Millennium Trail Manor has an exciting role for a motivated, passionate, and energetic Nurse Practitioner who wants to work with a dynamic interdisciplinary team who are committed to providing the highest standard of care for its residents while creating a positive workplace environment for its staff.
Millennium Trail Manor is an accredited 160 bed Long-Term Care home in Niagara Falls and is part of the Conmed Healthcare Group. We embrace and celebrate the process of aging with quality long term senior care adapted to each of our unique and special Residents. Our goal is to make each Resident feel welcomed and at home. We encourage and promote living each day to its fullest with inspiration and opportunities. We provide all levels of care for persons with physical, cognitive and social disabilities.
The Nurse Practitioner (NP) reports directly to the Administrator and is also accountable to the Medical Director and Director of Care for meeting the Long-Term Care Home’s (LTCH) policies, procedures, and protocols for medical services. The NP is a primary care provider to residents and works within their legislative scope of practice as described and outlined by the College of Nurses of Ontario. The NP ensures collaboration with the Resident, the family/care giver, and the health care team in the development, implementation and evaluation of the Resident’s plan of care. They provide leadership and mentorship to the nursing staff that enhances their knowledge, assessment skills, and ability to care for Residents; while also leading and collaborates in research, education, and evidence-based practice initiatives to optimize the resident, LTCH and health system outcomes.
Salary: $91,000.00 to $92,500.00 /year
Summary of Job Duties:
Direct Care to Residents
- Provides comprehensive primary care to residents as part of the interdisciplinary health care team.
- Performs a person-centered health assessment of residents on admission, annually and as needed (including quarterly medication reviews).
- Collaborates with the resident and family to develop and maintain a person-centered plan of care, utilizing communication and counselling skills.
- Collaborates and consults with physicians, Director of Care, nursing staff, interdisciplinary team members and external resources regarding resident plan of care.
- Provides person-focused health education.
- Participates in regular care conferences.
- Manages the care of residents by providing pharmacological, complementary and/or counselling interventions, and performs procedures within the NP scope of practice.
- Orders and/or performs appropriate screening and diagnostic investigations, interpreting results and assuming responsibility for follow-up.
- Diagnoses acute and chronic health conditions.
- Provides outreach and transitional services to LTCH residents who return to the community.
- Liaises with discharge planning services for hospitalized residents to ensure a smooth transition back to the LTCH.
- Assists, supports, guides and provides consultation to Director of Care, nursing staff and interdisciplinary team members regarding challenging clinical situations.
- Makes referrals to specialized consultants, services and other health providers.
- Advocates for and provides palliative and end-of-life care.
Research, Education, and Leadership
- Participates in creating an organizational environment that supports the safety quality of resident care and life, collaborative practice, and professional growth in clinical staff by integrating best practices in resident care.
- Participates in internal (e.g. Professional Advisory Committees, Quality Committee) and external committees.
- Identifies, develops and implements practice innovations, in collaboration with the LTCH’s senior leadership team.
- Provides leadership in quality improvement initiatives and in developing and implementing strategies to optimize the integration of illness and injury prevention, health promotion, health maintenance, rehabilitation and restorative care activities.
- Participates with the senior leadership team in program planning to meet the needs of short and long-term residents and of residents of varying age groups.
- Provides formal and informal teaching and coaching in the management of clinical care to interdisciplinary team members, serving as resource person, educator and role model.
- Participates in identifying, analyzing and interpreting trends in resident care outcomes and professional nursing practice issues to determine priorities for educational programming.
- Contributes to planning, implementing and evaluating learning resources and health education programs for residents, families and substitute decision makers.
- Engages in evidence-informed practice by critically appraising and applying relevant research, and theory in providing health-care services and identifies research-based innovations for improving resident care.
- Collaborates with members of the interdisciplinary team and/or community to implement research in accordance with research policy.
- Acts as a change agent through knowledge translation and dissemination of new knowledge that may include formal presentations, publication, informal discussions, the development of best practices, policies and procedures.
Qualifications and Experience:
- Current registration as a Registered Nurse Extended Class (Primary Health Care or Adult), in good standing with the College of Nurses of Ontario.
- Experience in Long Term Care preferred.
- Strong clinical knowledge with a focus in gerontology in order to provide direction and guidance to the interdisciplinary team.
- Post-graduate education and experience in gerontology an asset.
- Specialty certification in gerontological nursing an asset .
- Post-graduate certificate and experience in palliative care an asset.
- Maintains CPR certification designed for health-care professionals and standard first-aid
- Holds professional liability protection.
- Engages in ongoing professional development, maintains clinical competence and currency with legislation affecting her/his practice.
- Excellent interpersonal and communication skills
- Proficiency in Microsoft Office programs (Word/Excel/Publisher/Power Point)
- Knowledge of the requirements of the LTCHA and Regulations, Ministry of LTC Directives, Ministry of Health Directives, appropriate sections of the Registered Health Professionals Act, Narcotic Control Act, and Occupational Health and Safety Act an asset.
- Strong knowledge of Point Click Care (PCC) an asset.
To apply for the position please submit your resume and cover letter through Indeed.
Millennium Trail Manor is an equal opportunity employer. We abide by the Ontario Human Rights Code and the Accessibility for Ontarians with Disabilities Act. If you require accommodation throughout the application process please outline your requirements on your Employment Application.
Job Type: Full-time
Salary: $91,000.00 to $92,500.00 /year
- Casual Dress
- Company Events
- Dental Care
- Disability Insurance
- Extended Health Care
- Life Insurance
- On-site Parking
- Paid Time Off
- Vision Care
- Day shift
- Monday to Friday
- Long Term Care: 1 year (Preferred)
- Palliative Care: 1 year (Preferred)
- Gerontology: 1 year (Preferred)
- Registered Nurse(Extended Class) (Required)