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Bilingual Palliative Care Nurse Practitioner

CHAMPLAIN COMMUNITY CARE ACCESS CENTRE

Cornwall, ON, CANADA | Hawkesbury, ON, CANADA
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The Champlain Community Care Access Centre (CCAC) is one of fourteen CCACs in Ontario dedicated to supporting and enhancing the quality of life, independence and health and well-being of individuals in the region. By demonstrating leadership and excellence in community care, the organization offers a principal point of access to a variety of community services. Geographically, Champlain is one of the largest CCACs, delivering care to over 54,000 clients a year. Its area of operation includes Ottawa, Eastern Counties, Renfrew County, and a portion of Lanark, North Leeds & North Grenville, and its clients span a diverse demographic population.
Bilingual Palliative Care Nurse Practitioner
SUMMARY:
As a member of The Champlain Hospice and Palliative Support Service (CH&PSS), you will work in collaboration with, and as a team member with the Palliative Pain and Symptom Management Consultants to support, mentor, educate and coach other primary care providers in the Champlain Region.
An experienced Nurse Practitioner (NP), you will provide clinical and educational support and facilitate care connections across the health care sectors for clients requiring palliative care in the community.  As well, you will provide expert clinical palliative leadership to support seamless, integrated care delivery.
For the purpose of the CH&PSS, “home” will be broadly defined to include clients/patients living in their own residence, in a retirement home, in a long term care facility or currently residing in a residential hospice or in a hospital where hospice palliative expertise is not available.
LOCATIONS:
We are looking for Palliative Care Nurse Practitioners in the following locations:
·         Cornwall (Fluency in both official languages required)
·         Hawkesbury (Fluency in both official languages required)
QUALIFICATIONS:
A)  EDUCATION
·         Current registration with the College of Nurses of Ontario in the Extended Class
·         Nurse Practitioner Program with BScN (Masters level degree in Nursing preferred)
·         Continuing education in palliative care
·         Canadian Nurse Association Certification in Hospice Palliative Care
B)   EXPERIENCE
·         Minimum of two (2) years of experience in Palliative Care Nursing, preferably in a community setting.
·         Demonstrated experience with proven team building abilities and experience in advancing the clinical practice of multiple health disciplines.
·         Demonstrated advanced knowledge in consultation and ethical decision-making. 
·         Demonstrated use of theory and evidence to advance clinical practice and outcomes.
C)   SKILLS AND ATTRIBUTES
·         Effective interpersonal and communication skills
·         Effective organizational and planning skills
·         Proficiency with computerized information systems
·         French language is an asset
·         Must have a valid driver’s license and access to a vehicle
·         Demonstrates commitment to the CCAC’s mission and values.
·         Able to communicate with clients’, their families, and other relevant individuals in order to follow through with care plan directives. 
·         Demonstrated awareness of cultural diversity, as well as ability to behave discreetly and sensitively to confidential issues.
You are encouraged to submit a general application by email to: careers@champlain.ccac-ont.ca (please reference Nurse Practitioner Applicant in the subject line) describing your education, experience and aspirations for a career with CCAC.  Your application will then be reviewed and held on file. If selected for next steps, you will be contacted as soon as a position matching your qualifications and experience becomes available. We retain applications for up to six months from submission.

You may reach us by phone at 613-745-5525 or send an email to
careers@champlain.ccac-ont.ca



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