About Us

Meta Growth O/A National Access Cannabis Medical (NACM) is a unique health services provider that facilitates appropriate patient access to, and utilization of medical cannabis. NACM specializes in providing medical cannabis assessments, patient education and follow-up. NACM has assisted over 15,000 patients since 2014.

Position Overview

The Cannabinoid Therapy Educator (CTE) utilizes clinic processes, in collaboration with the NACM team, to deliver consistent quality cannabinoid education and care which meets the needs of our clients through their life span. NACM CTE participates in the provision of health care to patients by applying clinical, cannabinoid knowledge, nursing skills, and judgment to assess patient needs as well as accepts responsibility for persisting competency through ongoing development including participation in education programs, research and continuous quality activities. 

Duties and responsibilities

The Cannabinoid Therapy Educator (CTE) clinic role is fully encompassing, including but not limited to:

Assessment and Monitoring:

  • Perform and contribute to the initial and ongoing clinical assessment of assigned patients
  • Document health information from objective/subjective sources to identify client health needs
  • Collect, document, report and monitor changes in health status using critical judgment skills
  • Assess the patient’s ability to function independently in their home environment
  • Responsible for external communication to physicians and medical clinics (physician requests, requesting medical records)
  • Update primary physicians on patient status with detailed progress reports

Care Planning: 

  • Participate in the client’s treatment plan in conjunction with our MD’s
  • Analyze information and identify priorities
  • Identify and initiate interventions within the nurse’s legislated scope of practice
  • Provide, initiate, and reinforce teaching using developed educational materials
  • Participate in the development of a treatment plan to meet patient needs, including identifying and coordinating resources required to ensure continuity of care
  • Perform periodic patient follow-ups as per policy

 Care Plan Implementation: 

  • Consult with Physicians regarding the patient condition and implement treatment as ordered
  • Implement and maintain treatments and prescribed cannabinoid treatment plan(s)

 Evaluation: 

  • Observe, report and document changes in patient status
  • Evaluate and suggest modifications to treatment plans in accordance with the patient’s needs on an ongoing basis

 Documentation: 

  • Record complete and accurate relevant data for every patient in a retrievable form according to policy

 Professional Responsibilities: 

  • Serve as an advocate to represent patient concerns and to ensure patient concerns and needs are addressed
  • Participate in programs to develop and maintain clinical competency and promote professional growth
  • Participate as a team member in quality improvement activities
  • The Cannabinoid Therapy Educator will provide care within the full scope of practice. The Cannabinoid Therapy Educator adheres to professional practice standards and Code of Ethics and employer policies and procedures.  The Cannabinoid Therapy Educator is also an RPN and therefore responsible and accountable for their own practice as defined by their regulatory College.

 

Qualifications

Skills 

  • Nurse educator experience
  • Multi-tasking. prioritizing tasks, promoting best practices, decision making, reporting skills, relationship building, good listening, supervision, better judgement, emotional intelligence, compassion, good listening skills, independent worker, keen observation

 Knowledge 

  • Nurse in good standing with your provincial governing body and college
  • Maintain competencies outlined in legislation and by the profession through continuous learning
  • 3 years nursing experience preferred
  • Related community nursing experience preferred
  • Ability to work to full scope of practice as defined by the college.
  • Knowledge of/or having worked closely with the cannabinoid community/industry is an asset
  • Excellent communication and interpersonal skills
  • Proficiency and experience using EMR or CHR systems

 Personal Suitability 

  • Evidence of team commitment and good interpersonal skills in dealing with clients, colleagues, physicians and the public
  • Evidence of flexibility, initiative and commitment
  • Evidence of maturity, diplomacy and tact

 Software 

  • Experience working with client database software an asset
  • Knowledge of Microsoft Office Suite, including Outlook, Excel, Word, PowerPoint
  • Knowledge of Google Drive, Google Business Suite
  • Experience with cloud-based software
  • Experience with telemedicine concept and platforms

 

Statement on Diversity & Inclusivity 

Meta growth and National Access Cannabis Medical (NAC & NACM) provides services in one of the most diverse countries in the world. The diversity of our communities takes many forms. It includes differences related to race, ethnicity, national origin, gender identity, gender expression and presentation, sexual orientation, religion, age, ability and socioeconomic status. We see diversity as an asset to our organization and communities and strive to be reflective of the communities that we serve. We commit ourselves to promoting better understanding and appreciation of our human diversity; a commitment which is best realized through our individual and collective effort.

NAC & NACM is professionally and personally committed to celebrating the rich diversity of people who work in our company, to those who live in our communities, and to those who access our services and resources.  We believe that it is critical that our services empower freedom of thought and opinion in an environment of mutual respect. All of our activities and interactions are enriched by accepting each other as we are and by celebrating our uniqueness as well as our commonality. We are guided by the principle that celebrating diversity enriches and empowers the lives of all people.

Accommodation Statement

Meta Growth and National Access Cannabis Medical welcomes and encourages applications from people with disabilities, as such reasonable accommodations are available upon request from a candidate with a disability, thus ensuring you can take part in all aspects of the recruitment and selection process. If as a qualified job applicant, you request an accommodation, Meta Growth will consult with you and provide reasonable accommodations according to your accessibility needs.  If you wish to make a request, please provide a cover letter, when applying to this position.

The successful candidate to this role will be asked to complete a background screen, which may include criminal, credit, employment and/or educational checks. All offers of employment are conditional on the receipt of satisfactory results of any applicable check.

This is an evolving position as such, the job responsibilities and title may shift to reflect a change in requirements.

How to Apply

Unless otherwise stated, applications will only be considered from candidates eligible to work in Canada, without sponsorship.

If you are interested in this position and can clearly demonstrate that you meet the requirements defined in the job description, please put #chooseme on your resume in the top right corner while completing our online application form.

Message to Agencies

Meta Growth does not accept unsolicited telephone calls, referrals or resumes from any source other than directly from candidates. We will not consider unsolicited telephone calls, referrals and/or resumes from vendors including and without limitation, search firms, staffing agencies, fee-based referral services and recruiting agencies. The submission of referrals or resumes by anyone other than a candidate directly to Meta Growth employees is not welcome. Unsolicited referrals and resumes sent to Meta Growth are deemed gratuitous, and the company will not be obligated or bound in any way to pay any referral or other fee if a person referred to us from a source other than a candidate is hired.

Notwithstanding the foregoing, resumes will be accepted from approved vendors who have written agreements in place with Meta Growth, and then only to the extent such agreement covers a specified position and, if required by such agreement, the submission of resumes by the vendor has been authorized in writing by Meta Growth for such specified position. Any resume submitted in the absence of a signed agreement will become the property of Meta Growth and no fee shall be due for any candidate that may be subsequently hired.

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