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North East Local Health Integration Network

The North East Local Health Integration Network (NE LHIN) is dedicated to leading a high quality integrated health system for people living in Northeastern Ontario. The NE LHIN plans, funds and works to integrate health services across the region.  The NE LHIN is also responsible for the delivery of quality home and community care services for people who call Northeastern Ontario home.  As a health system manager, we need ambitious, creative people who are motivated to make a difference in their community, prepared to challenge the status quo and ready to use their diverse skills to strengthen the system of care for Northerners. We're looking for the right people with the right skills to achieve our strategic priorities and vision of providing quality health care when Northerners need it.

Position:  Nurse Practitioner (#020-18)

Region:  Nipissing



POSTING DATE:  February 22, 2018


JOB TITLE: Nurse Practitioner – Full-Time



LOCATION: North Bay Office

EFFECTIVE DATE: June 18th, 2018  




The Palliative Care Nurse Practitioner (NP) provides clinical assessment, treatment, pain and symptom management, counseling and teaching to patients, allowing for compassionate end of life care and the choice of death at home.  This position collaborates with primary care physicians, LHIN Care Coordinators and service partners to develop comprehensive care plans for complex patients requiring palliative care in the community. Additionally, the Palliative NP provides expert clinical leadership to support seamless, integrated care delivery. This position will deliver services to patients within the West Nipissing area.



  • Nurse Practitioner/Registered Nurse in the Extended Class in good standing in
    accordance with the College of Nurses of Ontario (Nurse Practitioner);
  • Relevant nursing experience working in a community/health care environment;
  • Hospice and Palliative Nursing (CHPN) certification preferred;
  • Knowledge of home health care and other community resources in the NELHIN;
  • Comprehensive and up-to-date knowledge of medical management complex care needs of palliative patients;
  • Completion of controlled substances education which has been approved by the College of Nurses of Ontario;
  • Experience in patient, family, and community education;
  • Knowledge and experience in implementing evidence-based clinical best practice guidelines;
  • Demonstrate critical analysis and assessment skills, problem-solving, and interviewing skills;
  • Practical knowledge and understanding of relevant legislation (e.g. regarding the provision of health care services, privacy, health and safety, etc.);
  • Comprehensive knowledge of the standards of practice and professional guidelines set forth by the College of Nurses of Ontario, RNAO, NPAO, and other relevant medical professional associations;
  • Ability to prioritize professional duties, manage multiple patients, and efficiently organize workload;
  • Strong interpersonal and collaboration skills to work with diverse patient groups, Care Coordinators, family members/caregivers/Substitute Decision Makers, health care professionals, community organizations and service providers;
  • Effective listening, observation, and facilitation skills;
  • Ability to communicate information effectively through a variety of means including reports, letters, meetings, and presentations;
  • Working knowledge of computer software (email, internet, EMRs) and Microsoft Office applications (Word, Excel);
  • Valid Emergency First Aid Certification;
  • Travel will be required; must have valid driver’s license and access to a vehicle;
  • Advanced oral and written proficiency in English and French is essential.

Salary:  To be Discussed

Terms of Employment:  Full-Time

Deadline for Application:  Monday, April 30, 2018

How to Apply:  

Less qualified candidates may be considered. However, candidates who meet all requirements will be given priority for an interview.


The NE LHIN is an equal opportunity employer. Personal information submitted will be used only for the purpose of determining suitability for this vacancy. All applicants are thanked for their interest in this position.  Only those applicants selected for an interview will be contacted.


Interested persons are invited to submit a cover letter and resume by e-mail to:


Please refer to posting #020-18 when applying.

Location:  North Bay

Profession Type:  Nurses (NP, RN and RPN)

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