Nurse Practitioner – Virtual Primary Care (remote)

Full Time
  • Full Time
  • Anywhere

Cleveland Clinic Canada

*Job Title:* Nurse Practitioner – Primary Health Care (Virtual Platform – Express Care Online)

*Reports to:* Clinical Lead, Virtual Care

*ABOUT CLEVELAND CLINIC*

As a global, academic medical centre, Cleveland Clinic has provided world class patient care to people from around the world since 1921. Cleveland Clinic Canada, the Canadian location of the Cleveland Clinic, opened in 2006 and is located in downtown Toronto. Our multi-disciplinary team of clinicians provides a variety of medical and wellness services that help prevent disease and improve overall quality of life. To learn more visit

*WHY EXPRESS CARE ONLINE?*

Express Care Online (ECO) is a nationwide on-demand virtual care service staffed by a qualified team of Nurse Practitioners. ECO bring several benefits to our patients and our caregivers including:
* Access to TytoHome ™ for a high-quality remote medical exams and increased confirmation of diagnosis.
* All practitioners complete Cleveland Clinic’s global credentialing program.
* Ability to connect with our globally-integrated health system.
* Access to MyLearning with 100’s of programs, courses, and certifications.
* Flexible scheduling with 4-hour, 8-hour, 12-hour shifts, and Consultant Roles.
* Direct clinical support and mentorship.
* Administrative Coordinator Support to assist with referrals.
* Work in a team-based environment.
* Competitive Wages.

*WHAT YOU’LL DO:*

Reporting to the Clinical Lead, Virtual Care, the role of the Nurse Practitioner is to:

*Consulting: *
* Be available for consultations for patients physically located in your province.
* Consults should be responded to within 4 hours.
* Consults would include ordering non urgent blood work, imaging, completing specialist referrals and being available for recommendations for resources.
* Results would be actioned by the Nurse Practitioner team and cc’d to you.

*On Demand Care:*
* Assess and evaluate acute and chronic health conditions for patients with an emphasis on assessment, diagnosis, treatment, follow-up, counselling, screening, education and referral.
* Provide health education and counselling focused on health promotion and disease prevention.
* Improving patient outcomes along the continuum of care through utilization and application of up to date evidence based guidelines, interdisciplinary collaboration, and participation in research.
* Work with the Clinical Lead and Virtual Care Team in developing specific policies and ongoing education to take action on patient virtual care needs.
* Assist in the development and evaluation of protocols and Quality Improvement in order to provide optimal standardized care to clients.
* Provide leadership to promote program development, process improvements and the enhancement of professional standards within the clinic or virtual care platform.
* Act as a clinical resource for nurses and other health care professionals.
* Work collaboratively with patients, physicians and other members of the interdisciplinary team to develop a plan of care.
* Articulate and demonstrates the integration of the NP-PHC role through research, education and consultation.
* Additional duties needed as per the scope of the NP practice and needs of the patient population and organization.

*WHAT YOU’LL BRING:*
* Registration without restrictions as a Primary Health Care Nurse Practitioner through your provincial college (NS mandatory, multiple licenses preferred).
* At least 1-3 years as a Nurse Practitioner providing care on a virtual and/or in person clinic.
* Experience in urgent care an asset.
* Sound clinical judgment and strong health assessment and diagnostic skills.
* Demonstrated ability to work independently and as a member of a multi-disciplinary team.
* Superior and Effective communication, interpersonal, organizational and administrative skills, including computer literacy skills specific to job requirements
* *must reside in Nova Scotia*

Job Type: Casual

Benefits:
* Flexible schedule

Application question(s):
* Which provinces/territories are you registered as an NP?
* What is your current availability?

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