Nurse Practitioner

Website University of Prince Edward Island – UPEI

Job Description:

The UPEI Health & Wellness Centre is launching a Provincial ADHD Program for Adults on PEI.  The program is funded by the Department of Social Development and Housing and UPEI.

Job Responsibilities:

  • Provide health promotion and illness prevention through direct guidance and counselling through collaboration with clients, interdisciplinary teams and community members in assessing relevant needs
  • Direct clinical service to individuals 16+ who are referred to the Provincial ADHD Program. Performing comprehensive, focused health assessments and diagnosis using a holistic framework and multiple assessment techniques relevant to individual’s state of development, culture, health, and health problems. The individuals may have multiple co-morbidities, including past criminal behaviors
  • Select, prescribe drugs and other therapies, and counsel clients within the scope of practice
  • Perform invasive and non-invasive procedures to restore, regain or maintain physiological stability of client as required by context of practice as well as perform advanced elective procedures as required
  • Provide health care management and therapeutic intervention, consultations, and referrals in emergent and unstable client situations, initiating consultation with physicians and other practitioners as required
  • Provide patient services through autonomous coverage as initial point of entry, triage, and direct clients as appropriate to care providers. Initiate referrals to other service sites/providers when indicated by acuity

Job Requirements:

  • Master’s degree from recognized Nurse Practitioner program (all ages, primary care required) and a minimum of 5 years relevant nursing experience in a combination of hospital and community settings
  • Thorough knowledge and proficiency in medical and nursing physical assessments and treatment methods
  • Eligible for licensure as a Registered Nurse with the endorsement as a Nurse Practitioner with the College of Registered Nurses of PEI; where currently registered, must be a member in good standing
  • A background in working with individuals with ADHD or additional training related to ADHD would be considered an asset
    CPR certification

Job Details:

Company: University of Prince Edward Island – UPEI

Job Category: Education Jobs

Vacancy Type: Full Time

Job Location: Summerside, PEI, CA

Application Deadline: N/A

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