Nurse Practitioner

Aurora Cannabis Inc. Canada 2022-03-29
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The purpose of this role will be conducting assessments to screen patients for eligibility for medical cannabis. Upon ensuring the eligibility criteria, this role is to authorize medical documents for medical cannabis.

PRIMARY RESPONSIBILITIES

● Review patient charts and patient intake forms prior to patient consultation visits.

● Conduct patient assessments to determine eligibility of patients for medical cannabis.

● Assist in all aspects of patient care presenting for medical cannabis assessments via the online Homecare platform

● Provide information to patients pertaining to benefits and side effects of medical cannabis

● Complete medical documents for medical cannabis authorizations

● Complete and follow patient treatment plans and consultation notes after each patient appointment.

● Maintains confidentiality and follows the code of conduct as per the College of Nurses of Ontario.

KEY RELATIONSHIPS

EXTERNAL:

● Patients and Families

● Health Care Providers

● Licensed Cultivators

KNOWLEDGE AND EXPERIENCE

● Current registration with College of Nurses of Ontario

● Completion of Prescribing Narcotics and Controlled Substances (CPD) course

● 2 years experience as NP

● Superior verbal and written communication skills

● Experience using an Electronic Medical Records system

● Well-developed presentation skills

● Excellent working knowledge of Windows-based software applications

● Proven analytical and problem-solving skills

JOB SPECIFICATIONS / PREFERED SKILLS

● Excellent organizational skills, with special consideration to time and Clinic operations

● Strong conflict resolution skills

● Excellent bedside manners towards patients

● Demonstrated ability to make quick decisions and solve tough problems

● Works well independently, can manage multiple priorities, and is solutions oriented

● Ability to stay up to date on scientific research pertaining to medical cannabis

● Have a thorough understanding of the medical benefits of cannabis and the ACMPR

● Must have the ability to assess and provide recommendations to patients that are suitable candidates for medical cannabis.

WORKING CONDITIONS

Work remotely

Daytime / Evening, office environment with moderate meeting attendance required.

Physical effort limited to interaction with a computer screen.

Must be available to work evenings and weekends, including some holidays

As a condition of employment, all candidates must provide proof of vaccination against COVID-19 or receive an approved medical or human rights accommodation prior to commencing employment with Aurora. If proof of vaccination is not provided or a request for accommodation is not approved, the offer of employment will be rescinded.

We would like to thank all applicants for their interest but only those selected for an interview will be contacted.

If applicable, Aurora Human Resources will contact you via your email address provided. We do not contact candidates over Facebook or other Social Media apps. You will never be requested to provide confidential information such as banking information or your Social Insurance Number in the interview process.

Aurora is an equal opportunity employer. At Aurora, we are committed to do business inclusively and accommodate applicants with disabilities. If you require accommodation (including, but not limited to, an accessible interview site, alternate format of job posting) during the recruitment and selection process, please let our Recruitment team know