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Casual Nurse Practitioner

Job Posting Number:



Mobile Medical Support Team



Bargaining Unit:


Salary Scale:

Per Collective Agreement

Posting Date:

2022-12-14 12:00

Closing Date:

2023-02-03 16:00

Reporting to the Manager of the Mobile. Medical. Support. (M.M.S.) unit the Nurse Practitioner is to assist the workload of the community outreach across Windsor Essex. They will staff the mobile unit and attend community events in collaboration with the Manager and community leaders. This is a mobile team that spans throughout Windsor -Essex County. The MMS team is deployed out to High Priority Communities to provide interdisciplinary Primary Care and social supports. The successful applicant will be required to work a variety of shifts (predominately days with some afternoons and rotating weekend days) and commit to approximately 2-4 shifts per month. This is a temporary position that will end on or before March 31, 2023.


  • Facilitate and implement systems, which promote and maintain effective communication and collaboration with physicians in the community, nurses, other members of the health care team and the community service providers
  • Develop primary Health Care and Health Promotion programs under the direction of the A.E.D. Patient Services for the identified community partners
  • Collaborate with physicians and members of M.M.S. in the development of Medical Directives for the delivery of patient care
  • Consult with Physicians according to the CNO’s document, Standards for Practice – RN (EC), 1988
  • Collaborate with community partners and patient advocacy groups to identify needs and to develop primary care programs that are culturally appropriate
Knowledge, Skills, and Abilities:
  • Identify the need for and participate in scholarly/research activities
  • Maintain and enhance a current level of knowledge relative to professional practice as well as continuing education requirements necessary for licensure
  • Coach and teach staff in the health care management of selected patient populations, both formally and informally
  • Assist staff as appropriate in the development of clinical decision making and problem solving skills through case consultation, clinical demonstration, interviewing, case reviews, etc.
  • May precept postgraduate students from various programs
  • Contribute to the education of nurses and other health professionals through teaching, publication and presentations
  • Facilitate own professional development and maintain clinical competency through formal educational programs and mentoring opportunities with consultant(s) and peers
  • Develops and participates in quality-monitoring programs for the services and routes results to service managers
  • Conduct needs assessments
  • Participate in the development of programs and services geared towards community outreach
  • Participate in the program evaluation process and exhibit strong personal commitment to continuous quality improvement
  • Maintain appropriate records and documentation of clinical and educational activities
Qualifications/Skills Required:
  • Current certification of competence as an RN in Ontario
  • Registered with the College of Nurses on Ontario in the Extended Class – Nurse Practitioner, with specialization in Primary Care
  • Knowledge of Nurse Practitioner’s prescribing guidelines as set out by the College of Nurses of Ontario
  • Maintains and enhances a current level of knowledge relative to professional practice as well as continuing education requirements necessary for licensure
  • Responsible for advancing skills and education by:
               o Seeking learning experiences and responsibilities to strengthen areas                          requiring development
               o Assessing own performance status in relation to this position description
               o Setting realistic and measurable goals for individual development


  • 5 years’ experience Primary Care and Community
  • Triage training and experience
  • Program planning and development skills in collaboration with Community Partners
  • Certificate in Primary Care for Nurse Practitioner preferred
Erie Shores HealthCare is an equal opportunity employer. Accommodations available on request in all parts of the recruitment and assessment process as required under ESHC’s Accommodation Policy.


As a condition of employment, you are required to submit proof of COVID-19 vaccination to the Hospital’s Occupational Health and Safety department.
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