PLEASE SUBMIT YOUR APPLICATION, RESUME AND COVER LETTER INDICATING CLEARLY THE REFERENCE NUMBER BY EMAIL AT hr.stuserv@mcgill.ca

APPLICATIONS MUST BE RECEIVED WITHIN 10 WORKING DAYS FOLLOWING THE DATE OF THIS POSTING.

McGill University is committed to equity in employment and diversity. It welcomes applications from indigenous peoples, visible minorities, ethnic minorities, persons with disabilities, women, persons of minority sexual orientations and gender identities, and others who may contribute to further diversification.