Nurse Practitioner, Palliative Care


    Permanent, PART time


    As part of a team of community health nurses that services 5 First Nation communities on Manitoulin, the Nurse Practitioner will ensure response capacity to provide expert clinical care to palliative clients and expert clinical advice to primary care physicians, community nurses on the management of pain and symptoms, psychosocial support, and therapeutic interventions. The Nurse Practitioner will complete home visits to palliative clients and their families for the purpose of conducting comprehensive clinical assessments and contribute to the development of comprehensive shared care plans in consultation with the interdisciplinary team and provide clinical advice and support for families of palliative clients as they interact with home and community care, primary care, acute care, and specialist care.

    Required Competencies:

    • Educate and recommend courses of action in consultation with primary care providers and the care team
    • Evaluate the effectiveness of the care provided to the client and family and make recommendations to ensure high quality care
    • Identify, assess, and meet the educational needs of clients and their families
    • Respect cultural diversity

    Qualifications and Work Experience:

    • Experience incorporating physical, mental, social/environment and emotional/spiritual practices to meet the needs of individuals, families and communities
    • Knowledgeable and respectful of Anishinaabe customs, culture, and language
    • Minimum of three years’ related experience as a Nurse Practitioner, currently registered with College of Nurses of Ontario in good standing
    • Current Ontario Driver’s Licence (and vehicle)
    • Current CPR and First Aid Certification

    Deadline: Friday, September 23, 2022 at 12:00 pm (noon)

    Send resume, cover letter, Vulnerable Sector Check, three references and copies of credentials marked ‘Confidential’ in person, by mail or email to:

    Human Resources
    Mnaamodzawin Health Services
    Postal Bag 2003, Hwy 540
    48 Hillside Road, Aundeck Omni Kaning
    Little Current, Ontario P0P 1K0
    705-368-2182 ext.271