Position: Nurse Practitioner - Oncology Program
Status: Full Time (x1)
Dept/Health System: Oncology Program - Credit Valley Hospital
Posted: May 8, 2020
Internal Deadline: Posted until filled
Trillium Health Partners (THP) is one of the largest community-based acute care facilities in Canada. Comprised of the Credit Valley Hospital, the Mississauga Hospital and the Queensway Health Centre, Trillium Health Partners serves the growing and diverse populations of Mississauga, West Toronto and surrounding communities and is a teaching hospital affiliated with the University of Toronto.
Our Mission: A New Kind of Health Care for a Healthier Community
When we set out to build our vision and future, we connected with our community - patients, families, visitors, physicians, staff and volunteers. The foundational goals of our new strategic plan - quality, access and sustainability - anchor everything we do. Our mission for a new kind of health care is built on an inter-connected system of care organized around patients - inside and outside the hospital.
At THP, we are relentless in providing high quality, compassionate care to our communities and take great pride in fostering an inclusive and accessible environment and we are all accountable for contributing to a healthy, safe and respectful environment for healing and promoting excellence in patient care though advancing patient and staff safety. If you are passionate about what you do, motivated to improve the health of the community, committed to excellence, quality and patient safety we would like you to join our Better Together team!
Reporting to the Program Director of Oncology at Trillium Health Partners (THP), the Nurse Practitioner will continue to develop and provide clinical support to the Complex Malignant Hematology (CMH) program to decrease patient wait times, improve access to care, decrease fragmentation of care and coordinate services, thereby enhancing a positive patient experience closer to home. As a nursing leader, this new role will be involved in program development, program planning, education, Clinical service delivery as well as research, and evaluation.
Program Development and Evaluation:
In partnership with Physician and administrative leadership, continue to develop and implement the CMH program for THP including the care delivery model, policy and practice standards, protocols and guidelines
Develop appropriate evaluation of the CMH program including CCO performance metrics to monitor quality and best practice
Utilize evidence-informed guidelines to guide the development of quality of care improvement strategies in the trajectory of patient care.
Inform the development of key clinical pathways to improve the quality of care, reduce risks, increase patient satisfaction and increase the efficiency in the use of resources
Design key CMH program elements so that it is positioned strategically within the oncology program at THP, regionally and provincially
Further develop key partnerships with other regional cancer programs and CCO.
Conduct a readiness assessment for the provision of outpatient consolidation chemotherapy.
Provide leadership and assist with professional development of team members through mentoring and participating in formal and informal education initiatives.
Identify quality initiatives that will strengthen and further develop nursing professional practice.
Initial intake for patients from partner sites for both day 1 Auto SCT and Acute Leukemia.
Day to day assessment of inpatients in collaboration with oncologists
Day to Day Management of outpatients (supportive care, chemotherapy, well follow up)
Single point of contact for shared care partners sites
Collaborate with pharmacy to implement new chemo protocols
Support the development and implementation of expanding symptom management support 12 hours/7 days)
Minimum masters level nurse practitioner preparation
Current registration in the Extended Class with College of Nurses of Ontario (Successful completion of Ontario NP-Adult Extended Class examination)
3-5 years clinical experience in care of the acute care adult patients with Oncology experience
Experience with program management and program development is required
Highly developed analytical, problem solving and critical thinking skills
Must be able to practice independently and interdependently
Excellent communication and interpersonal skills, with the ability to work collaboratively with physicians, inter-professional team members and community partners including Cancer Care Ontario (CCO)
Well-developed communication, negotiation, and conflict resolutions skills that foster the ability to demonstrate leadership in planning, implementing, and evaluation of interventions
Excellent oral, written, and presentation skills, with demonstrated competency in information and communication technology
Current Basic Cardiac Life Support certification
Excellence in performance and attendance required
Internal Candidates who believe they possess the necessary qualifications and experience for this position and who have been in their current position for at least six (6) months are encouraged to apply.
To pursue this career opportunity, please visit our website: www.trilliumhealthpartners.ca
Trillium Health Partners is an equal opportunity employer committed to fostering a healthy, safe and respectful environment for healing, based on our values compassion, excellence and courage. To be Better Together, we commit to fostering a respectful workplace culture that promotes a safe and supportive environment for everyone who provides care, supports caregiving, receives care or visits the hospital.
In accordance with the Accessibility for Ontarians with Disabilities Act, 2005 and the Ontario Human Rights Code Trillium Health Partners will provide accommodations throughout the recruitment and selection process to applicants with disabilities. If selected to participate in the recruitment and selection process, please inform Human Resources of the nature of any accommodation(s) that you may require in respect of any materials or processes used to ensure your equal participation.
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We thank all those who apply but only those selected for further consideration will be contacted.