Nurse Practitioner

Job Description

Posted on: 
May 25, 2022

Position: Part Time Contract – Nurse Practitioner

Annual Salary: $55.00-$65.00 per hour

Location: Remote

Hours: Minimum - One 8 hour shift per week

About Medical Marijuana Consulting (MMC)

Launched in 2017, Medical Marijuana Consulting, a Sensi Brands company, is focused on providing white-glove services to our patients and supporting them at every stage of their medical cannabis journey. Our experienced, licensed healthcare practitioners and patient advisors provide patients with education, dosing guidance, assistance with compassionate pricing, LP registration, etc. To ensure the patients have as smooth an experience as possible.

In addition to working with general patients, MMC also works with motor vehicle accident patients in Ontario seeking coverage through their automotive insurance accident benefits. Our team provides direct billing to the insurer through HCAI, OCF18 treatment plans and case management. Our team also works with hundreds of Canadian Veterans and first responders who are seeking medical cannabis to treat a variety of symptoms.

All our services are offered virtually, via phone and video consultations with patients, ensuring easy access for patients who may be faced with mobility issues, concerned about privacy or who don’t wish to be at risk during the pandemic. The MMC team understands how challenging the system can be, that is why we go above and beyond to help patients achieve successful outcomes with their treatment.

Job Description

Reporting to the GM of our Medical division, this position will be focused on providing special assessments for our

Veteran patients, assessing motor vehicle accident patients, and providing general consultations to patients seeking medical cannabis as a treatment option.

The role will work closely with our Patient Advisors to provide support and guidance to our patients throughout their medical cannabis journey. Patient consultations whether they be for special assessments or general consultations will included reviewing patient history, determining their symptoms and treatment needs, authorizing if eligible and providing direction on recommended product formats and dosing.

This role will be supported by Patient Advisors who will provide the more in-depth cannabis education and assist patients with selecting their LP and registration.

Key Duties & Responsibilities

  • The NP will assess patients suffering from a range of symptoms and conditions and may include pediatric patients, adults, and seniors.
  • Reviewing patient charts and patient intake forms prior to patient consultation visits.
  • Conducting assessments to screen patients for eligibility for medical cannabis.
  • If eligible, the NP would then authorize the medical document for the patient.
  • Educate patients on the potential benefits and side effects of medical cannabis.
  • Complete the medical document and any charting required in the EMR
  • Follow-up with 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.
  • Will need to stay up to date on research pertaining to medical cannabis

Qualifications and Requirements

  • Current registration with the College of Nurses of Ontario or applicable province
  • Completion of Prescribing Narcotics and Controlled Substances (CPD) course
  • 2-3 years of experience as an NP
  • Understanding of the Cannabis Act and regulations
  • Excellent verbal and written communication skills
  • Must be comfortable authorizing varying amounts of medical cannabis
  • Clear passion for and solid understanding of cannabis and cannabis-based products and passionate about providing exceptional patient care
  • Proficiency and experience working with an electronic medical record (EMR) software e.g. Input Health
  • Experience with telemedicine concept and platforms
  • Must have excellent technology skills and strong proficiency of all Microsoft Suite Software's including Word, Excel, PowerPoint, and Outlook
  • Strong verbal and written communication skills
  • Flexibility is required and shifts will vary

How to Apply:

Should you feel that you meet the criteria listed in this posting, please submit your resume via indeed. We thank all applicants however only those selected for an interview will be contacted.

Sensi Brands is an equal opportunity employer, and we strive to provide a culturally diverse workforce. We do not discriminate based on race, creed, color, national origin, age, sex, religion, marital status, sexual orientation, or disability. Accommodations are available upon request for candidates taking part in all aspects of the selection process.

Job Types: Part-time, Casual

Part-time hours: 8 per week

Salary: $55.00-$65.00 per hour

Schedule:

  • Monday to Friday

Application question(s):

  • Are you currently registered with the College of Nurses of Ontario or applicable province?
  • Have you completed the Prescribing Narcotics and Controlled Substances (CPD) course?
  • How many years of experience do you have as a Nurse Practitioner?

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