Nurse Practitioner - Lennox & Addington County General Hospital

Job Details

Nurse Practitioner

  • City City: Greater Napanee
  • Rate of Pay Rate of Pay: Hourly
  • Positions Available Positions Available: 1
  • Type Type: Full Time
  • Duration Duration: Permanent
  • Avg. Hours/Week Avg. Hours/Week: 37.5
  • Schedule Schedule: Days
  • Education Education: University

Area of Assignment: Convalescent Care

Basic Function and Scope:

The Nurse Practitioner (NP) is a Registered Nurse (Extended Class) who has successfully demonstrated his/her competence as a Primary Healthcare Nurse Practitioner and has obtained a comprehensive knowledge base in Nursing. Successfully demonstrates the core competencies described in the Canadian Nurses Association Core Competency Framework. The Nurse Practitioner will practice within his/her full scope of practice as outlined in the Standards of Practice by the Colleges of Nurses of Ontario (CNO). The Nurse practitioner may be providing services to patients in a virtual format in some circumstances if care warrants

Hours of Work: Monday to Friday (days).

Pay Rate: Will be in accordance with the O.N.A. Collective Agreement for Nurse Practitioner Classification.



  • Current Certification of Competence with College of Nurses of Ontario, Registered Nurse Extended Class;
  • Nurse Practitioner’s Certification from a recognized program;
  • Baccalaureate in Nursing (B.Sc.N.), Masters of Science Degree in Nursing (M.S.N.) preferred;
  • Current Certification in B.C.L.S;
  • Willing to obtain certification in A.C.L.S. that will be offered on site.


  • Minimum of two years recent clinical nursing experience relevant to chronic disease management, emergency care and/or urgent care;
  • Demonstrated excellence in interpersonal and communication skills (written and oral);
  • Demonstrated ability to work as a member of an interdisciplinary team.

Required Skills:

  • Knowledge and familiarity with computer skills;
  • Ability to work independently and collaboratively with members of the health care team;
  • Excellent leadership, interpersonal, critical decision making and problem solving skills;
  • Contributes to the development and implementation of policies, procedures, and educational programs;
  • Ability to analyze and interpret valid research findings in clinical practices;
  • Ability to function in crisis situations;
  • Ability to work with interruptions/distractions, with constant readjustment of priorities;
  • Ability to work in rapidly changing environment/turnaround times;
  • Ability to meet mental demands in crisis management/stress management, conflict resolution.

Physical Requirements:

The applicant must be able to meet the physical demands of this position.

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The Lennox & Addington County General Hospital’s emphasis on general medicine and general surgery reflects its role in providing core services. Specialists from Kingston regularly hold clinics at the hospital. The range and scope of those clinics continue to expand as the hospital grows. Emergency services, operating 24 hours a day, see in excess of 26,000 patients per year.