A solo practice Family Physician in downtown Hamilton is seeking assistance of a Nurse Practitioner

A solo practice Family Physician in downtown Hamilton is seeking assistance of a Nurse Practitioner

A solo practice Family Physician in downtown Hamilton is seeking assistance of a Nurse Practitioner with managing his family practice. Dr. Alton is part of a FHO within the Hamilton FHT, so is well supported with centralized FHT services, a mental health counsellor, and a dietician.

 

Full Time Permanent Position (30-40 hrs per week with flexible scheduling)

Position Start Date: Immediate

Salary: $50-60/hour scaled to experience

Combination of in person and virtual provision of care

 

Responsibilities Include:

  • Work independently in a well-supported environment to take histories, perform physical exams, formulate treatment plans and monitor patients’ progress
  • Order relevant diagnostic tests and interpret and follow up on results
  • Perform pap smears and broader well woman care
  • Perform well baby visits and age-appropriate immunizations
  • Perform periodic health visits
  • Organize relevant cancer screening tests
  • Review of incoming lab, imaging and consult reports and arranging appropriate follow up
  • Managing prescription refill requests

 

Qualifications:

  • Successful completion and graduation from a NP educational program that has been approved by the College of Nurses of Ontario Council (or forthcoming)
  • Successful completion of the Canadian Nurse Practitioner Examination (CNPE), preferentially with a Primary Health Care Specialty Certificate (or forthcoming)
  • Maintain membership in CNO and be in good standing
  • Prior experience working in a family practice setting will be considered an asset but not essential
  • Knowledge of, and ability to use, electronic medical records, PS Telus preferred

 

 

Interested applicants are requested to submit their CV to Dr. Devon Alton via devon.alton@gmail.com. Thank you in advance for your interest.

To apply for this job email your details to devon.alton@gmail.com

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